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Bancroft is a city in Jefferson County, in the Louisville metro area.
Bancroft is in the Bluegrass region.
The latitude of Bancroft is 38.283N. The longitude is -85.611W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 600 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 536.
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25% of Bancroft residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bancroft ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bancroft was $37,746, compared with $21,587 nationally.
57% of Bancroft residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bancroft, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,344. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,167.
Jefferson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bancroft political report.
The average commute time for Bancroft workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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