Zip Code 40508 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLexington
Zip Code StateKentucky
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Fayette
Area Code859
Current Population:23569
Racial Majority:White 60.3%
Public School Racial Majority:Black 42.6%
Unemployment Rate:3.9%
Median Household Income$22519
Average Adjusted Gross Income$40140
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time15.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range958 - 981 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.05173100, -84.50016200

Zip Code 40508 Description

Zip Code 40508 is located in the state of Kentucky in the Lexington metro area. Zip code 40508 is primarily located in Fayette County. The official US Postal Service name for 40508 is LEXINGTON, Kentucky. Portions of zip code 40508 are contained within or border the city limits of Lexington-Fayette, KY, . The area code for zip code 40508 is 859. 40508 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Kentucky.

The current unemployment level in 40508 is 3.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.3% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 40508 decreased to 23569 from 27220 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 40508 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 40508 public schools is Black. 56.1% of students in 40508 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 15599 60.3% 13937 +12%
 Black Or African American 7165 27.7% 7093 +1%
 Hispanic 1014 3.92% 1228 -17%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 53 0.2% 66 -20%
 Asian 1158 4.48% 750 +54%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.07% 7 +157%
 Other Race 30 0.38% 30 +227%
 Two Or More Races 458 2.95% 458 +67%

Zip Code 40508 Race/Ethnicity

 White 32.1%
 Black Or African American 42.6%
 Hispanic 18.5%
 Asian 1.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 5%

Zip Code 40508 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2356927220
Male Population50.10%
Female Population49.90%
Total Households9123
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$22519
Income Under $50K Per Year80.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year14.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.90%
40508 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Kentucky District 6Andy BarrRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Kentucky Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$318664
Average Real Estate Sale Price$95866
Current Unemployment Level 3.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.8%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 71l - Inner Bluegrass
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 40508 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)24273543536266645746372845
Avg Max Temp (°F)40455566748286857867554565
Avg Precip (In.)3.363.324.393.794.814.44.553.713.162.823.534.0845.92
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lexington-Fayette, KY
CBSA Type40508
CBSA Population466177
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 40508
Dunbar High SchoolFayette
Henry Clay High SchoolFayette