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40807 Zip Code (Benham, KY) Detailed Profile




City: Benham, KY (51.11%)
County: Harlan County, KY
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 395
Zip code population in 2010: 337
Zip code population in 2000: 328

Houses and condos: 192
Renter-occupied apartments: 35
% of renters here:

22%
State:

33%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 40807: 76.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 1,286 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 40807
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.3% ($810)
Kentucky:

0.8% ($1,257)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $786 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $859 (1.6%)

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Males: 181  (46.0%)
Females: 213  (54.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 40807:

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 40807:

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 60.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

Zip code 40807 compared to state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Races in zip code 40807 (2019)
    • 31794.1%White
    • 175.0%Black
    • 20.6%Two or more races
    • 10.3%American Indian
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Urban population: 391
Rural population: 3

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $62,806
40807:

$62,806
Kentucky:

$151,700



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in 40807 zip code as of April 15, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 40807 is 368 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

42.3 years
Kentucky median age:

39.2 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 40807, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $36,633 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,633
State:

$41,540

Salary/wage: $33,082 (reported on 86.3% of returns)
Here:

$33,082
State:

$36,432
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 77.6% for AGIs below $10k, 73.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 78.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $909 (reported on 29.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$909
Kentucky:

$1,571

Taxable dividends: $267 (reported on 6.6% of returns)
Here:

$267
State:

$3,453

Net capital gain/loss: +$200 (reported on 4.4% of returns)
Here:

+$200
State:

+$9,663

Total itemized deductions: $13,150 (15% of AGI, reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

$13,150
State:

$17,474

Here:

15.4% of AGI
State:

21.0% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $1,769 (2% of AGI, reported on 5.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,769
State:

$3,494

Here:

1.9% of AGI
State:

4.0% of AGI

Total tax: $3,847 (reported on 69.5% of returns)
40807:

$3,847
State:

$6,162
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,489 (reported on 19.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,489
State:

$1,723

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 68.6%
Here:

69%
State:

66%
(% for various income ranges: 55.0% for AGIs below $10k, 76.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 67.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 83.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 56.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$49,669
Kentucky:

$52,295
Benham, KY (40807) map Nearest zip codes: 40823, 40855, 41833, 40843, 40862, 41821.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

44.7%
Kentucky:

47.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

0.0%
Kentucky:

47.5%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 26
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 136


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 92 (51 now married, 40 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 40807 with a mortgage: 60
Houses without a mortgage: 69

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $807
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $371

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

10.8%
Whole state:

16.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

8.7%
Whole state:

9.3%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 40807: Benham School House Inn (A), Coal Miners Memorial Theater (B), Kentucky Coal Mining Museum (C), Benham City Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Church in zip code 40807: Benham United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Maggard Branch (A), Scott Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Park in zip code 40807: Coal Miners Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 72010 to 2013
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 61990 to 1999
  • 41980 to 1989
  • 141970 to 1979
  • 221960 to 1969
  • 221950 to 1959
  • 151940 to 1949
  • 981939 or earlier

Zip code 40807 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Benham, KY (40807)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Benham, KY (40807)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 482 bedrooms
  • 813 bedrooms
  • 134 bedrooms
  • 75+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Benham, KY (40807)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Benham, KY (40807)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 72 bedrooms
  • 213 bedrooms
  • 24 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Benham, KY (40807) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Benham, KY (40807) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 4no vehicle
  • 351 vehicle
  • 412 vehicles
  • 383 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Benham, KY (40807) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Benham, KY (40807) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 2no vehicle
  • 131 vehicle
  • 152 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles

  • Zip code 40807 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 40807 household income distribution in 2019
  • 4Less than $10,000
  • 11$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1$15,000 to $19,999
  • 11$20,000 to $24,999
  • 19$25,000 to $29,999
  • 9$35,000 to $39,999
  • 11$40,000 to $44,999
  • 16$45,000 to $49,999
  • 30$50,000 to $59,999
  • 16$60,000 to $74,999
  • 11$75,000 to $99,999
  • 9$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5$125,000 to $149,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 40807

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 40807
  • 1Less than $10,000
  • 2$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1$25,000 to $29,999
  • 21$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8$35,000 to $39,999
  • 12$40,000 to $49,999
  • 12$50,000 to $59,999
  • 9$60,000 to $69,999
  • 20$70,000 to $79,999
  • 6$80,000 to $89,999
  • 7$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 40807

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 40807
  • 5$150 to $199
  • 5$300 to $349
  • 6$350 to $399
  • 4$450 to $499
  • 6$550 to $599
  • 4No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $598.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $175,087.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $64,823
  • Black or African American householders: $54,019

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $62,806
40807:

$62,806
Kentucky:

$151,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $39,690 - $82,305

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $94,638
Here:

$94,638
State:

$202,714

Townhouses or other attached units: $65,365
Here:

$65,365
State:

$210,849

In 2-unit structures: $253,837
Here:

$253,837
State:

$192,751

Mobile homes: $46,384
Here:

$46,384
State:

$65,175
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 40807
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 187
  • One, attached: 1
  • Mobile homes: 2

Unemployment: 2.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 40807

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 40807
  • 86.5%120Drove a car alone
  • 11.5%16Carpooled
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 40807

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 40807
  • 19Less than 5 minutes
  • 245 to 9 minutes
  • 4610 to 14 minutes
  • 215 to 19 minutes
  • 120 to 24 minutes
  • 725 to 29 minutes
  • 1130 to 34 minutes
  • 935 to 39 minutes
  • 1645 to 59 minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 76.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 395
  • Male householders: 66 (15 living alone), Female householders: 99 (27 living alone)
  • 102 spouses (102 opposite-sex spouses), 0 unmarried partners, (0 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 118 children (111 natural, 3 adopted, 4 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 3 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 0 foster children, 4 other relatives, 0 non-relatives

Size of family households: 71 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 18 4-persons, 18 5-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 41 1-person

58 married couples with children.
9 single-parent households (9 women).

96.4% of residents of 40807 zip code speak English at home.
3.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% very well, 50% well).

Foreign born population: 9 (2.5%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
:

2.5%
Whole state:

4.4%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 100%Malaysia
Most common first ancestries reported in 40807
  • 25%American
  • 11%Irish
  • 6%European
  • 3%Scotch-Irish
  • 2%English
  • 2%Dutch
  • 2%Scottish
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 122010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 0Before 1990

Zip code 40807 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BENHAM STP (RAILROAD AVE in BENHAM, KY)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
  • CLOVERLEAF MINING CO. (NO STREET ADDRESS in BENHAM, KY)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
  • CITY OF BENHAM ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT (257 W MAIN ST in BENHAM, KY)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)

Zip code 40807 marital status for males
Zip code 40807 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 79.4%Electricity
  • 11.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Wood

Population in 1990: 98. Population change in the 1990s: +230 (+234.7%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 317
  • Northeast: 4
  • Midwest: 16
  • South: 46

77% of the 40807 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 79% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Kentucky.

94% of the 40807 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 76% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% moved from different county within same state.

Year householders moved into unit in Benham, KY (40807)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school):
Here:

0.0%
Kentucky:

11.7%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Kentucky:

13.0%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Kentucky:

17.7%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 28,816Education, training, and library occupations
  • 19,803Sales and related occupations
  • 18,550Management occupations
  • 17,185Office and administrative support occupations
  • 4,271Production occupations

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Mining: Bituminous Coal Underground Mining (50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers (5-9: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Funeral Homes and Funeral Services (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability
Most common first names in zip code 40807 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1568.9 years
Robert1078.8 years
John869.7 years
Charles763.0 years
Mary681.0 years
Clyde575.8 years
Paul576.2 years
William578.4 years
George474.7 years
Ernest475.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 40807 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Creech674.1 years
Rogers668.5 years
Sturgill672.0 years
Kyle569.0 years
Brock575.6 years
Lee578.0 years
Shepherd568.0 years
Fields472.0 years
White462.8 years
Cope474.5 years
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