Mockingbird Valley, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 172 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.5%
Males: 70  (40.8%)
Females: 102  (59.2%)
Median resident age:

58.3 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip code: 40207

Estimated median household income in 2017: over $200,000 (it was over $200,000 in 2000)
Mockingbird Valley:

over $200,000
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $170,158 (it was $134,745 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: over $1,000,000 (it was $671,900 in 2000)
Mockingbird Valley:

over $1,000,000
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000
March 2019 cost of living index in Mockingbird Valley: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.7%
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  • Races in Mockingbird Valley, KY (2010)
    • 15391.6%White alone
    • 74.2%Asian alone
    • 42.4%Black alone
    • 21.2%Two or more races
    • 10.6%Hispanic
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Ancestries: English (18.7%), American (14.6%), Russian (10.4%), German (6.2%), Irish (6.2%), British (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on before 1940

Elevation: 450 feet

Land area: 0.21 square miles.

Population density: 820 people per square mile   (low).

Mockingbird Valley, Kentucky map

7 residents are foreign born (4.6% Europe, 1.5% Asia).

This city:

5.4%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $9,686 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,970 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (4.8 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (268.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Rolling Fields, KY (0.7 miles ),
Brownsboro Village, KY (1.0 miles ),
Druid Hills, KY (1.0 miles ),
Indian Hills, KY (1.1 miles ),
Bellewood, KY (1.1 miles ),
Riverwood, KY (1.1 miles ),
Maryhill Estates, KY (1.2 miles),
Cherrywood Village, KY (1.2 miles )

Latitude: 38.27 N, Longitude: 85.68 W

Distribution of median household income in Mockingbird Valley, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mockingbird Valley, KY in 2017

Mockingbird Valley satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Most common industries in Mockingbird Valley, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (32.9%)
  • Health care (18.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.9%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (8.6%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Hardware, plumbing & heating equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (2.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (29.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (18.8%)
  • Health care (18.8%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (8.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.3%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Hardware, plumbing & heating equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (40.9%)
  • Health care (18.2%)
  • Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (9.1%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (9.1%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Mockingbird Valley, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Lawyers (20.0%)
  • Top executives (18.6%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (11.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (10.0%)
  • Registered nurses (7.1%)
  • Art and design workers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Lawyers (29.2%)
  • Top executives (20.8%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (14.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (14.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)
  • Media and communications workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Art and design workers (18.2%)
  • Top executives (13.6%)
  • Registered nurses (13.6%)
  • Media and communications workers (9.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.1%)
  • Other financial specialists (9.1%)

Average climate in Mockingbird Valley, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 0.249. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.249
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.867. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.867
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.14. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.14
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Mockingbird Valley-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Mockingbird Valley 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 6.2 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 225 people.

Earthquake activity:

Mockingbird Valley-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 120.3 miles away from Mockingbird Valley 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 94.4 miles away from Mockingbird Valley 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 125.2 miles away from Mockingbird Valley 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 116.0 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 118.4 miles away from Mockingbird Valley center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from Mockingbird Valley 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).
Mockingbird Valley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mockingbird Valley:

  • LOUISVILLE VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 1 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • MASONIC HOME OF LOUISVILLE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MASONIC HOME, KY)
  • MARIAN HOME URSULINE SISTERS (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • BROWNSBORO HILLS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • SACRED HEART VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - ST MATTHEWS (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WESTPORT PLACE HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)

Amtrak station near Mockingbird Valley:

  • 5 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 Mockingbird Valley:

  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 2 miles; Louisville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,360)
  • Bellarmine University (about 4 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Sullivan University (about 5 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 5 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • University of Louisville (about 6 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 10 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 41 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
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

75.0%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

0.0%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Mockingbird Valley:

Marital status in Mockingbird Valley, KY
  • Never married: 8.3%
  • Now married: 73.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 12.6%
  • Divorced: 3.4%

For population 25 years and over in Mockingbird Valley:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 90.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 41.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
Kentucky average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mockingbird Valley, 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.
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.
Kentucky:

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

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.6%
State:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

13.4%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.1%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.1%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Mockingbird Valley:

28.8
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.1%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mockingbird Valley:

10.4%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mockingbird Valley:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mockingbird Valley:

31.7%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Mockingbird Valley:

57.1%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Mockingbird Valley:

70.3%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mockingbird Valley, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

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 Mockingbird Valley:

  • WFIA (900 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WLLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WAVG (1450 AM; 1 kW; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: SUNNYSIDE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WLOU (1350 AM; 2 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXLN (1570 AM; 2 kW; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDRD (680 AM; 1 kW; NEWBURG, KY; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • 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 Mockingbird Valley:

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

TV broadcast stations around Mockingbird Valley:

  • 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)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • 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.)
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mockingbird Valley, KY
  • 82.1%Utility gas
  • 17.9%Electricity


Mockingbird Valley compared to Kentucky state average:

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