Hollow Creek, Kentucky

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Hollow Creek, Kentucky
Hollow Creek, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Hollow Creek, Kentucky
Hollow Creek, Kentucky
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 38°9′2″N 85°37′29″W / 38.15056°N 85.62472°W / 38.15056; -85.62472Coordinates: 38°9′2″N 85°37′29″W / 38.15056°N 85.62472°W / 38.15056; -85.62472
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Jefferson
Incorporated 1971
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Land 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 633 ft (193 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 815
 • Density 3,661.1/sq mi (1,413.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 21-37576
GNIS feature ID 1669493

Hollow Creek is a 5th-class city in Jefferson County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 815 at the 2000 U.S. census.


Hollow Creek is located at 38°9′2″N 85°37′29″W / 38.15056°N 85.62472°W / 38.15056; -85.62472 (38.150664, -85.624853).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 815 people, 309 households, and 262 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,661.2 people per square mile (1,430.3/km²). There were 315 housing units at an average density of 1,415.0 per square mile (552.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.74% White, 4.54% African American, 0.74% Native American, and 0.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.49% of the population.

There were 309 households out of which 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.1% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.9% were non-families. 13.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.9% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 33.3% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 98.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $67,875, and the median income for a family was $70,625. Males had a median income of $47,500 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $25,508. None of the families and 0.4% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 1.6% of those over 64.