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Overview
Population:4,014
Pop. Change:35%
State: Indiana
Metro Area: Louisville Metro Area
County: Harrison County
City: New Salisbury
Zip Code:New Salisbury (zip 47161)
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New Salisbury's Real Estate Market
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 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
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Louisville Metro Area

Profile: Mid-sized city

Location: Northern Kentucky along the Ohio River at the Indiana border, 100 miles southwest of Cincinnati

Elevation: 488

Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

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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. Following the lead of nearby Lexington, Louisville recently merged its government with Jefferson County, and the results of that merger will be interesting to watch (such mergers have done well for Lexington and northern neighbor Indianapolis). 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. Areas farther south are more blue-collar, while the west side of town is a mixed bag. The first Saturday of every May, Louisville becomes the center of the sports world with the running of the Kentucky Derby, a major local event. The city is known for production of autos, appliances, baseball bats, and health care management; is home to the University of Louisville; and is a busy air cargo hub. Nationally, the city’s air service and spectator sports have become more important in recent years. The Ohio River offers some recreational opportunities, and the city is known for its excellent park system, with some new downtown and waterfront facilities under development. The historically and culturally interesting bourbon country lies 50 miles south in Bardstown, making a nice weekend trip. Downsides include a low enrollment in public schools, a high pollen/allergy score, congestion and fairly long commute times for the type of area. But negatives are fairly minor and overall, Louisville offers a complete and improving package, hence the higher ranking.

The city is divided into two portions with different topographies. The east is rolling hillsides with mostly residential areas, while the west is a flat flood plain containing industry. The climate is continental and highly variable. Located near storm tracks, it is characterized by frequent shifts between warm moist Gulf air and cooler air from the north and west. Summers are usually warm and humid. Winters are moderately cold though hills to the north in Indiana block polar air. Snow may be observed on those hills while absent in the city and river valley. Spring and summer thunderstorms are common, often producing heavy amounts. Fall is normally the driest season. First freeze is late October, last is mid-April.

Interesting Facts about New Salisbury (zip 47161), Indiana

As of 2014, New Salisbury (zip 47161)'s population is 4,014 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 35.38 percent.

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The median home cost in New Salisbury (zip 47161) is $109,000. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.70 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, New Salisbury (zip 47161)'s cost of living is 16.30% Lower than the U.S. average.

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New Salisbury (zip 47161) public schools spend $9,894 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17.4 students per teacher in New Salisbury (zip 47161).

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The unemployment rate in New Salisbury (zip 47161) is 6.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. New Salisbury (zip 47161) jobs have Increased by 2.86 percent.


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Map Of New_Salisbury

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Average Commute time is 33 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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New Salisbury (zip 47161)'s Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes


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