Bremen, Kentucky

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Bremen, Kentucky
City
Location of Bremen, Kentucky
Location of Bremen, Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°21′48″N 87°13′3″W / 37.36333°N 87.21750°W / 37.36333; -87.21750Coordinates: 37°21′48″N 87°13′3″W / 37.36333°N 87.21750°W / 37.36333; -87.21750
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Muhlenberg
Area
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Land 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 459 ft (140 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 365
 • Density 619.1/sq mi (239.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 42325
Area code(s) 270
FIPS code 21-09406
GNIS feature ID 0487858

Bremen is a 6th-class city in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 365 at the 2000 census. The city was settled by German immigrants who named it after Bremen, Germany.[1]

Geography[edit]

Bremen is located at 37°21′48″N 87°13′3″W / 37.36333°N 87.21750°W / 37.36333; -87.21750 (37.363240, -87.217510).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 365 people, 164 households, and 110 families residing in the city. The population density was 619.1 people per square mile (238.9/km²). There were 183 housing units at an average density of 310.4 per square mile (119.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.08% White, and 1.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.27% of the population.

There were 164 households out of which 24.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 13.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.9% were non-families. 28.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.74.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.8% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 20.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 82.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,136, and the median income for a family was $36,094. Males had a median income of $24,712 versus $19,844 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,959. About 10.6% of families and 10.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.8% of those under age 18 and 7.8% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dictionary of Places: Bremen". Encyclopedia of Kentucky. New York, New York: Somerset Publishers. 1987. ISBN 0-403-09981-1. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.