Broad Fields, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 256.
Males: 113  (44.4%)
Females: 143  (55.6%)
Median resident age:  55.5 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 40207.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $65,442 (it was $54,375 in 2000)
Broad Fields:

$65,442
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $35,355 (it was $27,530 in 2000)

Broad Fields city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $229,506 (it was $152,600 in 2000)
Broad Fields:

$229,506
KY:

$120,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $190,224; Detached houses: $196,187; Townhouses or other attached units: $178,627; In 2-unit structures: $200,123; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $131,592; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $133,413; Mobile homes: $19,776; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $13,169
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  • Races in Broad Fields, KY (2000)

    Broad Fields races chart
    • 24899.2%White alone
    • 10.4%Asian alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races

Races in Broad Fields detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Broad Fields: 101.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (42.4%), Irish (18.8%), English (16.0%), United States (8.0%), Scotch-Irish (6.8%), Italian (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 542 feet

Land area: 0.06 square miles.

Population density: 4,237 people per square mile   (average).

Broad Fields,KY real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Broad Fields:

  • High school or higher: 98.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Broad Fields city:

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 19.9%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Kentucky:

3.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Broad Fields city:  0.8% ($1,223)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
Broad Fields satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (5.4 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (271.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Plymouth Village, KY (0.3 miles ), Norbourne Estates, KY (0.7 miles ), Springlee, KY (0.7 miles ), St. Matthews, KY (0.9 miles ), Fairmeade, KY (1.0 miles ), Richlawn, KY (1.1 miles ), Bellewood, KY (1.2 miles ), Cherrywood Village, KY (1.2 miles ).

Latitude: 38.24 N, Longitude: 85.65 W

Broad Fields household income distribution Broad Fields home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.2%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Paper (5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (5%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (18%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (15%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Customer service representatives (8%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (7%)
  • Other financial specialists (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Top executives (4%)

Work and jobs in Broad Fields: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Broad Fields, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Broad Fields-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the Broad Fields city center killed 3 people and injured 225 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.0 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Broad Fields-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 122.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 92.9 miles away from Broad Fields center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 127.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 117.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 120.2 miles away from Broad Fields center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Explosion: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Broad Fields topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Broad Fields:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - ST MATTHEWS (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • BAPTIST HEALTH LOUISVILLE Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • MASONIC HOME OF LOUISVILLE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MASONIC HOME, KY)
  • FMC - SUBURBAN (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • NORTON SUBURBAN HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • FMC - KENTUCKIANA HOME THERAPIES (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • BAPTIST HOSPITAL EAST HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)

Amtrak station near Broad Fields:

  • 7 miles: LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSONVILLE (JEFFERSONVILLE, 500 WILLINGER LANE) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar, taxi stand, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Broad Fields:

  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 3 miles; Louisville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,360)
  • Sullivan University (about 3 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Bellarmine University (about 4 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 6 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • University of Louisville (about 7 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 12 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 39 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,762)

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Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 119. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

119
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.390. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.390
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 11.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.59. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.59
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.0%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.6%
Whole state:  4.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.7% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

0.8%
Whole state:

15.8%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

0.8%
Whole state:

6.6%

Broad Fields compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Kentucky average:

13.8

Broad Fields travel time to work - commute Broad Fields mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Broad Fields city (based on Jefferson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant180,149384
Catholic120,62060
Mainline Protestant48,598129
Black Protestant35,30570
Other19,94758
Orthodox1,1803
None335,297-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 127
Jefferson County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 50
Jefferson County:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 195
Jefferson County:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 486
Here:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

27.6%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

15.9%

4.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,403 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($457 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.03%
Kentucky average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bullitt County, KY  0.35% ($29,686 average AGI)
from Clark County, IN  0.22% ($30,657)
from Oldham County, KY  0.21% ($42,733)


4.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,843 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($536 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.04%
Kentucky average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bullitt County, KY  0.40% ($34,667 average AGI)
to Clark County, IN  0.25% ($31,384)
to Oldham County, KY  0.23% ($66,295)

Strongest AM radio stations in Broad Fields:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WLLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFIA (900 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTMT (620 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: JEFFERSON B/CASTING CMPANY, INC.)
  • WLOU (1350 AM; 2 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAVG (1450 AM; 1 kW; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: SUNNYSIDE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WDRD (680 AM; 1 kW; NEWBURG, KY; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXLN (1570 AM; 2 kW; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Broad Fields:

  • WMJM (101.3 FM; JEFFERSONTOWN, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKA (103.1 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPTI (103.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTFX-FM (100.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXMA (102.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WFPK (91.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUOL-FM (90.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WDJX (99.7 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVEZ (106.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRVI (105.9 FM; VALLEY STATION, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WSFR (107.7 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQMF (95.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W284AD (104.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WLRS (105.1 FM; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WFIA-FM (94.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WJZL (93.1 FM; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZKF (98.9 FM; SALEM, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Broad Fields:

  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WVHF-LP (Channel 5; JEFFERSONVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WBXV-CA (Channel 13; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJYL-CA (Channel 45; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WKPC-TV (Channel 15; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUC'L. TV)
  • WKMJ-TV (Channel 68; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBNA (Channel 21; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W50CI (Channel 50; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$90,2701$218,7906$175,678
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$210,970
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$194,140
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$158,610

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$113,150
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
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Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.00

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