Sturgis, KY 42459 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42459: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sturgis, KY 42459

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Union County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.55, Longitude -87.986
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 42459 has segments in 2 Counties (Crittenden, Union).

  • Businesses Addresses: 122
  • PO Box Addresses: 78
  • Residential Addresses: 1,737
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,737

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

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Sturgis, KY 42459 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,347
Daytime Population: Workers 910
Daytime Population: Residents 2,762
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,672
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 4,316
Population in Familes 3,599
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density2 35
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $38,422
Average Household Income $51,166
Per Capita Income $21,116


Total Housing Units 2,032 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,310 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 474 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 248 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $76,034
Average Home Value $110,687


Total Households 1,784
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,230
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 -0.42% -0.43%
Households -0.34% -0.36%
Families -0.51% -0.44%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Sturgis, KY 42459 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42459 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 # 225 70th
Population Density # 547 28th
Diversity Index # 181 76th
Median Household Income # 376 50th
Per Capita Income # 343 55th

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