Bullitt County History

Bullitt County Census Summary - 1890

The purpose of this page is to provide summary statistics from the 1890 census for Bullitt County. While the actual 1890 individual census forms were destroyed in a fire, this summary is available from the University of Virginia Library Historical Census Browser.

Population
8,291Total Population
4,287Total Males
4,004Total Females
1,590Families
1,579Dwellings
--Native-Born Population
3,967Native-Born Females
4,212Native-Born Males
3,357Native-Born White Females of Native Parentage
3,557Native-Born White Males of Native Parentage
103Native-Born White Males of Foreign Parentage
114Native-Born Females of Foreign Parentage
1,401Native White Males 5-20 Years of Age
1,782Native White Males 21 Years of Age and Over
1,353Native White Males 18-44 Years of Age
1,362Native White Females 5-20 Years of Age
1,194Negro Population, 1870
1,307Negro Population, 1880
1,048Negro Population, 1890
496Colored Females
213Colored Females 5-20 Years of Age
552Colored Males
225Colored Males 5-20 Years of Age
219Colored Males 18-44 Years of Age
259Colored Males 21 Years of Age and Over
--Foreign-Born Population
37Foreign-Born Females
75Foreign-Born Males
75Foreign-Born White Males
37Foreign-Born White Females
3Foreign-Born White Females 5-20 Years of Age
5Foreign-Born White Males 5-20 Years of Age
23Foreign-Born White Males 18-44 Years of Age
70Foreign-Born White Males 21 Years of Age and Over
2Persons Born in France
50Persons Born in Germany
30Persons Born in Ireland
18Persons Born in England
3Persons Born in Canada and Newfoundland
8Persons Born in Switzerland
1Person Born in Scotland
Education
91Female Colored Pupils in Common Schools
87Male Colored Pupils in Common Schools
800Female White Pupils in Common Schools
863Male White Pupils in Common Schools
5Female Colored Teachers in Common Schools
2Male Colored Teachers in Common Schools
31Female White Teachers in Common Schools
9Male White Teachers in Common Schools
Agriculture
990Total Farms
87,198Unimproved Acres in Farms
80,491Improved Acres in Farms
--Farm Size and Management
169Avg. Size of Farms (In Acres)
9Farms of 1000 Acres Or More
34Farms of 500-999 Acres
545Farms of 100-499 Acres
210Farms of 50-99 Acres
123Farms of 20-49 Acres
48Farms of 10-19 Acres
21Farms Under Ten Acres
9Farms of 1000 Acres Or More Cultivated By Owners
31Farms of 500-999 Acres Cultivated By Owners
441Farms of 100-499 Acres Cultivated By Owners
177Farms of 50-99 Acres Cultivated By Owners
86Farms of 20-49 Acres Cultivated By Owners
36Farms of 10-19 Acres Cultivated By Owners
13Farms Under Ten Acres Cultivated By Owners
2Farms of 500-999 Acres Rented for Share of Products
37Farms of 100-499 Acres Rented for Share of Products
15Farms of 50-99 Acres Rented for Share of Products
22Farms of 20-49 Acres Rented for Share of Products
8Farms of 10-19 Acres Rented for Share of Products
3Farms Under Ten Acres Rented for Share of Products
1Farms of 500-999 Acres Rented for Fixed Money Value
67Farms of 100-499 Acres Rented for Fixed Money Value
18Farms of 50-99 Acres Rented for Fixed Money Value
15Farms of 20-49 Acres Rented for Fixed Money Value
4Farms of 10-19 Acres Rented for Fixed Money Value
5Farms Under Ten Acres Rented for Fixed Money Value
--Farm Economics
$10,668Cost of Fertilizers Purchased 1889
74,857Bushels of Wheat Produced
6,561Acres Planted in Wheat
2,011Bushels of Rye Produced
208Acres Planted in Rye
92,351Bushels of Oats Produced
6,007Acres Planted in Oats
538,494Bushels of Indian Corn Produced
20,117Acres Planted in Indian Corn
$424,730Estimated Value of Farm Products, 1889
$436,020Valuation of Livestock On Hand June 1, 1890
$115,450Valuation of Implements and Machinery
$2,116,370Valuation of Land, Fences, and Buildings
Manufacturing
$76,315Cost of Materials Used in Mfg.
$105,975Value of Products, Including Custom Work and Repairing, in Mfg.
$8,086Wages Paid To Male Skilled and Unskilled Operatives Over 16 of Age
29Male Skilled and Unskilled Operatives Over 16 Years of Age
$450Wages Paid To Female Officers, Firm Members and Clerks in Mfg. Estb.
7Manufacturing Establishments Reporting
$45,325Aggregate Amount of Capital Invested in Mfg. Estb.
$5,850Capital Invested in Plant Land in Mfg. Estb.
$17,950Capital Invested in Plant Buildings in Mfg. Estb.
$10,675Capital Invested in Plant Machinery, Tools Equipment of Mfg. Estb.
$10,850Capital Invested in Form of Live Assets of Mfg. Estb.
$3,117Miscellaneous Expenses in Mfg. Estb.
36Average Employees of All Classes in Mfg. Estb.
$10,824Total Annual Wages Paid in Mfg. Estb.
6Male Officers, Firm Members, and Clerks in Mfg. Estb. Over 16 Years of Age
$2,288Wages Paid To Male Officers, Firm Member and Clerks in Mfg. Estb.
1Female Officers, Firm Members, and Clerks Over 15 Years of Age

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The Bullitt County History Museum, a service of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society, is located in the county courthouse at 300 South Buckman Street (Highway 61) in Shepherdsville, Kentucky. The museum, along with its research room, is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday. Admission is free. The museum, as part of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society, is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization and is classified as a 509(a)2 public charity. Contributions and bequests are deductible under section 2055, 2106, or 2522 of the Internal Revenue Code. Page last modified: 13 Jul 2015 . Page URL: bullittcountyhistory.org/bchistory/census/bc1890.html