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Overview

Introduction to Lyndon, Kentucky

Lyndon, Kentucky, in Jefferson county, is 8 miles E of Louisville, Kentucky. The city is in the Louisville area.

Lyndon History

According to the Kentucky Historical Society and the Kentucky Department of Highways, an early settler called Alvin Wood named this community in the year 1871. It is believed that the city has derived its name from the Lynn Station, which was located near the Beargrass Creek. The city became a busy hub of education and business in the late nineteenth century.

Lyndon and nearby Attractions

  • Frazier Historical Arms Museum
  • Zachary Taylor House
  • Falls of the Ohio State Park
  • Riverside, the Farnsley - Moremen Landing
  • Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site

Things To Do In Lyndon

Tourist can take a look at the Frazier Historical Arms Museum to check out the arms and amunitions used by the early settlers of the area. Tourists can also enjoy water sports on the Ohio River and walk along the Farnsley - Moremen Landing that runs along the river. In addition, the city organizes a number of recreational events all through the year.

Lyndon Transportation

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

Lyndon Higher Education

Higher educational facilities are available at University of Louisville, Spalding University, Jefferson Community College, and Bellarmine University.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,310
Male Share of the Population48.7%
Female Share of the Population51.3%
Senior Citizens14.3%
Employed Population 16+6,241
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married44.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher42.6%
Median Earnings25+$39,169
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,477
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,889

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,558
% Above Poverty Level90.5%
% Below Poverty Level9.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone43.3%
Median Gross Rent$868
Median House Value$173,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)29%
Irish11.2%
English10.2%
Italian2.5%
Scottish2.4%
French Except Basque1.9%
African1.8%
Arab1.5%
Dutch0.8%
Ghanaian0.8%
West Indian0.8%
Swiss0.7%
Welsh0.7%
Norwegian0.7%
Lithuanian0.6%
Iranian0.6%
Canadian0.6%
Polish0.5%
Russian0.4%
Lebanese0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Jamaican0.3%
Nigerian0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Greek0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Ethiopian0.2%
Albanian0.1%
German0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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Lyndon Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jefferson County
Standard Zip Codes40242, 40222, 40241
P.O. Box Zip Codes40252
Phone Area Codes502
Time ZoneAmerica/Kentucky/Louisville
Approximate Latitude38.22
Approximate Longitude-85.74

Lyndon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationLOUISVILLE STANDIFORD AP
Distance8.8 miles
Jan Temp25 to 41 F
Apr Temp46 to 67 F
Jul Temp70 to 87 F
Oct Temp49 to 68 F
Annual Precip44.5 inches
StationSHELBYVILLE 1 E
Distance22.2 miles
Jan Temp19 to 40 F
Apr Temp38 to 67 F
Jul Temp62 to 88 F
Oct Temp40 to 69 F
Annual Precip48 inches
StationBARDSTOWN 5 E
Distance32.7 miles
Jan Temp24 to 41 F
Apr Temp44 to 67 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip50 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Anchorage2,091$186,250
Glenview481$239,375
Jeffersontown27,395$73,440
Middletown7,773$83,417
St. Matthews17,930$75,463
West Buechel1,175$33,542
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