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Overview

Introduction to Middletown, Kentucky

Middletown, Kentucky, in Jefferson county, is 12 miles E of Louisville, Kentucky. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Louisville metropolitan area.

Middletown History

The city of Middletown is located in Jefferson County and is a part of the Louisville metro area. The was so named due to its location between Louisville and Shelbyville. The city was incorporated in the year 1797. Middleton is known for its unique mixture of the old and the rapidly growing community. This close - knit community nurtures the artistic spirit in its community. Previously sparsely populated, this historic city has gradually evolved in to a populous city.

Middletown and nearby Attractions

  • Louisville Slugger Museum
  • Broad Run Vineyards and Winery
  • Taylorsville Lake State Park
  • Riverside, the Farnsley - Moremen Landing
  • Falls of the Ohio State Park

Things To Do In Middletown

Tourists can visit the fall of the Ohio State Park that offers facilities for fishing, hiking, fossil viewing, and bird watching. Tourists can also visit the Kentucky Derby Museum that also organizes walking tours under the grandstand and through the paddock. Riverside, the Farnsley - Moremen Landing is also a pleasant site to visit. One can spend the free hours at the Taylorsville Lake State Park.

Middletown Transportation

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

Middletown Higher Education

Higher educational opportunities are available from University of Louisville, Sullivan University, Indiana University Southeast, and Bellarmine University.

People

Total Population 7,788
Male Share of the Population 48.1%
Female Share of the Population 51.9%
Senior Citizens 20.3%
Employed Population 16+ 3,746
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 52%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 46.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $86,667
% Above Poverty Level 90.7%
% Below Poverty Level 9.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.6%
Median Gross Rent $968
Median House Value $192,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.1%
US/American 0%
English 12%
Irish 11.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Middletown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 12 miles E of Louisville, Kentucky
County Jefferson
Metro Area Louisville
Standard Zip Codes 40243
P.O. Box Zip Codes 40253
Phone Area Codes 502
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.245
Longitude -85.538

Middletown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LOUISVILLE STANDIFORD AP
Distance 11.4 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
Station SHELBYVILLE 1 E
Distance 18.7 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
Station BARDSTOWN 5 E
Distance 30.8 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Anchorage 2,172 $184,808
Crestwood 4,705 $96,840
Jeffersontown 26,953 $74,963
Lyndon 11,244 $62,515
Pewee Valley 1,615 $109,097
St. Matthews 17,837 $72,458

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Middletown High Schools

EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL
12400 OLD SHELBYVILLE RD
502-485-8243
Serves 1,815 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.5

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