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Moorland, Kentucky
City
Entry Sign
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Country United States
State Kentucky
County Jefferson
Incorporated 1959
Area
 • Total 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
 • Land 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 627 ft (191 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 464
 • Density 4,830.4/sq mi (1,865.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 21-53328
GNIS feature ID 0498569

Moorland is a neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky, United States. It is separately incorporated as a home rule-class city. The population was 464 at the time of the year 2000 U.S. census.

Geography

Moorland is located at 38°16′23″N 85°34′45″W / 38.27306°N 85.57917°W / 38.27306; -85.57917 (38.273020, -85.579048). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 599
1970 705 17.7%
1980 513 −27.2%
1990 467 −9.0%
2000 464 −0.6%
2010 431 −7.1%
Est. 2015 443 2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 464 people, 206 households, and 127 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,830.4 people per square mile (1,791.5/km²). There were 213 housing units at an average density of 2,217.4 per square mile (822.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.81% White, 4.74% African American, 0.43% Asian, 0.22% from other races, and 2.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.65% of the population.

There were 206 households out of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.2% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.3% were non-families. 32.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the city, the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 38.4% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 7.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 100.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $40,469, and the median income for a family was $45,096. Males had a median income of $35,625 versus $25,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,092. About 1.4% of families and 1.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.6% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

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Redwood home in Moorland
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Quiet day in Moorland

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