Worthington Hills, Kentucky

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Worthington Hills, Kentucky
Location of Worthington Hills in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Location of Worthington Hills in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Worthington Hills is located in Kentucky
Worthington Hills
Worthington Hills
Location within the state of Kentucky
Worthington Hills is located in the US
Worthington Hills
Worthington Hills
Worthington Hills (the US)
Coordinates: 38°18′41″N 85°31′39″W / 38.31139°N 85.52750°W / 38.31139; -85.52750Coordinates: 38°18′41″N 85°31′39″W / 38.31139°N 85.52750°W / 38.31139; -85.52750
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.25 sq mi (0.64 km2)
 • Land0.25 sq mi (0.64 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
741 ft (226 m)
 • Total1,446
 • Estimate 
 • Density5,846/sq mi (2,257.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
FIPS code21-84891
GNIS feature ID1669524

Worthington Hills is a home rule-class city[2] in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 1,446 at the 2010 census,[3] down from 1,594 at the 2000 census.

A suburb of Louisville, Worthington Hills was separately incorporated by the state legislature on January 31, 1980.[4]


Worthington Hills is located in northeastern Jefferson County at 38°18′41″N 85°31′39″W / 38.31139°N 85.52750°W / 38.31139; -85.52750 (38.311389, -85.527500).[5] It is bordered to the north and east by Coldstream and otherwise by consolidated Louisville/Jefferson County. Downtown Louisville is 15 miles (24 km) to the southwest.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.64 km2), all land.[3]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20161,481[1]2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 1,594 people, 577 households, and 447 families residing in the city. The population density was 5,699.9 people per square mile (2,198.0/km²). There were 589 housing units at an average density of 2,106.2 per square mile (812.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 63.68% White, 30.74% African American, 0.06% Native American, 1.69% Asian, 1.88% from other races, and 1.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.33% of the population.

There were 577 households out of which 44.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.5% were non-families. 17.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 0.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the city, the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 40.3% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 2.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $56,250, and the median income for a family was $58,500. Males had a median income of $40,278 versus $27,162 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,199. About 3.5% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.8% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ "Summary and Reference Guide to House Bill 331 City Classification Reform" (PDF). Kentucky League of Cities. Retrieved December 30, 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Worthington Hills city, Kentucky". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved June 25, 2018.
  4. ^ Commonwealth of Kentucky. Office of the Secretary of State. Land Office. "Worthington Hills, Kentucky". Accessed 29 July 2013.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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