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Heritage Creek, Kentucky
Location of Heritage Creek in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Location of Heritage Creek in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Heritage Creek, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Heritage Creek, Kentucky
Heritage Creek, Kentucky
Location in Kentucky
Heritage Creek, Kentucky is located in the United States
Heritage Creek, Kentucky
Heritage Creek, Kentucky
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Jefferson
 • Total 0.45 sq mi (1.17 km2)
 • Land 0.45 sq mi (1.17 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
469 ft (143 m)
 • Total 1,209
 • Density 2,674.78/sq mi (1,033.75/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
FIPS code 21-36102
GNIS feature ID 0498420

Heritage Creek is a home rule-class city in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 1,076 at the 2010 census, down from 2,560 at the 2000 census.


See also: History of Louisville, Kentucky

The city was incorporated by the state legislature as Minor Lane Heights in 1960. It was renamed in 2008.


Heritage Creek is located at 38°07′21″N 85°42′58″W / 38.122418°N 85.716235°W / 38.122418; -85.716235.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), all land. The city is completely surrounded by Louisville, KY on all sides.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 152
1970 2,217 1,358.6%
1980 1,882 −15.1%
1990 1,675 −11.0%
2000 2,560 52.8%
2010 1,076 −58.0%
2020 1,209 12.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,435 people, 477 households, and 392 families residing in the city. The population density was 950.4 people per square mile (366.9/km2). There were 494 housing units at an average density of 327.2/sq mi (126.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.89% White, 1.74% African American, 1.11% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, and 1.05% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.35% of the population.

There were 477 households, out of which 41.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.8% were married couples living together, 17.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.8% were non-families. 14.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.01 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 30.7% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 33.6% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 5.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,955, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $29,375 versus $23,063 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,580. About 10.0% of families and 13.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.3% of those under age 18 and 8.1% of those age 65 or over.

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