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Population in 2012: 195 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.7%
 

Males: 88  (45.2%)
Females: 107  (54.8%)

Median resident age:  34.5 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66547.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,491 (it was $35,568 in 2000)
Louisville:

$27,491
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,515

Louisville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $54,430 (it was $36,500 in 2000)
Louisville:

$54,430
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $64,015; Detached houses: $67,331; Mobile homes: $48,636

Median gross rent in 2012: $525.

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  • White alone - 171 (91.0%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (5.9%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (2.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (1.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Louisville: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (39.2%), Irish (16.1%), English (9.7%), United States (6.7%), Danish (3.6%), French (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 0.49 square miles.

Population density: 399 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Louisville:

  • High school or higher: 74.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Louisville city:

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 40.7%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 18.1%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Louisville, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Louisville to the number of sex offenders is 195 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $513 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $750 (1.3%)

Louisville satellite photo by USGS

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

Louisville household income distribution Louisville home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-2.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (31%)
  • Construction (26%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (15%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (15%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Louisville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 176% 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 below Kansas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.2 miles away from Louisville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pottawatomie County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Louisville:

  • PRN HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; WAMEGO, KS)
  • WAMEGO HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 4 miles away; WAMEGO, KS)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - VALLEY VISTA (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WAMEGO, KS)

Political contributions by individuals in Louisville, KS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Louisville:

  • Kansas State University (about 15 miles; Manhattan, KS; Full-time enrollment: 18,850)
  • Washburn University (about 37 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 4,484)
  • Emporia State University (about 59 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,068)
  • University of Kansas (about 61 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 24,411)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 85 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,397)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 88 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 7,433)
  • Grantham University (about 89 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 4,150)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.3. This is worse than average.
City:

39.3
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.345. This is about average. There were 74 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.345
U.S.:

0.360
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.3. This is about average. There were 81 monitors within city limits.
City:

19.3
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is worse than average. There were 50 monitors within city limits.
City:

12.0
U.S.:

9.6
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.18. This is worse than average. There were 42 monitors within city limits.
City:

3.18
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 13.6. This is significantly worse than average. There were 29 monitors within city limits.
City:

13.6
U.S.:

9.4


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 48.5%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Louisville, KS

Louisville compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Louisville travel time to work - commute


Louisville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Electricity (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Louisville city (based on Pottawatomie County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.31%
Here40.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents34.7%24.8%12.2%7.0%4.1%
Congregations17.6%23.5%8.8%8.8%5.9%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4.0%3.6%3.2%2.6%3.7%
Congregations5.9%8.8%5.9%2.9%11.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Here:

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
This county:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Pottawatomie County:

7.21 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Pottawatomie County:

8.3%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.6%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

7.8%
Kansas:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

Louisville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $29,000 ($148.72)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($51.28)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($25.64)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($5.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $25,000 ($128.21)

Louisville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,000 ($30.77)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($5.13)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($5.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($35.90)
    General Support: $5,000 ($25.64)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($25.64)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($15.38)

Louisville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $121,000 ($620.51)

8.61% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,338 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.61%
Kansas average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Riley County, KS  2.68% ($36,275 average AGI)
from Shawnee County, KS  0.50% ($39,771)
from Wabaunsee County, KS  0.43% ($37,900)


8.55% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,729 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.55%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Riley County, KS  1.99% ($25,943 average AGI)
to Shawnee County, KS  1.02% ($36,403)
to Johnson County, KS  0.41% ($34,931)

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
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total costs: $610,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,299
Total average daily truck traffic: 416
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 7,144


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Louisville, KS, Lat: 39.342500 Lon: -96.242778, Call Sign: WQJC637
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/25/2008, Expiration Date: 07/25/2018, Certifier: Richard S Stegelman
    Registrant: Oneok, Inc., 100 W 5th Street, Tulsa, OK 74102, Phone: (918) 588-7143, Fax: (509) 891-3727, Email:



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

Louisville on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal care and service occupations:"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other protective service workers including supervisors"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Motor vehicle and parts dealers"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Agricultural workers including supervisors"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Art and design workers"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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