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Bellemeade, Kentucky
Location of Bellemeade in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Location of Bellemeade in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Bellemeade, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Bellemeade, Kentucky
Bellemeade, Kentucky
Location in Kentucky
Bellemeade, Kentucky is located in the United States
Bellemeade, Kentucky
Bellemeade, Kentucky
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Jefferson
 • Total 0.29 sq mi (0.76 km2)
 • Land 0.29 sq mi (0.76 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
597 ft (182 m)
 • Total 909
 • Density 3,102.39/sq mi (1,197.29/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
FIPS code 21-05392
GNIS feature ID 0486807

Bellemeade is a home rule-class city in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States. It was formally incorporated by the state assembly in 1956. The population was 865 at the 2010 census.


Bellemeade is located at 38°15′9″N 85°35′32″W / 38.25250°N 85.59222°W / 38.25250; -85.59222 (38.252571, -85.592201).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 438
1970 576 31.5%
1980 918 59.4%
1990 927 1.0%
2000 871 −6.0%
2010 865 −0.7%
2020 909 5.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 871 people, 412 households, and 281 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,065.8 people per square mile (1,201.1/km2). There were 431 housing units at an average density of 1,517.1 per square mile (594.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.51% White, 0.34% Black or African American, 0.11% Asian, 0.57% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races.

There were 412 households, out of which 18.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.9% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% were non-families. 29.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.58.

Bellemeade has a commission form of government.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 15.5% under the age of 18, 3.3% from 18 to 24, 18.7% from 25 to 44, 28.2% from 45 to 64, and 34.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 53 years. For every 100 females, there were 82.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $54,375, and the median income for a family was $66,477. Males had a median income of $48,269 versus $32,031 for females. The per capita income for the city was $31,651. About 1.4% of families and 2.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 4.4% of those age 65 or over.


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