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Spring Valley, Kentucky
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Jefferson
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Land 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 620 ft (189 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 668
 • Density 3,077.2/sq mi (1,188.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 21-72790
GNIS feature ID 1669521

Spring Valley is a home rule-class city in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 668 at the 2000 census.


Spring Valley is located at 38°17′49″N 85°36′36″W / 38.29694°N 85.61°W / 38.29694; -85.61 (38.297046, -85.609951).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 400
2000 668 67.0%
2010 654 −2.1%
Est. 2015 671 2.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 668 people, 237 households, and 200 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,077.2 people per square mile (1,172.3/km²). There were 241 housing units at an average density of 1,110.2 per square mile (423.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.61% White, 1.35% African American, 2.54% Asian, and 1.50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.50% of the population.

There were 237 households out of which 43.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 81.4% were married couples living together, 1.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.2% were non-families. 14.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the city, the population was spread out with 29.9% under the age of 18, 3.1% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 92.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $85,779, and the median income for a family was $93,275. Males had a median income of $69,375 versus $45,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $34,247. None of the families and 0.3% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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