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Meadow Vale, Kentucky
Location of Meadow Vale in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Location of Meadow Vale in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Meadow Vale, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Meadow Vale, Kentucky
Meadow Vale, Kentucky
Location in Kentucky
Meadow Vale, Kentucky is located in the United States
Meadow Vale, Kentucky
Meadow Vale, Kentucky
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Jefferson
Incorporated 1967
Area
 • Total 0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
 • Land 0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
666 ft (203 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 730
 • Density 3,333.33/sq mi (1,288.95/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
40242
FIPS code 21-51258
GNIS feature ID 1669512

Meadow Vale is a home rule-class city in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 736.

Geography

Meadow Vale is located at 38°17′1″N 85°34′20″W / 38.28361°N 85.57222°W / 38.28361; -85.57222 (38.283668, -85.572244). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 1,231
1980 1,008 −18.1%
1990 798 −20.8%
2000 765 −4.1%
2010 736 −3.8%
2020 730 −0.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 765 people, 284 households, and 234 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,765.1 people per square mile (1,476.8/km2). There were 285 housing units at an average density of 1,402.7 per square mile (550.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.33% White, 4.05% African American, 0.78% Asian, 1.05% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.66% of the population.

There were 284 households, out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.3% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.3% were non-families. 14.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 22.5% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 22.7% from 25 to 44, 31.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $65,938, and the median income for a family was $71,477. Males had a median income of $46,071 versus $30,357 for females. The per capita income for the city was $26,754. About 0.4% of families and 1.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 4.0% of those age 65 or over.

Economy

The Westport Plaza shopping center opened in 1977, anchored by a Kmart and an A&P supermarket. Other stores and restaurants at Westport Plaza have included the present-day anchor tenant Kroger, the first location of the Kentuckiana-based Mexican restaurant chain El Nopal, and the Hungry Pelican seafood restaurant, which operated at Blossom Lane and Goose Creek Road for several decades, noteworthy for its 150-gallon aquarium.

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