Zip Code 41855 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameThornton
Zip Code StateKentucky
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Letcher
Area Code606
Current Population:696
Racial Majority:White 100%
Unemployment Rate:6.3%
Median Household Income$21185
Average Adjusted Gross Income$33580
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time24.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range1427 - 1581 ft.
Area5 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)37.18766800, -82.78288400

Zip Code 41855 Description

Zip Code 41855 is located in the state of Kentucky in the Bristol - Kingsport - Johnson City metro area. Zip code 41855 is primarily located in Letcher County. The official US Postal Service name for 41855 is THORNTON, Kentucky. Portions of zip code 41855 are contained within or border the city limits of . The area code for zip code 41855 is 606. 41855 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Kentucky.

The current unemployment level in 41855 is 6.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 11.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.6%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 41855 increased to 696 from 54 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 41855 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 41855 public schools is . % of students in 41855 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 842 100% 693 +22%
 Black Or African American 0 0% 1 -100%
 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 1 0% 1 -100%

Zip Code 41855 Race/Ethnicity

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

Zip Code 41855 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population69654
Male Population50.10%
Female Population49.90%
Total Households284
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$21185
Income Under $50K Per Year86.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year9.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.90%
41855 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Kentucky District 5Hal RogersRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Kentucky Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$399500
Average Real Estate Sale Price$81934
Current Unemployment Level 6.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.9%
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 DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 41855 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)24263340505863625542342743
Avg Max Temp (°F)45495969768386857970594967
Avg Precip (In.)3.453.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours