Green Spring, Kentucky

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Green Spring, Kentucky
Location of Green Spring in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Location of Green Spring in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Green Spring is located in Kentucky
Green Spring
Green Spring
Location within the state of Kentucky
Green Spring is located in the US
Green Spring
Green Spring
Green Spring (the US)
Coordinates: 38°19′1″N 85°36′52″W / 38.31694°N 85.61444°W / 38.31694; -85.61444Coordinates: 38°19′1″N 85°36′52″W / 38.31694°N 85.61444°W / 38.31694; -85.61444
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.27 sq mi (0.69 km2)
 • Land0.27 sq mi (0.69 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
617 ft (188 m)
 • Total715
 • Estimate 
 • Density2,682/sq mi (1,035.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
FIPS code21-32986
GNIS feature ID1669503

Green Spring is a home rule-class city in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 715 at the 2010 census.[2]

It was formally incorporated by the state assembly in 1974.[3]


Green Spring is located in northern Jefferson County at 38°19′1″N 85°36′52″W / 38.31694°N 85.61444°W / 38.31694; -85.61444 (38.316962, -85.614420).[4] It is bordered to the north by Prospect and on all other sides by consolidated Louisville/Jefferson County. Interstate 265 (Gene Snyder Freeway) forms the northern border of the city. Downtown Louisville is 11 miles (18 km) to the southwest.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Green Spring has a total area of 0.27 square miles (0.7 km2), all land.[2]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016738[1]3.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 759 people, 255 households, and 239 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,901.9 people per square mile (1,127.1/km²). There were 257 housing units at an average density of 982.6 per square mile (381.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.41% White, 3.43% African American, 2.37% Asian, and 0.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.79% of the population.

There were 255 households out of which 41.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 87.1% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 5.9% were non-families. 4.3% 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 2.98 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the city, the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 4.6% from 18 to 24, 21.3% from 25 to 44, 39.7% from 45 to 64, and 6.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $100,846, and the median income for a family was $101,499. Males had a median income of $72,000 versus $36,563 for females. The per capita income for the city was $37,458. None of the families and 0.1% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.


  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Greenspring city, Kentucky". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  3. ^ Commonwealth of Kentucky. Office of the Secretary of State. Land Office. "Green Spring, Kentucky". Accessed 28 July 2013.
  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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