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

Median Age

37.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

7.6 / 5.7

summer / winter


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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.
State: Kentucky
County: Jefferson County
Metro Area: Louisville Metro Area
City: Louisville
Zip Codes: 40214, 40216, 40299, 40219, 40229, 40272, 40291, 40245, 40218, 40220, 20 total
Cost of Living: -10.3% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 488 ft above sea level

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Louisville, Ky Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
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.


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 10.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Louisville's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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

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



Best Places to Live in Louisville Rankings


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   31 Reviews
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

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

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


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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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