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Moorland, Kentucky

Coordinates: 38°16′22″N 85°34′48″W / 38.27278°N 85.58000°W / 38.27278; -85.58000
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Moorland, Kentucky
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Location of Moorland in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Location of Moorland in Jefferson County, Kentucky
Moorland is located in Kentucky
Location within the state of Kentucky
Moorland is located in the United States
Moorland (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°16′22″N 85°34′48″W / 38.27278°N 85.58000°W / 38.27278; -85.58000
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.09 sq mi (0.24 km2)
 • Land0.09 sq mi (0.24 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation637 ft (194 m)
 • Total433
 • Density4,606.38/sq mi (1,780.66/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
FIPS code21-53328
GNIS feature ID2404298[3]

Moorland is a home rule-class city in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States.[1] The population was 431 as of the 2010 census.[4]



Moorland is located in northeastern Jefferson County. It is bordered to the south, east, and west by Lyndon, and to the north by consolidated Louisville/Jefferson County. It is 11 miles (18 km) east of downtown Louisville.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.09 square miles (0.24 km2), all land.[4]


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

At the 2000 census there were 464 people in 206 households, including 127 families, in the city. The population density was 4,830.4 inhabitants per square mile (1,865.0/km2). There were 213 housing units at an average density of 2,217.4 per square mile (856.1/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%.[6]

Of the 206 households 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 households were one person and 4.4% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.85.

The age distribution was 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% 65 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 household income was $40,469 and the median family income 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.


  1. ^ a b Commonwealth of Kentucky. Office of the Secretary of State. Land Office. "Moorland, Kentucky". Accessed 26 August 2013.
  2. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 18, 2022.
  3. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Moorland, Kentucky
  4. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Moorland city, Kentucky". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.