Nortonville, KY 42442 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42442: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Nortonville, KY 42442

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Hopkins County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.179, Longitude -87.471
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 42442 has segments in 2 Counties (Christian, Hopkins).

  • Businesses Addresses: 59
  • PO Box Addresses: 250
  • Residential Addresses: 1,086
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,086

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

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Nortonville, KY 42442 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,608
Daytime Population: Workers 356
Daytime Population: Residents 2,214
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,570
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 3,604
Population in Familes 3,080
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 89
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $38,851
Average Household Income $49,805
Per Capita Income $19,415


Total Housing Units 1,557 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,077 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 328 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 152 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $84,413
Average Home Value $96,657


Total Households 1,405
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 1,028
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 0.74% 0.27%
Households 0.8% 0.3%
Families 0.63% 0.21%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

Nortonville, KY 42442 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42442 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 # 244 68th
Population Density # 261 66th
Diversity Index # 339 55th
Median Household Income # 353 53rd
Per Capita Income # 465 39th

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