New Haven, Kentucky

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New Haven, Kentucky
Location of New Haven in Nelson County, Kentucky.
Location of New Haven in Nelson County, Kentucky.
Coordinates: 37°39′33″N 85°35′21″W / 37.65917°N 85.58917°W / 37.65917; -85.58917Coordinates: 37°39′33″N 85°35′21″W / 37.65917°N 85.58917°W / 37.65917; -85.58917
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyNelson
Incorporated1839
Named forNew Haven, Conn.
Area
 • Total0.6 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Land0.6 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
476 ft (145 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total855
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
896
 • Density1,523.0/sq mi (588.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
40051
Area code(s)502
FIPS code21-55758
GNIS feature ID0499330

New Haven is a home rule-class city in Nelson County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 849 at 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

New Haven is located at 37°39′33″N 85°35′21″W / 37.65917°N 85.58917°W / 37.65917; -85.58917 (37.659248, -85.589248).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
187099
1880437341.4%
1890389−11.0%
1900350−10.0%
191040515.7%
1920104−74.3%
193068−34.6%
1940549707.4%
19505632.6%
19601,00979.2%
1970977−3.2%
1980926−5.2%
1990796−14.0%
20008496.7%
20108550.7%
Est. 2016896[1]4.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 849 people, 341 households, and 243 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,523.0 people per square mile (585.4/km²). There were 355 housing units at an average density of 636.8 per square mile (244.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.53% White, 1.06% African American, 0.24% Asian, 0.47% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.18% of the population.

There were 341 households out of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.0% were married couples living together, 20.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.7% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% 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 2.95.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,886, and the median income for a family was $37,875. Males had a median income of $28,456 versus $20,809 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,284. About 17.2% of families and 18.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.7% of those under age 18 and 8.7% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

New Haven has a lending library, a branch of the Nelson County Public Library.[5]

Arts and culture[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "Kentucky Public Library Directory". Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives. Retrieved 7 June 2019.
  6. ^ Kentucky State Symbols Archived 2008-12-22 at the Wayback Machine

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