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Bullitt County, Kentucky (KY)

County population in 2019: 81,676 (70% urban, 30% rural); it was 61,236 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 16,562
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,804
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 18,605
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,307 (it was 3,566 in 2000)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

31%

Land area: 299 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 273 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Bullitt County: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (18.5%), Manufacturing (16.6%), Retail trade (13.5%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 86%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 3%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Bullitt County, KY (2019)
    • 75,70594.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,6572.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,2301.5%Two or more races
    • 8131.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6190.8%Asian alone
    • 1680.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 870.1%Some other race alone
    • 240.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

41.3 years
Kentucky median age:

39.2 years
Males: 40,777  (49.9%)
Females: 40,899  (50.1%)
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Average household size:
Bullitt County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $65,560 ($45,106 in 1999)
This county:

$65,560
Kentucky:

$52,295

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $662 (lower quartile is $513, upper quartile is $924)
This county:

$662
State:

$618


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $188,900 (it was $99,400 in 2000)
Bullitt:

$188,900
Kentucky:

$151,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $146,500 - $267,200

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $209,143
Here:

$209,143
State:

$202,714

Townhouses or other attached units: $164,626
Here:

$164,626
State:

$210,849

In 2-unit structures: $121,694
Here:

$121,694
State:

$192,751

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $169,931
Here:

$169,931
State:

$182,394

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $265,673
Here:

$265,673
State:

$142,978

Mobile homes: $51,496
Here:

$51,496
State:

$65,175

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,285
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $457

Institutionalized population: 337

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 151
  • Thefts: 273
  • Auto thefts: 57
Bullitt County, KY map from a distance

Health of residents in Bullitt County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.2. This is significantly worse than average.
66.1% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
47.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
43.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
66.0% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 200 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 169 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 568 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 1998: 619 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 1999: 646 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2000: 633 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2001: 607 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2002: 647 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2003: 790 buildings, average cost: $151,900
  • 2004: 783 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2005: 719 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2006: 552 buildings, average cost: $174,400
  • 2007: 420 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2008: 263 buildings, average cost: $174,000
  • 2009: 257 buildings, average cost: $161,900
  • 2010: 275 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2011: 187 buildings, average cost: $183,400
  • 2012: 259 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2013: 272 buildings, average cost: $177,200
  • 2014: 231 buildings, average cost: $204,900
  • 2015: 332 buildings, average cost: $207,300
  • 2016: 404 buildings, average cost: $211,200
  • 2017: 432 buildings, average cost: $222,400
  • 2018: 379 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2019: 328 buildings, average cost: $255,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Bullitt, KY residents
Average permit cost in Bullitt, KY
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,666 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,600 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Bullitt, KY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Bullitt, KY in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Bullitt, KY in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.0%
Bullitt County:

6.0%
Kentucky:

16.3%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.2% for Black residents, 8.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 94.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 9.5% for other race residents, 9.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.3 years old
(Males: 41.1 years old, Females: 41.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.7 years old, Black residents: 31.2 years old, American Indian residents: 58.6 years old, Asian residents: 41.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.5 years old, Other race residents: 22.2 years old)

Area name: Louisville, KY-IN HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bullitt County is $473 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $563 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $785 a month.

Cities in this county include: Mount Washington, Shepherdsville, Hillview, Brooks, Pioneer Village, Lebanon Junction, Hebron Estates, Fox Chase, Hunters Hollow.

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

2018 air pollution in Bullitt County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.027 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Bullitt County: Omer (A), Camp Judy Layne (B), Twentysix Boat Ramp (C), Henry (D), The Chapel (E), Hickory Grove (F), Wells Station (G), Wrigley Volunteer Fire Department (H), Peddler Gap Volunteer Fire Department (I), Caney Valley Fire Department (J), Peddler Gap 172 Volunteer Fire Department (K), White Oak Volunteer Fire Department (L), 519 / Wrigley Volunteer Fire Department (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bullitt County include: Walnut Grove Church (A), Grassy Lick Church (B), Wells Chapel (C), Jones Creek Enterprise Baptist Church (D), Lacy Creek Church of Enterprise Baptist (E), Blairs Mills Church (F), Lick Branch Community Church (G), Little Caney Church (H), Martha Enterprise Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Perry Cemetery One (1), Oakley Cemetery (2), Hitch Cemetery (3), Neal Cemetery (4), Kidd Cemetery One (5), Kidd Cemetery Two (6), Kidd Family Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Benton Branch (A), White Oak Branch (B), Big Mandy Creek (C), Big Staff Branch (D), Birch Fork (E), Doe Branch (F), Doc Ison Branch (G), Bolin Branch (H), Browns Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bent County, Colorado , Greenbrier County, West Virginia , Dolores County, Colorado , Gray County, Kansas , King George County, Virginia , Williamson County, Illinois , Vernon County, Missouri .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Kentucky:

5.1%

Unemployment by year in Bullitt, KY
County total employment by year in Bullitt, KY
County average yearly wages by year in Bullitt, KY

Current college students: 1,964
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,732 (12.6% naturalized citizens)

Bullitt County:

3.3%
Whole state:

4.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4832010 or later
  • 4492000 to 2009
  • 1971990 to 1999
  • 421980 to 1989
  • 751970 to 1979
  • 159Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 27.5%

Bullitt County marital status for males Bullitt County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 26,352
  • One, attached: 951
  • Two: 273
  • 3 or 4: 1,310
  • 5 to 9: 639
  • 10 to 19: 596
  • 20 to 49: 285
  • 50 or more: 54
  • Mobile homes: 1,807

Housing units in Bullitt County with a mortgage: 16,232 (214 second mortgage, 1,317 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,753

Here:

69.6% with mortgage
State:

56.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Bullitt County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,23962
Catholic3,0543
Mainline Protestant2,12310
Other2914
None49,612-
Bullitt County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Bullitt County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Bullitt County:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Bullitt County:

9.1%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Bullitt County:

31.1%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.8%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Bullitt County:

Average size of farms: 100 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $11,735
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $183.36
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.74%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 51.56%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $15,914
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 31.13%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.20%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $43,507
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.02%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.53
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.29%
Corn for grain: 1897 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 466 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 4744 harvested acres
Vegetables: 10 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 7 acres

Tornado activity:

Bullitt County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 9910279.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 9/29/1972, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bullitt County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 116% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 124.2 miles away from Bullitt County 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 95.1 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 124.2 miles away from the county 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 132.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 114.9 miles away from Bullitt County 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 122.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kentucky Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4497, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, Landslides, And Mudslides, Incident Period: February 21, 2018 - March 21, 2018, FEMA Id: 4361, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: April 02, 2015 to April 17, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4217: May 01, 2015, FEMA Id: 4217, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: March 03, 2015 to March 09, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4218: May 12, 2015, FEMA Id: 4218, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 27, 2009 to February 05, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3302: January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 3302, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to February 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1818: February 05, 2009, FEMA Id: 1818, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Wind Storm associated with Tropical Depression Ike, Incident Period: September 12, 2008 to September 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1802: October 09, 2008, FEMA Id: 1802, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tropical Depression, Wind
  • Kentucky Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3231: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3231, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: May 26, 2004 to June 18, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1523: June 10, 2004, FEMA Id: 1523, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Flooding, Mud and Rock Slides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 04, 2003 to May 27, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1471: June 03, 2003, FEMA Id: 1471, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Bullitt County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Mudslides: 4, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Bullitt

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 20,309 (80.1%)
  • Carpooled: 3,022 (11.9%)
  • Bus: 12 (0.0%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 7 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 303 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 47 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 292 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,359 (5.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (20%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (8%)
  • Korea (6%)
  • Mexico (6%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Cuba (5%)
  • Peru (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Bullitt County


  • American (33%)
  • German (11%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (8%)
  • European (4%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • British (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Bullitt County, Kentucky in 2000:

  • 113 people in nursing homes
  • 57 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 53 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Bullitt County, Kentucky in 2010:

  • 265 people in state prisons
  • 72 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $59,658.

7.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,225 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.40%
Kentucky average:

6.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.05% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($36,891 average AGI)
1.34% relocated from other states ($9,334 average AGI)
Bullitt County:

1.34%
Kentucky average:

2.65%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, KY  4.56% ($47,332 average AGI)
from Nelson County, KY  0.29% ($36,528)
from Hardin County, KY  0.29% ($28,943)
from Spencer County, KY  0.19% ($40,780)
from Clark County, IN  0.12% ($50,216)
from Oldham County, KY  0.07% ($46,636)
from Shelby County, KY  0.07% ($37,429)


7.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.02%
Kentucky average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.79% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($35,375 average AGI)
1.23% relocated to other states ($7,179 average AGI)
Bullitt County:

1.23%
Kentucky average:

2.75%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, KY  3.76% ($42,579 average AGI)
to Nelson County, KY  0.48% ($46,384)
to Hardin County, KY  0.40% ($34,372)
to Spencer County, KY  0.30% ($55,108)
to Clark County, IN  0.15% ($40,533)
to Oldham County, KY  0.10% ($55,310)
to Meade County, KY  0.10% ($26,931)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5

Births per 1000 population in Bullitt County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 7.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Bullitt County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Bullitt County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Bullitt County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Bullitt County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bullitt County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bullitt County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bullitt County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Bullitt County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,260 (6,731 aged, 2,529 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,160 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Bullitt County, Kentucky in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (883)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (713)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (630)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (469)
  • Congestive heart failure (318)
  • Unspecified dementia (300)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (183)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (131)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (117)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (96)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 4%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 993
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 572
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 57

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 102.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 76.9
  • Other - 25.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 81,676
  • Male householders: 16,579 (3,561 living alone), Female householders: 13,974 (3,281 living alone)
  • 16,949 spouses (16,831 opposite-sex spouses), 1,821 unmarried partners, (1,746 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 23,249 children (20,734 natural, 709 adopted, 1,806 stepchildren), 2,863 grandchildren, 603 brothers or sisters, 1,471 parents, 39 foster children, 1,849 other relatives, 1,840 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 439

Size of family households: 9,481 2-persons, 5,883 3-persons, 4,324 4-persons, 1,760 5-persons, 797 6-persons, 248 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,842 1-person, 1,074 2-persons, 67 3-persons, 57 4-persons, 20 5-persons.

9,150 married couples with children.
6,069 single-parent households (2,458 men, 3,611 women).

97.0% of residents of Bullitt speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 42% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (50% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $490,147,000 ($7,355 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $289,118,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $108,403,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $38,251,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $226,000
Federal grants: $26,466,000
Federal procurement contracts: $312,558,000 ($284,842,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,244,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,588,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $69,997,000
Federal Government insurance: $57,514,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 4,027
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,021
Here:

30 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +33
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +5,308
Here:

+78 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Bullitt County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in Bullitt County, Kentucky
  • Year house built in Bullitt County, Kentucky
  • 1,6422014 or later
  • 2,1232010 to 2013
  • 5,0542000 to 2009
  • 8,0131990 to 1999
  • 5,0201980 to 1989
  • 4,5131970 to 1979
  • 2,2451960 to 1969
  • 1,8901950 to 1959
  • 6841940 to 1949
  • 1,0831939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Bullitt County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bullitt County, Kentucky
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bullitt County, Kentucky
  • 681 room
  • 372 rooms
  • 1703 rooms
  • 1,2984 rooms
  • 6,1615 rooms
  • 5,4196 rooms
  • 4,4737 rooms
  • 2,9418 rooms
  • 3,4189+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bullitt County, Kentucky
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bullitt County, Kentucky
  • 1651 room
  • 542 rooms
  • 6263 rooms
  • 2,3184 rooms
  • 1,8315 rooms
  • 7626 rooms
  • 4207 rooms
  • 2808 rooms
  • 1129+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bullitt County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bullitt County, Kentucky
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bullitt County, Kentucky
  • 68no bedroom
  • 1421 bedroom
  • 2,2362 bedrooms
  • 16,1033 bedrooms
  • 4,4344 bedrooms
  • 1,0025+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bullitt County, Kentucky
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bullitt County, Kentucky
  • 191no bedroom
  • 5771 bedroom
  • 2,7852 bedrooms
  • 2,2993 bedrooms
  • 7164 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Bullitt County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Bullitt County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bullitt County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 720no vehicle
  • 4,8471 vehicle
  • 9,9182 vehicles
  • 5,0263 vehicles
  • 2,2374 vehicles
  • 1,2375+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Bullitt County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bullitt County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 752no vehicle
  • 2,2331 vehicle
  • 1,8332 vehicles
  • 1,0623 vehicles
  • 6884 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

88.5% of Bullitt County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in Kentucky.

Bullitt County:

88.5%
State average:

84.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 64,326
  • Other state: 14,462
  • Northeast: 1,884
  • Midwest: 5,986
  • South: 4,748
  • West: 1,844
Year householders moved into unit in Bullitt County, KY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bullitt County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 51.2%Utility gas
  • 39.4%Electricity
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 53.9%Electricity
  • 37.8%Utility gas
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 756
Here:

9.0%
Kentucky:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 453
Here:

11.3%
Kentucky:

13.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 871
Here:

28.4%
Kentucky:

17.7%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Bullitt County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $4,096,000
    Hospital Public: $302,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,276,000
    General Public Buildings: $20,000
    Regular Highways: $16,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,499,000
    Health - Other: $6,044,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,489,000
    Regular Highways: $2,421,000
    Police Protection: $2,326,000
    Central Staff Services: $876,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $791,000
    Financial Administration: $341,000
    General Public Buildings: $279,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $240,000
    Parks and Recreation: $190,000
    Solid Waste Management: $120,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $92,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $88,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $636,000
    Other: $25,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $157,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $20,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,688,000
    Other: $21,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,425,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,035,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $390,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $977,000
    Rents: $48,000
    Sale of Property: $12,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $141,000
    Police Protection: $30,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,000
    General - Other: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,371,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,487,000
    Highways: $1,636,000
    Health and Hospitals: $600,000
    General Local Government Support: $240,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,914,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $2,987,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,456,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $830,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $396,000
    Other License: $272,000
    Corporation License: $116,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,667,000

Bullitt County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $4,096,000
    Hospital Public: $302,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,276,000
    General Public Buildings: $20,000
    Regular Highways: $16,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,499,000
    Health - Other: $6,044,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,489,000
    Regular Highways: $2,421,000
    Police Protection: $2,326,000
    Central Staff Services: $876,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $791,000
    Financial Administration: $341,000
    General Public Buildings: $279,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $240,000
    Parks and Recreation: $190,000
    Solid Waste Management: $120,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $92,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $88,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $636,000
    Other: $25,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $157,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $20,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,688,000
    Other: $21,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,425,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,035,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $390,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $977,000
    Rents: $48,000
    Sale of Property: $12,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $141,000
    Police Protection: $30,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,000
    General - Other: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,371,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,487,000
    Highways: $1,636,000
    Health and Hospitals: $600,000
    General Local Government Support: $240,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,914,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $2,987,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,456,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $830,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $396,000
    Other License: $272,000
    Corporation License: $116,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,667,000

Bullitt County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $4,096,000
    Hospital Public: $302,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,276,000
    General Public Buildings: $20,000
    Regular Highways: $16,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,499,000
    Health - Other: $6,044,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,489,000
    Regular Highways: $2,421,000
    Police Protection: $2,326,000
    Central Staff Services: $876,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $791,000
    Financial Administration: $341,000
    General Public Buildings: $279,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $240,000
    Parks and Recreation: $190,000
    Solid Waste Management: $120,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $92,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $88,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $636,000
    Other: $25,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $157,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $20,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,688,000
    Other: $21,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,425,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,035,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $390,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $977,000
    Rents: $48,000
    Sale of Property: $12,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $141,000
    Police Protection: $30,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,000
    General - Other: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,371,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,487,000
    Highways: $1,636,000
    Health and Hospitals: $600,000
    General Local Government Support: $240,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,914,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $2,987,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,456,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $830,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $396,000
    Other License: $272,000
    Corporation License: $116,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,667,000

Bullitt County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $4,096,000
    Hospital Public: $302,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,276,000
    General Public Buildings: $20,000
    Regular Highways: $16,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,499,000
    Health - Other: $6,044,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,489,000
    Regular Highways: $2,421,000
    Police Protection: $2,326,000
    Central Staff Services: $876,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $791,000
    Financial Administration: $341,000
    General Public Buildings: $279,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $240,000
    Parks and Recreation: $190,000
    Solid Waste Management: $120,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $92,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $88,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $636,000
    Other: $25,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $157,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $20,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,688,000
    Other: $21,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,425,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,035,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $390,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $977,000
    Rents: $48,000
    Sale of Property: $12,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $141,000
    Police Protection: $30,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,000
    General - Other: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,371,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,487,000
    Highways: $1,636,000
    Health and Hospitals: $600,000
    General Local Government Support: $240,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,914,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $2,987,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,456,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $830,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $396,000
    Other License: $272,000
    Corporation License: $116,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,667,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,479
  • Number of aged recipients: 76
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,403
  • Number of recipients under 18: 307
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 989
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 183
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 565
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 695
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED347$136,104370$123,3081,935$136,588111$51,6403$845,333123$86,87834$54,088
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED20$116,65022$102,909117$139,41013$39,2310$05$76,4008$73,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED67$131,71688$89,045781$145,68171$41,6340$031$83,96854$57,093
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN38$144,84245$124,733464$147,39717$49,9411$300,00015$58,4004$67,750
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$135,8469$135,778112$147,9028$74,2500$02$91,5001$12,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED40$166,20062$184,3392$99,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED20$159,00035$174,8001$77,0001$130,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$172,0003$171,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$108,50010$205,9000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$114,0002$327,0000$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bullitt, KY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bullitt, KY - Value
Most common first names in Bullitt County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William41270.1 years
James40170.1 years
Mary38277.1 years
Charles25868.5 years
John25372.4 years
Robert21967.9 years
Joseph13770.3 years
George12672.4 years
Dorothy9877.3 years
Thomas8967.6 years
Most common last names in Bullitt County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12573.1 years
Brown9368.7 years
Miller7971.3 years
Moore7476.1 years
Jones7273.2 years
Johnson6470.4 years
Jackson5868.9 years
Williams5671.8 years
Wilson5268.2 years
Hall5068.5 years
Businesses in Bullitt County, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1Lowe's2
Advance Auto Parts3MasterBrand Cabinets5
Arby's4McDonald's5
AutoZone3Meijer1
Baymont Inn1Motel 61
Best Western1Nike1
Big O Tires2Papa John's Pizza2
Blockbuster2Penske1
Burger King2Pizza Hut1
CVS1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Cracker Barrel1Quiznos1
Cricket Wireless2RadioShack1
Curves2Rite Aid2
Dairy Queen2SONIC Drive-In3
Days Inn1Sleep Inn1
Dennys1Subway9
Econo Lodge1Super 81
FedEx3T-Mobile1
GNC2Taco Bell3
Goodwill1U-Haul4
H&R Block2UPS6
Hilton1Waffle House3
Holiday Inn1Walgreens3
KFC3Walmart1
Kohl's1Wendy's2
Kroger3White Castle1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza3

Bullitt County on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"