Homes for Sale in Oldham County KY
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Oldham County Affordability
Is Oldham County an affordable place to buy a home?
Prices for homes for sale in Oldham County are considered one the highest in the state. The current median sale price is $450,000. The average household income in Oldham County is $109,815. Based on this data, the affordability index for Oldham County is 95.52 out of 100.
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Living in Oldham County KY
With a population of over 60,000 residents, Oldham County offers the charm of a small-town community, complete with the benefit of a nationally recognized public school system. Named after Colonel William Oldham, the county prides itself on rich history. The county seat, La Grange, KY, lies on the eastern side of the county. Known as a small historical town where you can experience trains passing through Main St. Homebuyers can choose from a wide variety of properties and popular neighborhoods in the area. Each offering a unique slice of life in Oldham County—from the tranquility of quiet country roads to the excellence of award-winning schools. It's no wonder why the slogan for Oldham County is 'Quietly Amazing'.
Pros of Living in Oldham Co.
- Award-Winning Schools - Nationally recognized as an award-winning school system. Oldham County School District has ranked in the top 4% of all districts in Kentucky. Which places the local school system in the 'Distinguished' category.
- Small Businesses - Residents are very supportive of local businesses in Oldham County. As a newcomer, support and visit local businesses around the area to discover what they have to offer.
- Sustainable Economy - Over the last five years, the population in Oldham County has grown by more than 7%. One reason why the local economy has continued to have sustainable growth over the years.
- Parks and Youth Sports - New to the area? You will find that there are many great parks and playgrounds to visit around town. There is also a lot of community support when it comes to youth sports here in Oldham County.
Cons of Living in Oldham Co.
- Location / Longer Commute - The average drive to work is roughly 25 to 30 minutes. Located roughly 20 miles east of Louisville and less than 90 miles from Cincinnati, OH. One drawback if you like living close to the city.
- Places to Eat - There are great, local restaurants here in Oldham County. Luckily there is more to choose from compared to 10 years. Yet, you will find that sometimes you will have to travel into Louisville to get something new from time to time.
- Stuck on the Tracks -This is more of a running joke for locals here in Oldham County. About once a week you will see semi truck stuck on the railroad tracks in Crestwood. Causing a slight turnaround for some. Not so much of a negative, but a little humor worth mentioning.
- Interstate 71 Traffic -Always check the traffic! Often there is an accident on I-71. When this happens, there is a drastic increase in traffic that detours from I-71 to the main roads in the area. Such as Hwy 146 through Crestwood. Making for a very long morning commute to school and work.
In the News: Oldham County Economic Development
New Kroger - The new 100,000 square-foot store located at the intersection of Commerce Parkway and Highway 393 in Buckner. It will also have a gas station with 20 fuel pumps, a Starbucks and The Little Clinic.
Goshen Library - A 5+ acre land donation looks to be open to the new proposed 15,000 sqft building. Better accommodating the population in the area. An upgrade from the current 3,000 sqft building at Creasy Mahan Nature Preserve.
Oldham County Courthouse - Renovations are underway. The historic courthouse will be moved twice within the block this year. The new courthouse is expected to re-open late 2024.
Springs Park - Located in La Grange recently opened Phase 1 in June. This new phase will feature a farmers’ market pavilion, playground, splash pad, and open green space. Future plans will include an amphitheater, walking trails, and a skatepark.
"As an experienced REALTOR and a long-time resident of Oldham County, KY. I've not only just enjoyed living here for over 30+ years but also working here. I have attended the Oldham County schools and now get to enjoy watching my kids go through the same schools. I understand the benefits this community provides. If you have any questions about any homes for sale in Oldham County KY, please give us a call. Not only have we helped numerous clients buy and sell real estate in Oldham County, but we have gone through the process personally and are well-equipped to help."
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