Worthington Hills, Kentucky

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Not to be confused with the city of Worthington, Kentucky, in Greenup Co.
Worthington Hills, Kentucky
Worthington Hills, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Worthington Hills, Kentucky
Worthington Hills, Kentucky
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 38°18′41″N 85°31′39″W / 38.31139°N 85.52750°W / 38.31139; -85.52750Coordinates: 38°18′41″N 85°31′39″W / 38.31139°N 85.52750°W / 38.31139; -85.52750
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Jefferson
Incorporated 1980
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 • Land 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 741 ft (226 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,594
 • Density 5,699.9/sq mi (2,200.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 21-84891
GNIS feature ID 1669524
Website www.worthingtonhillsky.org

Worthington Hills is a home rule-class city[1] in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 1,594 at the 2000 census.

A suburb of Louisville, Worthington Hills was separately incorporated by the state legislature on January 31, 1980.[2]


Worthington Hills is located at 38°18′41″N 85°31′39″W / 38.31139°N 85.52750°W / 38.31139; -85.52750 (38.311389, -85.527500).[3] 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[4] of 2000, there were 1,594 people, 577 households, and 447 families residing in the city. The population density was 5,699.9 people per square mile (2,198.0/km²). There were 589 housing units at an average density of 2,106.2 per square mile (812.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 63.68% White, 30.74% African American, 0.06% Native American, 1.69% Asian, 1.88% from other races, and 1.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.33% of the population.

There were 577 households out of which 44.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.5% were non-families. 17.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 0.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 40.3% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 2.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $56,250, and the median income for a family was $58,500. Males had a median income of $40,278 versus $27,162 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,199. About 3.5% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.8% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "Summary and Reference Guide to House Bill 331 City Classification Reform". Kentucky League of Cities. Retrieved December 30, 2014. 
  2. ^ Commonwealth of Kentucky. Office of the Secretary of State. Land Office. "Worthington Hills, Kentucky". Accessed 29 Jul 2013.
  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.