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The City of River Bluff had a population of 446 as of July 1, 2021. River Bluff ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for River Bluff is located at latitude 38.37 and longitude -85.5975 in Oldham County. The formal boundaries for the City of River Bluff encompass a land area of 0.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Oldham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 650 feet.

The City of River Bluff 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 River Bluff is located within Pewee Valley Division of Oldham County.

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River Bluff, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 446 (100%)
Population in Households 446 (100.0%)
Population in Families 423 (94.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,893
Diversity Index2 25


Median Household Income $180,821
Average Household Income $211,172
% of Income for Mortgage4 12%
Per Capita Income $60,867
Wealth Index5 314


Total HU (Housing Units) 163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 154 (94.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 ( 3.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 1.8%)
Median Home Value $526,316
Average Home Value $534,740
Housing Affordability Index3 219


Total Households 160
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 140
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.91% 0.97%
Households 0.64% 0.98%
Families 1.46% 0.98%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
Owner Occupied HU   1.02%

River Bluff, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares River Bluff to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 362 33rd
Population Density # 121 78th
Median Household Income # 2 100th
Housing Affordability Index # 312 58th
Per Capita Income # 18 97th
Diversity Index # 160 70th

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