Data Profile of ZIP Code 40509

Insights on Lexington, KY (ZIP Code 40509)

Kentucky

Demographics Data and In-depth Information About 40509

The 40509 ZIP Code is associated with the city of Lexington in Kentucky in Fayette County in the United States. The current population estimate is 41,645. An estimated 5% of the population in this ZIP lives below the poverty line, while the median househould income is $77,436. The ZIP Code 40509 has a median age of approximately 36.0 years, with 14.5% of residents aged 62 years and older. An estimated 52.6% in this Kentucky region have a bachelor's degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $43,143.

Population in 40509

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 40509 is 41,645.

Lexington, KY

The 40509 ZIP Code is associated with Lexington, KY in Fayette County.

Area Codes associated with 40509

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 40509 include 859.

Sunrise / Sunset in 40509

Sunrise: 6:35 am
Sunset: 8:53 pm
Sunrise in 40509 6:35 am
Sunrise in 40509 8:53 pm

Weather forecast for 40509

This Afternoon's forecast for 40509: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Current air quality in 40509

Air quality: Good Air quality scale in 40509 Good

Internet in 40509

Approximately 96.4% of households in ZIP Code 40509 have a computer, while about 92.3% of households have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 40509

Females make up an estimated 51.6% of the overall population in ZIP Code 40509, while males comprise about 48.4%.

Health Insurance in 40509

Approximately 5.6% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 40509 (Lexington, KY) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Income in ZIP Code 40509

The median household income in ZIP Code 40509 is $77,436, while the region's mean household income is $105,149. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $43,143. The per capita income in ZIP Code 40509 of $43,143 is approximately 53.11% more than the per capita income in Kentucky overall of $28,178. An estimated 4.9% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately 48.42% lower than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 19.0% of the population in 40509 earn $100,000 to $149,999 per year, while an estimated 16.2% earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, and 2.6% of 40509 residents earn $10,000 to $14,999 per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 40509. 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 40509

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 2.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 2.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 6.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 11.9%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 16.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 13.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 19.0%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 9.5%
$200,000 or more per year 9.8%

Race & Ethnicity in ZIP Code 40509

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 40509, 96.8% is one race, while 3.2% are two or more races. Approximately 4.6% of 40509 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 40509 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (79.0%), followed by Black or African American (14.4%) .

Race Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the racial composition of ZIP Code 40509. This visualizes the percentage of the population of each race (race alone or in combination with one or more other races).

Racial Composition of 40509

Industry Percent
White 79.0%
Black or African American 14.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.4%
Asian 7.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1%
Some other race 2.3%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Age Breakdown in ZIP Code 40509

Residents of ZIP Code 40509 are younger than average. The median age of 36.0 years in ZIP Code 40509 is approximately 5.51% lower than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 75.7% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 14.5% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 17.1% of the population in 40509 falls in the age group 35 to 44 years, while an estimated 15.3% are aged 25 to 34 years. On the low end of the scale, 1.3% of 40509 residents are aged 85 years and over.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 40509. 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 40509

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 7.1%
5 to 9 years 7.3%
10 to 14 years 6.3%
15 to 19 years 5.5%
20 to 24 years 6.6%
25 to 34 years 15.3%
35 to 44 years 17.1%
45 to 54 years 12.5%
55 to 59 years 6.0%
60 to 64 years 5.0%
65 to 74 years 6.9%
75 to 84 years 3.2%
85 years and over 1.3%

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 40509

In ZIP Code 40509, 87.6% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 4.4% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 3.7% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 3.9% of homes. Lastly, 0.4% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Fayette County region.

Language Spoken in 40509

Language Spoken Percent
English only 87.6%
Spanish 4.4%
Other Indo-European languages 3.7%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 3.9%
Other languages 0.4%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

Bar chart displaying the language spoken in homes in ZIP Code 40509. 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 40509

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 40509, an estimated 31.8% of homes were built between 2000 and 2009. Additionally, 29.0% of homes in the region were built between 1990 and 1999, while an estimated 0.5% of homes were built between 1940 and 1949 in this Fayette County region.

Age of Housing in 40509

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 7.1%
Built between 2010 and 2013 9.1%
Built between 2000 and 2009 31.8%
Built between 1990 and 1999 29.0%
Built between 1980 and 1989 9.3%
Built between 1970 and 1979 7.9%
Built between 1960 and 1969 2.4%
Built between 1950 and 1959 1.9%
Built between 1940 and 1949 0.5%
Built in 1939 or earlier 1.0%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 40509. 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 40509

In ZIP Code 40509, 94.6% of the population graduated high school, while 52.6% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 2.0% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 22.6% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 15.2% in this Fayette County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 40509

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 2.0%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3.4%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 15.2%
Some college, no degree 18.4%
Associate's degree 8.5%
Bachelor's degree 30.0%
Graduate or professional degree 22.6%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 40509. 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 40509 [4]

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 40509 is high blood pressure, as an estimated 29.8% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 40509 is high cholesterol, as approximately 28.0% of adults 18 and older in this Fayette County region contend with that issue.

Chronic Health Issues Breakdown

Bar chart displaying a breakdown of chronic health issues in ZIP Code 40509. 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 40509

Health Issue Percent of adults*
Arthritis 20.4%
High blood pressure 29.8%
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 5.4%
Current asthma 10.7%
Coronary heart disease 4.2%
Diagnosed diabetes 7.8%
High cholesterol 28.0%
Chronic kidney disease 2.3%
Stroke 2.2%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 40509 [4]

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 40509 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 94.4% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 83.9% of those 18 and above in 40509 list cholesterol screening, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 40509 include sleeping less than 7 hours (33.6% of adults aged 18 and above) and obesity (33.4% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 40509

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Current access to health insurance 94.4%
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 75.2%
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 73.0%
Cholesterol screening 83.9%
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 66.2%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

Bar chart displaying preventative health data in ZIP Code 40509. 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 40509. 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 40509

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Binge drinking 17.7%
Current smoking 14.3%
No leisure-time physical activity 23.2%
Obesity 33.4%
Sleeping less than 7 hours 33.6%
* aged 18 & above

Utilities in ZIP Code 40509 [6]

Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 40509 has an average daily solar radiation level of 4.88 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 18.45% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 25.95% 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 40509. This visualizes electricity rates in 40509 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 40509

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 40509 8.24¢/kWh 8.09¢/kWh 5.43¢/kWh
Kentucky 13¢/kWh 11.71¢/kWh 6.47¢/kWh
United States 16.88¢/kWh 12.66¢/kWh 7.82¢/kWh

Solar Power in 40509

Month ZIP Code 40509 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 3.67 1.9 5.84
Feb 4.07 3 6.31
Mar 4.85 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.51 5.13 7.3
May 5.47 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.75 5.72 6.95
Jul 5.51 6.22 6.51
Aug 5.99 6.08 6.65
Sep 5.61 5.15 7.02
Oct 4.9 3.32 6.92
Nov 4.05 2.33 5.99
Dec 3.19 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 40509. This visualizes solar power levels in 40509 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).

Consumer Financial Products Complaints in 40509 [5]

Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 40509, credit reporting or other personal consumer reports have received the most complaints in 40509 in the past 12 months. Credit reporting or credit repair services received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Fayette 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 40509. This visualizes the specific products that were the subject of complaints, e.g. a mortgage or a credit card.

Consumer Complaints by Product in 40509

Complaint Product Number of Complaints*
Credit reporting or other personal consumer reports 142
Credit reporting or credit repair services 118
Debt collection 34
Credit card or prepaid card 13
Checking or savings account 12
Other 37
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints by Issue in 40509

Complaint Issue Number of Complaints*
Incorrect information on your report 80
Improper use of your report 70
Problem with a credit reporting company's investigation 58
Problem with a company's investigation into an existing problem 44
Attempts to collect debt not owed 17
Other 87
* 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 40509. This visualizes the specific complaint issues that arose in this region, e.g. incorrect information on a report.

Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 40509

In 40509, 74.1% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 4.7% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 23.0 minutes. Approximately 28.1% of the employed population 16 years and over in 40509 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 13.5% work in retail trade. On the lower end of the scale, just 1.4% of 40509 workers 16 years and over work in information.

Job Industry Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying job industry breakdown details for ZIP Code 40509. 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 40509

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1.5%
Construction 3.6%
Manufacturing 12.6%
Wholesale trade 2.9%
Retail trade 13.5%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 3.4%
Information 1.4%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 6.2%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 9.9%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 28.1%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 8.6%
Other services, except public administration 4.7%
Public administration 3.7%

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.