Elk Horn, KY 42733 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 42733: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Elk Horn, KY 42733

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Taylor County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.333, Longitude -85.198
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 42733 has segments in 3 Counties (Adair, Casey, Taylor).

  • Businesses Addresses: 10
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 558
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 558

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

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Elk Horn, KY 42733 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,377
Daytime Population: Workers 30
Daytime Population: Residents 746
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 776
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.56
Population in Households 1,377
Population in Familes 1,178
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $29,285
Average Household Income $38,556
Per Capita Income $15,092


Total Housing Units 644 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 419 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 120 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 105 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $97,804
Average Home Value $122,136


Total Households 539
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 395
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 -0.16% -0.06%
Households -0.23% -0.11%
Families -0.38% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Elk Horn, KY 42733 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 42733 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 # 411 46th
Population Density # 660 13th
Diversity Index # 421 44th
Median Household Income # 628 17th
Per Capita Income # 708 7th

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