Westport, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 268.
Males: 100  (37.6%)
Females: 168  (62.4%)
Median resident age:

33.0 years
Kentucky median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 40077.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $115,187
Westport:

$115,187
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $50,336

Westport CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $395,400
Westport:

$395,400
KY:

$196,300

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $252,848; detached houses: $252,844
March 2022 cost of living index in Westport: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 7.3%

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  • Races in Westport, KY (2022)
    • 18387.1%White alone
    • 2210.5%Hispanic
    • 41.9%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Westport, Kentucky as of May 17, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Westport is 124 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (68.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 486 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (22.8 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (260.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Buckner, KY (2.5 miles ),
New Washington, IN (2.6 miles ),
La Grange, KY (2.7 miles ),
Goshen, KY (2.8 miles ),
Park Lake, KY (3.0 miles ),
River Bluff, KY (3.2 miles ),
Charlestown, IN (3.3 miles ),
Crestwood, KY (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 38.48 N, Longitude: 85.47 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 812

Distribution of median household income in Westport, KY in 2022
Distribution of house value in Westport, KY in 2022
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.2%
Kentucky:

3.8%
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 2023 was 102. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

73
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2022 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 10.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

5.1
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 0.751. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.751
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 16.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.9
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 11.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

8.1

Tornado activity:

Westport-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.0 miles away from the Westport place 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 7.5 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 225 people.

Earthquake activity:

Westport-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 85.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 130.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 130.6 miles away from Westport 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 132.3 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) earthquake occurred 129.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 128.4 miles away from Westport 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 Oldham County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Westport:

  • FMC - DIALYSIS SERVICES OF OLDHAM COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; LAGRANGE, KY)
  • DAVITA - LAGRANGE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; LA GRANGE, KY)
  • BAPTIST HEALTH LAGRANGE Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; LA GRANGE, KY)
  • OAK TREE HOSPITAL AT BAPTIST HOSPITAL NORTHEAST (Hospital, about 8 miles away; LA GRANGE, KY)
  • THE RICHWOOD (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LA GRANGE, KY)
  • CEDAR LAKE LODGE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; LA GRANGE, KY)
  • MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH CAR (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; CHARLESTOWN, IN)

Amtrak station near Westport:

  • 20 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 Westport:

  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 20 miles; Louisville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,360)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 21 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)
  • Sullivan University (about 22 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Bellarmine University (about 22 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 23 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • University of Louisville (about 24 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Kentucky State University (about 39 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,112)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Westport Voluntary Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Eighteenmile Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Oldham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.9%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.8%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Westport:

Marital status in Westport, KY
  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 6.2%
  • Widowed: 14.4%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Westport:

  • High school or higher: 95.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Kentucky average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Westport, KY (based on Oldham County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,26642
Catholic7,4642
Mainline Protestant6,82714
Other1,3155
None32,444-
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: 3
This county:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Oldham County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Oldham County:

3.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

9.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.1%
Kentucky:

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

15.6%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Strongest AM radio stations in Westport:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 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.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSLM (1220 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, IN; Owner: DON H. MARTIN)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFIA (900 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTMT (620 AM; 0 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: JEFFERSON B/CASTING CMPANY, INC.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLOU (1350 AM; 2 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westport:

  • WBLO (104.3 FM; CHARLESTOWN, IN; Owner: NEW ALBANY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSOH (88.3 FM; NEW WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WFPK (91.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUOL-FM (90.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WFPL (89.3 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.)
  • WORX-FM (96.7 FM; MADISON, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIKI (95.3 FM; CARROLLTON, KY; Owner: STAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WMPI (105.3 FM; SCOTTSBURG, IN; Owner: D.R. RICE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPTI (103.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMJM (101.3 FM; JEFFERSONTOWN, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WRVI (105.9 FM; VALLEY STATION, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WTSZ-FM (105.7 FM; EMINENCE, KY; Owner: METRO EAST CBC, INC.)
  • W215BO (90.9 FM; WESTPORT, KY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKA (103.1 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, KY; 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Westport:

  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • 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)
  • WJYL-CA (Channel 45; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WVHF-LP (Channel 5; JEFFERSONVILLE, ETC., 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)
  • WBXV-CA (Channel 13; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • 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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.2mTotal length
  • 1,964Total average daily traffic
  • 3,656Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Jennifer A Sirovica, Approx. 4060 Ky-524 (Hv1581 / K-524) (Lat: 38.501389 Lon: -85.430611), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 21185 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Horvath Towers Vi, LLC, Jsirovica@horvathcommunications.Com, , South- Bend, Phone: (574) 237-0464

  • Jennifer A Sirovica, Approx. 4060 Ky-524 (Hv1581 / K-524) (Lat: 38.501389 Lon: -85.430611), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 21185 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Licensee ID: L, Registrant: Horvath Towers Vi, LLC, Jsirovica@horvathcommunications.Com, , South- Bend, Phone: (574) 237-0464


FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Well # 9- Sr 524, 1mi N Of Westport (Lat: 38.505556 Lon: -85.463833), Type: Upole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: KNNL980,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz, Grant Date: 12/19/2023, Expiration Date: 12/01/2033, Certifier: Larry Kappesser, Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S Pflumm Rd, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

  • Ohio River Bank 1200 Meters E (Lat: 38.482556 Lon: -85.474972), Type: Pole, Structure height: 11 m, Call Sign: KNNL981,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz, Grant Date: 12/23/2010, Expiration Date: 03/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2021, Certifier: Larry Kappesser, Registrant: Micro Comm Inc, 6980 W 153rd St, Overland Park, KS 66223, Fax: (913) 681-2753

  • 5537 W Hwy 525 (Lat: 38.495889 Lon: -85.470250), Call Sign: WNRX730, Licensee ID: L00027951,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz, Grant Date: 04/13/2005, Expiration Date: 04/30/2015, Cancellation Date: 07/04/2015, Registrant: Oldham County Water District, Buckner, KY 40010, Phone: (502) 222-5716

  • Well # 6 - 5537 W. Hwy 524 (Lat: 38.495889 Lon: -85.470250), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQGP289,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz, Grant Date: 01/06/2017, Expiration Date: 03/14/2027, Certifier: Larry Kappesser, Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

  • Ohio River Bank 1200 Meters E (Lat: 38.482556 Lon: -85.474972), Type: Pole, Structure height: 11 m, Call Sign: WRZW824,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz, Grant Date: 12/21/2023, Expiration Date: 12/21/2033, Certifier: Russ Rose, Registrant: Micro Comm Inc, 15895 S Pflumm Rd, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KG4ABB, Licensee ID: L01333124, Grant Date: 09/25/2018, Expiration Date: 09/25/2028, Certifier: John D Traylor, Registrant: John D Traylor, 2881 W Hwy 524, Westport, KY 40077

  • Call Sign: KN4TXB, Licensee ID: L02258317, Grant Date: 04/15/2019, Expiration Date: 04/15/2029, Certifier: Michael S Riordan Sr, Registrant: Michael S Riordan Sr, 8060 Covington Ridge Cutoff, Westport, KY 40077

  • Call Sign: KO4VIM, Licensee ID: L02509218, Grant Date: 12/13/2021, Expiration Date: 12/13/2031, Certifier: Michael H Mahlbacher Jr, Registrant: Michael H Mahlbacher Jr, 7607 W Highway 524, Westport, KY 40077-9796


FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6589J, N6589J, N-6589J, Serial Number: 28-5048, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 07/17/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 03/28/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Michael Oneil, 4905 18 Mile Creek Rd, Westport, KY 40077

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Westport, KY
  • 79.7%Electricity
  • 20.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Westport, KY
  • 100.0%Electricity


Westport 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 above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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