Houston Acres, Kentucky

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Houston Acres, Kentucky
Location of Houston Acres in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Location of Houston Acres in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Houston Acres is located in Kentucky
Houston Acres
Houston Acres
Location within the state of Kentucky
Houston Acres is located in the United States
Houston Acres
Houston Acres
Houston Acres (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°12′59″N 85°36′49″W / 38.21639°N 85.61361°W / 38.21639; -85.61361Coordinates: 38°12′59″N 85°36′49″W / 38.21639°N 85.61361°W / 38.21639; -85.61361
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.14 sq mi (0.37 km2)
 • Land0.14 sq mi (0.37 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
581 ft (177 m)
 • Total507
 • Estimate 
 • Density3,589/sq mi (1,385.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
FIPS code21-38170
GNIS feature ID0494645

Houston Acres is a home rule-class city in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 507 at the 2010 census.[2]


Houston Acres is located in east-central Jefferson County at 38°12′59″N 85°36′49″W / 38.21639°N 85.61361°W / 38.21639; -85.61361 (38.216270, -85.613560).[3] It is bordered to the west by Louisville, to the north by Cambridge, and on its remaining sides by consolidated Louisville/Jefferson County. Kentucky Route 155 (Taylorsville Road) runs along the northern border of the city, leading west 2 miles (3 km) to Interstate 264 and east 1.5 miles (2.4 km) to Forest Hills. Downtown Louisville is 8 miles (13 km) northwest of Houston Acres.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.14 square miles (0.37 km2), all land.[2]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016504[1]−0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 491 people, 219 households, and 151 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,323.7 people per square mile (1,263.8/km²). There were 226 housing units at an average density of 1,529.8 per square mile (581.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.78% White, 0.41% African American, 0.61% Asian, 0.20% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.20% of the population.

There were 219 households out of which 22.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.3% were married couples living together, 13.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% were non-families. 25.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.70.

In the city, the population was spread out with 19.3% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 23.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $46,875, and the median income for a family was $50,417. Males had a median income of $48,750 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $26,277. About 1.6% of families and 2.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 3.4% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Houston Acres city, Kentucky". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved June 1, 2018.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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