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Valley Station is in Jefferson County, in the Louisville metro area.
Valley Station is in the Bluegrass region.
The community was named for Elizabethtown & Paducah Railroad depot
The latitude of Valley Station is 38.111N. The longitude is -85.87W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 446 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 22,946.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Valley Station 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 40258 ZIP code.
22% of Valley Station residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Valley Station ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Valley Station was $18,759, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Valley Station residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Valley Station, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $512. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $822.
Jefferson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Valley Station political report.
The average commute time for Valley Station workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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