Hillview, Kentucky

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Hillview, Kentucky

Introduction to Hillview, Kentucky

Hillview, Kentucky, in Bullitt county, is 13 miles S of Louisville, Kentucky. The city is located in the Louisville metropolitan area. Hillview has a population of 7,037.

Hillview History

Hillview was formerly a rural faming community and remained so for a long time. Recognized as a suburb of Louisville, the city grew through the 1950s and 1960s. In fact, the community started to grow in 1954 with the construction of the Kentucky Turnpike. The larger subdivisions which included Lone Acres, Maryville, and Overdale incorporated to form Hillview in 1974.

Hillview and nearby Attractions

  • Kentucky Derby Museum
  • Taylorsville Lake State Park
  • Thomas Edison House
  • My Old Kentucky Home State Park

Things To Do In Hillview

While in Hillview the history buffs can visit the Farmington Historic Home and Kentucky Derby Museum. My Old Kentucky Home State Park and Taylorsville Lake State Park come with recreational facilities that are enjoyed by the people here. Thomas Edison House is another popular site which is frequently visited by tourists.

Hillview Transportation

Louisville International - Standiford Field Airport is few miles away.

Hillview Higher Education

The various higher education institutes which are near to the city include the University of Louisville, Sullivan University, Jefferson Community College, and Elizabethtown Community College.

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Hillview Low Violent Crime

Comparative Profile of Hillview, Kentucky

Comparing Hillview 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
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Age of the Population 2 1
Well-Paid Single Men 2 5
Female Share of the Population 2 1
Senior Citizens 1 1
Racial Diversity 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 8
People in Middle Class or Better 6 8
Median Family Income 5 8
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 5 4
Working at Home 4 5
Walking and Biking to Work 3 6
Public Transportation Use 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 4
Housing Recently Built 8 8
Affordability of Rents 4 2
People Living Alone 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 6
Low Property Crime 7 4

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Hillview Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 13 miles S of Louisville, Kentucky
County Bullitt
Metro Area Louisville
P.O. Box Zip Codes 40129
Phone Area Codes 502
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.069
Longitude -85.685

Hillview Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.3 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 41 F
Apr Temp 46 to 67 F
Jul Temp 70 to 87 F
Oct Temp 49 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
Distance 24 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
Distance 43.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
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Hillview Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 7,037 100%
Male 3,522 50%
Female 3,515 50%
Under 18 2,018 28.7%
18+ 5,019 71.3%
65+ 388 5.5%
Median Age 31.9
Average Family Size 3.16
White 6,889 97.9%
African-American 26 0.4%
Asian 20 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 33 0.5%
Other 8 0.1%
Mixed Race 61 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 49 0.7%

Estimated Hillview Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 7,349
Growth 312
Growth % 4.4%

Hillview 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
US/American 33.9%
Irish 19.1%
German 14.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.6%
English 8.5%
Italian 2.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Welsh 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Scottish 1.1%
European 1.1%
Norwegian 0.7%
Dutch 0.7%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
British 0.3%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hillview 7,037 $45,594
Jeffersontown 26,633 $60,951
Mount Washington 8,485 $46,507
Shepherdsville 8,334 $40,878
Shively 15,157 $38,652
St. Matthews 15,852 $56,473
West Buechel 1,301 $35,588
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1. New Whiteland, Indiana 89.4   10.8% 9% 9.8% 28 $53,645 7.9% 1.2% 4,579 3% 23.6 0.2% 1.8
2. Carlisle, Ohio 88.1   17.3% 9.3% 6.9% 27 $50,599 6.8% 1.6% 5,121 8.4% 18 0.1% 1.6
3. Mount Washington, Kentucky 87.7   17.8% 8.7% 11.5% 27 $46,507 8.9% 1.7% 8,485 7.9% 12.6 0.1% 0.2
4. Rathdrum, Idaho 87.6   10.9% 4.7% 11.6% 25 $42,652 10% 4.8% 4,816 8.2% 26.6 0.2% 1.9
5. North Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 85   23.2% 11.8% 11.5% 21 $49,946 6.8% 2.1% 4,557 6.9% 24.1 0.2% 1.8
6. Haysville, Kansas 84.9   19.1% 11.4% 13.3% 21 $50,118 8% 6.1% 8,502 4.4% 38.6 0.1% 1.9
7. Rockwood, Michigan 76.9   24.3% 9.4% 10.5% 28 $59,677 6.6% 4.4% 3,442 4% 17.7 0.2% 2
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