Data Profile of ZIP Code 40456

Insights on Mount Vernon, KY (ZIP Code 40456)

Kentucky

Comprehensive Demographics Data and In-depth Stats About 40456

The 40456 ZIP Code is associated with the city of Mount Vernon in Kentucky in Rockcastle County in the United States. The current population estimate is 9,704. The median household income is at $35,964, while an estimated 17% of the population in this ZIP is living below the poverty line. The median age in 40456 is estimated to at 43.9 years, and about 24.6% of residents are aged 62 years and older. An estimated 13.4% in this Kentucky region have a bachelor's degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $21,926.

Population in 40456

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 40456 is 9,704.

Mount Vernon, KY

The 40456 ZIP Code is associated with Mount Vernon, KY in Rockcastle County.

Area Codes associated with 40456

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 40456 include 606.

Sunrise / Sunset in 40456

Sunrise: 6:36 am
Sunset: 8:51 pm
Sunrise in 40456 6:36 am
Sunrise in 40456 8:51 pm

Weather forecast for 40456

Tonight's forecast for 40456: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then patchy fog. Partly cloudy. Low around 65, with temperatures rising to around 66 overnight. Southeast wind around 1 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Current air quality in 40456

Air quality: Good Air quality scale in 40456 Good

Internet in 40456

Approximately 76.3% of households in ZIP Code 40456 have a computer, while about 67.5% of households have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 40456

Males comprise about 47.5% of the overall population in ZIP Code 40456, while females account for approximately 52.5%.

Health Insurance in 40456

Approximately 8.9% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 40456 (Mount Vernon, KY) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Income in ZIP Code 40456

The median household income in ZIP Code 40456 is $35,964, while the region's mean household income is $52,091. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $21,926. The per capita income in ZIP Code 40456 of $21,926 is approximately 22.19% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $28,178. An estimated 17.2% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately81.05% higher than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 21.5% of the population in 40456 earn $15,000 to $24,999 per year, while an estimated 18.5% earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, and 1.6% of 40456 residents earn $200,000 or more per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 40456. 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 40456

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 11.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 6.8%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 21.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 9.8%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 9.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 18.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 10.1%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 8.7%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 2.3%
$200,000 or more per year 1.6%

Race & Ethnicity in ZIP Code 40456

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 40456, 99.4% is one race, while 0.6% are two or more races. Approximately 1.4% of 40456 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 40456 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (97.5%), followed by American Indian and Alaska Native (1.7%) .

Race Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the racial composition of ZIP Code 40456. This visualizes the percentage of the population of each race (race alone or in combination with one or more other races).

Racial Composition of 40456

Industry Percent
White 97.5%
Black or African American 0.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.7%
Asian 0.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.0%
Some other race 0.1%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Age Breakdown in ZIP Code 40456

Residents of ZIP Code 40456 are older than average. The median age of 43.9 years in ZIP Code 40456 is approximately 15.22% higher than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 79.3% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 24.6% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 13.7% of the population in 40456 falls in the age group 65 to 74 years, while an estimated 13.0% are aged 45 to 54 years. On the low end of the scale, 1.8% of 40456 residents are aged 85 years and over.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 40456. 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 40456

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 4.9%
5 to 9 years 6.7%
10 to 14 years 5.0%
15 to 19 years 6.3%
20 to 24 years 5.9%
25 to 34 years 10.5%
35 to 44 years 12.2%
45 to 54 years 13.0%
55 to 59 years 7.8%
60 to 64 years 7.1%
65 to 74 years 13.7%
75 to 84 years 5.1%
85 years and over 1.8%

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 40456

In ZIP Code 40456, 98.8% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 0.9% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 0.2% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 0.0% of homes. Lastly, 0.1% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Rockcastle County region.

Language Spoken in 40456

Language Spoken Percent
English only 98.8%
Spanish 0.9%
Other Indo-European languages 0.2%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 0.0%
Other languages 0.1%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

Bar chart displaying the language spoken in homes in ZIP Code 40456. 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 40456

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 40456, an estimated 21.3% of homes were built between 2000 and 2009. Additionally, 20.7% of homes in the region were built between 1990 and 1999, while an estimated 2.2% of homes were built between 2010 and 2013 in this Rockcastle County region.

Age of Housing in 40456

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 2.8%
Built between 2010 and 2013 2.2%
Built between 2000 and 2009 21.3%
Built between 1990 and 1999 20.7%
Built between 1980 and 1989 15.6%
Built between 1970 and 1979 11.1%
Built between 1960 and 1969 10.1%
Built between 1950 and 1959 5.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 3.1%
Built in 1939 or earlier 7.6%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 40456. 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 40456

In ZIP Code 40456, 78.9% of the population graduated high school, while 13.4% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 11.5% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 6.4% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 40.7% in this Rockcastle County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 40456

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 11.5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9.6%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 40.7%
Some college, no degree 19.5%
Associate's degree 5.3%
Bachelor's degree 6.9%
Graduate or professional degree 6.4%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 40456. 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 40456 [4]

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 40456 is high blood pressure, as an estimated 40.2% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 40456 is high cholesterol, as approximately 37.9% of adults 18 and older in this Rockcastle County region contend with that issue.

Chronic Health Issues Breakdown

Bar chart displaying a breakdown of chronic health issues in ZIP Code 40456. 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 40456

Health Issue Percent of adults*
Arthritis 32.9%
High blood pressure 40.2%
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 7.2%
Current asthma 12.0%
Coronary heart disease 8.1%
Diagnosed diabetes 13.1%
High cholesterol 37.9%
Chronic kidney disease 3.4%
Stroke 3.9%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 40456 [4]

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 40456 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 91.1% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 82.0% of those 18 and above in 40456 list cholesterol screening, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 40456 include obesity (44.0% of adults aged 18 and above) and sleeping less than 7 hours (39.8% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 40456

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Current access to health insurance 91.1%
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 80.3%
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 74.3%
Cholesterol screening 82.0%
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 48.4%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

Bar chart displaying preventative health data in ZIP Code 40456. 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 40456. 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 40456

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Binge drinking 13.4%
Current smoking 26.5%
No leisure-time physical activity 34.8%
Obesity 44.0%
Sleeping less than 7 hours 39.8%
* aged 18 & above

Utilities in ZIP Code 40456 [6]

Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 40456 has an average daily solar radiation level of 4.76 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 15.53% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 27.77% 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 40456. This visualizes electricity rates in 40456 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 40456

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 40456 11.73¢/kWh 10.53¢/kWh 7.21¢/kWh
Kentucky 13¢/kWh 11.71¢/kWh 6.47¢/kWh
United States 16.88¢/kWh 12.66¢/kWh 7.82¢/kWh

Solar Power in 40456

Month ZIP Code 40456 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 3.45 1.9 5.84
Feb 3.83 3 6.31
Mar 4.56 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.14 5.13 7.3
May 5.45 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.78 5.72 6.95
Jul 5.49 6.22 6.51
Aug 5.68 6.08 6.65
Sep 5.49 5.15 7.02
Oct 5.12 3.32 6.92
Nov 4.12 2.33 5.99
Dec 3.03 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 40456. This visualizes solar power levels in 40456 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).

Consumer Financial Products Complaints in 40456 [5]

Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 40456, credit reporting or credit repair services have received the most complaints in 40456 in the past 12 months. Debt collection received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Rockcastle County region was incorrect information on a report.

Consumer Complaints (Products)

Pie chart displaying the specific consumer financial products associated with complaints that originated from residents in ZIP Code 40456. This visualizes the specific products that were the subject of complaints, e.g. a mortgage or a credit card.

Consumer Complaints by Product in 40456

Complaint Product Number of Complaints*
Credit reporting or credit repair services 4
Debt collection 2
Credit card or prepaid card 1
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints by Issue in 40456

Complaint Issue Number of Complaints*
Incorrect information on your report 3
False statements or representation 1
Fees or interest 1
Problem with a credit reporting company's investigation 1
Written notification about debt 1
* 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 40456. This visualizes the specific complaint issues that arose in this region, e.g. incorrect information on a report.

Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 40456

In 40456, 46.8% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 2.3% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 21.2 minutes. Approximately 26.6% of the employed population 16 years and over in 40456 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 20.4% work in manufacturing. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.9% of 40456 workers 16 years and over work in wholesale trade.

Job Industry Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying job industry breakdown details for ZIP Code 40456. 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 40456

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 3.5%
Construction 7.1%
Manufacturing 20.4%
Wholesale trade 0.9%
Retail trade 7.7%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 6.0%
Information 3.1%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 4.5%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 7.3%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 26.6%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 6.6%
Other services, except public administration 3.1%
Public administration 3.3%

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.