- West Buechel, Kentucky
official_name = West Buechel, Kentucky
pushpin_map_caption =Location within the state of Kentucky
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Jefferson
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 1.7
area_land_km2 = 1.7
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 0.6
area_land_sq_mi = 0.6
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 1301
population_density_km2 = 773.2
population_density_sq_mi = 2002.7
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 146
elevation_ft = 479
latd = 38 |latm = 11 |lats = 43 |latNS = N
longd = 85 |longm = 39 |longs = 48 |longEW = W
West Buechel is located at coor dms|38|11|43|N|85|39|48|W|city (38.195399, -85.663302)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.7 km²), all of it land.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,301 people, 554 households, and 335 families residing in the city. The population densitywas 2,002.7 people per square mile (772.8/km²). There were 583 housing units at an average density of 897.4/sq mi (346.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 61.26% White, 25.98% African American, 7.15% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 3.23% from other races, and 2.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.23% of the population.
There were 554 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.0% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.4% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.95.
In the city the population was spread out with 21.7% under the age of 18, 15.4% from 18 to 24, 37.8% from 25 to 44, 17.6% from 45 to 64, and 7.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.6 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $33,750, and the median income for a family was $35,588. Males had a median income of $22,400 versus $21,563 for females. The
per capita incomefor the city was $16,562. About 14.7% of families and 15.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.5% of those under age 18 and 12.6% of those age 65 or over.
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