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Oldham County, Kentucky (KY)

County population in 2016: 65,560 (80% urban, 20% rural); it was 46,178 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 13,266
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,374
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,888
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,791 (it was 1,968 in 2000)
% of renters here:

13%
State:

31%

Land area: 189 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 347 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Oldham County: 89.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (30.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.4%), Manufacturing (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 22%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Oldham County, Kentucky:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (88.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Asian alone (1.3%)
Median resident age:  38.4 years
Kentucky median age:  38.7 years
Males: 33,660  (51.3%)
Females: 31,900  (48.7%)
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Oldham County,KY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Oldham County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $90,341 ($63,229 in 1999)

This county:

$90,341
Kentucky:

$46,659

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $687 (lower quartile is $556, upper quartile is $883)
This county:

$687
State:

$555


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $265,900 (it was $158,700 in 2000)
Oldham:

$265,900
Kentucky:

$135,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $184,700 - $375,500

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $336,476
Here:

$336,476
State:

$185,270

Townhouses or other attached units: $172,487
Here:

$172,487
State:

$180,051

In 2-unit structures: $369,330
Here:

$369,330
State:

$185,308

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $207,871
Here:

$207,871
State:

$194,195

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $140,196
Here:

$140,196
State:

$156,371

Mobile homes: $54,047
Here:

$54,047
State:

$53,080
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,542
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $557

Institutionalized population: 4,511
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 561 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2001: 589 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2002: 572 buildings, average cost: $224,000
  • 2003: 659 buildings, average cost: $229,100
  • 2004: 742 buildings, average cost: $218,300
  • 2005: 592 buildings, average cost: $252,300
  • 2006: 481 buildings, average cost: $255,500
  • 2007: 358 buildings, average cost: $258,800
  • 2008: 174 buildings, average cost: $272,500
  • 2009: 111 buildings, average cost: $218,000
  • 2010: 111 buildings, average cost: $227,300
  • 2011: 144 buildings, average cost: $203,100
  • 2012: 167 buildings, average cost: $207,600
  • 2013: 204 buildings, average cost: $206,400
  • 2014: 215 buildings, average cost: $269,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,740 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,549 (1.0%)

Oldham County household income distribution in 2009 Oldham County home values distribution Oldham County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 6.4%
Oldham County:

6.4%
Kentucky:

18.5%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.7% for Black residents, 20.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.3% for American Indian residents, 12.2% for other race residents, 13.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 38.4 years old
(Males: 38.0 years old, Females: 39.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.3 years old, Black residents: 35.9 years old, American Indian residents: 44.1 years old, Asian residents: 31.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.6 years old, Other race residents: 32.9 years old)

Area name: Louisville, KY-IN HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Oldham 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: La Grange, Buckner, Crestwood, Pewee Valley, Orchard Grass Hills, Goshen, Park Lake, River Bluff, Westport.

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

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Neighboring counties: Bath County, Virginia , Prince George's County, Maryland , Kanawha County, West Virginia , Rice County, Kansas , Riley County, Kansas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,972
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 41.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,288 (36.6% naturalized citizens)

Oldham County:

3.5%
Whole state:

3.5%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 301
  • 2000 to 2009: 692
  • 1990 to 1999: 424
  • 1980 to 1989: 145
  • 1970 to 1979: 116
  • Before 1970: 110
Note: State values scaled to Oldham County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 33.2%

Oldham County marital status for males Oldham County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 18,087
  • One, attached: 331
  • Two: 70
  • 3 or 4: 451
  • 5 to 9: 896
  • 10 to 19: 451
  • 20 to 49: 160
  • 50 or more: 88
  • Mobile homes: 1,154

Housing units in Oldham County with a mortgage: 12,010 (182 second mortgage, 1,862 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,025

Here:

70.6% with mortgage
State:

58.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Oldham County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,26642
Catholic7,4642
Mainline Protestant6,82714
Other1,3155
None32,444-
Oldham 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: 3
Oldham County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Oldham County:

3.05 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Oldham County:

9.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Oldham County:

29.1%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.6%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Oldham County:

Average size of farms: 130 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $44,214
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $429.99
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 27.44%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 57.88%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $51,018
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 33.30%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $43,565
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.99%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.15
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 7.38%
Corn for grain: 3543 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1164 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 6244 harvested acres
Vegetables: 43 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 32 acres

Earthquake activity:

Oldham County-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 77% smaller 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 82.6 miles away from Oldham County 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, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 132.2 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 135.2 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, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 129.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.8 miles away from Oldham County 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) earthquake occurred 130.2 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 12, 2011 to May 20, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1976: May 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 1976, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, 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 And Flooding, Incident Period: February 18, 2000 to March 02, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1320: February 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1320, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 1997 to March 31, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1163: March 04, 1997, FEMA Id: 1163, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Kentucky Blizzard, Incident Period: January 05, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1089: January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: 1089, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • Kentucky SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: December 12, 1978, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-568: December 12, 1978, FEMA Id: 568, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Oldham County (11) is near the US average (13).
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 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (28%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • India (7%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (4%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • Romania (3%)
  • Russia (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Oldham County (%):

  • American (27%)
  • German (15%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • European (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Oldham County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,931 (80.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,269 (7.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 91 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 139 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 31 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 232 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 1,842 (10.6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 3,396 people in state prisons
  • 208 people in nursing homes
  • 94 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 91 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 68 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 4,084 people in state prisons
  • 295 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 132 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 42 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $91,077.

7.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($68,669 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.18%
Kentucky average:

6.18%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.78% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($39,366 average AGI)
2.40% relocated from other states ($29,303 average AGI)
Oldham County:

2.40%
Kentucky average:

2.68%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, KY  3.35% ($66,295 average AGI)
from Henry County, KY  0.35% ($36,580)
from Fayette County, KY  0.13% ($47,000)
from Shelby County, KY  0.13% ($62,269)
from Clark County, IN  0.09% ($34,588)
from Trimble County, KY  0.08% ($29,063)
from Bullitt County, KY  0.08% ($53,067)


7.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($57,899 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.53%
Kentucky average:

6.19%


0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($798 average AGI)
Oldham County:

0.06%
Kentucky average:

0.04%

4.70% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($26,470 average AGI)
2.77% relocated to other states ($30,631 average AGI)
Oldham County:

2.77%
Kentucky average:

2.68%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, KY  3.13% ($42,733 average AGI)
to Henry County, KY  0.41% ($32,487)
to Shelby County, KY  0.23% ($53,600)
to Trimble County, KY  0.18% ($36,250)
to Fayette County, KY  0.15% ($36,400)
to Clark County, IN  0.15% ($47,172)
to Bullitt County, KY  0.13% ($47,160)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8

Births per 1000 population in Oldham County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 5.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Oldham County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Oldham County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Oldham County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Oldham County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,321 (4,465 aged, 856 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,180 (8%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Oldham County, Kentucky in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (460)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (387)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (219)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (212)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (200)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (174)
  • Unspecified dementia (136)
  • Congestive heart failure (102)
  • Chronic ischaemic heart disease, unspecified (92)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (88)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.92
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,415
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 157
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 31,036

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,091
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 536
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 2

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 58

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 2
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 107.2. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 65,560
  • In family households: 56,724 (8,955 male householders, 8,111 female householders)
    14,818 spouses, 21,694 children (20,491 natural, 297 adopted, 906 stepchildren), 1,021 grandchildren, 260 brothers or sisters, 798 parents, 695 other relatives, 372 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,814 (1,906 male householders (1,794 living alone)), 2,208 female householders (1,908 living alone)), 700 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,022

Size of family households: 6,904 2-persons, 3,431 3-persons, 4,493 4-persons, 1,757 5-persons, 401 6-persons, 80 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,702 1-person, 340 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 51 4-persons.

12,835 married couples with children.
2,451 single-parent households (689 men, 1,762 women).

95.3% of residents of Oldham speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (73% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (53% speak English very well, 47% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $97,915,000 ($1,879 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,354,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $55,204,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $21,811,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $505,000
Federal grants: $13,549,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,454,000 ($172,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,392,000 ($29,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,647,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $28,051,000
Federal Government insurance: $49,557,000

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

Births: 2,875
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,408
Here:

26 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +147
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +5,376
Here:

+100 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Oldham County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.94 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 189
  • 2010 to 2013: 1,000
  • 2000 to 2009: 5,552
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,319
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,391
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,768
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,243
  • 1950 to 1959: 552
  • 1940 to 1949: 51
  • 1939 or earlier: 623
Note: State values scaled to Oldham population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Oldham County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Oldham County population
  • 1 room: 85
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 30
  • 4 rooms: 443
  • 5 rooms: 1,892
  • 6 rooms: 3,051
  • 7 rooms: 2,959
  • 8 rooms: 1,463
  • 9+ rooms: 7,112
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 46
  • 4 rooms: 1,524
  • 5 rooms: 1,111
  • 6 rooms: 641
  • 7 rooms: 325
  • 8 rooms: 268
  • 9+ rooms: 230
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Oldham County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Oldham County population
  • no bedroom: 85
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,121
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,376
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,439
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3,014
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 207
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,189
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,437
  • 4 bedrooms: 206
  • 5+ bedrooms: 106
Cars and other vehicles available in Oldham County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Oldham County population
  • no vehicle: 83
  • 1 vehicle: 2,776
  • 2 vehicles: 8,764
  • 3 vehicles: 3,665
  • 4 vehicles: 1,401
  • 5+ vehicles: 346
  • no vehicle: 239
  • 1 vehicle: 1,378
  • 2 vehicles: 2,170
  • 3 vehicles: 251
  • 4 vehicles: 107
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

87% of Oldham County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Kentucky.

Oldham County:

87.1%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 40,360
  • Other state: 22,326
  • Northeast: 3,704
  • Midwest: 10,082
  • South: 5,554
  • West: 2,986

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Oldham County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (49.3%)
  • Electricity (42.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.8%)
  • Wood (1.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)
  • Electricity (61.2%)
  • Utility gas (30.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.4%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 428
Here:

5.2%
Kentucky:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,061
Here:

20.4%
Kentucky:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 594
Here:

24.9%
Kentucky:

17.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Oldham County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,787,000
    Water Utilities: $3,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,925,000
    Police Protection: $2,203,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,607,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,013,000
    Regular Highways: $933,000
    Parks and Recreation: $578,000
    General Public Buildings: $452,000
    Financial Administration: $384,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $324,000
    Transit Utilities: $200,000
    Health - Other: $197,000
    Solid Waste Management: $183,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $181,000
    Water Utilities: $127,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $65,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,911,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $465,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $122,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $308,000
    General - Other: $295,000
    Police Protection: $152,000
    General Public Building: $67,000
    Parks and Recreation: $54,000
    Health - Other: $23,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,301,000

Oldham County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,363,000
    Parks and Recreation: $287,000
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $906,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $329,000
    All Other: $166,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,358,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $852,000
    Sale of Property: $423,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,244,000
    Highways: $787,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,760,000
    NEC: $2,622,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $149,000
    Other Selective Sales: $65,000

Oldham County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $158,948,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $158,948,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,480,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,815,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,265,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $600,000

Oldham County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,826,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $158,948,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 411
  • Number of aged recipients: 39
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 372
  • Number of recipients under 18: 89
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 249
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 73
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 141
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 187
Oldham County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Oldham County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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 ORIGINATED238$181,160447$228,7052,242$218,74190$110,0112$236,50062$153,38714$84,643
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$182,77838$198,342164$226,70717$95,7650$07$230,14312$26,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED57$172,80768$208,235699$209,76456$55,4460$022$145,36413$48,077
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN32$158,96952$236,654439$222,9274$154,2501$2,000,00014$180,2863$94,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$164,85710$305,000133$227,1437$140,1430$01$44,0003$107,000
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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED53$230,73656$236,4460$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$218,36824$219,9171$209,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$186,80011$241,2731$45,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$195,6004$277,5001$45,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$45,0002$217,0001$45,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Oldham County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary23280.7 years
William21273.6 years
James19670.4 years
John17572.9 years
Robert14572.8 years
Charles13474.3 years
George9175.4 years
Joseph7675.5 years
Elizabeth7181.5 years
Margaret6978.2 years
Most common last names in Oldham County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9274.6 years
Brown6278.5 years
Miller4576.0 years
Taylor4177.0 years
Johnson3875.7 years
Jones3673.9 years
Thompson3381.7 years
Hall3277.8 years
Clark2873.0 years
Williams2772.4 years
Businesses in Oldham County, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts2Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Arby's1McDonald's3
Best Western1Nike1
Big O Tires1Papa John's Pizza2
Burger King1Penske1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Cracker Barrel1SONIC Drive-In1
Cricket Wireless2Sprint Nextel1
Dairy Queen3Starbucks2
Domino's Pizza3Subway6
Dunkin Donuts2Super 81
FedEx4T-Mobile2
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul4
Goodwill2UPS9
H&R Block2Waffle House1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens3
Jimmy John's7Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Kroger2YMCA1