Barbourmeade, Kentucky

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Barbourmeade, Kentucky
Location of Barbourmeade in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Location of Barbourmeade in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Barbourmeade is located in Kentucky
Location within the state of Kentucky
Barbourmeade is located in the US
Barbourmeade (the US)
Coordinates: 38°18′1″N 85°35′59″W / 38.30028°N 85.59972°W / 38.30028; -85.59972Coordinates: 38°18′1″N 85°35′59″W / 38.30028°N 85.59972°W / 38.30028; -85.59972
CountryUnited States
 • TypeCommission
 • MayorKim Holsclaw
 • Total0.39 sq mi (1.02 km2)
 • Land0.39 sq mi (1.02 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation630 ft (192 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total1,218
 • Estimate (2016)[1]1,256
 • Density3,088/sq mi (1,192.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code40241
Area code(s)502
FIPS code21-03556
GNIS feature ID0486328

Barbourmeade is a home rule-class city[2] in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States. It was formally incorporated by the state assembly in 1962.[3] The population was 1,218 at the 2010 census.[4]

The community derives its name from Thomas and Richard Barbour, early settlers.[5] Barbourmeade incorporated as a city in 1962.[6]


Barbourmeade is located in northeastern Jefferson County at 38°18′1″N 85°35′59″W / 38.30028°N 85.59972°W / 38.30028; -85.59972 (38.300219, -85.599695).[7] It is bordered to the northeast by Brownsboro Farm, to the southeast by Manor Creek, Broeck Pointe and Goose Creek, to the west by Spring Valley, and to the north, east, and south by Louisville. Interstate 71 runs along the northern border of Barbourmeade (but with no direct access), and Kentucky Route 22 (Brownsboro Road) forms part of the southern border. Downtown Louisville is 10 miles (16 km) to the southwest, and Crestwood is 8 miles (13 km) to the northeast up Route 22.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Barbourmeade has a total area of 0.39 square miles (1.02 km2), all land.[4]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20161,256[1]3.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 1,260 people, 506 households, and 400 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,908.7 people per square mile (1,131.4/km²). There were 516 housing units at an average density of 1,191.2 per square mile (463.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.87% White, 2.38% Black or African American, 0.95% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.63% of the population.

There were 506 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.7% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.8% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the city, the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 3.3% from 18 to 24, 19.8% from 25 to 44, 33.7% from 45 to 64, and 20.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $71,711, and the median income for a family was $78,414. Males had a median income of $56,563 versus $36,458 for females. The per capita income for the city was $32,865. About 0.5% of families and 0.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty-five or over.


  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ "Summary and Reference Guide to House Bill 331 City Classification Reform" (PDF). Kentucky League of Cities. Retrieved December 30, 2014.
  3. ^ Commonwealth of Kentucky. Office of the Secretary of State. Land Office. "Barbourmeade, Kentucky". Accessed 15 July 2013.
  4. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Barbourmeade city, Kentucky". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 23, 2018.
  5. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1994). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 13.
  6. ^ "Kentucky Land Office database". Kentucky Secretary of State. Archived from the original on 2012-06-09. Retrieved 2011-11-17.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.