ZIP Code 42501 - Somerset Kentucky

ZIP Code 42501 is located in Somerset Kentucky. Portions of 42501 are also in Ferguson and Burnside. 42501 is entirely within Pulaski County. Regionally, it is located in the Cumberland Plateau Region.

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ZIP Code 42501 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameSomerset
Primary CountyPulaski County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)17,080
Area Code(s)606
Current Time

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42501 Demographics

42501 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 42501 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 42501 is White. The current unemployment level in 42501 is 4.9%.

Population Growth Rate-7.93%
Population Density83 People per Square Mile
Total Households7,634
Percentage High Income Households2.2%
Median Household Income (2021)$39,923
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$492,650
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)4.9%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 93.85%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 84.68%

42501 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American770.46%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

42501 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American20.06%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander10.03%

42501 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College8508.98%
Bachelor Degree95710.11%
High School Diploma3,13633.12%
No High School Diploma2082.2%
GED or Alternate1,38614.64%
1 or More Years of College1,22912.98%
Associates Degree1,01510.72%
Masters Degree5035.31%
Professional Degree1341.41%
Doctorate Degree520.55%

42501 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 42501
RegionCumberland Plateau Region
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaSomerset, KY
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area206 Square Miles

42501 Politics

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42501 Schools

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42501 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Average First Frost DateOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion71g - Eastern Highland Rim

42501 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)25283543526165635644362945
Avg Max Temp (°F)44495868758386857969574867
Avg Precip (In.)4.243.624.74.25.344.764.473.813.743.24.174.6550.91

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