St. Matthews, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 18,139 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +14.4%
 
Males: 8,661  (47.8%)
Females: 9,478  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

37.6 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 40207.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,362 (it was $42,219 in 2000)
St. Matthews:

$60,362
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $39,747 (it was $28,601 in 2000)

St. Matthews city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $236,482 (it was $127,700 in 2000)
St. Matthews:

$236,482
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $221,838; detached houses: $225,764; townhouses or other attached units: $184,596; in 2-unit structures: $237,291; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $160,559; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $154,710; mobile homes: $35,904; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $146,551

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,029.

March 2019 cost of living index in St. Matthews: 91.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.9%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.2% for Black residents, 23.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 59.2% for American Indian residents, 20.5% for other race residents)
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  • Races in St. Matthews, KY (2017)
    • 14,68980.9%White alone
    • 1,3567.5%Black alone
    • 1,3097.2%Hispanic
    • 3331.8%Asian alone
    • 2831.6%Two or more races
    • 550.3%American Indian alone

Races in St. Matthews detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in St. Matthews by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.5)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(5.7)
2
(11.3)
2
(10.9)
4
(21.2)
1
(5.3)
1
(5.7)
4
(22.7)
1
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(16.7)
1
(5.5)
4
(22.0)
2
(11.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
20
(114.7)
28
(158.4)
35
(191.5)
20
(106.0)
15
(79.4)
16
(90.9)
30
(170.0)
23
(129.4)
26
(144.9)
24
(133.2)
28
(154.5)
17
(93.6)
21
(115.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(68.8)
15
(84.9)
14
(76.6)
3
(15.9)
11
(58.2)
15
(85.3)
6
(34.0)
6
(33.8)
8
(44.6)
14
(77.7)
9
(49.6)
10
(55.1)
14
(76.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
112
(642.1)
128
(724.1)
88
(481.4)
114
(604.1)
124
(656.6)
128
(727.6)
127
(719.5)
129
(726.0)
80
(445.8)
111
(616.1)
83
(457.9)
98
(539.6)
N/A
Thefts
(per 100,000)
664
(3,806)
562
(3,179)
652
(3,567)
638
(3,381)
595
(3,151)
531
(3,018)
565
(3,201)
559
(3,146)
579
(3,227)
586
(3,253)
655
(3,613)
709
(3,904)
740
(4,060)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
44
(252.2)
38
(215.0)
33
(180.5)
24
(127.2)
25
(132.4)
23
(130.7)
21
(119.0)
13
(73.2)
28
(156.0)
61
(338.6)
65
(358.6)
57
(313.8)
83
(455.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)270.1268.6272.3239.6222.3231.0263.8243.9225.1280.3266.0286.7295.2

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City-data.com crime index in St. Matthews, KY

Crime rate in St. Matthews detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 44 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Kentucky average:

1.65
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Ancestries: American (24.7%), German (13.3%), Irish (8.0%), English (6.5%), African (4.8%), Italian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 550 feet

Land area: 4.03 square miles.

Population density: 4,507 people per square mile   (average).

St. Matthews, Kentucky map

1,526 residents are foreign born (3.8% Latin America, 2.2% Asia, 1.9% Africa, 0.9% Europe).

This city:

8.4%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,107 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,775 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (6.0 miles , pop. 256,231).

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

Nearest cities:

Norbourne Estates, KY (0.6 miles ),
Richlawn, KY (0.6 miles ),
Fairmeade, KY (0.6 miles ),
Springlee, KY (0.8 miles ),
Beechwood Village, KY (0.9 miles ),
Broad Fields, KY (0.9 miles ),
Plymouth Village, KY (0.9 miles ),
Woodlawn Park, KY (1.0 miles )

Latitude: 38.25 N, Longitude: 85.64 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +12,707 (+70.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,174 (20.8%)

Distribution of median household income in St. Matthews, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in St. Matthews, KY in 2017
St. Matthews satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Historical population in St. Matthews, KY
Historical housing units in St. Matthews, KY
Most common industries in St. Matthews, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.4%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Public administration (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.7%)
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.0%)
  • Public administration (2.6%)
Most common occupations in St. Matthews, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Computer specialists (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Computer specialists (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Engineers (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Top executives (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Registered nurses (3.8%)

Average climate in St. Matthews, Kentucky

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St. Matthews, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

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

City:

89.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.237. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.237
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.47. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.47
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.949. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.949
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.04
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

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

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the St. Matthews city center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 225 people.

Earthquake activity:

St. Matthews-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 122.5 miles away from the city 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 92.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 127.6 miles away from St. Matthews 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 117.7 miles away from St. Matthews center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 120.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 96.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers near St. Matthews:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - ST MATTHEWS (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • BAPTIST HEALTH LOUISVILLE Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • DAVITA - SHELBYVILLE ROAD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WESTPORT PLACE HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • MASONIC HOME OF LOUISVILLE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MASONIC HOME, KY)
  • TEN BROECK DUPONT INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • FMC - SUBURBAN (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)

Amtrak station near St. Matthews:

  • 7 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 St. Matthews:

  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 3 miles; Louisville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,360)
  • Sullivan University (about 3 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Bellarmine University (about 4 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 7 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • University of Louisville (about 7 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 12 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 40 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,762)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in St. Matthews: Charter Louisville Behavioral Health System (A), Saint Matthews Fire Department Station 1 (B), Kentucky Habitat For Humanity (C), Saint Matthews Eline Branch Library Louisville Free Public Library (D), Zoe Well Center (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Liberty Plaza Shopping Center (1), Holiday Manor Shopping Center (2), Chenoweth Square Shopping Center (3), Bluegrass Manor Shopping Center (4), Springs Station Shopping Center (5), Shelbyville Road Plaza Shopping Center (6), Saint Matthews Pavilion Shopping Center (7), Mall Saint Matthews Shopping Center (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in St. Matthews include: Lutheran Brotherhood Church (A), Second Church of Christ Scientist (B), Saint Matthews United Methodist Church (C), Saint Matthews Missionary Baptist Church (D), Saint Matthews Episcopal Church (E), Our Lady of Lourdes Church (F), Bethel Saint Paul United Church of Christ (G), Beargrass Christian Church (H), Jacobs Well Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Breckinridge Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Birthplace of: Richard Taylor (general) - Confederate Army general.

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

45.3%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
267 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
4 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in St. Matthews in 2000:

  • 344 people in nursing homes
  • 47 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in St. Matthews (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: St. Matthews Branch at 4111 Shelbyville Road, branch established on 1961/11/24. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Republic Bank & Trust Company: Baptist East Branch at 3950 Kresge Way, branch established on 1996/07/22. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $3,310.3 mil, Deposits: $1,691.4 mil, headquarters in Louisville, KY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Republic Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in St. Matthews:

Marital status in St. Matthews, KY
  • Never married: 33.6%
  • Now married: 41.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

For population 25 years and over in St. Matthews:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - St. Matthews
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for St. Matthews, KY (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant180,149384
Catholic120,62060
Mainline Protestant48,598129
Black Protestant35,30570
Other19,94758
Orthodox1,1803
None335,297-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 127
This county:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 50
This county:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 195
Jefferson County:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.6%
Kentucky:

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

13.4%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.5%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
St. Matthews:

52.8%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
St. Matthews:

19.6%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.6%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
St. Matthews:

32.0%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
St. Matthews:

60.8%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
St. Matthews:

80.6%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of St. Matthews, KY Residents

St. Matthews government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $575,000 ($31.70)
    Public Welfare - Other: $102,000 ($5.62)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,880,000 ($213.90)
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,104,000 ($171.12)
    Central Staff Services: $839,000 ($46.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $67,000 ($3.69)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($0.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $896,000 ($49.40)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $40,000 ($2.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $218,000 ($12.02)
    Public Welfare - Other: $91,000 ($5.02)
    Regular Highways: $77,000 ($4.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000 ($2.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,139,000 ($228.18)

St. Matthews government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $69,000 ($3.80)
    Parking Facilities: $5,000 ($0.28)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $17,000 ($0.94)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $159,000 ($8.77)
    Rents: $88,000 ($4.85)
    Fines and Forfeits: $25,000 ($1.38)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($0.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $667,000 ($36.77)
    Other: $165,000 ($9.10)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $6,885,000 ($379.57)
    Property: $2,221,000 ($122.44)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,638,000 ($90.30)
    Public Utilities Sales: $132,000 ($7.28)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $59,000 ($3.25)
    Other License: $20,000 ($1.10)

St. Matthews government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,637,000 ($1027.45)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,248,000 ($1006.01)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,761,000 ($207.34)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,761,000 ($207.34)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $389,000 ($21.45)

St. Matthews government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,838,000 ($873.15)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,761,000 ($207.34)

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

Here:

5.23%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

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

0.02%
Kentucky average:

0.03%

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


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

Here:

5.50%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

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

0.04%
Kentucky average:

0.04%

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

Businesses in St. Matthews, KY

  • McDonald's: 2

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Matthews:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFIA (900 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTMT (620 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: JEFFERSON B/CASTING CMPANY, INC.)
  • WLOU (1350 AM; 2 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAVG (1450 AM; 1 kW; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: SUNNYSIDE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WXLN (1570 AM; 2 kW; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDRD (680 AM; 1 kW; NEWBURG, KY; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Matthews:

  • WMJM (101.3 FM; JEFFERSONTOWN, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKA (103.1 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPTI (103.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTFX-FM (100.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFPK (91.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUOL-FM (90.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WXMA (102.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WDJX (99.7 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WVEZ (106.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVI (105.9 FM; VALLEY STATION, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WSFR (107.7 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQMF (95.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W284AD (104.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WLRS (105.1 FM; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WFIA-FM (94.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WJZL (93.1 FM; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZKF (98.9 FM; SALEM, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around St. Matthews:

  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WVHF-LP (Channel 5; JEFFERSONVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WBXV-CA (Channel 13; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJYL-CA (Channel 45; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WKPC-TV (Channel 15; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUC'L. TV)
  • WKMJ-TV (Channel 68; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBNA (Channel 21; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W50CI (Channel 50; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of St. Matthews fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 285ft / 86.7mTotal length
  • $1,527,000Total costs
  • 891,525Total average daily traffic
  • 69,582Total average daily truck traffic
  • 497,440Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in St. Matthews, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 71960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 161990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for St. Matthews, KY

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 5027 Shelbyville Road (Lat: 38.250278 Lon: -85.623056), Call Sign: WQBC841,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 09/21/2004, Expiration Date: 09/21/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/22/2014, Certifier: Beth Cotner, Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 partial 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED68$166,134119$159,640434$165,54417$96,0883$9,993,46029$136,676
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$113,9603$101,70023$174,7802$19,4950$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$141,34617$129,078112$169,22814$65,3640$03$121,693
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$151,14910$172,10477$174,7263$85,3230$03$259,337
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$140,0553$139,14331$176,7021$63,2400$01$138,830

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0078.00 , 0098.00, 0099.00, 0100.01, 0100.04, 0101.01, 0105.00, 0106.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$184,61817$210,002
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$119,5803$314,410
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$159,1804$148,515
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$116,6102$168,040
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0078.00 , 0098.00, 0099.00, 0100.01, 0100.04, 0101.01, 0105.00, 0106.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in St. Matthews, KY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in St. Matthews, KY - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in St. Matthews, KY
  • 70.7%Utility gas
  • 29.0%Electricity
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in St. Matthews, KY
  • 63.2%Electricity
  • 34.8%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke


St. Matthews compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

St. Matthews on our top lists:

  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (1,000+ students)"
  • #18 (40207) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most beauty salons in 2005"
  • #56 (40207) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most offices of physicians in 2005"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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