Louisville, KY : What you need to know

With its strategic location along the Ohio River, Louisville is the largest city in Kentucky and home to the annual Kentucky Derby. Headquartered in the city are Kentucky Fried Chicken, Louisville Slugger and three Fortune 500 companies, and the airport houses the worldwide hub of UPS. Students can attend the University of Louisville, and other key economic sectors are healthcare, medical sciences and whiskey distillation.


Louisville, KY City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 608732
Latest Population Increase 99.84
Median age 37.3
Median Household Income $45762
Median Home Price $140700
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Louisville, KY Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 48.3%
  Population Women 51.7%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 0.1
In Louisville

 
440% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Louisville

Median Population

Median age 37.3
Age 18 Over 76.9
Age 21 Over 73
Age 62 Over 16.9
Age 65 Over 13.4

Race

  Ethnicity White 71.1%
  Ethnicity Black 22.6%
  Ethnicity Asian 2.4%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 4.7%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Other 0.6%

Economics

  Median Household Income 45762
  Median Home Price 140700
  Homes Owned 39.6
  Homes Rent 60.4
  Median Property Rent 727

Language

  English Only 91.6
  English Other 8.4
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 22.3 MINUTES
in Louisville

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Louisville

Commute Types

  Walked 2.3
  Worked at Home 3
  Public Transportation 3
  Other Means 1.7
  Drove Alone 81.5
  Carpooled 8.5

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