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 2017: $40,237 (it was $28,843 in 2000)
Louisville:

$40,237
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,887 (it was $18,193 in 2000)

Louisville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $141,700 (it was $81,900 in 2000)
Louisville:

$141,700
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $221,838; detached houses: $225,764; townhouses or other attached units: $184,596; in 2-unit structures: $237,291; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $160,559; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $154,710; mobile homes: $35,904; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $146,551
March 2019 cost of living index in Louisville: 93.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Louisville, KY (2000)
    • 158,65161.9%White alone
    • 84,01132.8%Black alone
    • 4,7551.9%Hispanic
    • 3,9231.5%Two or more races
    • 3,6761.4%Asian alone
    • 5490.2%American Indian alone
    • 5650.2%Other race alone
    • 1010.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 1,591 registered sex offenders living in Louisville, Kentucky as of August 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Louisville is 165 to 1.


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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, Kentucky map

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

This city:

3.8%
Kentucky:

2.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Louisville city:

0.9% ($719)
Kentucky:

0.8% ($610)

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 )

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

Distribution of median household income in Louisville, KY in 2017
Louisville satellite photo by USGS

Detailed articles:

Louisville tourist attractions:

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
  • 2003: 47 buildings, average cost: $93,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Louisville, KY residents
Average permit cost in Louisville, KY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Historical population in Louisville, KY
Historical housing units in Louisville, KY
Most common industries in Louisville, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Louisville, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.1%)

Average climate in Louisville, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Louisville, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 89.1. This is worse than average.

City:

89.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.268. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.268
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.773. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.773
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.69
U.S.:

8.46

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 Louisville 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 the city 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 Louisville 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 the city 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 Louisville 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 (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Mudslides: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Explosion: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Louisville topographic map

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 (Full-time enrollment: 7,950; Location: 109 E Broadway; Public; Website: www.jefferson.kctcs.edu)
  • Sullivan University (Full-time enrollment: 5,129; Location: 3101 Bardstown Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.sullivan.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Bellarmine University (Full-time enrollment: 3,180; Location: 2001 Newburg Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bellarmine.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Full-time enrollment: 2,360; Location: 2825 Lexington Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sbts.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Spalding University (Full-time enrollment: 1,963; Location: 901 S Fourth Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.spalding.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Brown Mackie College-Louisville (Full-time enrollment: 1,637; Location: 3605 Fern Valley Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.brownmackie.edu)
  • Galen College of Nursing-Louisville (Full-time enrollment: 1,106; Location: 1031 Zorn Avenue , Suite 400; Private, for-profit; Website: www.galencollege.edu/louisville)
  • Spencerian College-Louisville (Full-time enrollment: 718; Location: 4627 Dixie Hwy; Private, for-profit; Website: www.spencerian.edu)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Louisville (Full-time enrollment: 592; Location: 9500 Ormsby Station Road, Suite 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • ATA College (Full-time enrollment: 471; Location: 10180 Linn Station Rd Ste A200; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ata.edu)
  • Sullivan College of Technology and Design (Full-time enrollment: 378; Location: 3901 Atkinson Square Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.sctd.edu)
  • Daymar College-Online (Full-time enrollment: 372; Location: 3309 Collins Lane; Private, for-profit; Website: www.daymarcollege.edu/)
  • Daymar College-Louisville (Full-time enrollment: 293; Location: 4112 Fern Valley Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.daymarcollege.edu)
  • Paul Mitchell the School-Louisville (Full-time enrollment: 289; Location: 156 North Hurstbourne Parkway; Private, for-profit; Website: www.paulmitchelltheschool.com)
  • University of Phoenix-Louisville Campus (Full-time enrollment: 166; Location: 10400 Linn Station Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • Empire Beauty School-Dixie (Full-time enrollment: 154; Location: 5120 Dixie Highway; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)
  • Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (Full-time enrollment: 153; Location: 1044 Alta Vista Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lpts.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Empire Beauty School-Hurstborne (Full-time enrollment: 149; Location: 5314 Bardstown Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)
  • Trend Setters' Academy of Beauty Culture-Louisville (Full-time 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: 1,714, Location: 700 S ENGLISH STATION RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • ST XAVIER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,390, Location: 1609 POPLAR LEVEL RD, Grades: 9-12, Boys only)
  • TRINITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,296, Location: 4011 SHELBYVILLE RD, Grades: 9-12, Boys only)
  • KENTUCKY COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 956, Location: 4100 SPRINGDALE RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • ASSUMPTION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 883, Location: 2170 TYLER LN, Grades: 9-12, Girls only)
  • SACRED HEART ACADEMY (Students: 816, Location: 3175 LEXINGTON RD, Grades: 9-12, Girls only)
  • WHITEFIELD ACADEMY (Students: 734, Location: 7711 FEGENBUSH LN, Grades: PK-12)
  • LOUISVILLE COLLEGIATE SCHOOL (Students: 693, Location: 2427 GLENMARY AVE, Grades: PK-12)
  • MERCY ACADEMY (Students: 600, Location: 5801 FEGENBUSH LN, Grades: 9-12, Girls only)
  • ACADEMY FOR INDIVIDUAL EXCELLENCE (Students: 394, 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: 796, Location: 5503 BARDSTOWN RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST MARGARET MARY SCHOOL (Students: 752, Location: 7813 SHELBYVILLE RD, Grades: KG-8)
  • HOLY TRINITY PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 721, Location: 423 CHERRYWOOD RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST ALBERT THE GREAT SCHOOL (Students: 714, Location: 1395 GIRARD DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 643, Location: 1000 N BECKLEY STATION RD, Grades: KG-8)
  • ST MICHAEL SCHOOL (Students: 605, Location: 3705 STONE LAKES DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST BERNARD CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 479, Location: 7500 TANGELO DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST ATHANASIUS (Students: 478, Location: 5915 OUTER LOOP, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST MARTHA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 461, Location: 2825 KLONDIKE LN, Grades: PK-8)
  • OUR LADY OF LOURDES SCHOOL (Students: 454, Location: 510 BRECKENRIDGE LN, Grades: PK-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.

Points of interest:

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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

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.

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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Louisville:

Marital status in Louisville, KY
  • Never married: 35.2%
  • Now married: 38.5%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

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
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.0
Kentucky average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Louisville:

(Louisville, Kentucky Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Louisville, KY (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant180,149384
Catholic120,62060
Mainline Protestant48,598129
Black Protestant35,30570
Other19,94758
Orthodox1,1803
None335,297-
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: 127
Here:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

27.6%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

13.4%
Kentucky:

15.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 721$2,966,012$49,3650$0
Firefighters 508$1,872,927$44,2420$0
Parks and Recreation 505$927,770$22,046157$75,836
Water Supply 473$2,030,349$51,51017$56,665
Housing and Community Development (Local) 283$853,871$36,20715$14,716
Streets and Highways 264$559,595$25,4364$1,849
Solid Waste Management 240$375,337$18,7670$0
Police - Other 220$553,128$30,17148$53,836
Local Libraries 212$534,577$30,259148$103,232
Other Government Administration 195$669,029$41,17115$11,453
Fire - Other 175$397,448$27,2540$0
Financial Administration 172$574,661$40,09312$20,347
Other and Unallocable 138$441,523$38,39320$8,340
Judicial and Legal 47$170,398$43,5066$10,702
Welfare 34$91,602$32,33092$22,302
Health 22$61,932$33,7810$0
Totals for Government 4,209$13,080,159$37,292534$379,278

Louisville government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $127,753,000 ($486.19)
    General - Other: $93,268,000 ($354.95)
    Air Transportation: $26,915,000 ($102.43)
    Regular Highways: $23,013,000 ($87.58)
    Air Transportation: $21,154,000 ($80.51)
    Libraries: $12,447,000 ($47.37)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,687,000 ($25.45)
    Transit Utilities: $2,661,000 ($10.13)
    Parking Facilities: $1,946,000 ($7.41)
    Health - Other: $1,728,000 ($6.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($0.08)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($0.01)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $174,596,000 ($664.46)
    Police Protection: $129,085,000 ($491.26)
    General - Other: $114,694,000 ($436.49)
    Transit Utilities: $92,469,000 ($351.91)
    Health - Other: $84,722,000 ($322.43)
    Water Utilities: $73,259,000 ($278.80)
    Correctional Institutions: $62,937,000 ($239.52)
    Financial Administration: $60,173,000 ($229.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $57,886,000 ($220.30)
    Water Utilities: $56,877,000 ($216.46)
    Regular Highways: $53,569,000 ($203.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $48,949,000 ($186.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $46,830,000 ($178.22)
    Housing and Community Development: $43,655,000 ($166.14)
    Correctional Institutions: $40,784,000 ($155.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,747,000 ($143.65)
    Central Staff Services: $33,280,000 ($126.65)
    Air Transportation: $30,790,000 ($117.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $25,343,000 ($96.45)
    Air Transportation: $24,171,000 ($91.99)
    Libraries: $19,071,000 ($72.58)
    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)
    Parking Facilities: $14,848,000 ($56.51)
    Central Staff Services: $12,097,000 ($46.04)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,205,000 ($42.64)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $9,678,000 ($36.83)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,075,000 ($30.73)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $8,059,000 ($30.67)
    Financial Administration: $8,026,000 ($30.54)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,787,000 ($29.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,319,000 ($27.85)
    Parking Facilities: $6,863,000 ($26.12)
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,112,000 ($15.65)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $6,763,000 ($25.74)
    Benefit Payments: $2,690,000 ($10.24)
    Corporate Bonds: $1,610,000 ($6.13)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $338,000 ($1.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $113,655,000 ($432.54)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $20,412,000 ($77.68)
    Other - Air Transportation: $985,000 ($3.75)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $132,000 ($0.50)
    Air Transportation: $10,000 ($0.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $42,977,000 ($163.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $31,923,000 ($121.49)
    Air Transportation: $23,273,000 ($88.57)
    Housing and Community Development: $20,977,000 ($79.83)
    Health - Other: $15,923,000 ($60.60)
    General - Other: $12,577,000 ($47.86)
    Air Transportation: $10,693,000 ($40.69)
    Transit Utilities: $10,618,000 ($40.41)
    Regular Highways: $7,316,000 ($27.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,105,000 ($23.23)
    Central Staff Services: $3,587,000 ($13.65)
    Police Protection: $781,000 ($2.97)
    Parking Facilities: $619,000 ($2.36)
    Correctional Institutions: $611,000 ($2.33)
    Housing and Community Development: $408,000 ($1.55)
    Financial Administration: $302,000 ($1.15)
    Police Protection: $201,000 ($0.76)
    Natural Resources - Other: $149,000 ($0.57)
    Central Staff Services: $147,000 ($0.56)
    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: $492,835,000 ($1875.58)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,423,000 ($32.06)

Louisville government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $107,537,000 ($409.25)
    Air Transportation: $69,986,000 ($266.35)
    Other: $31,097,000 ($118.35)
    Parking Facilities: $20,159,000 ($76.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,915,000 ($60.57)
    Parking Facilities: $12,617,000 ($48.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,197,000 ($42.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,263,000 ($8.61)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-121,000 ($-0.46)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $41,986,000 ($159.79)
    Air Transportation: $27,180,000 ($103.44)
    Transit Utilities: $26,930,000 ($102.49)
    Air Transportation: $26,697,000 ($101.60)
    Health and Hospitals: $22,140,000 ($84.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $18,722,000 ($71.25)
    Education: $10,782,000 ($41.03)
    Other: $6,897,000 ($26.25)
    Highways: $4,436,000 ($16.88)
    Health and Hospitals: $3,507,000 ($13.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $10,745,000 ($40.89)
    Education: $7,390,000 ($28.12)
    Other: $5,626,000 ($21.41)
    Transit Utilities: $3,617,000 ($13.77)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,163,000 ($8.23)
    Highways: $1,599,000 ($6.09)
    Health and Hospitals: $1,534,000 ($5.84)
    Public Welfare: $81,000 ($0.31)
    Housing and Community Development: $75,000 ($0.29)
    General Local Government Support: $11,000 ($0.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $93,440,000 ($355.60)
    General Revenue - Other: $36,975,000 ($140.72)
    Sale of Property: $33,503,000 ($127.50)
    Special Assessments: $15,798,000 ($60.12)
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,820,000 ($44.98)
    Sale of Property: $11,165,000 ($42.49)
    Interest Earnings: $10,398,000 ($39.57)
    Rents: $5,185,000 ($19.73)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,716,000 ($10.34)
    General Revenue - Other: $856,000 ($3.26)
    Fines and Forfeits: $121,000 ($0.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $174,386,000 ($663.66)
    Transit Utilities: $13,190,000 ($50.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $69,998,000 ($266.39)
    Highways: $22,815,000 ($86.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $18,527,000 ($70.51)
    General Local Government Support: $8,232,000 ($31.33)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,998,000 ($30.44)
    Health and Hospitals: $3,951,000 ($15.04)
    Highways: $411,000 ($1.56)
    Education: $312,000 ($1.19)
    Transit Utilities: $307,000 ($1.17)
    Health and Hospitals: $302,000 ($1.15)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $302,670,000 ($1151.87)
    Property: $154,216,000 ($586.90)
    Corporation Net Income: $70,498,000 ($268.29)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $57,013,000 ($216.97)
    Corporation Net Income: $41,605,000 ($158.34)
    Other Selective Sales: $25,431,000 ($96.78)
    Other License: $11,207,000 ($42.65)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,676,000 ($13.99)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,506,000 ($9.54)
    Motor Vehicle License: $300,000 ($1.14)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $98,000 ($0.37)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000 ($0.02)

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)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,116,370,000 ($4248.57)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $914,460,000 ($3480.16)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $910,980,000 ($3466.91)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $893,316,000 ($3399.69)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $483,769,000 ($1841.08)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $313,174,000 ($1191.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $90,120,000 ($342.97)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,870,000 ($182.18)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,607,000 ($40.37)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $4,235,000 ($16.12)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $87,456,000 ($332.83)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $543,781,000 ($2069.47)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,035,793,000 ($7747.61)

5.23% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,733 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.23%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($356 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.02%
Kentucky average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bullitt County, KY  0.37% ($42,579 average AGI)
from Oldham County, KY  0.25% ($63,903)
from Clark County, IN  0.23% ($39,209)


5.50% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,811 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($418 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.04%
Kentucky average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bullitt County, KY  0.45% ($47,332 average AGI)
to Oldham County, KY  0.32% ($95,469)
to Clark County, IN  0.26% ($43,758)
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

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.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Louisville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 524Number of bridges
  • 8,074ft / 2,461mTotal length
  • $412,204,000Total costs
  • 27,289,851Total average daily traffic
  • 2,766,219Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,146,853Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Louisville, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 61910-1919
  • 91920-1929
  • 91930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 401950-1959
  • 941960-1969
  • 491970-1979
  • 1011980-1989
  • 481990-1999
  • 372000-2009
  • 1282010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Louisville, KY
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Louisville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 1,556 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Louisville, KY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 529 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 341 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 2,112 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Louisville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Louisville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 632 (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 in Louisville, KY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Louisville, KY - Value

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 fire incidents per year is 2183. The highest number of fires - 3,083 took place in 2006, and the least - 539 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Louisville, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (41.4%), and Outside Fires (37.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Louisville, KY
    • 15,35841.4%Structure Fires
    • 13,88537.4%Outside Fires
    • 6,73918.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1,1313.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Louisville, KY

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Louisville, Kentucky:

  • Red Roof Inn #0118, 4704 Preston Hwy, Louisville, Kentucky 40213 , Phone: (502) 968-0151, Fax: (502) 968-0194
  • Archway Motel BLDG 4, 10615 Dixie Hwy, Louisville, Kentucky 40272 , Phone: (502) 937-0937
  • Brown Motel, 335 W Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky 40202 , Phone: (502) 583-1234, Fax: (502) 587-7006
  • Days Inn East, 4621 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40207 , Phone: (502) 896-8871, Fax: (502) 896-8871
  • Galt House East, 140 N 4TH Ave, Louisville, Kentucky 40202 , Phone: (502) 589-5200
  • Chariot Hotel, 1902 Embassy Square Blvd, Louisville, Kentucky 40299 , Phone: (502) 491-2577, Fax: (502) 491-1325
  • Holiday Inn Hurstbourne, 1325 S Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, Kentucky 40222 , Phone: (502) 426-2600, Fax: (502) 423-1605
  • Hyatt Regency, 320 W Jefferson, Louisville, Kentucky 40202 , Phone: (800) 233-1234, Fax: (502) 581-0133
  • 95 other hotels and motels
All 103 fire-safe hotels and motels in Louisville, Kentucky
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Louisville, KY
  • 89.7%Utility gas
  • 9.2%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Louisville, KY
  • 64.1%Utility gas
  • 31.8%Electricity
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Louisville compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below 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.

Louisville on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: printing workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: laborers and material movers, hand (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: religious workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food processing workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: assemblers and fabricators (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: printing and related support activities (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: food (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: beverage and tobacco products (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: beverage and tobacco products (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: food (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: paper (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wood products (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: personal and laundry services (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 50,000+)"
  • #68 (40208) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most museums in 2005"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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