Louisville, Kentucky 

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Population

618,338

+4.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.0%

Median Income

$44,806

Median Home Price

$206,900

Kentucky Gifts

Best Places to Live in Louisville, Kentucky

Mid-sized city - Northern Kentucky along the Ohio River at the Indiana border, 100 miles southwest of Cincinnati. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Louisville-Jefferson County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Louisville, KY Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Cost of living
Arts and culture
Attractive historic districts
Cons
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

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Country: United States
State: Kentucky
County: Jefferson County
Metro Area: Louisville Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Louisville
Zip Codes: 40214, 40216, 40299, 40219, 40229, 40272, 40291, 40245, 40218, 40220, 20 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 488 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
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

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Louisville's cost of living is 11.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Louisville's Cost of Living

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

POPULATION
Louisville's population is 618,338 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 4.9%. Learn More...

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

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Louisville is Real Estate: $206,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.5%.

SCHOOLS
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 13.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Louisville is $206,900.

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Reviews for Louisville   30 Reviews
LOUI??VILLE - 8/25/2021
Love/miss Louisville! Not to big, not to small. JUST PERFECT!... Read More

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A Lifetime Louisvillian Looking for a Way Out - 6/23/2021
I've basically lived here all of my life, except for 7 years. With that said, family is what keeps me here, not my desires. The last few years, this city has gotten... Read More

Small Town Feel, Big City Amenities - 3/3/2020
Louisville has been my lifelong home and it's a great place to live. I'd really prefer to give it 4.5 stars because no place is perfect but Louisville has pretty much... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY
40214, 40216, 40299, 40219, 40229, 40272, 40291, 40245, 40218, 40220, 20 total

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