Data Profile of ZIP Code 40272

Insights on Louisville, KY (ZIP Code 40272)

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Demographics Data and Important Statistics About 40272

The 40272 ZIP Code is associated with the city of Louisville in Kentucky in Jefferson County in the United States. The current population estimate is 38,095. The 40272 ZIP Code has a median age of 40.3 years, and 20.1% of residents are aged 62 years and older. Approximately 10% of the population is living below the poverty line. The median household income of this region is $57,581. An estimated 16.3% in this Kentucky region have a bachelor's degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $27,023.

Population in 40272

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 40272 is 38,095.

Louisville, KY

The 40272 ZIP Code is associated with Louisville, KY in Jefferson County.

Area Codes associated with 40272

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 40272 include 502.

Sunrise / Sunset in 40272

Sunrise: 6:41 am
Sunset: 8:58 pm
Sunrise in 40272 6:41 am
Sunrise in 40272 8:58 pm

Weather forecast for 40272

Overnight's forecast for 40272: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind around 2 mph.

Current air quality in 40272

Air quality: Fair Air quality scale in 40272 Fair

Internet in 40272

Approximately 89.4% of households in ZIP Code 40272 have a computer, while about 84.5% of households have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 40272

In ZIP Code 40272, males make up an estimated 47.7% of the overall population, while females comprise approximately 52.3%.

Health Insurance in 40272

Approximately 7.3% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 40272 (Louisville, KY) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Income in ZIP Code 40272

The median household income in ZIP Code 40272 is $57,581, while the region's mean household income is $69,615. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $27,023. The per capita income in ZIP Code 40272 of $27,023 is approximately 4.1% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $28,178. An estimated 9.8% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately3.16% higher than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 20.8% of the population in 40272 earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, while an estimated 15.7% earn $35,000 to $49,999 per year, and 3.0% of 40272 residents earn $200,000 or more per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 40272. This visualizes the percentage of households in this region that fall within different income ranges, e.g. $100,000 to $149,999 per year.

Total Income in 40272

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 4.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 3.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 9.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 10.2%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 15.7%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 20.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 15.1%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 13.7%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 4.5%
$200,000 or more per year 3.0%

Race & Ethnicity in ZIP Code 40272

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 40272, 98.0% is one race, while 2.0% are two or more races. Approximately 2.9% of 40272 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 40272 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (89.8%), followed by Black or African American (9.8%) .

Race Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the racial composition of ZIP Code 40272. This visualizes the percentage of the population of each race (race alone or in combination with one or more other races).

Racial Composition of 40272

Industry Percent
White 89.8%
Black or African American 9.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.7%
Asian 1.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1%
Some other race 0.6%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Age Breakdown in ZIP Code 40272

Residents of ZIP Code 40272 are older than average. The median age of 40.3 years in ZIP Code 40272 is approximately 5.77% higher than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 77.0% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 20.1% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 13.1% of the population in 40272 falls in the age group 25 to 34 years, while an estimated 12.9% are aged 45 to 54 years. On the low end of the scale, 2.2% of 40272 residents are aged 85 years and over.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 40272. This visualizes the percentage of the population in the region that falls into certain age ranges, e.g. 35 to 44 years old.

Age Breakdown in 40272

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 6.8%
5 to 9 years 5.1%
10 to 14 years 6.5%
15 to 19 years 6.5%
20 to 24 years 5.7%
25 to 34 years 13.1%
35 to 44 years 12.2%
45 to 54 years 12.9%
55 to 59 years 7.9%
60 to 64 years 6.8%
65 to 74 years 8.9%
75 to 84 years 5.3%
85 years and over 2.2%

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 40272

In ZIP Code 40272, 95.4% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 2.4% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 0.9% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 0.6% of homes. Lastly, 0.6% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Jefferson County region.

Language Spoken in 40272

Language Spoken Percent
English only 95.4%
Spanish 2.4%
Other Indo-European languages 0.9%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 0.6%
Other languages 0.6%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

Bar chart displaying the language spoken in homes in ZIP Code 40272. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the area that list a specific language as being spoken in the home, e.g. Spanish.

Real Estate & Housing in ZIP Code 40272

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 40272, an estimated 25.5% of homes were built between 1950 and 1959. Additionally, 18.0% of homes in the region were built between 1960 and 1969, while an estimated 2.1% of homes were built between 2010 and 2013 in this Jefferson County region.

Age of Housing in 40272

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 2.2%
Built between 2010 and 2013 2.1%
Built between 2000 and 2009 10.9%
Built between 1990 and 1999 16.1%
Built between 1980 and 1989 4.3%
Built between 1970 and 1979 13.5%
Built between 1960 and 1969 18.0%
Built between 1950 and 1959 25.5%
Built between 1940 and 1949 4.8%
Built in 1939 or earlier 2.6%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 40272. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the region that were built in a certain time frame, e.g. built between 1950 and 1959.

Education levels in ZIP Code 40272

In ZIP Code 40272, 86.9% of the population graduated high school, while 16.3% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 4.0% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 5.3% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 39.3% in this Jefferson County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 40272

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 4.0%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9.1%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 39.3%
Some college, no degree 21.9%
Associate's degree 9.4%
Bachelor's degree 11.0%
Graduate or professional degree 5.3%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 40272. This visualizes the percentage of the population that has attained a specific level of education, e.g. a graduate or professional degree.

Chronic Health Issues in ZIP Code 40272 [4]

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 40272 is high cholesterol, as an estimated 37.8% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 40272 is high blood pressure, as approximately 35.8% of adults 18 and older in this Jefferson County region contend with that issue.

Chronic Health Issues Breakdown

Bar chart displaying a breakdown of chronic health issues in ZIP Code 40272. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that have specific chronic health issues, e.g. high blood pressure, diabetes, or arthritis.

Health Issues in 40272

Health Issue Percent of adults*
Arthritis 27.9%
High blood pressure 35.8%
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 7.1%
Current asthma 11.2%
Coronary heart disease 6.9%
Diagnosed diabetes 11.5%
High cholesterol 37.8%
Chronic kidney disease 3.1%
Stroke 3.3%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 40272 [4]

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 40272 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 92.7% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 83.5% of those 18 and above in 40272 list cholesterol screening, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 40272 include obesity (37.4% of adults aged 18 and above) and sleeping less than 7 hours (34.8% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 40272

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Current access to health insurance 92.7%
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 80.4%
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 71.1%
Cholesterol screening 83.5%
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 59.6%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

Bar chart displaying preventative health data in ZIP Code 40272. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that engage in preventative health measures, e.g. sholesterol screenings and visits to doctors for routine checkups.

Health Risk Behaviors Details

Bar chart displaying health risk behaviors details in ZIP Code 40272. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and older that engage in health risk behaviors, e.g. smoking or binge drinking.

Health Risk Behaviors in 40272

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Binge drinking 16.1%
Current smoking 22.3%
No leisure-time physical activity 31.0%
Obesity 37.4%
Sleeping less than 7 hours 34.8%
* aged 18 & above

Utilities in ZIP Code 40272 [6]

Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 40272 has an average daily solar radiation level of 4.98 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 20.87% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 24.43% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).

Electricity Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the electricity rates breakdown in ZIP Code 40272. This visualizes electricity rates in 40272 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 40272

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 40272 9¢/kWh 8.34¢/kWh 6.17¢/kWh
Kentucky 13¢/kWh 11.71¢/kWh 6.47¢/kWh
United States 16.88¢/kWh 12.66¢/kWh 7.82¢/kWh

Solar Power in 40272

Month ZIP Code 40272 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 3.61 1.9 5.84
Feb 4.37 3 6.31
Mar 5.18 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.25 5.13 7.3
May 5.54 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.81 5.72 6.95
Jul 5.77 6.22 6.51
Aug 5.91 6.08 6.65
Sep 5.75 5.15 7.02
Oct 5.05 3.32 6.92
Nov 4.06 2.33 5.99
Dec 3.41 1.78 5.46
All figures listed are kWh/m2/day — kilowatt hours per square meter per day

Solar Radiation Levels

Line chart displaying solar radiation levels in ZIP Code 40272. This visualizes solar power levels in 40272 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).

Consumer Financial Products Complaints in 40272 [5]

Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 40272, credit reporting or other personal consumer reports have received the most complaints in 40272 in the past 12 months. Credit reporting or credit repair services received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Jefferson County region was improper use of a report.

Consumer Complaints (Products)

Pie chart displaying the specific consumer financial products associated with complaints that originated from residents in ZIP Code 40272. This visualizes the specific products that were the subject of complaints, e.g. a mortgage or a credit card.

Consumer Complaints by Product in 40272

Complaint Product Number of Complaints*
Credit reporting or other personal consumer reports 107
Credit reporting or credit repair services 75
Debt collection 17
Credit card 8
Student loan 8
Other 21
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints by Issue in 40272

Complaint Issue Number of Complaints*
Improper use of your report 97
Incorrect information on your report 49
Problem with a credit reporting company's investigation 29
Attempts to collect debt not owed 12
Problem with a company's investigation into an existing problem 7
Other 42
* Total 2021 - 2024 (current)

Consumer Complaints (Issues)

Pie chart displaying the complaints about consumer financial products and services that were sent to companies for response from residents in ZIP Code 40272. This visualizes the specific complaint issues that arose in this region, e.g. incorrect information on a report.

Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 40272

In 40272, 62.7% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 4.2% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 25.5 minutes. Approximately 21.1% of the employed population 16 years and over in 40272 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 13.4% work in manufacturing. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.5% of 40272 workers 16 years and over work in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining.

Job Industry Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying job industry breakdown details for ZIP Code 40272. This visualizes the percentage of the population 16 years and over that work in certain industries, e.g. educational services, and health care and social assistance.

Job Industry Breakdown in 40272

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.5%
Construction 6.9%
Manufacturing 13.4%
Wholesale trade 2.6%
Retail trade 11.2%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 12.8%
Information 1.1%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 5.6%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 7.9%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 21.1%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 9.5%
Other services, except public administration 4.6%
Public administration 2.6%

Notes

  • [4] Health data referenced here originate from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • [5] Consumer financial product complaint data referenced here originate from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
  • [6] Electricity rates and electricity usage data referenced here originate from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and/or the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Estimates utilize regional U.S. Census Bureau data along with regional NREL and/or EIA data.