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Population (year 2000): 25,776
Males: 12,614 (48.9%), Females: 13,162 (51.1%)

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Median resident age: 37.7 years
Median household income: $41,353 (year 2000)
Median house value: $89,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Pleasure Ridge Park:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.9%)
  • Black (3.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (20.1%), German (17.7%), Irish (14.9%), English (8.8%), French (2.1%), Italian (2.0%).

New! Ridge Park, Kentucky forum

Land area: 8.3 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Pleasure Ridge Park

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pleasure Ridge Park CDP

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

1.1% Foreign born



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: KY Louisville, (8.8 miles pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (284.2 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Dennis, KY (2.6 miles St. Station, KY (3.3 miles Valley KY (3.7 miles Shively, KY (7.2 miles Fairdale, KY (8.5 miles Hollyvilla, Elizabeth, IN (8.6 miles) , KY Louisville, (8.8 miles Village, KY (8.8 miles Parkway

Latitude: 38.15 N, Longitude: 85.85 W


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (16.5%), Educational,health and social services (16.5%), Retail trade (12.2%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (11.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,306 (-28.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,319 (10.5%)

Average climate in Pleasure Ridge Park, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pleasure Ridge Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.4 miles away from the Pleasure Ridge Park city center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1996, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused $101 million in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Pleasure Ridge Park:
  • CARITAS MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • GATEWAY REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • JEWISH HOSP FRAZIER REHAB (about 10 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pleasure Ridge Park:
  • LOUISVILLE INTL-STANDIFORD FIELD (about 9 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; ID: SDF)
  • COLUMBUS MUNI (about 76 miles; COLUMBUS, IN; ID: BAK)
  • MONROE COUNTY (about 86 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IN; ID: BMG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pleasure Ridge Park:
  • HOLIDAY INN LAKEVIEW (about 12 miles; CLARKSVILLE, IN; ID: 1I6)
  • BOWMAN FIELD (about 15 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; ID: LOU)
  • CLARK COUNTY (about 16 miles; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; ID: JVY)

Amtrak station near Pleasure Ridge Park:
  • 13 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 Pleasure Ridge Park:
  • JEFFERSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; Full-time enrollment: 5,290)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-SOUTHEAST (about 11 miles; NEW ALBANY, IN; FT enrollment: 4,355)
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE (about 13 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 15,514)
  • SULLIVAN UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 2,342)
  • BELLARMINE UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 2,030)
  • ELIZABETHTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; FT enrollment: 2,217)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-BLOOMINGTON (about 84 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IN; FT enrollment: 33,835)

Churches in Pleasure Ridge Park include: Beechland Church (A), Briargate Church (B), Ormsby Heights Church (C), Hillview Church (D).

Cemeteries: Walker Cemetery (1), Prince Cemetery (2).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Run (A), Mill Creek (B).

Park in Pleasure Ridge Park: Pleasure Ridge Park (1).


Pleasure Ridge Park compared to Kentucky state average:
  • Median house value significantly 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Pleasure Ridge Park:
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLOU (1350 AM; 2 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WDRD (680 AM; 1 kW; NEWBURG, KY; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFIA (900 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WXLN (1570 AM; 2 kW; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAVG (1450 AM; 1 kW; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: SUNNYSIDE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WLCR (1470 AM; daytime; 2 kW; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: LCR PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSLM (1220 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, IN; Owner: DON H. MARTIN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pleasure Ridge Park:
  • WSFR (107.7 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRVI (105.9 FM; VALLEY STATION, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WQMF (95.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WPTI (103.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W284AD (104.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WLRS (105.1 FM; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • 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.)
  • WFIA-FM (94.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WJZL (93.1 FM; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVEZ (106.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXMA (102.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WZKF (98.9 FM; SALEM, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMJM (101.3 FM; JEFFERSONTOWN, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WASE (103.5 FM; RADCLIFF, KY; Owner: W & B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKA (103.1 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pleasure Ridge Park:
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WVHF-LP (Channel 5; JEFFERSONVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • 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.)
  • WBXV-CA (Channel 13; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WJYL-CA (Channel 45; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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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