Upton, KY Demographics


Population: 654. Estimated population in July 2019: 629 (-3.8% change)
Males: 322 (49.2%), Females: 332 (50.8%)

Hardin County

Zip code: 42784

Median resident age: 40.8 years
Median household income: $26,250
Median house value: $56,900

Races in Upton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (2.0%)
  • Black (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (21.4%), Irish (12.2%), German (7.3%), English (4.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Elevation: 744 feet

Land area: 1.5 square miles

Map of Upton, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Upton

  • High school or higher: 67.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Upton city

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change: -76 (-10.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Upton:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Upton:

  • LOUISVILLE INTL-STANDIFORD FIELD (about 50 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; ID: SDF)
  • BOWLING GREEN-WARREN COUNTY RGNL (about 51 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; ID: BWG)
  • OWENSBORO-DAVIESS COUNTY (about 90 miles; OWENSBORO, KY; ID: OWB)

Other public-use airports nearest to Upton:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Upton:

  • ELIZABETHTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,217)
  • WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; FT enrollment: 12,806)
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE (about 53 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 15,514)
  • SULLIVAN UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 2,342)
  • BELLARMINE UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 2,030)
  • JEFFERSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 5,290)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-SOUTHEAST (about 59 miles; NEW ALBANY, IN; FT enrollment: 4,355)

Public primary/middle school in Upton:

  • UPTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 116; Location: 304 COLLEGE ST; Grades: PK – 05)