is a city located in Spencer County, Kentucky
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 1,009. It is the county seat
of Spencer County6
Geography\nTaylorsville is located at 38°2'5" North, 85°20'38" West (38.034837, -85.343797)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 1.9 km²
). 1.9 km² (0.7 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 1,009 people, 427 households, and 234 families residing in the city. The population density
is 533.7/km² (1,383.4/mi²). There are 479 housing units at an average density of 253.3/km² (656.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 90.09% White, 7.83% African American
, 0.00% Native American
, 0.00% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.40% from other races, and 1.68% from two or more races. 1.78% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 427 households out of which 28.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.2% are married couples living together, 18.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 45.0% are non-families. 40.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.10 and the average family size is 2.83.
In the city the population is spread out with 21.5% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 23.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 72.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 67.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $19,271, and the median income for a family is $30,000. Males have a median income of $24,643 versus $22,321 for females. The per capita income for the city is $12,451. 30.8% of the population and 27.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 42.7% are under the age of 18 and 24.4% are 65 or older.