Hurstbourne Acres, Kentucky

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Not to be confused with the similarly-named city of Hurstbourne, Kentucky.
Hurstbourne Acres, Kentucky
Hurstbourne Acres, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Hurstbourne Acres, Kentucky
Hurstbourne Acres, Kentucky
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 38°13′13″N 85°35′26″W / 38.22028°N 85.59056°W / 38.22028; -85.59056Coordinates: 38°13′13″N 85°35′26″W / 38.22028°N 85.59056°W / 38.22028; -85.59056
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Jefferson
Incorporated 1963
Named for a neighboring community
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Land 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 666 ft (203 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,504
 • Density 4,623.6/sq mi (1,785.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 21-38818
GNIS feature ID 0494848

Hurstbourne Acres is a home rule-class city[1] in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 1,504 at the 2000 census.


Hurstbourne Acres is located at 38°13′13″N 85°35′26″W / 38.22028°N 85.59056°W / 38.22028; -85.59056 (38.220270, -85.590489).[2] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all land.


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,504 people, 909 households, and 309 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,623.6 people per square mile (1,759.7/km²). There were 1,071 housing units at an average density of 3,292.4 per square mile (1,253.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 80.78% White, 8.44% African American, 0.33% Native American, 7.45% Asian, 1.00% from other races, and 1.99% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.86% of the population.

There were 909 households out of which 11.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 25.9% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 66.0% were non-families. 54.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.65 and the average family size was 2.49.

In the city the population was spread out with 11.6% under the age of 18, 18.0% from 18 to 24, 43.2% from 25 to 44, 16.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 99.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $39,211, and the median income for a family was $58,125. Males had a median income of $38,558 versus $30,184 for females. The per capita income for the city was $27,238. About 2.0% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "Summary and Reference Guide to House Bill 331 City Classification Reform" (PDF). Kentucky League of Cities. Retrieved December 30, 2014. 
  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.