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Louisville, KY (Kentucky) Houses and Residents

Louisville,KY index of house prices

Total population: 262,764 (Urban population: 256,420, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 136,479 (121,887 occupied: 59,346 owner occupied, 65,684 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

53%
State:

33%

Housing density: 2,197 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $147,442.

Median contract rent in 2016: $377 (lower quartile is $273, upper quartile is $481)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $620


Median gross rent in Louisville, KY in 2016: $443

Housing units in Louisville with a mortgage: 33,359 (4,100 second mortgage, 4,661 home equity loan, 121 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 19,560


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Louisville, Kentucky Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $133,656 (it was $81,900 in 2000)
Louisville:

$133,656
Kentucky:

$135,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,045 - $206,677

Household type by relationship:

Households: 726,943
  • In family households: 580,435 (118,887 male householders, 70,095 female householders)
    126,329 spouses, 205,111 children (190,669 natural, 5,126 adopted, 9,316 stepchildren), 18,004 grandchildren, 7,360 brothers or sisters, 5,615 parents, 8,500 other relatives, 17,409 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 146,508 (55,241 male householders (43,300 living alone)), 64,952 female householders (55,543 living alone)), 26,315 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 14,153 (8,529 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: -1 1-person, -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

98,371 married couples with children.
51,135 single-parent households (8,275 men, 42,860 women).

93.8% of residents of Louisville speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (39% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (51% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 20,755 (7.3%)
(31.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.3
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.1
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Louisville, Kentucky:

  • 84no bedroom
  • 3,2701 bedroom
  • 18,2922 bedrooms
  • 24,9613 bedrooms
  • 9,6364 bedrooms
  • 2,2385+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Louisville population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Louisville, Kentucky:

  • 3,365no bedroom
  • 19,5131 bedroom
  • 20,3982 bedrooms
  • 7,5883 bedrooms
  • 1,7414 bedrooms
  • 2685+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Louisville population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Louisville in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 5,436no vehicle
  • 22,8971 vehicle
  • 22,0272 vehicles
  • 6,3293 vehicles
  • 1,3104 vehicles
  • 4825+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Louisville population

Cars and other vehicles available in Louisville in renter-occupied apartments

  • 17,362no vehicle
  • 25,5141 vehicle
  • 8,4382 vehicles
  • 1,1523 vehicles
  • 2484 vehicles
  • 1595+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Louisville population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Louisville, Kentucky:

  • 411 room
  • 3412 rooms
  • 1,4883 rooms
  • 7,6324 rooms
  • 14,6815 rooms
  • 13,8576 rooms
  • 9,2767 rooms
  • 5,4748 rooms
  • 5,6919+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Louisville population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Louisville, Kentucky:

  • 2,7391 room
  • 4,8422 rooms
  • 13,2143 rooms
  • 15,0454 rooms
  • 10,1065 rooms
  • 4,1206 rooms
  • 1,6347 rooms
  • 7278 rooms
  • 4469+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Louisville population

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Louisville, KY household income distribution

  • 14,416Less than $10,000
  • 7,204$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7,979$15,000 to $19,999
  • 7,973$20,000 to $24,999
  • 7,673$25,000 to $29,999
  • 7,232$30,000 to $34,999
  • 7,084$35,000 to $39,999
  • 5,740$40,000 to $44,999
  • 4,096$45,000 to $49,999
  • 7,893$50,000 to $59,999
  • 8,859$60,000 to $74,999
  • 9,237$75,000 to $99,999
  • 5,041$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3,339$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,670$150,000 to $199,999
  • 3,509$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 5,1561995 to March 2000
  • 1,7591990 to 1994
  • 5891985 to 1989
  • 3511980 to 1984
  • 4791975 to 1979
  • 3421970 to 1974
  • 1791965 to 1969
  • 795Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Louisville population
Louisville commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 2,885
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 11,251
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 21,366
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 25,953
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 20,894
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 6,315
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 11,058
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,229
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,233
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,762
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,209
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,800
Louisville, KY Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 93.6%
Number of people working at home: 5,492 (4.3% of all workers)

Louisville mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 81,542 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 14,016 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7,461 (7%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 62 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 6 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 12 (0%)
  • Taxi: 67 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 101 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 489 (0%)
  • Walked: 4,539 (4%)
  • Other means: 660 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,975 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 83,649
 Unclassified or not reported: 61,405
 German: 28,451
 United States or American: 22,380
 Irish: 18,423
 English: 14,065
 Italian: 3,287
 Scotch-Irish: 2,995
 Scottish: 2,440
 French (except Basque): 2,362
 European: 2,012
 African: 1,905
 Dutch: 1,524
 Polish: 1,294
 Yugoslavian: 978
 British: 805
 Russian: 725
 Welsh: 684
 Swiss: 682
 Swedish: 561
 Lebanese: 496
 Norwegian: 391
 French Canadian: 367
 Hungarian: 325
 Greek: 312
 Arab/Arabic: 260
 Ukrainian: 202
 Iranian: 167
 Lithuanian: 159
 Austrian: 154
 Somalian: 142
 Northern European: 142
 Portuguese: 140
 Danish: 132
 Jamaican: 128
 Haitian: 124
 Romanian: 118
 Scandinavian: 117
 Belgian: 110
 Iraqi: 109
 Canadian: 105
 Czech: 101
 Eastern European: 97
 Egyptian: 95
 Latvian: 85
 Albanian: 82
 Nigerian: 69
 Croatian: 65
 Finnish: 62
 Slovak: 60
 Czechoslovakian: 60
 Other Subsaharan African: 54
 West Indian: 52
 Other Arab: 51
 Ethiopian: 50
 Senegalese: 48
 Celtic: 43
 Slovene: 42
 Armenian: 41
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 41
 Australian: 30
 Belizean: 26
 Slavic: 25
 Serbian: 25
 Syrian: 23
 Cypriot: 22
 Palestinian: 22
 South African: 21
 Brazilian: 20
 Acadian/Cajun: 20
 Bulgarian: 19
 Icelander: 19
 Liberian: 17
 Moroccan: 15
 Sudanese: 14
 Pennsylvania German: 10
 Luxemburger: 9
 Jordanian: 7
 Afghan: 7
 Turkish: 6
 Israeli: 6
 Cape Verdean: 6
 Bahamian: 5
 New Zealander: 5
 Ghanian: 5
 Kenyan: 4
 Estonian: 4
 Maltese: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 15%Cuba
  • 11%Vietnam
  • 9%Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 5%Mexico
  • 4%Korea
  • 4%India
  • 4%Germany

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 193,908
  • Other state: 51,480
  • Northeast: 6,421
  • Midwest: 20,494
  • South: 20,486
  • West: 4,079

53% of Louisville residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 75% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 35% lived in Kentucky.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 922
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 403
  • 5th and 6th grade: 923
  • 7th and 8th grade: 3,235
  • 9th grade: 2,808
  • 10th grade: 3,300
  • 11th grade: 2,974
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3,575
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 22,479
  • Less than 1 year of college: 4,606
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 10,944
  • Associate degree: 3,360
  • Bachelor's degree: 10,331
  • Master's degree: 3,949
  • Professional school degree: 2,408
  • Doctorate degree: 992

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 855
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 363
  • 5th and 6th grade: 968
  • 7th and 8th grade: 4,556
  • 9th grade: 3,489
  • 10th grade: 4,232
  • 11th grade: 3,896
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4,074
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 26,458
  • Less than 1 year of college: 6,875
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 13,299
  • Associate degree: 4,758
  • Bachelor's degree: 10,940
  • Master's degree: 5,663
  • Professional school degree: 1,378
  • Doctorate degree: 429

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

Louisville marital status for males
Louisville marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 71,200
  • One, attached: 2,159
  • Two: 6,409
  • 3 or 4: 12,220
  • 5 to 9: 9,122
  • 10 to 19: 8,246
  • 20 to 49: 4,701
  • 50 or more: 6,716
  • Mobile homes: 317
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 17

Median worth of mobile homes: $16,813

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.1%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Louisville:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Louisville
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (89.7%)
  • Electricity (9.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (64.1%)
  • Electricity (31.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4,496
Here:

15.7%
Kentucky:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,042
Here:

15.1%
Kentucky:

10.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,985
Here:

22.9%
Kentucky:

18.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)