New Haven, Kentucky

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New Haven, Kentucky

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 17% New Haven Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of New Haven, Kentucky

Comparing New Haven 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Racial Diversity 6 4
Senior Citizens 6 5
Female Share of the Population 6 4
Male Share of the Population 5 7
Well-Paid Single Men 3 5
Age of the Population 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 8
Portion of People Married 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 5 7
Median Family Income 4 6
People Above Poverty 3 5
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 3 2
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 8
Affordability of Rents 7 6
Housing Recently Built 7 5
People Living Alone 5 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4

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New Haven Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 42 miles S of Louisville, Kentucky
County Nelson
Standard Zip Codes 40051
Phone Area Codes 502
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.657
Longitude -85.591

New Haven Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 43 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 49.2 inches
Distance 15.8 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
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New Haven Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 849 100%
Male 408 48.1%
Female 441 51.9%
Under 18 230 27.1%
18+ 619 72.9%
65+ 134 15.8%
Median Age 34.9
Average Family Size 2.95
White 828 97.5%
African-American 9 1.1%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 4 0.5%
Mixed Race 6 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 1.2%

Estimated New Haven Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 864
Growth 15
Growth % 1.8%

New Haven 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 30.3%
English 20.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 19%
Irish 15.3%
German 9.8%
Scottish 2.4%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Italian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Howardstown (40051)
Trappist (40051)

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)
New Haven 849 $37,875
Bardstown 10,374 $41,065
Elizabethtown 22,542 $45,399
Hodgenville 2,874 $37,125
Lebanon Junction 1,801 $38,021
Loretto 623 $34,792
Raywick 144 $41,250
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