Keeneland, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 392.
Males: 181  (46.2%)
Females: 211  (53.8%)
Median resident age:

33.4 years
Kentucky median age:

35.9 years

Zip codes: 40223.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,494 (it was $39,063 in 2000)
Keeneland:

$54,494
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,965 (it was $18,248 in 2000)

Keeneland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $167,306 (it was $96,700 in 2000)
Keeneland:

$167,306
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $221,838; detached houses: $225,764; townhouses or other attached units: $184,596; in 2-unit structures: $237,291; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $160,559; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $154,710; mobile homes: $35,904; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $146,551
March 2019 cost of living index in Keeneland: 96.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Keeneland, KY (2000)
    • 36294.5%White alone
    • 71.8%Black alone
    • 71.8%Two or more races
    • 61.6%Hispanic
    • 10.3%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (26.6%), United States (23.5%), Irish (16.7%), English (8.1%), Scotch-Irish (3.7%), Swedish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 670 feet

Land area: 0.08 square miles.

Population density: 5,113 people per square mile   (average).

Keeneland, Kentucky map

11 residents are foreign born (2.9% Europe).

This city:

2.9%
Kentucky:

2.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Keeneland city:

0.8% ($769)
Kentucky:

0.8% ($610)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (10.5 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (270.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Meadowbrook Farm, KY (0.7 miles),
Whipps Millgate, KY (0.7 miles ),
Meadow Vale, KY (0.8 miles ),
Moorland, KY (0.8 miles ),
Rolling Hills, KY (0.9 miles ),
Hickory Hill, KY (1.0 miles),
Creekside, KY (1.1 miles ),
Langdon Place, KY (1.1 miles )

Latitude: 38.28 N, Longitude: 85.57 W

Distribution of median household income in Keeneland, KY in 2017
Keeneland satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Most common industries in Keeneland, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (17.0%)
  • Health care (17.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.0%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (6.0%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Keeneland, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Engineers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.7%)
  • Engineers (7.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.5%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.0%)
  • Registered nurses (6.0%)

Average climate in Keeneland, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Keeneland, Kentucky average temperatures Keeneland, Kentucky average precipitation Keeneland, Kentucky humidity Keeneland, Kentucky wind speed Keeneland, Kentucky snowfall Keeneland, Kentucky sunshine Keeneland, Kentucky clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 89.1. This is worse than average.

City:

89.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.250. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.250
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.855. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.855
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.18. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.18
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Keeneland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.5 miles away from the Keeneland city center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 225 people.

Earthquake activity:

Keeneland-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 126.4 miles away from Keeneland 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 88.3 miles away from the city 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 131.0 miles away from Keeneland 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 122.1 miles away from Keeneland 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 124.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 92.2 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 (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Mudslides: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Explosion: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Keeneland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Keeneland:

  • CENTRAL STATE HOSP (Hospital, about 1 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • CENTRAL STATE HOSPITAL ICF/MR (Hospital, about 1 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • MEADOWVIEW HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • TEN BROECK HOSP (Hospital, about 2 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • SPRINGHURST HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • THE FORUM AT BROOKSIDE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • FMC OF NORTHEAST LOUISVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)

Amtrak station near Keeneland:

  • 11 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 Keeneland:

  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 7 miles; Louisville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,360)
  • Sullivan University (about 8 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Bellarmine University (about 9 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 11 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • University of Louisville (about 12 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 15 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)
  • Kentucky State University (about 39 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,112)

Points of interest:

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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
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.3%
Whole state:

69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.2%
Whole state:

4.5%


No gay or lesbian households reported

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

6.8%
Whole state:

15.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

3.3%
Whole state:

6.6%

For population 15 years and over in Keeneland:

Marital status in Keeneland, KY
  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

For population 25 years and over in Keeneland:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Kentucky average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Keeneland, KY (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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
This county:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson County:

10.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.6%
Kentucky:

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

13.4%
Kentucky:

15.9%

5.23% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,733 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.23%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($356 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.02%
Kentucky average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bullitt County, KY  0.37% ($42,579 average AGI)
from Oldham County, KY  0.25% ($63,903)
from Clark County, IN  0.23% ($39,209)


5.50% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,811 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($418 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.04%
Kentucky average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bullitt County, KY  0.45% ($47,332 average AGI)
to Oldham County, KY  0.32% ($95,469)
to Clark County, IN  0.26% ($43,758)

Strongest AM radio stations in Keeneland:

  • 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.)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFIA (900 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WDRD (680 AM; 1 kW; NEWBURG, KY; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WAVG (1450 AM; 1 kW; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: SUNNYSIDE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXLN (1570 AM; 2 kW; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Keeneland:

  • WTFX-FM (100.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WVEZ (106.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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.)
  • WXMA (102.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WSFR (107.7 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQMF (95.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBLO (104.3 FM; CHARLESTOWN, IN; Owner: NEW ALBANY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W284AD (104.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • W284AM (104.7 FM; MIDDLETOWN, KY; 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Keeneland:

  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WVHF-LP (Channel 5; JEFFERSONVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WBXV-CA (Channel 13; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • 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 ORIGINATED2$122,7201$138,4307$116,086
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$03$99,613
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$191,100
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0100.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$104,3501$95,530
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0100.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Keeneland, KY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Keeneland, KY - Value


Keeneland compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age 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.
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