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Overview

Introduction to Hillview, Kentucky

Hillview, Kentucky, in Bullitt county, is 13 miles S of Louisville, Kentucky. The city is located in the Louisville metropolitan area.

Hillview History

Hillview was formerly a rural farming community and remained so for a long time. Recognized as a suburb of Louisville, the city grew through the 1950s and 1960s. In fact, the community started to grow in 1954 with the construction of the Kentucky Turnpike. The larger subdivisions which included Lone Acres, Maryville, and Overdale incorporated to form Hillview in 1974.

Hillview and nearby Attractions

  • Kentucky Derby Museum
  • Taylorsville Lake State Park
  • Thomas Edison House
  • My Old Kentucky Home State Park

Things To Do In Hillview

While in Hillview the history buffs can visit the Farmington Historic Home and Kentucky Derby Museum. My Old Kentucky Home State Park and Taylorsville Lake State Park come with recreational facilities that are enjoyed by the people here. Thomas Edison House is another popular site which is frequently visited by tourists.

Hillview Transportation

Louisville International - Standiford Field Airport is few miles away.

Hillview Higher Education

The various higher education institutes which are near to the city include the University of Louisville, Sullivan University, Jefferson Community College, and Elizabethtown Community College.

People

Total Population 7,904
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 13.6%
Employed Population 16+ 3,713
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 47.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,911
% Above Poverty Level 91.2%
% Below Poverty Level 8.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 1%

Housing

People Living Alone 23.3%
Median Gross Rent $867
Median House Value $111,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.8%
Irish 20.9%

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

Hillview Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 13 miles S of Louisville, Kentucky
County Bullitt
Metro Area Louisville
P.O. Box Zip Codes 40129
Phone Area Codes 502
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.069
Longitude -85.685

Hillview 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 8.3 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 BARDSTOWN 5 E
Distance 24 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
Station SCOTTSBURG
Distance 43.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Jeffersontown 26,953 $74,963
Mount Washington 13,736 $70,495
Shepherdsville 11,695 $52,780
Shively 15,570 $42,236
St. Matthews 17,837 $72,458
West Buechel 1,196 $33,200

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

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