Kentucky Spencer County Public Schools

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Spencer County, Kentucky

Spencer county was formed in 1824. It is located in the Outer Bluegrass region of the state. The elevation in the county ranges from 420 to 880 feet above sea level. In 2000 the county population was 11,766 in a land area of 185.90 square miles, an average of 63.3 people per square mile. The county seat is Taylorsville.

Spencer County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 185.9 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 95.4 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 114.4%. On the 2000 census form, 99.2% of the population reported only one race, with 1.1% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 1.1% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.74 persons compared to an average family size of 3.08 persons.

In 2008 retail trade was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $20,895. Per capita income grew by 5.2% between 1998 and 2008 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2008)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2009) 17,737 Covered Employment 1,683
Growth (%) since 1990 160.8% Average wage per job $27,056
Households (2000) 4,251 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 0.9%
Labor Force (persons) (2009) 9,304 Average wage per job $33,522
Unemployment Rate (2009) 10.4 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County 1.9%
Per Capita Personal Income (2008) $27,838 Average wage per job $37,669
Median Household Income (2008) $64,286 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2008) 8.8 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 75.4 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 3.7%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 11.1 Average wage per job $32,693

1. HILLVIEW ACADEMY
Address: 404 Main Cross St, Taylorsville, KY 40071
Phone: (502) 477-1530
County: Spencer County
Enrollment: 25 4-12

2. SPENCER County
Enrollment: ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 1265 MT. Washington RD., Taylorsville, KY 40071
Phone: (502) 477-6950
County: Spencer County
Enrollment: 799
Grades: KG-5

3. SPENCER County
Enrollment: HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 520 Taylorsville Rd, Taylorsville, KY 40071
Phone: (502) 477-3255
County: Spencer County
Enrollment: 813
Grades: 9-12

4. SPENCER County
Enrollment: MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 1263 Mt Washington Rd, Taylorsville, KY 40071
Phone: (502) 477-3260
County: Spencer County
Enrollment: 631
Grades: 6-8

5. SPENCER County
Enrollment: PRESCHOOL
Address: 110 Reasor Ave, Taylorsville, KY 40071
Phone: (502) 477-3210
County: Spencer County
Enrollment: 84 PK

6. TAYLORSVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 206 Reasor Ave, Taylorsville, KY 40071
Phone: (502) 477-3339
County: Spencer County
Enrollment: 452
Grades: KG-5