Richlawn, Kentucky

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Richlawn, Kentucky
Location of Richlawn in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Location of Richlawn in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Richlawn is located in Kentucky
Location within the state of Kentucky
Richlawn is located in the United States
Richlawn (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°15′19″N 85°38′28″W / 38.25528°N 85.64111°W / 38.25528; -85.64111Coordinates: 38°15′19″N 85°38′28″W / 38.25528°N 85.64111°W / 38.25528; -85.64111
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Land0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
538 ft (164 m)
 • Total405
 • Estimate 
 • Density4,002/sq mi (1,545.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
FIPS code21-65208
GNIS feature ID0501826

Richlawn is a home rule-class city in eastern Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 405 at the 2010 census,[2] down from 454 at the 2000 census. It is surrounded by the larger city of St. Matthews.


Richlawn is located in northern Jefferson County at 38°15′19″N 85°38′28″W / 38.255320°N 85.641239°W / 38.255320; -85.641239.[3] U.S. Route 60 (Shelbyville Road) forms the southern boundary of the community. Downtown Louisville is 6 miles (10 km) to the west.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Richlawn has a total area of 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2), all land.[2]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016418[1]3.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 454 people, 194 households, and 135 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,447.2 people per square mile (1,752.9/km²). There were 198 housing units at an average density of 1,939.5 per square mile (764.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.48% White, 2.20% African American, 0.44% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.22% from other races, and 0.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.42% of the population.

There were 194 households out of which 28.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.9% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the city, the population was spread out with 22.0% under the age of 18, 3.3% from 18 to 24, 32.4% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $66,071, and the median income for a family was $75,000. Males had a median income of $52,083 versus $36,875 for females. The per capita income for the city was $29,429. None of the families and 0.4% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.


The current mayor of Richlawn is Alicia Nordmann.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Richlawn city, Kentucky". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved June 18, 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". Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
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