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Okolona is in Jefferson County, in the Louisville metro area.
Okolona is in the Bluegrass region.
The latitude of Okolona is 38.141N. The longitude is -85.687W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 463 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 17,807.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Okolona demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Louisville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 40219 ZIP code.
25% of Okolona residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Okolona ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Okolona was $17,639, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Okolona residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Okolona, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $384. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $787.
Jefferson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Okolona political report.
The average commute time for Okolona workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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