Russell Springs, KY 42642 ZIP Code Profile

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Russell Springs, KY | Webbs Cross Roads, KY

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ZIP Code 42642: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Russell Springs, KY 42642

Acceptable Alternative
Russell Spgs, KY 42642
Webbs Cross Roads, KY 42642
Webbs Xrds, KY 42642

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Russell County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.055, Longitude -85.092
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 42642 has segments in 4 Counties (Adair, Casey, Pulaski, Russell).

  • Businesses Addresses: 427
  • PO Box Addresses: 969
  • Residential Addresses: 4,900
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,900

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

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Russell Springs, KY 42642 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,233
Daytime Population: Workers 4,439
Daytime Population: Residents 8,456
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,895
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 13,200
Population in Familes 10,625
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density2 92
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $30,312
Average Household Income $44,268
Per Capita Income $18,587


Total Housing Units 6,605 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,948 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,596 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,061 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $92,419
Average Home Value $131,193


Total Households 5,544
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 3,684
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 0.59% 0.43%
Households 0.49% 0.37%
Families 0.31% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Russell Springs, KY 42642 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42642 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 # 114 85th
Population Density # 250 67th
Diversity Index # 169 78th
Median Household Income # 600 21st
Per Capita Income # 525 31st

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