Big Clifty, KY 42712 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42712: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Big Clifty, KY 42712

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Grayson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.511, Longitude -86.146
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 42712 has segments in 2 Counties (Grayson, Hardin).

  • Businesses Addresses: 24
  • PO Box Addresses: 44
  • Residential Addresses: 787
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 787

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

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Big Clifty, KY 42712 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,015
Daytime Population: Workers 92
Daytime Population: Residents 1,076
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,168
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 2,015
Population in Familes 1,711
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 34
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $38,323
Average Household Income $51,410
Per Capita Income $19,799


Total Housing Units 894 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 626 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 150 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $117,630
Average Home Value $135,503


Total Households 776
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 570
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 -0.03% 0.02%
Households -0.09% 0.0%
Families -0.24% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

Big Clifty, KY 42712 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42712 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 # 344 55th
Population Density # 560 26th
Diversity Index # 500 35th
Median Household Income # 379 50th
Per Capita Income # 442 42nd

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