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Population (year 2000): 15,161
Males: 7,426 (49.0%), Females: 7,735 (51.0%)

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Median resident age: 38.1 years
Median household income: $48,734 (year 2000)
Median house value: $107,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Highview:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.3%)
  • Black (7.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (22.3%), Irish (14.6%), United States (12.3%), English (11.9%), French (2.7%), Scottish (2.0%).

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Land area: 6.5 square miles

Highview,

For population 25 years and over in Highview

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Highview CDP

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 60.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

2.7% Foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.8% Asia, 0.3% Europe).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: KY Louisville, (9.7 miles pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (291.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mill, KY (1.0 miles Spring Creek, KY (1.7 miles Hollow KY (2.6 miles Okolona, Creek, KY (3.5 miles Fern KY (3.6 miles Newburg, KY (3.8 miles Buechel, Buechel, KY (4.3 miles West Hills, KY (4.4 miles Poplar

Latitude: 38.14 N, Longitude: 85.64 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.0%), Manufacturing (15.5%), Retail trade (14.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,613 (-30.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 519 (6.5%)

Average climate in Highview, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Highview-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1996, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the Highview city center injured 10 people and caused $101 million in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category 4 tornado 8.5 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 225 people.


Hospitals/medical centers near Highview:
  • BAPTIST HOSP EAST (about 9 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • TEN BROECK DUPONT INC (about 9 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL LOUISVILLE (about 10 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Highview:
  • LOUISVILLE INTL-STANDIFORD FIELD (about 7 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; ID: SDF)
  • BLUE GRASS (about 73 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; ID: LEX)
  • COLUMBUS MUNI (about 79 miles; COLUMBUS, IN; ID: BAK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Highview:
  • BOWMAN FIELD (about 6 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; ID: LOU)
  • HOLIDAY INN LAKEVIEW (about 13 miles; CLARKSVILLE, IN; ID: 1I6)
  • CLARK COUNTY (about 16 miles; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; ID: JVY)

Amtrak station near Highview:
  • 14 miles: LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSONVILLE (JEFFERSONVILLE, 500 WILLINGER LANE). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar, taxi stand, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highview:
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE (about 5 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; Full-time enrollment: 15,514)
  • SULLIVAN UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 2,342)
  • BELLARMINE UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 2,030)
  • JEFFERSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 5,290)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-SOUTHEAST (about 17 miles; NEW ALBANY, IN; FT enrollment: 4,355)
  • ELIZABETHTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; FT enrollment: 2,217)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY (about 79 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; FT enrollment: 20,492)

Churches in Highview include: Summit Heights Church (A), Maple Grove Church (B), Pennsylvania Run Church (C).

Creek: Fern Creek (A).

Park in Highview: Highview Park (1).


Highview compared to Kentucky state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Highview:
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDRD (680 AM; 1 kW; NEWBURG, KY; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WLLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFIA (900 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLOU (1350 AM; 2 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLCR (1470 AM; daytime; 2 kW; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: LCR PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WTMT (620 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: JEFFERSON B/CASTING CMPANY, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAVG (1450 AM; 1 kW; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: SUNNYSIDE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WXLN (1570 AM; 2 kW; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Highview:
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMJM (101.3 FM; JEFFERSONTOWN, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WTFX-FM (100.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • W216BM (91.1 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WPTI (103.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLRS (105.1 FM; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WRKA (103.1 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRVI (105.9 FM; VALLEY STATION, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WFPK (91.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUOL-FM (90.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WDJX (99.7 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WVEZ (106.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXMA (102.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WQMF (95.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSFR (107.7 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WASE (103.5 FM; RADCLIFF, KY; Owner: W & B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W284AD (104.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WFIA-FM (94.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Highview:
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WVHF-LP (Channel 5; JEFFERSONVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WBXV-CA (Channel 13; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJYL-CA (Channel 45; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WKPC-TV (Channel 15; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUC'L. TV)
  • WKMJ-TV (Channel 68; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBNA (Channel 21; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W50CI (Channel 50; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WKZT-TV (Channel 23; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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