North Middletown, Kentucky

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North Middletown, Kentucky
City
Main Street downtown
Main Street downtown
Location of North Middletown in Bourbon County, Kentucky.
Location of North Middletown in Bourbon County, Kentucky.
Coordinates: 38°8′40″N 84°6′29″W / 38.14444°N 84.10806°W / 38.14444; -84.10806Coordinates: 38°8′40″N 84°6′29″W / 38.14444°N 84.10806°W / 38.14444; -84.10806
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Bourbon
Incorporated 1819[1]
Area
 • Total 0.33 sq mi (0.86 km2)
 • Land 0.33 sq mi (0.86 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 915 ft (279 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 643
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 646
 • Density 1,931/sq mi (745.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 40357
Area code(s) 859
FIPS code 21-56820
GNIS feature ID 0499581

North Middletown is a home rule-class city in Bourbon County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 643 as of the 2010 census.[3] North Middletown is part of the Lexington-Fayette Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

North Middletown was incorporated in 1818; the prefix "North" was intended to avoid repetition with similarly-named Middletown, Kentucky.[4] A post office called North Middletown has been in operation since 1819.[5]

Geography[edit]

North Middletown is located at 38°8′40″N 84°6′29″W / 38.14444°N 84.10806°W / 38.14444; -84.10806 (38.144514, -84.108148)[6] in southeastern Bourbon County. U.S. Route 460 (Main Street) passes through the center of town, leading northwest 10 miles (16 km) to Paris, the county seat, and 12 miles (19 km) southeast to Mount Sterling.

According to the United States Census Bureau, North Middletown has a total area of 0.33 square miles (0.86 km2), all land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1830195
1870320
188037717.8%
189049631.6%
1900484−2.4%
1910390−19.4%
1920339−13.1%
193040018.0%
1940376−6.0%
1950319−15.2%
1960291−8.8%
197043348.8%
198063747.1%
1990602−5.5%
2000562−6.6%
201064314.4%
Est. 2016646[2]0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 562 people, 217 households, and 156 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,918.8 people per square mile (748.2/km²). There were 234 housing units at an average density of 798.9 per square mile (311.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.98% White, 1.60% African American, 0.18% from other races, and 1.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.71% of the population.

There were 217 households out of which 36.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% were married couples living together, 13.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 22.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the city, the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 31.5% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,038, and the median income for a family was $37,000. Males had a median income of $31,042 versus $21,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,606. About 11.8% of families and 14.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.1% of those under age 18 and 35.0% of those age 65 or over.

Notable residents[edit]

  • Ryan Bradley, 2017 GreenBiz Sustainability 30 under 30 award winner.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Commonwealth of Kentucky. Office of the Secretary of State. Land Office. "North Middletown, Kentucky". Accessed 15 September 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): North Middletown city, Kentucky". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 21, 2013. 
  4. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (28 August 2013). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 377. ISBN 0-8131-4401-9. 
  5. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 13 November 2017. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.