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Plum Springs, Kentucky
Location of Plum Springs, Kentucky
Location of Plum Springs, Kentucky
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Warren
Incorporated 1966
Named for a local road
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Land 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 525 ft (160 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 447
 • Density 1,535.0/sq mi (592.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 42101
Area code(s) 270
FIPS code 21-61860
GNIS feature ID 0500975

Plum Springs is a home rule-class city in Warren County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 447 at the time of the year 2000 U.S. Census. It is included in the Bowling Green metropolitan area. It is named for its location on Plum Springs Road (Ky. 957).


Plum Springs is located at Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:mw' not found. (37.021420, -86.382746). 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.
1970 185
1980 393 112.4%
1990 361 −8.1%
2000 447 23.8%
2010 453 1.3%
Est. 2015 490 8.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 447 people, 177 households, and 138 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,535.0 people per square mile (595.1/km²). There were 182 housing units at an average density of 625.0 per square mile (242.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 85.01% White, 12.75% African American, 0.89% Asian, and 1.34% from two or more races.

There were 177 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.0% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.0% were non-families. 18.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the city, the population was spread out with 23.7% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 84.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,014, and the median income for a family was $38,250. Males had a median income of $31,406 versus $24,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,250. About 6.8% of families and 10.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.3% of those under age 18 and 3.5% of those age 65 or over.

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