Simpsonville, Kentucky

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Simpsonville, Kentucky

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Simpsonville Racial Diversity
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Simpsonville Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Simpsonville Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Simpsonville, Kentucky

Comparing Simpsonville 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 10 10
Racial Diversity 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Female Share of the Population 6 4
Male Share of the Population 5 7
Age of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 9
Portion of People Married 6 8


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 7
Short Commute Times 6 4
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Working at Home 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Affordability of Rents 6 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 3
People Living Alone 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2

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Simpsonville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 22 miles E of Louisville, Kentucky
County Shelby
Standard Zip Codes 40067
Phone Area Codes 502
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.222
Longitude -85.355

Simpsonville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.6 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 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 66 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 43.5 inches
Distance 28.1 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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Simpsonville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,281 100%
Male 612 47.8%
Female 669 52.2%
Under 18 393 30.7%
18+ 888 69.3%
65+ 102 8%
Median Age 32.3
Average Family Size 3.09
White 1,100 85.9%
African-American 77 6%
Asian 7 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.5%
Other 72 5.6%
Mixed Race 19 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 96 7.5%

Estimated Simpsonville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,369
Growth 88
Growth % 6.9%

Simpsonville 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 25.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.3%
German 18.5%
Irish 13.2%
English 9.4%
Scotch-Irish 2%
Italian 1.9%
Polish 1.6%
European 1.5%
Scottish 1.4%
African 0.8%
Canadian 0.6%
Liberian 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Dutch 0.4%
Portuguese 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Simpsonville 1,281 $52,560
Anchorage 2,264 $147,050
Crestwood 1,999 $55,000
Jeffersontown 26,633 $60,951
Middletown 5,744 $61,667
Pewee Valley 1,436 $81,639
Shelbyville 10,085 $44,481
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