Rolling Hills, Kentucky

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Not to be confused with the similarly-named city of Rolling Fields, Kentucky, nearby.
Rolling Hills, Kentucky
Rolling Hills, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Rolling Hills, Kentucky
Rolling Hills, Kentucky
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 38°16′58″N 85°34′40″W / 38.28278°N 85.57778°W / 38.28278; -85.57778Coordinates: 38°16′58″N 85°34′40″W / 38.28278°N 85.57778°W / 38.28278; -85.57778
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Jefferson
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Land 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 650 ft (198 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 907
 • Density 5,126.8/sq mi (1,979.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 21-66504
GNIS feature ID 0502298

Rolling Hills is a city in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 907 at the 2000 census.


Rolling Hills is located at 38°16′58″N 85°34′40″W / 38.28278°N 85.57778°W / 38.28278; -85.57778 (38.282670, -85.577770).[1]

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


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 907 people, 385 households, and 259 families residing in the city. The population density was 5,126.8 people per square mile (1,945.5/km²). There were 400 housing units at an average density of 2,261.0 per square mile (858.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.74% White, 6.50% African American, 0.33% Native American, 1.54% Asian, 0.22% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.33% of the population.

There were 385 households out of which 29.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.0% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.5% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 32.9% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 87.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $51,071, and the median income for a family was $57,375. Males had a median income of $40,395 versus $28,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $25,037. About 2.8% of families and 3.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.0% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.