Crestwood, Kentucky

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Crestwood, Kentucky

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High Points

Crestwood strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kentucky):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Crestwood Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Crestwood College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Crestwood Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Crestwood, Kentucky

Comparing Crestwood to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kentucky (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Racial Diversity 8 7
Female Share of the Population 7 5
Male Share of the Population 4 6
Age of the Population 3 3
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 8
Portion of People Married 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 8
College Educated Adults 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
People Above Poverty 8 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 7 7
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Working at Home 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Housing Recently Built 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
People Living Alone 5 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 2
Affordability of Rents 4 3

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Crestwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 16 miles E of Louisville, Kentucky
County Oldham
Metro Area Louisville
Standard Zip Codes 40014
Phone Area Codes 502
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.324
Longitude -85.472

Crestwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 41 to 68 F
Jul Temp 63 to 89 F
Oct Temp 42 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.4 inches
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 62 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 69 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Distance 35.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 50 inches
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Crestwood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,999 100%
Male 946 47.3%
Female 1,053 52.7%
Under 18 518 25.9%
18+ 1,481 74.1%
65+ 189 9.5%
Median Age 35
Average Family Size 3.02
White 1,895 94.8%
African-American 43 2.2%
Asian 12 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.4%
Other 22 1.1%
Mixed Race 20 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 63 3.2%

Estimated Crestwood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,250
Growth 251
Growth % 12.6%

Crestwood Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 20.7%
US/American 20.5%
English 16.6%
Irish 13.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.4%
Italian 2.9%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Polish 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Swedish 1.5%
British 1%
Welsh 0.8%
Swiss 0.8%
Dutch 0.5%
Czech 0.4%
French Canadian 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
European 0.3%
South African 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Lebanese 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Crestwood, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Ballardsville (40014)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Crestwood 1,999 $55,000
Anchorage 2,264 $147,050
Goshen 907 $65,417
La Grange 5,676 $46,194
Middletown 5,744 $61,667
Pewee Valley 1,436 $81,639
Prospect 4,657 $124,131

Crestwood Public Libraries

Oldham County Public Library
P.O. BOX 406
Crestwood, Kentucky
(502) 241-9899
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Crestwood High Schools (2004)

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Serves 997 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.9

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