Zip Code 40855 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLynch
Zip Code StateKentucky
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Harlan
Area Code606
Current Population:860
Racial Majority:White 73.48%
Unemployment Rate:7.7%
Median Household Income$18539
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time26.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range1965 - 1965 ft.
Area4 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.97605000, -82.89708900

Zip Code 40855 Description

Zip Code 40855 is located in the state of Kentucky in the Knoxville metro area. Zip code 40855 is primarily located in Harlan County. The official US Postal Service name for 40855 is LYNCH, Kentucky. Portions of zip code 40855 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 40855 is 606. 40855 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Kentucky.

The current unemployment level in 40855 is 7.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 11.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 40855 decreased to 860 from 952 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 40855 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 40855 public schools is . % of students in 40855 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 618 73.48% 669 -8%
 Black Or African American 223 26.52% 175 +27%
 Hispanic 0 0% 8 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 1 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 2 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 5 0% 5 -100%

Zip Code 40855 Race/Ethnicity

 White %
 Black Or African American %
 Hispanic %
 Asian %
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander %
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native %
 Two or More Races %

Zip Code 40855 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population860952
Male Population46.70%
Female Population53.30%
Total Households377
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$18539
Income Under $50K Per Year85.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year14.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year0.00%
40855 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Kentucky District 5Hal RogersRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Kentucky Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$85801
Average Real Estate Sale Price$58135
Current Unemployment Level 7.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level9.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago10.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 69e - Cumberland Mountain Thrust Block
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 40855 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)24253340485661605342342742
Avg Max Temp (°F)43485767737983817667564765
Avg Precip (In.)3.933.754.434.025.014.454.654.183.493.133.73.6448.37
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours