Jeffersontown, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Jeffersontown, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Jeffersontown had a population of 27,238 as of July 1, 2016. Jeffersontown ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Jeffersontown is located at latitude 38.2055 and longitude -85.5697 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jeffersontown (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 702 feet.

The City of Jeffersontown (GNIS ID: 2404797) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Jeffersontown is located within Southeast Jefferson Division of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jeffersontown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jeffersontown: Bruners Town, Brunerstown, Jefferson, Jefferson Town.

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Jeffersontown, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 27,238
Population in Households 26,947
Population in Familes 21,301
Population in Group Qrtrs 291
Population Density1 2,744
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 11,327
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 7,180
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,052 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,332 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,995 (33.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 725 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $176,201
Average Home Value $188,422


Median Household Income $57,056
Average Household Income $73,048
Per Capita Income $30,585
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.51%
Households 0.38% 0.5%
Families 0.18% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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.

Jeffersontown, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jeffersontown to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky 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 # 15 97th
Population Density1 # 81 85th
Diversity Index2 # 38 93rd
Median Household Income # 106 81st
Per Capita Income # 92 83rd

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