Lyndon, Kentucky

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Lyndon, Kentucky

Introduction to Lyndon, Kentucky

Lyndon, Kentucky, in Jefferson county, is 8 miles E of Louisville, Kentucky. The city is in the Louisville area. There are 9,369 residents in Lyndon.

Lyndon History

According to the Kentucky Historical Society and the Kentucky Department of Highways, an early settler called Alvin Wood named this community in the year 1871. It is believed that the city has derived its name from the Lynn Station, which was located near the Beargrass Creek. The city became a busy hub of education and business in the late nineteenth century.

Lyndon and nearby Attractions

  • Frazier Historical Arms Museum
  • Zachary Taylor House
  • Falls of the Ohio State Park
  • Riverside, the Farnsley - Moremen Landing
  • Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site

Things To Do In Lyndon

Tourist can take a look at the Frazier Historical Arms Museum to check out the arms and ammunitions used by the early settlers of the area. Tourists can also enjoy water sports on the Ohio River and walk along the Farnsley - Moremen Landing that runs along the river. In addition, the city organizes a number of recreational events all through the year.

Lyndon Transportation

Air transportation can be availed from Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport.

Lyndon Higher Education

Higher educational facilities are available at University of Louisville, Spalding University, Jefferson Community College, and Bellarmine University.

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 6% Lyndon Well-Paid Single Men
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 10% Lyndon Racial Diversity
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Lyndon Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 14% Lyndon College Educated Adults
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 19% Lyndon Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Lyndon, Kentucky

Comparing Lyndon 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 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 10
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Racial Diversity 7 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 7
Senior Citizens 3 2
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Age of the Population 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 1 1
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 9
People Above Poverty 8 9
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
Median Family Income 6 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 7
Public Transportation Use 6 8
Walking and Biking to Work 5 9
Working at Home 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
Housing Recently Built 9 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 2
Affordability of Rents 5 2

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Lyndon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 8 miles E of Louisville, Kentucky
County Jefferson
Metro Area Louisville
Standard Zip Codes 40222, 40241, 40242
P.O. Box Zip Codes 40252
Phone Area Codes 502
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.256
Longitude -85.601

Lyndon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.8 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 22.2 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 32.7 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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Lyndon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 9,369 100%
Male 4,612 49.2%
Female 4,757 50.8%
Under 18 1,824 19.5%
18+ 7,545 80.5%
65+ 1,066 11.4%
Median Age 33.2
Average Family Size 2.76
White 8,022 85.6%
African-American 854 9.1%
Asian 199 2.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 26 0.3%
Other 108 1.2%
Mixed Race 155 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 262 2.8%

Estimated Lyndon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 10,248
Growth 879
Growth % 9.4%

Lyndon 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 22.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.2%
Irish 14.4%
US/American 11.7%
English 9.6%
Italian 3.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Scottish 1.8%
European 1.5%
Polish 1.4%
Swedish 0.9%
Dutch 0.9%
Welsh 0.6%
French Canadian 0.6%
Russian 0.5%
Nigerian 0.5%
British 0.4%
Lebanese 0.4%
Swiss 0.3%
Latvian 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Yugoslavian 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
Luxemburger 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lyndon 9,369 $52,013
Anchorage 2,264 $147,050
Glenview 558 $183,800
Jeffersontown 26,633 $60,951
Middletown 5,744 $61,667
St. Matthews 15,852 $56,473
West Buechel 1,301 $35,588

Wal-mart in Lyndon

(As of 2006)
3706 Diann Marie Road
(502) 326-9166
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