Taylorsville, Kentucky

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Taylorsville, Kentucky

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Taylorsville Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Taylorsville Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Taylorsville, Kentucky

Comparing Taylorsville 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
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Racial Diversity 8 9
Age of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 5 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 2 2
Median Family Income 2 3
People Above Poverty 1 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 7
Working at Home 3 4
Short Commute Times 3 1
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 9
Affordability of Rents 9 8
Housing Recently Built 6 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 7 6
Low Violent Crime 5 4

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Taylorsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 27 miles SE of Louisville, Kentucky
County Spencer
Standard Zip Codes 40071
Phone Area Codes 502
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.031
Longitude -85.342

Taylorsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14 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 15 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 36 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
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Taylorsville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,009 100%
Male 424 42%
Female 585 58%
Under 18 217 21.5%
18+ 792 78.5%
65+ 239 23.7%
Median Age 40.7
Average Family Size 2.83
White 909 90.1%
African-American 79 7.8%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 4 0.4%
Mixed Race 17 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 18 1.8%

Estimated Taylorsville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,173
Growth 164
Growth % 16.3%

Taylorsville 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 48.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.7%
German 9.6%
Irish 9.2%
English 7.7%
Scotch-Irish 2.5%
Dutch 1%
Polish 0.7%
Scottish 0.4%
Swiss 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Italian 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Taylorsville 1,009 $30,000
Bardstown 10,374 $41,065
Bloomfield 855 $40,109
Jeffersontown 26,633 $60,951
Mount Washington 8,485 $46,507
Shelbyville 10,085 $44,481
Simpsonville 1,281 $52,560

Taylorsville Public Libraries

Spencer County Public Library
Taylorsville, Kentucky
(502) 477-8137
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Taylorsville High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

Serves 651 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.2

A Non-traditional School
Serves 18 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9

Taylorsville Colleges

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1. Temple, Oklahoma 85.5   34.6% 22.5% 7.1% 26 $24,688 6.5% 24.3% 1,146 29.5% 12.2 0.5% 2.6
2. Ringling, Oklahoma 85.3   36.2% 21.7% 7.3% 30 $29,219 6.7% 12.6% 1,135 24% 15 0.7% 0.9
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