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Overview

Introduction to Middletown, Kentucky

Middletown, Kentucky, in Jefferson county, is 12 miles E of Louisville, Kentucky. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Louisville metropolitan area.

Middletown History

The city of Middletown is located in Jefferson County and is a part of the Louisville metro area. The was so named due to its location between Louisville and Shelbyville. The city was incorporated in the year 1797. Middleton is known for its unique mixture of the old and the rapidly growing community. This close - knit community nurtures the artistic spirit in its community. Previously sparsely populated, this historic city has gradually evolved in to a populous city.

Middletown and nearby Attractions

  • Louisville Slugger Museum
  • Broad Run Vineyards and Winery
  • Taylorsville Lake State Park
  • Riverside, the Farnsley - Moremen Landing
  • Falls of the Ohio State Park

Things To Do In Middletown

Tourists can visit the fall of the Ohio State Park that offers facilities for fishing, hiking, fossil viewing, and bird watching. Tourists can also visit the Kentucky Derby Museum that also organizes walking tours under the grandstand and through the paddock. Riverside, the Farnsley - Moremen Landing is also a pleasant site to visit. One can spend the free hours at the Taylorsville Lake State Park.

Middletown Transportation

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

Middletown Higher Education

Higher educational opportunities are available from University of Louisville, Sullivan University, Indiana University Southeast, and Bellarmine University.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,773
Male Share of the Population47.5%
Female Share of the Population52.5%
Senior Citizens19.4%
Employed Population 16+3,964
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married51%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher43.3%
Median Earnings25+$41,959
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$51,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$83,417
% Above Poverty Level89.6%
% Below Poverty Level10.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone34.7%
Median Gross Rent$964
Median House Value$198,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)27.3%
German18.3%
Irish13.1%
English12.6%
French Except Basque2.6%
Polish2.5%
Swedish2.4%
Scottish2.1%
Italian1.6%
Hungarian1.1%
Dutch1%
Welsh0.8%
Czech0.6%
Lebanese0.5%
Arab0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Austrian0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Slovene0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Croatian0.2%
Canadian0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
African0.1%
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Middletown Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jefferson County
Standard Zip Codes40243
P.O. Box Zip Codes40253
Phone Area Codes502
Time ZoneAmerica/Kentucky/Louisville
Approximate Latitude38.22
Approximate Longitude-85.74

Middletown 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
Distance11.4 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
Distance18.7 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
Distance30.8 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
Crestwood4,768$104,917
Jeffersontown27,395$73,440
Lyndon11,310$63,558
Pewee Valley1,617$115,625
St. Matthews17,930$75,463

Middletown Public Schools

Crosby Middle School
303 Gatehouse Ln
ZIP: 40243
(502) 485-8235
Middle
Total Enrollment 1419
Eastern High
12400 Old Shelbyville Rd
ZIP: 40243
(502) 485-8243
High
Total Enrollment 2065
Hite Elementary School
12408 Old Shelbyville Rd
ZIP: 40243
(502) 485-8267
Primary
Total Enrollment 497
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