Maryhill Estates, Kentucky

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Maryhill Estates, Kentucky
City
Maryhill Estates, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Maryhill Estates, Kentucky
Maryhill Estates, Kentucky
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 38°15′59″N 85°39′10″W / 38.26639°N 85.65278°W / 38.26639; -85.65278Coordinates: 38°15′59″N 85°39′10″W / 38.26639°N 85.65278°W / 38.26639; -85.65278
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Jefferson
Incorporated 1963
Named for the Virgin Mary
Area
 • Total 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
 • Land 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 505 ft (154 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 175
 • Density 3,679.8/sq mi (1,420.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 21-50412
GNIS feature ID 0508552

Maryhill Estates is a 6th-class city in Jefferson County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 175 at the time of the year 2000 U.S. Census.

Maryhill Estates incorporated in 1963 and was developed in the early 1960s. Developer John A. Walser purchased the land from the Archdiocese of Louisville after World War II and named the development after the Virgin Mary.[1]

It is one of numerous small cities in Jefferson County which have resisted annexation or merger. Merger with nearby St. Matthews or Windy Hills has been discussed but not pursued.[2]

Geography[edit]

Maryhill Estates is located at 38°15′59″N 85°39′10″W / 38.26639°N 85.65278°W / 38.26639; -85.65278 (38.266370, -85.652726).[3] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 175 people, 62 households, and 54 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,679.8 people per square mile (1,351.4/km²). There were 63 housing units at an average density of 1,324.7 per square mile (486.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.71% White, 1.14% Asian and 1.14% Pacific Islander.

There were 62 households out of which 38.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 87.1% were married couples living together, 1.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.3% were non-families. 11.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 3.4% from 18 to 24, 20.6% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 23.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 103.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $101,753, and the median income for a family was $104,104. Males had a median income of $71,875 versus $35,417 for females. The per capita income for the city was $30,953. None of the families and 2.2% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 6.1% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1994). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 190. 
  2. ^ Elson, Martha (2003-02-12). "Small-city annexations". Courier-Journal. pp. N1. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.