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Green Spring, Kentucky
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Jefferson
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 • Land 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
617 ft (188 m)
 • Total 759
 • Density 2,901.9/sq mi (1,120.4/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 21-32986
GNIS feature ID 1669503

Green Spring is a home rule-class city in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 759 at the 2000 census.

It was formally incorporated by the state assembly in 1974.


Green Spring is located at 38°19′1″N 85°36′52″W / 38.31694°N 85.61444°W / 38.31694; -85.61444 (38.316962, -85.614420). 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.
1980 634
1990 768 21.1%
2000 759 −1.2%
2010 715 −5.8%
Est. 2015 740 3.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 759 people, 255 households, and 239 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,901.9 people per square mile (1,127.1/km²). There were 257 housing units at an average density of 982.6 per square mile (381.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.41% White, 3.43% African American, 2.37% Asian, and 0.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.79% of the population.

There were 255 households out of which 41.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 87.1% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 5.9% were non-families. 4.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.98 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the city, the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 4.6% from 18 to 24, 21.3% from 25 to 44, 39.7% from 45 to 64, and 6.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 91.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $100,846, and the median income for a family was $101,499. Males had a median income of $72,000 versus $36,563 for females. The per capita income for the city was $37,458. None of the families and 0.1% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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