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Overview

Introduction to Radcliff, Kentucky

Radcliff, Kentucky is 30 miles S of Louisville, Kentucky. It is in Hardin county.

Radcliff History

The city of Radcliff was incorporated in 1956. It was formed in 1919, when Horace McCullum sold several sub - divided lots in an auction. Radcliff derived its name from McCullum’s friend Major William Radcliffe, who was the head of the Quartermaster Corps at Camp Henry Knox. In the 1930s, Fort Knox expanded and dislocated Stithton and New Stithton. This led to the businessmen and residents of those communities shift to Radcliff. The fire department of the city was established in the year 1955. Radcliff is well known for having the largest number of fast food restaurants within 1 square mile in the U.S.

Radcliff and nearby Attractions

  • Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site
  • Corydon Capitol Historic Site
  • My Old Kentucky Home State Park
  • Louisville Zoo
  • Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom

Things To Do In Radcliff

The visitors to the city can visit the Saunders Spring Nature Preserve and can enjoy the facilities offered by Duvall Park. They may also visit the local churches like the Stovall Church, Stithon Church, Mill Creek Church, and Saint Christophers Church. Tourists can also plan a trip to the Thomas Edison House and Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site. The Louisville Zoo can also be visited while in the city.

Radcliff Transportation

Louisville International is the nearest airport.

Radcliff Higher Education

Elizabethtown Community College, University of Louisville, and Jefferson Community College offer higher educational opportunities.

Demographics

People

Total Population22,806
Male Share of the Population48.2%
Female Share of the Population51.8%
Senior Citizens12.3%
Employed Population 16+9,754
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married48.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.4%
Median Earnings25+$26,741
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,946
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,607

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,460
% Above Poverty Level80.1%
% Below Poverty Level19.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone28%
Median Gross Rent$714
Median House Value$122,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)42.3%
German14%
Irish11.3%
English4.5%
Italian2.2%
Polish2%
Scottish1.7%
French Except Basque1.3%
African1.3%
Dutch1.2%
West Indian0.9%
Norwegian0.7%
Turkish0.5%
Canadian0.4%
Swiss0.3%
US Virgin Isl0.3%
Arab0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Ghanaian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Greek0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Haitian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Russian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Iraqi0.1%
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Radcliff Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hardin County
Standard Zip Codes40160
P.O. Box Zip Codes40159
Phone Area Codes270, 502
Time ZoneAmerica/Kentucky/Louisville
Approximate Latitude37.82
Approximate Longitude-85.94

Radcliff Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationELIZABETHTOWN WP 2
Distance9.7 miles
Jan Temp21 to 40 F
Apr Temp42 to 65 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip49.2 inches
StationHODGENVILLE-LINCOLN NP
Distance24.3 miles
Jan Temp25 to 43 F
Apr Temp44 to 69 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 70 F
Annual Precip51.5 inches
StationLOUISVILLE STANDIFORD AP
Distance26.5 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ekron214$31,806
Elizabethtown29,835$61,601
Lebanon Junction1,851$49,375
Muldraugh1,240$35,179
Vine Grove5,680$65,540
West Point930$40,625

Radcliff Hospitals

Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System
(Proprietary)
3909 South Wilson Road
(270) 351-9444

Radcliff Public Schools

Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health Systems
3909 S. Wilson Road
ZIP: 40160
(270) 351-9444
Other
Total Enrollment 37
Meadow View Elementary School
1255 West Vine St
ZIP: 40160
(270) 352-0500
Primary
Total Enrollment 481
North Hardin High School
801 S Logsdon Parkway
ZIP: 40160
(270) 351-3167
High
Total Enrollment 1525
North Middle School
100 Trojan Way
ZIP: 40160
(270) 352-3340
Middle
Total Enrollment 543
North Park Elementary School
1080 S. Logsdon Parkway
ZIP: 40160
(270) 351-4464
Primary
Total Enrollment 593
Radcliff Elementary School
1145 S. Dixie Blvd
ZIP: 40160
(270) 352-3350
Primary
Total Enrollment 426
Woodland Elementary School
6000 S Woodland Dr
ZIP: 40160
(270) 352-5828
Primary
Total Enrollment 425

Radcliff Private Schools

North Hardin Christian School
1298 Rogersville Rd
ZIP: 40160
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 392
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