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Wellington, Kentucky
Location of Wellington in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Location of Wellington in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Wellington, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Wellington, Kentucky
Wellington, Kentucky
Location in Kentucky
Wellington, Kentucky is located in the United States
Wellington, Kentucky
Wellington, Kentucky
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Jefferson
Area
 • Total 0.09 sq mi (0.24 km2)
 • Land 0.09 sq mi (0.24 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
502 ft (153 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 564
 • Density 6,197.80/sq mi (2,388.09/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
40205
FIPS code 21-81372
GNIS feature ID 0506368

Wellington is a home rule-class city in metro Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States. It is considered to be part of the Upper Highlands section of Louisville. It was incorporated in 1946. The population was 565 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Wellington is located at 38°13′0″N 85°40′12″W / 38.21667°N 85.67000°W / 38.21667; -85.67000 (38.216770, -85.670038).

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.
1950 656
1960 804 22.6%
1970 727 −9.6%
1980 653 −10.2%
1990 593 −9.2%
2000 561 −5.4%
2010 565 0.7%
2020 564 −0.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2000 census there were 561 people in 246 households, including 167 families, in the city. The population density was 6,101.5 people per square mile (2,406.7/km2). There were 258 housing units at an average density of 2,806.0 per square mile (1,106.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.15% White, 1.43% African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.18% Pacific Islander, 0.36% from other races, and 0.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.67%.

Of the 246 households 23.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.9% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.1% were non-families. 28.5% of households were one person and 13.0% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.77.

The age distribution was 20.7% under the age of 18, 3.4% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 28.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.5% 65 or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 83.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.2 males.

The median household income was $57,031 and the median family income was $67,500. Males had a median income of $40,625 versus $36,719 for females. The per capita income for the city was $26,235. About 1.8% of families and 1.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and 5.8% of those age 65 or over.

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