Bardstown Nelson County, Kentucky

Bardstown: City in Kentucky

About

Bardstown is a city located in the county of Nelson in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 11,700 and a population density of 374 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 13,302 inhabitants.

The city was created 252 years ago in 1769.

Bardstown Quick Facts

Population : 13,302 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Nelson County
Postal code : 40004
Phone Area Codes : 502
Area : 31.32 km2
Altitude : 646 feet / 197 meters
Capital city : Bardstown is capital of Nelson County
Establishment : January 01, 1770 (252 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 08:44:39 (7th October 2022)
Density : 425 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 12.04% (2010-2020)
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Location of Bardstown on Kentucky map.
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Downtown Bardstown
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Geography

Bardstown is located at 37°48'33"N 85°28'1"W (37.8092300, -85.4669000).

Bardstown map

Demographics

The population of Bardstown increased by 12.04% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 11,700 - census
2011 12,697 7.85% estimation process
2012 12,786 0.7% estimation process
2013 12,819 0.26% estimation process
2014 12,902 0.64% estimation process
2015 12,970 0.52% estimation process
2016 13,071 0.77% estimation process
2017 13,089 0.14% estimation process
2018 13,142 0.4% estimation process
2019 13,253 0.84% estimation process
2020 13,302 0.37% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 9,007
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 9,692
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -7.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,797
April 1, 2010 Population : 9,692
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 19.9%
People over 65 (%) : 19.2%
Female persons, % : 51.1%
White only, percent : 93.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 2.6%
Asians alone % : 1.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 91.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 611
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 61.0%

Bardstown zip code is 40004. County name: Nelson, County fips: 21179

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 61.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $115,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,096
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $446
2015-2019 median gross rent : $592
2015-2019 Households : 4,058
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.13
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 83.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 70.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 15.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 28,904
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 168,220
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 59,146
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 400,888
2012 total retail sales per capita : $42,070
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $39,366
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,927
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,116
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 679
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 273
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,026
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 106
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 924
2010 population per square mile : 127.9
2010 land area in square miles : 75.76

Best Things to Do in Bardstown

1 My Old Kentucky Home (House Museum)

Rating: 4.6 (685)

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My Old Kentucky Home (House Museum)

2 Old Bardstown Village & Civil

Rating: 4.7 (272)

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Old Bardstown Village & Civil

3 Bardstown Community Park

Rating: 4.3 (264)

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Bardstown Community Park

4 Dean Watts Park

Rating: 4.4 (202)

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Dean Watts Park

5 Women's Civil War Museum

Rating: 4.5 (177)

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Women's Civil War Museum

Where ot Eat in Bardstown

1 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

Rating: 4.2 (1415)

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

2 Chili's Grill & Bar

Rating: 4 (1021)

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Chili's Grill & Bar

3 Buffalo Wings & Rings

Rating: 4.1 (607)

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Buffalo Wings & Rings

4 Hardee's

Rating: 3.5 (549)

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Hardee's

5 Burger King

Rating: 3.4 (524)

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Burger King

Where to Stay in Bardstown

1 Talbott Inn

Rating: 4.3 (679)

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Talbott Inn

2 Hampton Inn Bardstown

Rating: 4.2 (626)

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Hampton Inn Bardstown

3 Surestay Hotel By Best Western Bardstown General Nelson

Rating: 4.1 (384)

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4 Quality Inn & Suites

Rating: 3.7 (172)

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Quality Inn & Suites

People born in Bardstown (18)

People born in Bardstown, including United States Army lieutenant general Hal Moore, politician Robert C. Wickliffe, politician Ephraim H. Foster, .

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Schools in Bardstown

College & universities near Bardstown, KY

Code Name City ZIP
486169 American College of Barbering Louisville (KY) 40229-2862
157650 Empire Beauty School-Elizabethtown Elizabethtown (KY) 42701
245069 Trend Setters' Academy of Beauty Culture-Elizabethtown Elizabethtown (KY) 42701
156648 Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Elizabethtown (KY) 42701-3081
468705 Trend Setters' Academy of Beauty Culture-Louisville Louisville (KY) 40219-3805

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bardstown, KY

Code Name Address Type
LVL Louisville, Kentucky 720 West Muhammad Ali Blvd. BUS

Post offices near Bardstown

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bardstown 2 Post Office Bardstown (KY) 40004
Bardstown Post Office Bardstown (KY) 40004
Nazareth Post Office Nazareth (KY) 40048
Coxs Creek Post Office Coxs Creek (KY) 40013
Fairfield Post Office Fairfield (KY) 40020

Other cities in Nelson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Nelson County , KY.

City Name Population Title
Bloomfield 1,083 City in Nelson County, Kentucky, USA
New Haven 900 City in Kentucky

Distance to Other Cities

Bardstown distances to largest Kentucky cities