ZIP Code 40979 - Roark Map and Data

Official Zip Code NameRoark
Zip Code StateKentucky
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Leslie
Area Code606
Current Population:148
Racial Majority:White 100%
Unemployment Rate:6.6%
Median Household Income$21183
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time0 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range1270 - 1503 ft.
Area9 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.02687600, -83.51505400

Map of ZIP Code 40979 Border

Zip Code 40979 Description

Zip Code 40979 is located in the state of Kentucky in the Lexington metro area. Zip code 40979 is primarily located in Leslie County. The official US Postal Service name for 40979 is ROARK, Kentucky. Portions of zip code 40979 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 40979 is 606. 40979 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Kentucky.

The current unemployment level in 40979 is 6.6% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 13.2% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 40979 increased to 148 from 117 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 40979 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 40979 public schools is . % of students in 40979 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 254 100% 147 +73%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 0 +0%
 Hispanic 0 0% 1 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 0 +0%
 Asian 0 0% 0 +0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0% 0 +0%

Zip Code 40979 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 40979 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population148117
Male Population49.30%
Female Population50.70%
Total Households51
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$21183
Income Under $50K Per Year82.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year15.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year2.70%
40979 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Kentucky District 5Hal RogersRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$112460
Average Real Estate Sale Price$63385
Current Unemployment Level 6.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 69d - Dissected Appalachian Plateau
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 40979 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)23263340505964625542342643
Avg Max Temp (°F)44495868768286857969584867
Avg Precip (In.)4.223.784.734.025.034.534.664.133.513.14.024.2249.96
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours