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Buechel is in Jefferson County, in the Louisville metro area.
Buechel is in the Bluegrass region.
The community was named for John Buechel, settler
The latitude of Buechel is 38.195N. The longitude is -85.651W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 499 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,272.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Buechel 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 40228 ZIP code.
20% of Buechel residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Buechel ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Buechel was $19,426, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Buechel residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Buechel, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $456. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $770.
Jefferson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Buechel political report.
The average commute time for Buechel workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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