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-Cost of living
-Arts and culture
-Attractive historic districts


-Economic cycles
-High pollen/allergy score
-Commute times

What Bert Has To Say About Louisville Metro Area

Louisville (pronounced lou-ah-vul locally) is an industrial, shipping, and commercial center. It has a prosperous river-town character with a distinct Southern accent. Downtown contains a few modern buildings, but the skyline is indistinct overall. The shady historic districts east and south of town with gracious Southern-style Victorian era homes are far more interesting.


Quick Facts About Louisville

    The unemployment rate in Louisville is 6.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Louisville jobs have Increased by 0.25 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Louisville's cost of living is 9.50% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Louisville's population is 741,285 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 26.77 percent.
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Louisville is $148,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.40 percent.
    Louisville public schools spend $12,091 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17.1 students per teacher in Louisville.

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Louisville is the worst!
I moved here 5 years ago and I hate it. People here are stupid, rude, pathetic losers. I can't believe how bad it is. They would rather kill each other than learn how to... (read more)
Louisville is Great: If You Have Never Left
These comments got me thrown off of City Data forever. In my naiveté, I thought differences of opinion were tolerated and even appreciated on these types of sites. I... (read more)
Not For Me
The Louisville area is the most urbane and cultured in Kentucky. That is where any sense of urbanity ends. It is representative of the artistic and intellectual... (read more)
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