Simpsonville, Kentucky

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City of Simpsonville
City
Location of Simpsonville, Kentucky
Location of Simpsonville, Kentucky
Coordinates: 38°13′6″N 85°21′11″W / 38.21833°N 85.35306°W / 38.21833; -85.35306Coordinates: 38°13′6″N 85°21′11″W / 38.21833°N 85.35306°W / 38.21833; -85.35306
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Shelby
Incorporated 1833[1]
Government
 • Mayor Steve Eden
Area
 • Total 2.2 sq mi (3.5 km2)
 • Land 2.2 sq mi (3.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 797 ft (243 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,484
 • Density 1,129.1/sq mi (709.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 40067
Area code(s) 502
FIPS code 21-70752
GNIS feature ID 0503542
Website www.cityofsimpsonvilleky.com

Simpsonville is a 5th-class city in Shelby County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 2,484 during the 2010 U.S. Census.[2]

Geography[edit]

Simpsonville is located at 38°13′6″N 85°21′11″W / 38.21833°N 85.35306°W / 38.21833; -85.35306 (38.218373, -85.353058).[3] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), of which 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (1.50%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,281 people, 489 households, and 352 families residing in the city. The population density was 980.9 people per square mile (377.6/km²). There were 517 housing units at an average density of 395.9 per square mile (152.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 85.87% White, 6.01% African American, 0.47% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 5.62% from other races, and 1.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.49% of the population.

There were 489 households out of which 44.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 13.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.0% were non-families. 23.3% 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 2.62 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.7% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 38.1% from 25 to 44, 16.5% from 45 to 64, and 8.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 91.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $45,000, and the median income for a family was $52,560. Males had a median income of $34,688 versus $27,431 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,443. About 7.7% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.3% of those under age 18 and 7.2% of those age 65 or over.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Commonwealth of Kentucky. Office of the Secretary of State. Land Office. "Simpsonville, Kentucky". Accessed 26 Aug 2013.
  2. ^ http://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/docs/gazetteer/2010_place_list_21.txt
  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. 

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