Louisville, Kansas

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Population in 2019: 225 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.7%
 
Males: 115  (51.1%)
Females: 110  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 66547.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,145 (it was $35,568 in 2000)
Louisville:

$42,145
KS:

$62,087

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,750 (it was $15,741 in 2000)

Louisville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $69,298 (it was $36,500 in 2000)
Louisville:

$69,298
KS:

$163,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $65,154; detached houses: $69,900; mobile homes: $44,918

Median gross rent in 2019: $553.

March 2019 cost of living index in Louisville: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 28.2%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 88.6% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Louisville, KS (2019)
    • 12370.7%White alone
    • 3520.1%American Indian alone
    • 158.6%Hispanic

Races in Louisville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Louisville, Kansas as of April 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Louisville is 63 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (19.4%), American (10.8%), English (4.3%), Irish (4.3%), Dutch (2.2%), European (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 0.49 square miles.

Population density: 460 people per square mile   (low).

Louisville, Kansas map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $209 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $523 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (36.6 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (95.1 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (447.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Wamego, KS (1.8 miles ),
St. George, KS (2.6 miles ),
Belvue, KS (2.8 miles ),
Westmoreland, KS (3.4 miles ),
St. Marys, KS (3.7 miles ),
McFarland, KS (3.8 miles ),
Emmett, KS (3.8 miles ),
Paxico, KS (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 39.25 N, Longitude: 96.31 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 785

Distribution of median household income in Louisville, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Louisville, KS in 2019
Louisville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Kansas:

5.3%
Most common industries in Louisville, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (18.6%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.4%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Truck transportation (8.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (35.6%)
  • Truck transportation (11.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (10.2%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Machinery (8.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (22.2%)
  • Health care (18.5%)
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (11.1%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Truck transportation (5.6%)
  • Food (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Louisville, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Construction laborers (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (14.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (14.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.3%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)

Average climate in Louisville, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Louisville-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/19/1960, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the Louisville city center injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.2 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Louisville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 566% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 198.3 miles away from Louisville center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 258.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 154.2 miles away from Louisville center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 231.4 miles away from Louisville center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 123.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 227.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pottawatomie County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Louisville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Louisville:

  • PRN HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; WAMEGO, KS)
  • WAMEGO HEALTH CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 4 miles away; WAMEGO, KS)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - VALLEY VISTA (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WAMEGO, KS)
  • VALLEY VISTA GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WAMEGO, KS)
  • WESTY COMMUNITY CARE HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WESTMORELAND, KS)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL ONAGA LTCU (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ST MARYS, KS)
  • MEADOWLARK HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; MANHATTAN, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Louisville:

  • Kansas State University (about 15 miles; Manhattan, KS; Full-time enrollment: 20,703)
  • Washburn University (about 37 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Emporia State University (about 59 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • University of Kansas (about 61 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Baker University (about 69 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • Highland Community College (about 70 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 85 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Louisville Township Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Pottawatomie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

50.0%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

15.4%
Whole state:

5.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Louisville:

Marital status in Louisville, KS
  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Louisville:

  • High school or higher: 68.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Kansas average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Louisville, KS (based on Pottawatomie County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,8215
Mainline Protestant2,66417
Evangelical Protestant1,98917
Other2-
None14,128-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
This county:

3.61 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Pottawatomie County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Pottawatomie County:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

7.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.6%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.8%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Louisville:

44.7%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.8%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Louisville:

28.5
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Louisville:

27.0%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

18.3%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Louisville:

7.1
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

48.8%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

49.0%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.8%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Louisville, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

9.01% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,927 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.01%
Kansas average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Riley County, KS  3.30% ($47,976 average AGI)
from Shawnee County, KS  0.71% ($77,387)
from Geary County, KS  0.29% ($42,960)


8.16% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,710 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.16%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Riley County, KS  2.10% ($62,412 average AGI)
to Shawnee County, KS  0.61% ($49,981)
to Johnson County, KS  0.38% ($58,061)

Strongest AM radio stations in Louisville:

  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMAN (1350 AM; 1 kW; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: MANHATTAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Louisville:

  • KHCA (95.3 FM; WAMEGO, KS; Owner: KHCA, INC.)
  • KXBZ (104.7 FM; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: MANHATTAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMKF (101.5 FM; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: MANHATTAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIBW-FM (94.5 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMAJ-FM (107.7 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTPK (106.9 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: KANSAS CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBUZ (90.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KACZ (96.3 FM; RILEY, KS; Owner: MANHATTAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KDVV (100.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQTP (102.9 FM; ST. MARYS, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSDB-FM (91.9 FM; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KQLA (103.5 FM; OGDEN, KS; Owner: PLATINUM BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCVT (92.5 FM; SILVER LAKE, KS; Owner: RICHARD P. BOTT, II)
  • KJCK-FM (97.5 FM; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: PLATINUM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Louisville:

  • WIBW-TV (Channel 13; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • KTWU (Channel 11; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA)
  • KSNT (Channel 27; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF TOPEKA)
  • K31BW (Channel 31; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K21AP (Channel 55; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KMJT-CA (Channel 15; OGDEN, KS; Owner: MONTGOMERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKSU-LP (Channel 21; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 151ft / 46.4mTotal length
  • $827,000Total costs
  • 9,059Total average daily traffic
  • 696Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,744Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Louisville, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Louisville, KS

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Louisville, KS, Lat: 39.342500 Lon: -96.242778, Call Sign: WQJC637,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHz, Grant Date: 07/14/2018, Expiration Date: 07/25/2028, Certifier: Jeremy M Krueger, Registrant: One Gas, Inc., 15 E 5th Street, Tulsa, OK 74121, Phone: (918) 947-7143, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD0YRI, Licensee ID: L01833115, Grant Date: 12/30/2013, Expiration Date: 12/30/2023, Certifier: David W Blankley Jr, Registrant: David W Blankley Jr, 338 E Canal St, Louisville, KS 66547

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 6. The highest number of reported fires - 24 took place in 2009, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Louisville, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (71.3%), and Structure Fires (20.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Louisville, KS
    • 7271.3%Outside Fires
    • 2120.8%Structure Fires
    • 55.0%Other
    • 33.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Louisville, KS
Most common first names in Louisville, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Guy372.7 years
John385.0 years
William353.3 years
Gladys285.5 years
Most common last names in Louisville, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Blankley476.5 years
Taylor482.2 years
Bluthardt382.0 years
Carley378.0 years
Roudybush374.6 years
Bates255.5 years
Benton269.5 years
Fairchild275.0 years
Marten276.9 years
Noll267.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Louisville, KS
  • 77.8%Utility gas
  • 11.1%Wood
  • 6.7%Other fuel
  • 4.4%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Louisville, KS
  • 86.5%Utility gas
  • 13.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Louisville compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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