Official Zip Code NameLouisville
Zip Code StateKentucky
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code502
Alternate Zip Code NamesBUECHEL
WATTERSON PARK
WATTERSON PK
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesWEST BUECHEL
Current Population:31658
Racial Majority:White 47.20%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 48.3%
Unemployment Rate:4.38%
Median Household Income$43625
Average Adjusted Gross Income$34395
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time20.2 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
EDT
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Primary County: Jefferson
Elevation Range486 - 571 ft.
Area9 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.19047928, -85.65692902

Zip Code 40218 Description

Zip Code 40218 is located in the state of Kentucky in the Louisville metro area. Zip code 40218 is primarily located in Jefferson County. The official US Postal Service name for 40218 is LOUISVILLE, Kentucky. Portions of zip code 40218 are contained within or border the city limits of Buechel, KY, Newburg, KY, Louisville, KY, Watterson Park, KY, West Buechel, KY, and Fern Creek, KY. The area code for zip code 40218 is 502. 40218 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Kentucky.

The current unemployment level in 40218 is 4.38% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 7.8% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 40218 increased to 31658 from 29094 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 40218 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 40218 public schools is Black. 71.3% of students in 40218 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 15149 50.17% 14929 +1%
 Black Or African American 10679 35.37% 12291 -13%
 Hispanic 2670 8.84% 2643 +1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 59 0.2% 48 +23%
 Asian 878 2.91% 727 +21%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 17 -100%
 Other Race 88 0.2% 88 -32%
 Two Or More Races 915 2.31% 915 -24%

Zip Code 40218 Race/Ethnicity

 White 30.8%
 Black Or African American 48.3%
 Hispanic 13.4%
 Asian 3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 4.3%

Zip Code 40218 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3165829094
Male Population47.60%
Female Population52.40%
Total Households13533
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
71.3%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$43625
Income Under $50K Per Year57.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.30%
114 US Congressional DistrictKentucky 3
RepresentativeJohn Yarmuth
PartyDemocrat
Average Real Estate Asking Price$118837
Average Real Estate Sale Price$102929
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)4.38%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.74%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.73%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 71d - Outer Bluegrass
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 40218 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)24283645556468665947382947
Avg Max Temp (°F)41475768768488868069564666
Avg Precip (In.)3.253.274.424.114.873.954.33.493.122.873.793.7845.22
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN
CBSA Type40218
CBSA Population1273611
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time (EST)
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours