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42085 Zip Code (Water Valley, KY) Detailed Profile



City: Water Valley, KY (2.18%)
Counties: Graves County, KY (57.20%), Hickman County, KY (42.80%)
Estimated zip code population in 2015: 760
Zip code population in 2010: 918
Zip code population in 2000: 1,036

Houses and condos: 410
Renter-occupied apartments: 47
% of renters here:

16%
State:

34%
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in zip code 42085: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 28.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 27 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2015:
This zip code:

0.7% ($400)
Kentucky:

0.8% ($1,093)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $484 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $352 (0.6%)

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Males: 363  (47.8%)
Females: 397  (52.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 42085:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 42085:

  • Never married: 13.7%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 17.9%

Zip code 42085 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 42085

  • Zip code 42085 races chart
    • 850White population
    • 26Black population
    • 1American Indian population
    • 8Asian population
    • 0Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population
    • 0Some other race population
    • 10Two or more races population
    • 23Hispanic or Latino population

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2015: $60,400
42085:

$60,400
Kentucky:

$130,000



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in 42085 zip code as of March 29, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 42085 to the number of sex offenders is 117 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

40.1 years
Kentucky median age:

38.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 42085, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $36,309 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,309
State:

$50,814

Salary/wage: $31,753 (reported on 88.2% of returns)
Here:

$31,753
State:

$42,723
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 68.3% for AGIs below $25k, 77.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $538 (reported on 23.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$538
Kentucky:

$1,381
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Ordinary dividends: $950 (reported on 5.9% of returns)
Here:

$950
State:

$6,239

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$767 (reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

+$767
State:

+$11,336

Profit/loss from business: +$4,283 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
Here:

+$4,283
State:

+$10,862

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $4,233 (reported on 8.8% of returns)
42085:

$4,233
Kentucky:

$14,296

Total itemized deductions: $16,483 (26% of AGI, reported on 17.6% of returns)
Here:

$16,483
State:

$21,160

Here:

26.3% of AGI
State:

20.0% of AGI

Charity contributions: $5,020 (reported on 14.7% of returns)
Here:

$5,020
State:

$4,303

Taxes paid: $4,183 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
42085:

$4,183
State:

$8,496

Earned income credit: $2,310 (reported on 29.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,310
State:

$2,273
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.8% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 70.6%
Here:

71%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 66.7% for AGIs below $25k, 70.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 100.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 42085, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $30,436 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$30,436
State:

$41,540

Salary/wage: $30,839 (reported on 83.9% of returns)
Here:

$30,839
State:

$36,432
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 116.9% for AGIs below $10k, 71.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 91.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 81.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,406 (reported on 34.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,406
Kentucky:

$1,571
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $10k, 4.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $348 (reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

$348
State:

$3,453
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$532 (reported on 12.2% of returns)
Here:

+$532
State:

+$9,663

Profit/loss from business: +$1,238 (reported on 16.4% of returns)
Here:

+$1,238
State:

+$9,233
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 18.2% for AGIs below $10k, 4.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, -1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, -0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $13,045 (24% of AGI, reported on 17.1% of returns)
Here:

$13,045
State:

$17,474

Here:

24.1% of AGI
State:

21.0% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $3,517 (7% of AGI, reported on 15.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,517
State:

$3,494

Here:

6.6% of AGI
State:

4.0% of AGI

Total tax: $2,933 (reported on 73.2% of returns)
42085:

$2,933
State:

$6,162
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,494 (reported on 20.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,494
State:

$1,723

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 76.1%
Here:

76%
State:

66%
(% for various income ranges: 73.7% for AGIs below $10k, 73.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 77.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 88.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2015:
This zip code:

$38,816
Kentucky:

$45,215
Water Valley, KY (42085) map Nearest zip codes: 42088, 42041, 38257, 38226, 42079, 38237.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

46.0%
Kentucky:

49.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

1.0%
Kentucky:

6.0%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 67
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 235


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 11 (1 now married, 10 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 153 (72 now married, 81 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 42085 with a mortgage: 146 (21 second mortgage, 26 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 109

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $848
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $311

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

21.4%
Whole state:

18.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2015:
This zip code:

11.2%
Whole state:

10.8%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.4
State:

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

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  • Churches in zip code 42085 include: Mount Zion Church (A), Pleasant View Church (B), Bayou de Chien Church (C), Bethlehem Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Pleasant Hill Cemetery (1), Camp Beauregard Cemetery (2), Adams Cemetery (3), Old Bethlehem Cemetery (4), Wesley Cemetery (5), Morris Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lake: Stephens Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: South Fork Bayou de Chien (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Year house built

  • 0Built 2014 or later
  • 0Built 2010 to 2013
  • 23Built 2000 to 2009
  • 84Built 1990 to 1999
  • 26Built 1980 to 1989
  • 89Built 1970 to 1979
  • 65Built 1960 to 1969
  • 35Built 1950 to 1959
  • 42Built 1940 to 1949
  • 46Built 1939 or earlier
Note: State values scaled to 42085 population

Zip code 42085 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Water Valley, KY (42085)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 792 bedrooms
  • 1323 bedrooms
  • 204 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 42085 population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Water Valley, KY (42085)

  • 0no bedroom
  • 21 bedroom
  • 162 bedrooms
  • 243 bedrooms
  • 54 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 42085 population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Water Valley, KY (42085) in owner-occupied houses/condos

  • 2no vehicle
  • 481 vehicle
  • 1302 vehicles
  • 643 vehicles
  • 114 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 42085 population

Cars and other vehicles available in Water Valley, KY (42085) in renter-occupied apartments

  • 7no vehicle
  • 271 vehicle
  • 72 vehicles
  • 53 vehicles
  • 14 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Zip code 42085 population

  • Zip code 42085 household income distribution in 2015

  • Zip code 42085 household income distribution in 2015
  • 29Less than $10,000
  • 26$10,000 to $14,999
  • 32$15,000 to $19,999
  • 31$20,000 to $24,999
  • 6$25,000 to $29,999
  • 5$30,000 to $34,999
  • 31$35,000 to $39,999
  • 21$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1$45,000 to $49,999
  • 13$50,000 to $59,999
  • 49$60,000 to $74,999
  • 45$75,000 to $99,999
  • 5$100,000 to $124,999
  • 8$125,000 to $149,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 42085

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2015 in zip code 42085
  • 7Less than $10,000
  • 3$10,000 to $14,999
  • 13$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2$20,000 to $24,999
  • 6$25,000 to $29,999
  • 16$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$35,000 to $39,999
  • 26$40,000 to $49,999
  • 52$50,000 to $59,999
  • 12$60,000 to $69,999
  • 58$70,000 to $79,999
  • 10$80,000 to $89,999
  • 34$100,000 to $124,999
  • 14$125,000 to $149,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 42085

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in zip code 42085
  • 1$150 to $199
  • 2$200 to $249
  • 4$300 to $349
  • 3$350 to $399
  • 2$400 to $449
  • 15$500 to $549
  • 2$650 to $699
  • 18No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2015: $686.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2015 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $54,143
  • Black or African American householders: $30,079

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $60,400
42085:

$60,400
Kentucky:

$130,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,700 - $79,000

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $54,653
Here:

$54,653
State:

$177,404

Mobile homes: $41,136
Here:

$41,136
State:

$58,224

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 306
  • One, attached: 10
  • 10 to 19: 2
  • Mobile homes: 92

Unemployment: 11.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 42085

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 42085
  • 73.3%225Drove a car alone
  • 23.1%71Carpooled
  • 0.7%2Motorcycle
  • 2.9%9Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 42085

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 42085
  • 1Less than 5 minutes
  • 2310 to 14 minutes
  • 4415 to 19 minutes
  • 8920 to 24 minutes
  • 825 to 29 minutes
  • 3230 to 34 minutes
  • 3235 to 39 minutes
  • 2140 to 44 minutes
  • 1745 to 59 minutes
  • 2660 to 89 minutes
  • 590 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 43.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 760
  • In family households: 659 (148 male householders, 68 female householders)
    145 spouses, 207 children (178 natural, 8 adopted, 23 stepchildren), 46 grandchildren, 3 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 14 other relatives, 12 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 101 (44 male householders (38 living alone)), 42 female householders (38 living alone)), 15 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 95 2-persons, 42 3-persons, 59 4-persons, 17 5-persons, 3 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 76 1-person, 10 2-persons

74 married couples with children.
54 single-parent households (54 women).

99.7% of residents of 42085 zip code speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 8 (1.1%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
:

1.1%
Whole state:

3.6%

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%)

  • 100%France

Most common first ancestries reported in 42085 (%)

  • 44%American
  • 15%German
  • 11%Irish
  • 7%English
  • 3%Scottish
  • 3%Celtic
  • 2%Italian

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 9Before 1990
Note: State values scaled to 42085 population

Zip code 42085 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CLARK POULTRY FARM (5050 ST RT 1283 in WATER VALLEY, KY)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: BROILER, FRYER, AND ROASTER CHICKENS
  • FORD CONSTRUCTION CO (HWY 45 N WATER VALLEY KY MINE in WATER VALLEY, KY)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: CONSTRUCTION SAND AND GRAVEL

Zip code 42085 marital status for males
Zip code 42085 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 10.5%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 13.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel

  • 36%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 34%Electricity
  • 29%Utility gas
  • 1%Wood

Population in 1990: 409. Population change in the 1990s: +627 (+153.3%).

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

  • This state: 419
  • Northeast: 16
  • Midwest: 147
  • South: 150
  • West: 19

70% of the 42085 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Kentucky.

87% of the 42085 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 3% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6
Here:

7.1%
Kentucky:

10.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 9
Here:

32.1%
Kentucky:

10.3%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 15
Here:

25.9%
Kentucky:

16.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Class of Workers (%)

Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • 47,159Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
  • 37,153Management occupations
  • 29,934Transportation occupations
  • 25,104Health technologists and technicians
  • 18,333Sales and related occupations
  • 17,083Production occupations
Note: State values scaled to 42085 population

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

  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): General Automotive Repair (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: New Single-Family Housing Construction (except Operative Builders) (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 42085 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1772.7 years
William1577.7 years
John1577.7 years
Mary1281.2 years
Thomas779.5 years
Robert678.5 years
George677.8 years
Pauline582.4 years
Edward575.2 years
Carl578.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 42085 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Yates2079.8 years
Stephens1077.3 years
Williams981.0 years
Hicks971.9 years
Bennett872.9 years
Coltharp879.7 years
Morris879.3 years
Wilson778.8 years
Taylor779.4 years
Rhodes779.3 years
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