Official Zip Code NameWest Paducah
Zip Code StateKentucky
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code270 / 364
Current Population:4036
Racial Majority:White 93.20%
Public School Racial Majority:White 90.2%
Unemployment Rate:5.21%
Median Household Income$44834
Average Adjusted Gross Income$53376
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time19.1 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
CDT
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Primary County: McCracken
Elevation Range302 - 433 ft.
Area46 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.10853958, -88.78645325

Zip Code 42086 Description

Zip Code 42086 is located in the state of Kentucky in the Paducah - Cape Girardeau metro area. Zip code 42086 is primarily located in McCracken County. The official US Postal Service name for 42086 is WEST PADUCAH, Kentucky. Portions of zip code 42086 are contained within or border the city limits of Joppa, IL, Metropolis, IL, . The area code for zip code 42086 is 270. 42086 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Kentucky.

The current unemployment level in 42086 is 5.21% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.7% 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 42086 increased to 4036 from 3744 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 42086 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 42086 public schools is White. 46.5% of students in 42086 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 3948 89.46% 3763 +5%
 Black Or African American 361 8.18% 159 +127%
 Hispanic 32 0.73% 52 -38%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 11 -100%
 Asian 20 0.45% 3 +567%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 45 1.18% 45 +16%

Zip Code 42086 Race/Ethnicity

 White 90.2%
 Black Or African American 2.4%
 Hispanic 2.9%
 Asian 1.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 2.8%

Zip Code 42086 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population40363744
Male Population49.30%
Female Population50.70%
Total Households1637
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
46.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$44834
Income Under $50K Per Year56.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year31.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.10%
114 US Congressional DistrictKentucky 1
RepresentativeEd Whitfield
PartyRepublican
Average Real Estate Asking Price$187211
Average Real Estate Sale Price$231000
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)5.21%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.03%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.56%
Joppa, IL
Metropolis, IL
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 74b - Loess Plains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 1 - 10

Zip Code 42086 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)24293746556468655846372847
Avg Max Temp (°F)42495969788689888271584768
Avg Precip (In.)3.523.94.464.884.784.384.33.053.433.34.574.4249
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Paducah, KY-IL
CBSA Type42086
CBSA Population98492
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time (CST)
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours