Cincinnati, OH 45240 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 45240: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cincinnati, OH 45240

Acceptable Alternative
Parkdale, OH 45240

Not Acceptable, USPS
Forest Park, OH 45240
Pleasant Run Farms, OH 45240

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 602
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,677
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,144
  • County: Hamilton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.286, Longitude -84.525
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Cincinnati, OH 45240 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 26,954
Population in Households 26,813
Population in Familes 22,485
Population in Group Qrtrs 141
Population Density1 2,705
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 10,204
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 7,145
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,095 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,439 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,765 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 891 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $124,299
Average Home Value $138,841


Median Household Income $53,174
Average Household Income $62,991
Per Capita Income $23,958
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.12% 0.05%
Households 0.0% 0.14%
Families -0.2% 0.02%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Cincinnati, OH 45240 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 45240 to the other 1,168 ZIP Codes in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 126 89th
Population Density1 # 141 88th
Diversity Index2 # 33 97th
Median Household Income # 410 65th
Per Capita Income # 563 52nd

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