Data Profile of ZIP Code 40831

Insights on Harlan, KY (ZIP Code 40831)

Kentucky

In-depth Statistics and Demographics About 40831

The 40831 ZIP Code is associated with the city of Harlan in Kentucky in Harlan County in the United States. The current population estimate is 4,876. An estimated 23.4% of residents in the 40831 ZIP Code are of age 62 years and older. Overall, the region has a median age of 41.3 years. An estimated 13.0% in this Kentucky region have a bachelor's degree or higher, and the per capita income is approximately $16,914. The median household income is $23,333, while about 40% of the population is living below the poverty line.

Population in 40831

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 40831 is 4,876.

Harlan, KY

The 40831 ZIP Code is associated with Harlan, KY in Harlan County.

Area Codes associated with 40831

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 40831 include 606.

Sunrise / Sunset in 40831

Sunrise: 6:34 am
Sunset: 8:45 pm
Sunrise in 40831 6:34 am
Sunrise in 40831 8:45 pm

Weather forecast for 40831

Tonight's forecast for 40831: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then patchy fog between 2am and 4am, then patchy fog and a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 4am and 5am, then patchy fog and a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind around 2 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Current air quality in 40831

Air quality: Good Air quality scale in 40831 Good

Internet in 40831

Approximately 73.7% of households in ZIP Code 40831 have a computer, while about 62.8% of households have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 40831

In ZIP Code 40831, the gender split is approximately 44.1% male and an estimated 55.9% female.

Health Insurance in 40831

Approximately 10.8% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 40831 (Harlan, KY) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Income in ZIP Code 40831

The median household income in ZIP Code 40831 is $23,333, while the region's mean household income is $39,780. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $16,914. The per capita income in ZIP Code 40831 of $16,914 is approximately 39.97% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $28,178. An estimated 39.8% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately318.95% higher than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 23.8% of the population in 40831 earn less than $10,000 per year, while an estimated 15.7% earn $15,000 to $24,999 per year, and 0.9% of 40831 residents earn $200,000 or more per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 40831. 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 40831

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 23.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 12.7%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 15.7%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 12.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 7.8%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 11.6%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 8.1%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 3.8%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 2.7%
$200,000 or more per year 0.9%

Race & Ethnicity in ZIP Code 40831

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 40831, 97.8% is one race, while 2.2% are two or more races. Approximately 2.2% of 40831 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 40831 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (93.2%), followed by Black or African American (5.4%) .

Race Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the racial composition of ZIP Code 40831. This visualizes the percentage of the population of each race (race alone or in combination with one or more other races).

Racial Composition of 40831

Industry Percent
White 93.2%
Black or African American 5.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.0%
Asian 0.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.0%
Some other race 1.8%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Age Breakdown in ZIP Code 40831

Residents of ZIP Code 40831 are older than average. The median age of 41.3 years in ZIP Code 40831 is approximately 8.4% higher than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 77.5% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 23.4% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 14.8% of the population in 40831 falls in the age group 35 to 44 years, while an estimated 11.7% are aged 45 to 54 years. On the low end of the scale, 4.6% of 40831 residents are aged 85 years and over.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 40831. 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 40831

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 6.5%
5 to 9 years 5.8%
10 to 14 years 6.1%
15 to 19 years 6.8%
20 to 24 years 5.3%
25 to 34 years 11.0%
35 to 44 years 14.8%
45 to 54 years 11.7%
55 to 59 years 7.1%
60 to 64 years 6.0%
65 to 74 years 8.9%
75 to 84 years 5.5%
85 years and over 4.6%

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 40831

In ZIP Code 40831, 97.5% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 1.5% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 0.9% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 0.2% of homes. Lastly, 0.0% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Harlan County region.

Language Spoken in 40831

Language Spoken Percent
English only 97.5%
Spanish 1.5%
Other Indo-European languages 0.9%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 0.2%
Other languages 0.0%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

Bar chart displaying the language spoken in homes in ZIP Code 40831. 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 40831

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 40831, an estimated 22.3% of homes were built between 1970 and 1979. Additionally, 15.3% of homes in the region were built between 1960 and 1969, while an estimated 0.2% of homes were built between 2010 and 2013 in this Harlan County region.

Age of Housing in 40831

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 2.0%
Built between 2010 and 2013 0.2%
Built between 2000 and 2009 10.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 12.5%
Built between 1980 and 1989 9.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 22.3%
Built between 1960 and 1969 15.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 8.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 7.5%
Built in 1939 or earlier 12.2%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 40831. 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 40831

In ZIP Code 40831, 72.6% of the population graduated high school, while 13.0% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 11.3% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 6.9% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 37.6% in this Harlan County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 40831

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 11.3%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16.1%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 37.6%
Some college, no degree 13.3%
Associate's degree 8.7%
Bachelor's degree 6.1%
Graduate or professional degree 6.9%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 40831. 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 40831 [4]

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 40831 is high blood pressure, as an estimated 45.4% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 40831 is high cholesterol, as approximately 40.0% of adults 18 and older in this Harlan County region contend with that issue.

Chronic Health Issues Breakdown

Bar chart displaying a breakdown of chronic health issues in ZIP Code 40831. 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 40831

Health Issue Percent of adults*
Arthritis 36.6%
High blood pressure 45.4%
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 7.9%
Current asthma 13.0%
Coronary heart disease 10.4%
Diagnosed diabetes 16.8%
High cholesterol 40.0%
Chronic kidney disease 4.3%
Stroke 5.1%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 40831 [4]

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 40831 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 89.2% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 82.7% of those 18 and above in 40831 list taking medicine for high blood pressure control, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 40831 include obesity (44.7% of adults aged 18 and above) and sleeping less than 7 hours (39.7% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 40831

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Current access to health insurance 89.2%
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 82.7%
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 74.9%
Cholesterol screening 80.7%
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 42.9%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

Bar chart displaying preventative health data in ZIP Code 40831. 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 40831. 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 40831

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Binge drinking 11.6%
Current smoking 30.0%
No leisure-time physical activity 39.1%
Obesity 44.7%
Sleeping less than 7 hours 39.7%
* aged 18 & above

Utilities in ZIP Code 40831 [6]

Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 40831 has an average daily solar radiation level of 4.85 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 17.72% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 26.4% 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 40831. This visualizes electricity rates in 40831 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 40831

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 40831 8.83¢/kWh 8.41¢/kWh 5.04¢/kWh
Kentucky 13¢/kWh 11.71¢/kWh 6.47¢/kWh
United States 16.88¢/kWh 12.66¢/kWh 7.82¢/kWh

Solar Power in 40831

Month ZIP Code 40831 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 3.82 1.9 5.84
Feb 4.13 3 6.31
Mar 4.77 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.5 5.13 7.3
May 5.31 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.55 5.72 6.95
Jul 5.33 6.22 6.51
Aug 5.65 6.08 6.65
Sep 5.45 5.15 7.02
Oct 4.72 3.32 6.92
Nov 4.4 2.33 5.99
Dec 3.57 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 40831. This visualizes solar power levels in 40831 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).

Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 40831

In 40831, 37.6% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 3.0% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 18.9 minutes. Approximately 31.7% of the employed population 16 years and over in 40831 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 25.0% work in retail trade. On the lower end of the scale, just 0.3% of 40831 workers 16 years and over work in information.

Job Industry Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying job industry breakdown details for ZIP Code 40831. 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 40831

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 6.0%
Construction 6.4%
Manufacturing 2.5%
Wholesale trade 1.0%
Retail trade 25.0%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 2.5%
Information 0.3%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 3.9%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 3.9%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 31.7%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 6.6%
Other services, except public administration 3.8%
Public administration 6.4%

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.