Data Profile of ZIP Code 40515

Insights on Lexington, KY (ZIP Code 40515)

Kentucky

Demographics Data and Detailed Statistics About 40515

The 40515 ZIP Code is associated with the city of Lexington in Kentucky in Fayette County in the United States. The current population estimate is 35,772. The median household income is approximately $73,508, and an estimated 6% of the population is living below the poverty line. The ZIP Code 40515 has a median age of approximately 37.7 years, with 16.1% of residents aged 62 years and older. An estimated 50.4% in this Kentucky region have a bachelor's degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $42,548.

Population in 40515

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 40515 is 35,772.

Lexington, KY

The 40515 ZIP Code is associated with Lexington, KY in Fayette County.

Area Codes associated with 40515

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 40515 include 859.

Sunrise / Sunset in 40515

Sunrise: 6:26 am
Sunset: 9:00 pm
Sunrise in 40515 6:26 am
Sunrise in 40515 9:00 pm

Weather forecast for 40515

This Afternoon's forecast for 40515: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind around 5 mph.

Current air quality in 40515

Air quality: Good Air quality scale in 40515 Good

Internet in 40515

Approximately 97.1% of households in ZIP Code 40515 have a computer, while about 92.5% of households have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 40515

Females make up an estimated 51.7% of the overall population in ZIP Code 40515, while males comprise about 48.3%.

Health Insurance in 40515

Approximately 4.5% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 40515 (Lexington, KY) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Income in ZIP Code 40515

The median household income in ZIP Code 40515 is $73,508, while the region's mean household income is $102,561. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $42,548. The per capita income in ZIP Code 40515 of $42,548 is approximately 51% more than the per capita income in Kentucky overall of $28,178. An estimated 5.9% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately 37.89% lower than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 18.9% of the population in 40515 earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, while an estimated 17.3% earn $100,000 to $149,999 per year, and 2.6% of 40515 residents earn $10,000 to $14,999 per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 40515. 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 40515

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 3.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 2.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 5.7%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 7.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 18.9%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 14.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 17.3%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 8.2%
$200,000 or more per year 8.9%

Race & Ethnicity in ZIP Code 40515

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 40515, 95.8% is one race, while 4.2% are two or more races. Approximately 5.5% of 40515 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 40515 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (86.5%), followed by Black or African American (9.8%) .

Race Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the racial composition of ZIP Code 40515. This visualizes the percentage of the population of each race (race alone or in combination with one or more other races).

Racial Composition of 40515

Industry Percent
White 86.5%
Black or African American 9.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.6%
Asian 5.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.0%
Some other race 2.2%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Age Breakdown in ZIP Code 40515

Residents of ZIP Code 40515 are younger than average. The median age of 37.7 years in ZIP Code 40515 is approximately 1.05% lower than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 78.4% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 16.1% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 15.6% of the population in 40515 falls in the age group 25 to 34 years, while an estimated 13.8% are aged 35 to 44 years. On the low end of the scale, 1.2% of 40515 residents are aged 85 years and over.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 40515. 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 40515

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 6.0%
5 to 9 years 5.9%
10 to 14 years 5.9%
15 to 19 years 5.6%
20 to 24 years 7.4%
25 to 34 years 15.6%
35 to 44 years 13.8%
45 to 54 years 13.8%
55 to 59 years 7.1%
60 to 64 years 5.7%
65 to 74 years 9.0%
75 to 84 years 2.9%
85 years and over 1.2%

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 40515

In ZIP Code 40515, 88.9% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 3.5% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 3.2% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 2.6% of homes. Lastly, 1.8% 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 40515

Language Spoken Percent
English only 88.9%
Spanish 3.5%
Other Indo-European languages 3.2%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 2.6%
Other languages 1.8%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

Bar chart displaying the language spoken in homes in ZIP Code 40515. 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 40515

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 40515, an estimated 32.6% of homes were built between 1980 and 1989. Additionally, 25.9% of homes in the region were built between 1990 and 1999, while an estimated 0.1% of homes were built between 1940 and 1949 in this Fayette County region.

Age of Housing in 40515

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 3.0%
Built between 2010 and 2013 3.3%
Built between 2000 and 2009 15.1%
Built between 1990 and 1999 25.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 32.6%
Built between 1970 and 1979 12.5%
Built between 1960 and 1969 3.8%
Built between 1950 and 1959 1.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 0.1%
Built in 1939 or earlier 2.3%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 40515. 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 40515

In ZIP Code 40515, 96.4% of the population graduated high school, while 50.4% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 1.6% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 21.7% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 15.9% in this Fayette County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 40515

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 1.6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2.0%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 15.9%
Some college, no degree 21.6%
Associate's degree 8.4%
Bachelor's degree 28.7%
Graduate or professional degree 21.7%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 40515. 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 40515 [4]

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 40515 is high blood pressure, as an estimated 30.1% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 40515 is high cholesterol, as approximately 29.1% 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 40515. 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 40515

Health Issue Percent of adults*
Arthritis 21.4%
High blood pressure 30.1%
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 5.7%
Current asthma 10.6%
Coronary heart disease 4.2%
Diagnosed diabetes 7.7%
High cholesterol 29.1%
Chronic kidney disease 2.2%
Stroke 2.1%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 40515 [4]

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 40515 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 95.5% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 85.0% of those 18 and above in 40515 list cholesterol screening, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 40515 include obesity (33.1% of adults aged 18 and above) and sleeping less than 7 hours (32.9% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 40515

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Current access to health insurance 95.5%
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 76.4%
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 73.3%
Cholesterol screening 85.0%
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 68.6%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

Bar chart displaying preventative health data in ZIP Code 40515. 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 40515. 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 40515

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Binge drinking 18.0%
Current smoking 13.8%
No leisure-time physical activity 21.8%
Obesity 33.1%
Sleeping less than 7 hours 32.9%
* aged 18 & above

Utilities in ZIP Code 40515 [6]

Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 40515 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 40515. This visualizes electricity rates in 40515 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 40515

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 40515 10.86¢/kWh 10.3¢/kWh 6.75¢/kWh
Kentucky 13¢/kWh 11.71¢/kWh 6.47¢/kWh
United States 16.88¢/kWh 12.66¢/kWh 7.82¢/kWh

Solar Power in 40515

Month ZIP Code 40515 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 3.59 1.9 5.84
Feb 4.09 3 6.31
Mar 4.86 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.36 5.13 7.3
May 5.59 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.75 5.72 6.95
Jul 5.37 6.22 6.51
Aug 5.87 6.08 6.65
Sep 5.89 5.15 7.02
Oct 4.95 3.32 6.92
Nov 4.2 2.33 5.99
Dec 3.08 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 40515. This visualizes solar power levels in 40515 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).

Consumer Financial Products Complaints in 40515 [5]

Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 40515, credit reporting or credit repair services have received the most complaints in 40515 in the past 12 months. Credit reporting or other personal consumer reports 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 40515. This visualizes the specific products that were the subject of complaints, e.g. a mortgage or a credit card.

Consumer Complaints by Product in 40515

Complaint Product Number of Complaints*
Credit reporting or credit repair services 100
Credit reporting or other personal consumer reports 53
Debt collection 13
Checking or savings account 7
Credit card or prepaid card 5
Other 16
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints by Issue in 40515

Complaint Issue Number of Complaints*
Incorrect information on your report 81
Improper use of your report 58
Attempts to collect debt not owed 8
Problem with a credit reporting company's investigation 8
Managing an account 6
Other 33
* 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 40515. This visualizes the specific complaint issues that arose in this region, e.g. incorrect information on a report.

Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 40515

In 40515, 72.2% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 5.8% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 24.8 minutes. Approximately 30.3% of the employed population 16 years and over in 40515 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 12.5% work in professional, scientific, management, and administrative. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.8% of 40515 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 40515. 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 40515

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.8%
Construction 4.9%
Manufacturing 9.0%
Wholesale trade 4.3%
Retail trade 12.1%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2.4%
Information 1.7%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 5.7%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 12.5%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 30.3%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 9.4%
Other services, except public administration 4.0%
Public administration 2.9%

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.