Central City, KY 42330 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42330: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Central City, KY 42330

Acceptable Alternative
Central Cty, KY 42330

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Muhlenberg County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.295, Longitude -87.127
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 321
  • PO Box Addresses: 234
  • Residential Addresses: 3,541
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 190
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,351

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Central City, KY 42330 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,862
Daytime Population: Workers 3,557
Daytime Population: Residents 6,101
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,658
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 8,737
Population in Familes 7,150
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,125
Population Density2 93
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $36,713
Average Household Income $47,993
Per Capita Income $18,735


Total Housing Units 4,109 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,484 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,070 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 555 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $87,133
Average Home Value $116,677


Total Households 3,554
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 2,423
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.01% -0.08%
Households -0.21% -0.12%
Families -0.39% -0.23%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Central City, KY 42330 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42330 to the other 756 ZIP Codes in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 140 82nd
Population Density # 240 68th
Diversity Index # 128 83rd
Median Household Income # 440 42nd
Per Capita Income # 512 32nd

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