Data Profile of ZIP Code 40997

Insights on Walker, KY (ZIP Code 40997)

Kentucky

Comprehensive Demographics Data and Statistics About 40997

The 40997 ZIP Code is associated with the city of Walker in Kentucky in Knox County in the United States. The current population estimate is 302. It is estimated that 14.6% of residents in the 40997 ZIP Code are aged 62 years and older, while the region overall has a median age of 29.7 years.

Population in 40997

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 40997 is 302.

Walker, KY

The 40997 ZIP Code is associated with Walker, KY in Knox County.

Area Codes associated with 40997

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 40997 include No associated area codes were found for ZIP Code 40997.

Sunrise / Sunset in 40997

Sunrise: 6:26 am
Sunset: 8:54 pm
Sunrise in 40997 6:26 am
Sunrise in 40997 8:54 pm

Weather forecast for 40997

Overnight's forecast for 40997: Partly cloudy. Low around 68, with temperatures rising to around 70 overnight. Southeast wind around 1 mph.

Current air quality in 40997

Air quality: Good Air quality scale in 40997 Good

Internet in 40997

Approximately 55.4% of households in ZIP Code 40997 have a computer, while about 39.6% of households have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 40997

The gender split in ZIP Code 40997 is an estimated 44.4% female and approximately 55.6% male.

Health Insurance in 40997

Approximately 14.9% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 40997 (Walker, KY) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Income in ZIP Code 40997

Regarding household income, approximately 70.5% of the population in 40997 earn less than $10,000 per year, while an estimated 19.4% earn $10,000 to $14,999 per year, and 0.0% of 40997 residents earn $200,000 or more per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 40997. 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 40997

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 70.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 19.4%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 5.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 0.0%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 0.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 0.0%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 4.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 0.0%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 0.0%
$200,000 or more per year 0.0%

Race & Ethnicity in ZIP Code 40997

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 40997, 100.0% is one race, while 0.0% are two or more races. Approximately 0.0% of 40997 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 40997 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (100.0%), followed by Black or African American (0.0%) .

Race Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the racial composition of ZIP Code 40997. This visualizes the percentage of the population of each race (race alone or in combination with one or more other races).

Racial Composition of 40997

Industry Percent
White 100.0%
Black or African American 0.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.0%
Asian 0.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.0%
Some other race 0.0%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Age Breakdown in ZIP Code 40997

Residents of ZIP Code 40997 are younger than average. The median age of 29.7 years in ZIP Code 40997 is approximately 22.05% lower than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 70.9% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 14.6% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 19.5% of the population in 40997 falls in the age group 45 to 54 years, while an estimated 10.9% are aged under 5 years. On the low end of the scale, 0.0% of 40997 residents are aged 85 years and over.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 40997. 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 40997

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 10.9%
5 to 9 years 5.0%
10 to 14 years 10.6%
15 to 19 years 6.3%
20 to 24 years 8.9%
25 to 34 years 9.9%
35 to 44 years 7.9%
45 to 54 years 19.5%
55 to 59 years 4.3%
60 to 64 years 7.0%
65 to 74 years 9.6%
75 to 84 years 0.0%
85 years and over 0.0%

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 40997

In ZIP Code 40997, 100.0% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 0.0% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 0.0% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 0.0% 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 Knox County region.

Language Spoken in 40997

Language Spoken Percent
English only 100.0%
Spanish 0.0%
Other Indo-European languages 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 0.0%
Other languages 0.0%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

Bar chart displaying the language spoken in homes in ZIP Code 40997. 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 40997

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 40997, an estimated 40.2% of homes were built between 1970 and 1979. Additionally, 21.8% of homes in the region were built between 1990 and 1999, while an estimated 0.0% of homes were built between 1940 and 1949 in this Knox County region.

Age of Housing in 40997

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 0.0%
Built between 2010 and 2013 6.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 7.7%
Built between 1990 and 1999 21.8%
Built between 1980 and 1989 5.0%
Built between 1970 and 1979 40.2%
Built between 1960 and 1969 14.9%
Built between 1950 and 1959 2.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 0.0%
Built in 1939 or earlier 1.5%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 40997. 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 40997

In ZIP Code 40997, 45.5% of the population graduated high school, while 12.5% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 43.8% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 3.4% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 19.9% in this Knox County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 40997

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 43.8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10.8%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 19.9%
Some college, no degree 13.1%
Associate's degree 0.0%
Bachelor's degree 9.1%
Graduate or professional degree 3.4%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 40997. 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 40997 [4]

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 40997 is high blood pressure, as an estimated 46.0% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 40997 is high cholesterol, as approximately 41.9% of adults 18 and older in this Knox County region contend with that issue.

Chronic Health Issues Breakdown

Bar chart displaying a breakdown of chronic health issues in ZIP Code 40997. 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 40997

Health Issue Percent of adults*
Arthritis 36.8%
High blood pressure 46.0%
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 6.7%
Current asthma 14.2%
Coronary heart disease 11.4%
Diagnosed diabetes 18.6%
High cholesterol 41.9%
Chronic kidney disease 4.2%
Stroke 5.4%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 40997 [4]

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 40997 is current access to health insurance, as an estimated 85.1% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 81.3% of those 18 and above in 40997 list taking medicine for high blood pressure control, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 40997 include no leisure-time physical activity (45.7% of adults aged 18 and above) and obesity (45.5% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 40997

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Current access to health insurance 85.1%
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 81.3%
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 74.2%
Cholesterol screening 76.1%
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 35.3%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

Bar chart displaying preventative health data in ZIP Code 40997. 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 40997. 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 40997

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Binge drinking 11.8%
Current smoking 37.5%
No leisure-time physical activity 45.7%
Obesity 45.5%
Sleeping less than 7 hours 40.7%
* aged 18 & above

Utilities in ZIP Code 40997 [6]

Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 40997 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 40997. This visualizes electricity rates in 40997 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 40997

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 40997 10.12¢/kWh 10.92¢/kWh 8.16¢/kWh
Kentucky 13¢/kWh 11.71¢/kWh 6.47¢/kWh
United States 16.88¢/kWh 12.66¢/kWh 7.82¢/kWh

Solar Power in 40997

Month ZIP Code 40997 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 3.69 1.9 5.84
Feb 3.88 3 6.31
Mar 4.76 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.32 5.13 7.3
May 5.5 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.61 5.72 6.95
Jul 5.44 6.22 6.51
Aug 5.83 6.08 6.65
Sep 5.46 5.15 7.02
Oct 4.97 3.32 6.92
Nov 4.29 2.33 5.99
Dec 3.48 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 40997. This visualizes solar power levels in 40997 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).

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.