ZIP Code 42240 - Hopkinsville Kentucky

ZIP Code 42240 is located in Hopkinsville Kentucky. Portions of 42240 are also in Pembroke. 42240 is entirely within Christian County. Regionally, it is located in the Clarksville-Hopkinsville Area.

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ZIP Code 42240 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameHopkinsville
Primary CountyChristian County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)41,788
Area Code(s)270 / 364
Current Time

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42240 Demographics

42240 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Kentucky based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 42240 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 42240 is White. The current unemployment level in 42240 is 6.2%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density150 People per Square Mile
Total Households17,032
Percentage High Income Households1.5%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$43,747
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$49,600
Current Unemployment Rate (March 2024)6.2%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 71.26%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 46.49%

42240 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American1160.29%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander1370.34%

42240 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American190.31%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander140.23%

42240 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College2,64711.09%
Bachelor Degree2,83111.86%
High School Diploma7,76832.55%
No High School Diploma3621.52%
GED or Alternate2,1929.19%
1 or More Years of College4,12617.29%
Associates Degree2,1078.83%
Masters Degree1,4145.93%
Professional Degree2971.24%
Doctorate Degree1180.49%

42240 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 42240
RegionClarksville-Hopkinsville Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaClarksville, TN-KY
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area279 Square Miles

42240 Politics

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42240 Schools

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42240 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Average First Frost DateOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DateApril 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion71e - Western Pennyroyal Karst Plain

42240 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)24273746556467655846372846
Avg Max Temp (°F)42485869778589888271584768
Avg Precip (In.)

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