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Millersburg, Kentucky
City
Motto: "History, Hospitality, Opportunity"
Location of Millersburg, Kentucky
Location of Millersburg, Kentucky
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Bourbon
Established 1817
Incorporated 1874
Reincorporated 1893
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Land 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 833 ft (254 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 792
 • Density 1,934/sq mi (746.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 40348
Area code(s) 859
FIPS code 21-52302
GNIS feature ID 0498363
Website www.millersburgky.com

Millersburg is a home rule-class city in Bourbon County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 792 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Lexington–Fayette Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Millersburg was founded in 1817. It was named for John Miller.

Geography

Millersburg is located in northeastern Bourbon County at 38°18′12″N 84°08′46″W / 38.303468°N 84.146083°W / 38.303468; -84.146083, reaching to the Nicholas County border. U.S. Route 68 (Main Street) passes through the center of town, leading southwest 9 miles (14 km) to Paris, the county seat, and 29 miles (47 km) to Lexington. It is 37 miles (60 km) northeast to Maysville on the Ohio River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Millersburg has a total area of 0.42 square miles (1.1 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1800 92
1810 238 158.7%
1830 470
1850 214
1860 556 159.8%
1870 675 21.4%
1880 858 27.1%
1890 850 −0.9%
1900 862 1.4%
1910 799 −7.3%
1920 1,117 39.8%
1930 770 −31.1%
1940 850 10.4%
1950 828 −2.6%
1960 913 10.3%
1970 788 −13.7%
1980 987 25.3%
1990 937 −5.1%
2000 842 −10.1%
2010 792 −5.9%
Est. 2015 796 0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 842 people, 356 households, and 248 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,432.5 people per square mile (928.9/km²). There were 390 housing units at an average density of 1,126.7 per square mile (430.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.66% White, 3.44% African American, 0.83% Native American, 0.59% from other races, and 0.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.19% of the population.

There were 356 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.8% were married couples living together, 14.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the city, the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 24.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 91.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,500, and the median income for a family was $32,692. Males had a median income of $29,861 versus $18,333 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,906. About 12.4% of families and 15.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.0% of those under age 18 and 11.6% of those age 65 or over.


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