Louisville, KY 

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+7.8% since 2000

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

89.8 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

7.6 / 5.7

summer / winter

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Louisville, KY

Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky is a city full of life and culture. Spend the day exploring history at the Frazier History Museum or take in some incredible works of art from the Speed Art Museum. Those looking for outdoor activities can find them with a trip to Waterfront Park or enjoy some birding at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest. For more excitement, head out to Churchill Downs for a tour of the historic race track or explore nearby Mammoth Cave National Park. From its world-famous attractions to its vibrant culture, Louisville-Jefferson County is sure to keep you entertained! Mid-sized city - Northern Kentucky along the Ohio River at the Indiana border, 100 miles southwest of Cincinnati.
State: Kentucky
County: Jefferson County
Metro Area: Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Area
City: Louisville
Zip Codes: 40214, 40216, 40299, 40219, 40229, 40272, 40291, 40245, 40218, 40220, 20 total
Cost of Living: -10.2% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 488 ft above sea level
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What Bert Has To Say About Louisville-Jefferson County 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.


The unemployment rate in Louisville is 5.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Louisville jobs have increased by 1.5%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Louisville's cost of living is 10.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Louisville's Cost of Living

September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Louisville-Jefferson County, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Jefferson county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 58.9% to 38.8%. More Voting Stats

Louisville's population is 630,260 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 4.9%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 22.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Louisville is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.9%.

Louisville public schools spend $12,392 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.2 students per teacher in Louisville. More Education

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Housing Market in Louisville

It's a good time to buy in Louisville. Home Appreciation is up 9.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Louisville is .

Reviews for Louisville   32 Reviews
Great Place to Live - 12/27/2022
I've lived in Louisville for 68 years it's one of the best cities to live in. The worse thing about Louisville is how much it has grown. Crime has increased in downtown... Read More

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Go somewhere else - 10/2/2021
I spent a day in Louisville as a tourist. Horrible. Nothing to see. Kind of decrepited. I wished I'd skipped it... Read More

LOUI??VILLE - 8/25/2021
Love/miss Louisville! Not to big, not to small. JUST PERFECT!... Read More

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