Louisville, Kentucky 

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Economy in Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville has an unemployment rate of 5.0%. The US average is 3.7%.

Louisville has seen the job market increase by 1.5% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 38.3%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Louisville
- The Sales Tax Rate for Louisville is 6.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Louisville is 8.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Louisville
- The average income of a Louisville resident is $26,621 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Louisville resident is $44,806 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYLouisville-Jefferson County, KentuckyUnited States
  5.0%3.7%
  1.5%1.6%
  38.3%33.5%
  6.0%6.2%
  7.2%4.6%
  $28,975$31,177
  $49,439$57,652
  $64,476$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.4%1.3%
  0.1%0.6%
  4.8%6.2%
  11.8%10.4%
  3.1%2.7%
  10.3%11.6%
  7.5%4.1%
  0.8%0.9%
  2.0%2.1%
  6.0%4.7%
  1.6%1.9%
  4.8%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  4.4%4.3%
  8.9%9.3%
  15.6%13.8%
  1.9%2.2%
  8.1%7.4%
  4.7%4.9%
  3.2%4.8%
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    Reviews for Louisville    28 Reviews
    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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    Area is a great place to live. - 10/13/2019
    I moved to Louisville area (I work there and live about 30 minutes away) about 4 years ago, so I'm completely neutral and have no skin in the game. I've lived in New... Read More

    Dirty and Shady City - 8/9/2019
    Louisville is a town with pockets of charm, pockets of class, and large swaths of poverty and crime. The air is polluted so bad there is an app for phones now called... Read More


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