Louisville, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 262,764.
Males: 124,241  (47.3%)
Females: 138,523  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  35.8 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 40208.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,530 (it was $28,843 in 2000)
Louisville:

$33,530
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,660 (it was $18,193 in 2000)

Louisville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $120,575 (it was $81,900 in 2000)
Louisville:

$120,575
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $148,560; Detached houses: $149,909; Townhouses or other attached units: $128,858; In 2-unit structures: $143,608; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $155,778; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $132,395; Mobile homes: $48,144
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Louisville races chart
  • White alone - 158,651 (61.9%)
  • Black alone - 84,011 (32.8%)
  • Hispanic - 4,755 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 3,923 (1.5%)
  • Asian alone - 3,676 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 549 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 565 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 101 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Louisville: 165.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (15.2%), Irish (11.2%), United States (8.7%), English (7.8%), Italian (1.7%), French (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/13/1828

Elevation: 462 feet

Land area: 62.1 square miles.

Population density: 4,230 people per square mile   (average).

Louisville,KY real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Louisville:

  • High school or higher: 76.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Louisville city:

  • Never married: 35.2%
  • Now married: 38.5%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

9,650 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia, 1.1% Latin America, 1.0% Europe).

This city:  3.8%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 52 registered sex offenders living in Louisville, Kentucky as of April 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Louisville to the number of sex offenders is 5,053 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Louisville city:  0.9% ($719)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
Louisville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (269.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Parkway Village, KY (1.2 miles ), Audubon Park, KY (1.4 miles ), Strathmoor Manor, KY (1.9 miles ), Seneca Gardens, KY (2.0 miles ), Strathmoor Village, KY (2.0 miles ), Watterson Park, KY (2.0 miles ), Lynnview, KY (2.0 miles ), Kingsley, KY (2.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 207 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 1998: 373 buildings, average cost: $79,900
  • 1999: 260 buildings, average cost: $70,300
  • 2000: 344 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2001: 277 buildings, average cost: $69,700
  • 2002: 146 buildings, average cost: $74,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.23 N, Longitude: 85.75 W

Louisville nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): The Fall City, River City, Gateway to the South

Daytime population change due to commuting: +80,342 (+31.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 67,206 (60.6%)

Area code: 502

Louisville household income distribution Louisville home values distribution

Crime rates in Louisville by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002
Murders 362535
per 100,000 13.99.713.5
Rapes 687849
per 100,000 26.330.318.9
Robberies 1,079989995
per 100,000 417.7383.7383.5
Assaults 853823958
per 100,000 330.2319.3369.2
Burglaries 3,2023,3903,519
per 100,000 1239.61315.31356.2
Thefts 7,5127,9347,710
per 100,000 2908.23078.32971.4
Auto thefts 2,3082,4342,173
per 100,000 893.5944.4837.5
Arson 273249216
per 100,000 105.796.683.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 329.1) 489.5488.1486.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Louisville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

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Louisville tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.2%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (4%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)

Work and jobs in Louisville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Louisville, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Louisville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.7 miles away from the Louisville city center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 225 people.

Earthquake activity:

Louisville-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 116.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 98.2 miles away from Louisville center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 122.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 111.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 115.0 miles away from Louisville center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 101.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Explosion: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Louisville topographic map

Birthplace of: 2 Tuff Tony - Professional wrestler, Marc Tasman - Photographer, Greg Page (boxer) - Boxer, Leland T. Kennedy - Soilder, Michael W. McConnell - Judge, Don Rosa - (born 1951), Donald Duck cartoonist, Rob Conway - Professional wrestler, Audio Stepchild - Rap Group, Ned Beatty - Film actor, Jennifer Lawrence - Actress.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Louisville: James J. Nash, John C . Squires.

Main business address for: PAPA JOHNS INTERNATIONAL INC (RETAIL-EATING PLACES), HIGH SPEED ACCESS CORP (SERVICES-COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, DATA PROCESSING, ETC.), S Y BANCORP INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (RETAIL-EATING PLACES), CHURCHILL DOWNS INC (SERVICES-RACING, INCLUDING TRACK OPERATION), VENTAS INC (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), YUM BRANDS INC (RETAIL-EATING PLACES), NTS PROPERTIES VI (REAL ESTATE) and 23 other public companies.

Hospitals in Louisville:

  • ALLIANCE OF COMM HOSPICES AND PALLIATIVE CARE SERVI (3532 EPHRAIM MCDOWELL DRIVE)
  • BAPTIST HOSPITAL HIGHLANDS (provides emergency services, 810 BARRET AVE)
  • CENTRAL STATE HOSP (10510 LAGRANGE RD)
  • CENTRAL STATE HOSPITAL ICF/MR (10510 LAGRANGE RD)
  • GATEWAY REHAB HOSPITAL AT NORTON HEALTHCARE PAVILI (315 EAST BROADWAY)
  • JEWISH HOSPITAL & ST MARY'S HEALTHCARE (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 200 ABRAHAM FLEXNER WAY)
  • METHODIST EVANGELICAL HOSP (315 E BROADWAY)
  • NORTON SOUTHWEST HOSPITAL (9820 THIRD ST RD)
  • STS MARY AND ELIZABETH MEDICAL CENTER (provides emergency services, 1850 BLUEGRASS AV)
  • TEN BROECK HOSP (8521 LAGRANGE RD)

Airports and heliports located in Louisville:

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Amtrak station near Louisville:

  • 6 miles: LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSONVILLE (JEFFERSONVILLE, 500 WILLINGER LANE) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar, taxi stand, intercity bus service.

Biggest Colleges/Universities in Louisville:

  • University of Louisville (Full-time enrollment: 16,640; Location: 2301 S 3rd St; Public; Website: www.louisville.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (FT enrollment: 7,950; Location: 109 E Broadway; Public; Website: www.jefferson.kctcs.edu)
  • Sullivan University (FT enrollment: 5,129; Location: 3101 Bardstown Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.sullivan.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Bellarmine University (FT enrollment: 3,180; Location: 2001 Newburg Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bellarmine.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (FT enrollment: 2,360; Location: 2825 Lexington Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sbts.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Spalding University (FT enrollment: 1,963; Location: 901 S Fourth Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.spalding.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Brown Mackie College-Louisville (FT enrollment: 1,637; Location: 3605 Fern Valley Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.brownmackie.edu)
  • Galen College of Nursing-Louisville (FT enrollment: 1,106; Location: 1031 Zorn Avenue , Suite 400; Private, for-profit; Website: www.galencollege.edu/louisville)
  • Spencerian College-Louisville (FT enrollment: 718; Location: 4627 Dixie Hwy; Private, for-profit; Website: www.spencerian.edu)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Louisville (FT enrollment: 592; Location: 9500 Ormsby Station Road, Suite 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • ATA College (FT enrollment: 471; Location: 10180 Linn Station Rd Ste A200; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ata.edu)
  • Sullivan College of Technology and Design (FT enrollment: 378; Location: 3901 Atkinson Square Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.sctd.edu)
  • Daymar College-Online (FT enrollment: 372; Location: 3309 Collins Lane; Private, for-profit; Website: www.daymarcollege.edu/)
  • Daymar College-Louisville (FT enrollment: 293; Location: 4112 Fern Valley Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.daymarcollege.edu)
  • Paul Mitchell the School-Louisville (FT enrollment: 289; Location: 156 North Hurstbourne Parkway; Private, for-profit; Website: www.paulmitchelltheschool.com)
  • University of Phoenix-Louisville Campus (FT enrollment: 166; Location: 10400 Linn Station Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • Empire Beauty School-Dixie (FT enrollment: 154; Location: 5120 Dixie Highway; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)
  • Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (FT enrollment: 153; Location: 1044 Alta Vista Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lpts.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Empire Beauty School-Hurstborne (FT enrollment: 149; Location: 5314 Bardstown Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)
  • Trend Setters' Academy of Beauty Culture-Louisville (FT enrollment: 132; Location: 7283 Dixie Hwy; Private, for-profit; Website: www.trendsettersabc.com)

Biggest public high schools in Louisville:

Biggest private high schools in Louisville:

  • CHRISTIAN ACADEMY OF LOUISVILLE SCHOOL SYSTEM (Students: 3,185; Location: 700 S ENGLISH STATION RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ST XAVIER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,429; Location: 1609 POPLAR LEVEL RD; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • TRINITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,345; Location: 4011 SHELBYVILLE RD; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • ASSUMPTION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,004; Location: 2170 TYLER LN; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • KENTUCKY COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 905; Location: 4100 SPRINGDALE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • SACRED HEART ACADEMY (Students: 810; Location: 3175 LEXINGTON RD; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • WHITEFIELD ACADEMY (Students: 793; Location: 7711 FEGENBUSH LN; Grades: PK - 12)
  • LOUISVILLE COLLEGIATE SCHOOL (Students: 630; Location: 2427 GLENMARY AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • MERCY ACADEMY (Students: 540; Location: 5801 FEGENBUSH LN; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • ACADEMY FOR INDIVIDUAL EXCELLENCE (Students: 477; Location: 3101 BLUEBIRD LN; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Louisville:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Louisville:

  • ST GABRIEL SCHOOL (Students: 775; Location: 5503 BARDSTOWN RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HOLY TRINITY PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 744; Location: 423 CHERRYWOOD RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 740; Location: 1000 N BECKLEY STATION RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST MARGARET MARY SCHOOL (Students: 732; Location: 7813 SHELBYVILLE RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST ALBERT THE GREAT SCHOOL (Students: 696; Location: 1395 GIRARD DR; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST NICHOLAS ACADEMY (Students: 642; Location: 5501 NEW CUT RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST MARTHA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 579; Location: 2825 KLONDIKE LN; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MICHAEL SCHOOL (Students: 551; Location: 3709 STONE LAKES DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ATHANASIUS (Students: 511; Location: 5915 OUTER LOOP; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST EDWARD SCHOOL (Students: 509; Location: 9610 SUE HELEN DR; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Louisville

Library in Louisville:

  • LOUISVILLE FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $18,438,982; Location: 301 YORK STREET; 1,264,123 books; 2,821 e-books; 70,192 audio materials; 37,902 video materials; 30 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 5,002 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Louisville\'s pop. is over 600,000 added by Ken Rose Jr
  • In 2000, The City of Louisville and Jefferson County merged to create Louisville Metro thus making it the sixteenth largest city in the country. Louisville Metro now includes Jefferson, Oldham, and Bullit Counties in Kentucky and Clark County in Indiana.
  • Louisville is the only US city to have two consecutivly numbered 3-digit interstate highways. (I-264 and I-265)
  • Home of Jeremi Johnson - Cincinnati Bengals
  • Biggest Colleges/Universities in Louisville: World Academy of Realty -KY Real Estate School (FT enrollment: 70; Location: 1826 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy; Private, for-profit)
  • Galen Health Institute should be changed to Galen College of Nursing
  • Add UPS Inc to the list of major Louisville companies. The UPS Worldport hub is located at the airport.
  • The population given in the 2000 census was for the former City of Louisville. On 1/1/2003, the City of Louisville government was merged with the County of Jefferson government; the new government being called Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government. The estimated 2005 population for the new entity is 700,041.

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Notable locations in Louisville: Papa Johns Cardinal Stadium (A), Technology Park of Greater Louisville (B), Lutz Hall (C), Oak Saint Yards (D), Youngtown Yards (E), Gheens Science Hall (F), The Red Barn (G), Bettie Johnson Hall (H), Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center (I), River City Transit Authority (J), River Road Country Club (K), Renaissance Business Centers at the Normandy Building (L), South Louisville Yards (M), Churchill Downs (N), Audubon Country Club (O), Ekstrom Library (P), Environmental Protection Services Center (Q), Sacred Heart Home (R), Frazier Historical Arms Museum (S), Baptist Fellowship Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Lyles Mall Shopping Center (1), Louisville Galleria Shopping Center (2), Iroquois Manor Shopping Center (3), Hikes Point Plaza Shopping Center (4), Germantown Square Shopping Center (5), Gardiner Lane Shopping Center (6), Fourth Street Live Shopping Center (7), Dahlem Center Shopping Center (8), Central Station Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Louisville include: HIGH SPEED ACCESS CORP (A), S Y BANCORP INC (B), Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (C), CHURCHILL DOWNS INC (D), YUM BRANDS INC (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Louisville include: Grace Church (A), Metropolitan Community Church of Louisville (B), Mercy Seat Missionary Baptist Church (C), Manly Memorial Baptist Church (D), Magazine Street Seventh Day Adventist Church (E), M Street Church of Christ (F), Lynn Creek Baptist Church (G), Lynn Acres Baptist Church (H), Love of God Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Manslick Road Cemetery (1), Louisville Cemetery (2), Portland Cemetery (3), Calvary Cemetery (4), Cave Hill Cemetery (5), Clark Cemetery (6), Cave Hill National Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Lighthouse Lake (A), Lakeside Pool (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beargrass Creek (A), Muddy Fork (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Louisville include: Iroquois Park (1), South Central Park (2), Central Park (3), Cherokee Park (4), Saint Michaels Park (5), Churchill Park (6), George Rogers Clark Park (7), Bandman Park (8), Fontaine Ferry Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Historic Homes Foundation (Museums; 3110 Lexington Road) (1), Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (1402 Saint James Court) (2), Louisville-Jefferson County Metro - Museums- Riverside-The Farnsley-Moremen Lan (7410 Moorman Road) (3), Powerbilt (Museums; 800 West Main Street) (4), The Speed Art Museum (2035 South 3rd Street) (5), Kentucky Museum of Arts & Design (715 West Main Street) (6), Kentucky Derby Museum - Gate 1 of Churchhill Downs- Administration (704 Central Avenue) (7), Farmington Historic Home Museum (3033 Bardstown Road) (8), Brennan House the Inc (Museums; 631 South 5th Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: The Galt House (On The River At Four) (1), Seelbach Hilton (500 South 4th Street) (2), Best Western Airport East (1921 Bishop Lane) (3), Holiday Inn Louisville Downtown (120 West Broadway) (4), Intown Suites Hurstbourne (4604 Wattbourne Lane) (5), Extended Stay America - St. Matthews (1401 Browns Ln) (6), Otto's Cafe (500 South 4th Street) (7), Louisville Concierge Inc (600 Terminal Drive) (8), Best Western Brownsboro Inn (4805 Brownsboro Rd) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Kentucky State Of Louisville Area - Court Of Justice- Family Court Administr (700 West Jefferson Street) (1), Kentucky State Of Louisville Area - Court Of Justice- Circuit Court Clerk- Data Proces (700 West Jefferson Street) (2), Kentucky State Of Louisville Area - Court Of Justice- Circuit Court Clerk- Dispute Media (700 West Jefferson Street) (3), Kentucky State Of Louisville Area - Court Of Justice- Circuit Court Clerk- Drivers Lic (200 Juneau Drive) (4), Louisville-Jefferson County Metro - Circuit Court Clerk-Jefferson Co (600 West Main Street Suite 300) (5), Louisville-Jefferson County Metro - Jefferson County Attorneys Office- Drug Court Pro (600 West Jefferson Street) (6), Kentucky State Of Louisville Area - Ombudsman- Media- Court Of Justice- Circuit Court C (700 West Jefferson Street) (7), Half Court 4 Kids (2028 West Broadway) (8), Kentucky State Of Louisville Area - Court Of Justice- Circuit Court Clerk- Archives Rec (700 West Jefferson Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 119. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

119
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.390. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.390
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 11.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.59. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.59
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Louisville and their reported violations in the past:

LOUISVILLE WATER COMPANY (Population served: 730,611, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2007), St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-04-2008)
THORTON OIL 351 (Serves IL, Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
TACO BELL #16184 (Serves MI, Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
ERNIES MOBILE HOME PARK (Serves OH, Population served: 196, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2013)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-31-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-09-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.1%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  4.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

21.6%
Whole state:

15.8%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

10.5%
Whole state:

6.6%

People in group quarters in Louisville in 2000:

  • 2,577 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 2,065 people in nursing homes
  • 1,546 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 930 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 239 people in religious group quarters
  • 188 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 174 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 170 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 124 people in halfway houses
  • 93 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 88 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 85 people in state prisons
  • 64 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 36 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 36 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 35 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 35 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 31 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 22 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 17 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 3 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Louisville, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Louisville compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. Capacity: 42,000. Louisville Cardinals.
  • Freedom Hall. University of Louisville.

Banks with most branches in Louisville (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: 56 branches. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Fifth Third Bank: 35 branches. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: 25 branches. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: 22 branches. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 21 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company: 18 branches. Info updated 2011/11/29: Bank assets: $2,045.7 mil, Deposits: $1,643.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: S. Y. Bancorp, Inc.
  • Republic Bank & Trust Company: 15 branches. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $3,310.3 mil, Deposits: $1,691.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Republic Bancorp, Inc.
  • Commonwealth Bank and Trust Company: 12 branches. Info updated 2007/05/31: Bank assets: $823.4 mil, Deposits: $646.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Commonwealth Bancshares, Inc.
  • The First Capital Bank of Kentucky: 8 branches. Info updated 2008/08/26: Bank assets: $462.7 mil, Deposits: $354.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Fcb Bancorp, Inc.
  • 16 other banks with 43 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Louisville, Kentucky:

  • Red Roof Inn #0118, 4704 Preston Hwy, Louisville, KY 40213 , Phone: (502) 968-0151, Fax: (502) 968-0194
  • Archway Motel BLDG 4, 10615 Dixie Hwy, Louisville, KY 40272 , Phone: (502) 937-0937
  • Brown Hotel, 675 S 4TH St, Louisville, KY 40202 , Phone: (502) 583-1234
  • Brown Motel, 335 W Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202 , Phone: (502) 583-1234, Fax: (502) 587-7006
  • Capri Motel, 10517 Dixie, Louisville, KY 40272 , Phone: (502) 937-4420
  • Courtyard By Marriott, 9608 Blairwood Rd, Louisville, KY 40222 , Phone: (502) 429-0006, Fax: (502) 429-5926
  • Days Inn East, 4621 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40207 , Phone: (502) 896-8871, Fax: (502) 896-8871
  • Fairfield Inn Marriott, 9400 Blairwood Rd, Louisville, KY 40222 , Phone: (502) 339-1900, Fax: (502) 339-1900
  • 100 other hotels and motels
All 108 fire-safe hotels and motels in Louisville, Kentucky

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Louisville travel time to work - commute Louisville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Louisville:

(Louisville, Kentucky Neighborhood Map)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.60%
Here: 54.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents41.4%28.6%5.2%2.8%2.4%
Congregations12.0%27.6%6.9%5.2%2.7%
NameJewishAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%2.2%2.2%1.7%11.1%
Congregations0.8%2.5%3.2%3.2%35.9%
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: 127
Jefferson County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 50
Jefferson County:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 195
Jefferson County:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 486
Here:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

27.6%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

15.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Airports 192$641,243$40,07811$8,958
Water Supply 457$1,861,411$48,87717$48,126

Louisville government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $93,268,000 ($354.95)
    Air Transportation: $26,915,000 ($102.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,687,000 ($25.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($0.08)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($0.01)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $129,085,000 ($491.26)
    General - Other: $114,694,000 ($436.49)
    Health - Other: $75,039,000 ($285.58)
    Water Utilities: $56,877,000 ($216.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $46,830,000 ($178.22)
    Correctional Institutions: $40,784,000 ($155.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,747,000 ($143.65)
    Air Transportation: $24,171,000 ($91.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,181,000 ($69.19)
    Libraries: $16,865,000 ($64.18)
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,660,000 ($63.40)
    Regular Highways: $14,898,000 ($56.70)
    Central Staff Services: $12,097,000 ($46.04)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,205,000 ($42.64)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $8,059,000 ($30.67)
    Financial Administration: $8,026,000 ($30.54)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,319,000 ($27.85)
    Parking Facilities: $6,863,000 ($26.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $102,215,000 ($389.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Air Transportation: $985,000 ($3.75)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Air Transportation: $10,000 ($0.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $23,273,000 ($88.57)
    Housing and Community Development: $20,977,000 ($79.83)
    Central Staff Services: $3,587,000 ($13.65)
    Police Protection: $781,000 ($2.97)
    Financial Administration: $302,000 ($1.15)
    Health - Other: $130,000 ($0.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $109,000 ($0.41)
    Regular Highways: $98,000 ($0.37)
    General - Other: $96,000 ($0.37)
    Local Fire Protection: $61,000 ($0.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $57,000 ($0.22)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $383,835,000 ($1460.76)

Louisville government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $61,838,000 ($235.34)
    All Other: $31,097,000 ($118.35)
    Parking Facilities: $12,617,000 ($48.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,197,000 ($42.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $456,000 ($1.74)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $41,986,000 ($159.79)
    Air Transportation: $27,180,000 ($103.44)
    Health and Hospitals: $3,507,000 ($13.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,626,000 ($21.41)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,163,000 ($8.23)
    General Local Government Support: $11,000 ($0.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $93,440,000 ($355.60)
    General Revenue, NEC: $36,975,000 ($140.72)
    Special Assessments: $15,798,000 ($60.12)
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,820,000 ($44.98)
    Sale of Property: $11,165,000 ($42.49)
    Rents: $3,815,000 ($14.52)
    Fines and Forfeits: $121,000 ($0.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $115,230,000 ($438.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $69,998,000 ($266.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $18,527,000 ($70.51)
    Highways: $411,000 ($1.56)
    Health and Hospitals: $302,000 ($1.15)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $285,559,000 ($1086.75)
    Property: $123,941,000 ($471.68)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $51,645,000 ($196.55)
    Corporation Net Income: $41,605,000 ($158.34)
    Other License: $6,477,000 ($24.65)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,676,000 ($13.99)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,563,000 ($5.95)
    Motor Vehicle License: $98,000 ($0.37)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $98,000 ($0.37)

Louisville government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,046,400,000 ($7787.98)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,035,793,000 ($7747.61)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $508,972,000 ($1936.99)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $483,769,000 ($1841.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $73,073,000 ($278.09)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,870,000 ($182.18)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,607,000 ($40.37)

Louisville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $81,083,000 ($308.58)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $176,733,000 ($672.59)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,035,793,000 ($7747.61)

4.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,403 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($457 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.03%
Kentucky average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bullitt County, KY  0.35% ($29,686 average AGI)
from Clark County, IN  0.22% ($30,657)
from Oldham County, KY  0.21% ($42,733)


4.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,843 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($536 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.04%
Kentucky average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bullitt County, KY  0.40% ($34,667 average AGI)
to Clark County, IN  0.25% ($31,384)
to Oldham County, KY  0.23% ($66,295)

Strongest AM radio stations in Louisville:

  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WLLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLOU (1350 AM; 2 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFIA (900 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WAVG (1450 AM; 1 kW; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: SUNNYSIDE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WXLN (1570 AM; 2 kW; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTMT (620 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: JEFFERSON B/CASTING CMPANY, INC.)
  • WDRD (680 AM; 1 kW; NEWBURG, KY; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Louisville:

  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WXMA (102.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WPTI (103.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRKA (103.1 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMJM (101.3 FM; JEFFERSONTOWN, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WFPK (91.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUOL-FM (90.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WDJX (99.7 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WRVI (105.9 FM; VALLEY STATION, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WVEZ (106.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSFR (107.7 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W230AK (93.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WQMF (95.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W284AD (104.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WTFX-FM (100.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WFIA-FM (94.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WJZL (93.1 FM; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLRS (105.1 FM; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Louisville:

  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WVHF-LP (Channel 5; JEFFERSONVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WBXV-CA (Channel 13; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WJYL-CA (Channel 45; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WKPC-TV (Channel 15; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUC'L. TV)
  • WKMJ-TV (Channel 68; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBNA (Channel 21; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W50CI (Channel 50; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Louisville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 34
Total length: 137 meters (449ft)
Total average daily traffic: 959,876
Total average daily truck traffic: 25,183

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1960-1969: 4
  • 1970-1979: 12
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 18
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Louisville, KY
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Louisville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 1126 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Louisville, KY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 378 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 293 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1869 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Louisville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Louisville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 649 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 70 full and 16 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED774$118,2781,283$125,6823,796$146,975289$66,80650$782,892889$81,0141$53,930
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED45$107,35067$108,774285$151,86450$48,0542$128,50044$125,7572$29,635
APPLICATIONS DENIED132$109,939253$103,0231,667$122,046303$42,22615$784,381268$73,0365$30,080
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN105$120,281118$143,829926$142,14839$65,8966$633,01270$92,5590$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS20$114,42626$209,701296$142,09219$78,0011$200,00026$60,0660$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 86 tracts in Louisville, KY

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 51 full and 15 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED129$161,201128$166,9172$198,520
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED52$136,46350$159,6773$66,950
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$163,24818$187,7711$136,740
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$209,66410$222,8120$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$137,6128$94,1253$45,667

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3083
  • Hazardous Condition: 3795
  • Service Call: 93
  • Good Intent Call: 51

Incident types - Louisville

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Louisville, KY
Most common first names in Louisville, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary8,56678.6 years
William6,82672.6 years
James5,84770.1 years
John5,76673.2 years
Charles4,17871.6 years
Robert3,90170.4 years
George2,98674.3 years
Joseph2,88572.7 years
Margaret2,38779.2 years
Anna2,30279.9 years
Most common last names in Louisville, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2,54674.1 years
Brown1,68874.1 years
Johnson1,61873.7 years
Miller1,59375.4 years
Jones1,38574.0 years
Williams1,33173.1 years
Davis1,05973.4 years
Wilson97472.8 years
Thompson91274.2 years
Taylor88273.7 years
Businesses in Louisville, KY
NameCountNameCount
ALDI3Journeys2
ALDO1Justice4
AMF Bowling2KFC19
AT&T9Kincaid1
Abercrombie & Fitch2Kmart4
Abercrombie Kids2Kohl's4
Ace Hardware4Kroger27
Advance Auto Parts8La Quinta2
Aeropostale2La-Z-Boy4
American Eagle Outfitters3Lane Bryant3
Ann Taylor4Lane Furniture5
Apple Store1LensCrafters2
Applebee's7Little Caesars Pizza12
Arby's20Long John Silver's9
Ashley Furniture1Lowe's5
Audi1Macy's2
AutoZone16Marriott13
Avenue1Marshalls2
BMW1MasterBrand Cabinets10
Bakers1Mazda2
Banana Republic2McDonald's39
Barnes & Noble2Meijer4
Baskin-Robbins3Men's Wearhouse5
Bath & Body Works6Microtel1
Baymont Inn1Motel 61
Bebe1Motherhood Maternity4
Bed Bath & Beyond2New Balance11
Best Western3New York & Co2
Big O Tires10Nike27
Blockbuster8Nissan3
Brooks Brothers1Office Depot5
Brookstone1OfficeMax1
Budget Car Rental3Old Navy3
Buffalo Wild Wings4Olive Garden3
Burger King15Outback4
Burlington Coat Factory2Outback Steakhouse4
CVS14Pac Sun2
Cache2Panera Bread7
CarMax1Papa John's Pizza12
Casual Male XL2Payless9
Catherines2Penske6
Charlotte Russe2PetSmart3
Chevrolet4Pier 1 Imports3
Chick-Fil-A6Pizza Hut15
Chico's2Plato's Closet2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Popeyes3
Cinnabon 1Pottery Barn1
Circle K35Pottery Barn Kids1
Cold Stone Creamery1Qdoba Mexican Grill10
Coldwater Creek1Quality2
ColorTyme1Quiznos6
Comfort Inn2RadioShack12
Comfort Suites2Ramada3
Costco1Red Lobster1
Cracker Barrel2Red Robin2
Cricket Wireless27Red Roof Inn3
Curves8Rite Aid15
DHL4Rodeway Inn1
Dairy Queen17Ruby Tuesday1
Days Inn4Rue211
Deb1Ryan's Grill1
Dennys1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing3
Domino's Pizza16SAS Shoes2
DressBarn2SONIC Drive-In8
Dressbarn2Sam's Club1
Dunkin Donuts24Sears9
Econo Lodge2Sephora3
Eddie Bauer1Shoe Carnival4
Ethan Allen1Skechers USA1
Express2Sleep Inn2
Extended Stay America3Soma Intimates1
Fashion Bug3Spencer Gifts2
FedEx92Sprint Nextel9
Finish Line2Staples5
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Starbucks27
Foot Locker4Steak 'n Shake5
Ford6Subaru2
Forever 211Suburban1
GNC15Subway54
GameStop17Super 82
Gap2T-Mobile28
Goodwill9T.G.I. Driday's1
Gymboree2T.J.Maxx3
H&R Block22Taco Bell22
Hardee's2Talbots2
Havertys Furniture1Target7
Haworth1The Cheesecake Factory1
Hawthorn1The Limited2
Hilton8Toyota2
Hobby Lobby2Toys"R"Us7
Holiday Inn10Trader Joe's1
Hollister Co.2True Value1
Home Depot5U-Haul25
HomeTown Buffet2UPS147
Homestead Studio Suites1Value City Furniture2
Honda2Vans8
Hot Topic2Verizon Wireless3
Howard Johnson1Victoria's Secret4
Hyatt2Volkswagen2
Hyundai2Waffle House11
IHOP1Walgreens30
InTown Suites3Walmart12
J. Jill1Wendy's26
J.Crew1Wet Seal1
JCPenney3White Castle15
Jimmy Jazz1Whole Foods Market1
Jimmy John's9Wingate1
JoS. A. Bank2YMCA9
Jones New York4Z Gallerie1

Louisville on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #78 (40208) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most museums in 2005"
  • #79 (40208) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Arab/Arabic first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Jeff Donald Drake (39)
  • Alan Joseph Mitchell (33)
  • Natarajan Venkatakrishnan (29)
  • Michael F. Finch (28)
  • Jerrod Aaron Kappler (27)
  • Paul A. Spence (26)
  • Ronald Scott Tarr (24)
  • Suresh Vishnubhatla (24)
  • Patrick R. Lancaster, Iii (23)
  • Robert Marten Bultman (22)

Total of 1912 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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