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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.

People

Total Population 11,244
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 14.1%
Employed Population 16+ 6,064
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 47.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 40%
Median Earnings25+ $36,394
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,709
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,857

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,515
% Above Poverty Level 88.9%
% Below Poverty Level 11.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation 2.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 40%
Median Gross Rent $859
Median House Value $168,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 30.5%
US/American 0%
English 11.4%
Irish 11.3%

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

Lyndon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 8 miles E of Louisville, Kentucky
County Jefferson
Metro Area Louisville
Standard Zip Codes 40222, 40241, 40242
P.O. Box Zip Codes 40252
Phone Area Codes 502
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.256
Longitude -85.601

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)

Station LOUISVILLE STANDIFORD AP
Distance 8.8 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 SHELBYVILLE 1 E
Distance 22.2 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
Station BARDSTOWN 5 E
Distance 32.7 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Anchorage 2,172 $184,808
Glenview 460 $234,643
Jeffersontown 26,953 $74,963
Middletown 7,788 $86,667
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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