Coldstream, Kentucky

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Coldstream, Kentucky
Location of Coldstream in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Location of Coldstream in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Coldstream is located in Kentucky
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coldstream is located in the United States
Coldstream (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°19′1″N 85°31′44″W / 38.31694°N 85.52889°W / 38.31694; -85.52889Coordinates: 38°19′1″N 85°31′44″W / 38.31694°N 85.52889°W / 38.31694; -85.52889
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
 • Land0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
755 ft (230 m)
 • Total1,100
 • Estimate 
 • Density5,003/sq mi (1,931.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
FIPS code21-16395
GNIS feature ID1669499

Coldstream is a home rule-class city[2] in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 1,100 at the 2010 census,[3] up from 956 at the 2000 census.


Coldstream is located in northeastern Jefferson County at 38°19′1″N 85°31′44″W / 38.31694°N 85.52889°W / 38.31694; -85.52889 (38.317031, -85.528809).[4] It is bordered to the northeast by Orchard Grass Hills in Oldham County and to the south by Worthington Hills. Kentucky Route 22 (Ballardsville Road) forms the northern border of the community, leading east 3 miles (5 km) to Crestwood and west 2 miles (3 km) to Interstate 265, the outer beltway around Louisville. Downtown Louisville is 14 miles (23 km) southwest of Coldstream.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the community has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.6 km2), of which 0.3 acres (1,361 m2), or 0.24%, are water.[3]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20161,157[1]5.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 956 people, 322 households, and 278 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,333.9 people per square mile (1,677.8/km²). There were 325 housing units at an average density of 1,473.3 per square mile (570.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 67.89% White, 26.67% Black or African American, 2.09% Asian, 2.09% from other races, and 1.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.14% of the population.

There were 322 households out of which 49.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.3% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.4% were non-families. 10.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the city, the population was spread out with 31.0% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 36.6% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 1.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $60,192, and the median income for a family was $61,528. Males had a median income of $39,844 versus $29,297 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,810. About 1.1% of families and 1.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.4% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Coldstream city, Kentucky". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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