Bardstown is located close to the center of Kentucky. Bardstown is part of Nelson County. Bardstown has 10.49 square miles of land area and 0.06 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Bardstown population is 12,833, which has grown 23.70% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 8.45% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Bardstown median household income is $32,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 1.60% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 28.72% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Bardstown median house value is $103,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 36.18% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 40.25% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Bardstown is close to the state average in quality. The Bardstown area code is 502.