What you need to know about Louisville, KY

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.

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Top 10 Downtowns 2011
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Louisville, KY Top Employers
As the site of many corporate headquarters and start-up operations, Louisville major employers offer employment opportunities in diverse industries.

Population

605,762
Up by 7.16%
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Business

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Business Climate
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Housing

Homes Owned 60.75%
60.75% Complete
Homes Rented 39.25%
39.25% Complete

Real Estate

In Louisville, Kentucky


Ready to move to Louisville? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Louisville.

Median Home Price

$140,400
Higher than the state average
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Louisville Neighborhoods Range From Hip to Historic
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Schools

In Louisville, Kentucky


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Louisville rates.

Median Household Income

$44,806
Lower than the national average

Business

In Louisville, Kentucky


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Louisville.
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Louisville, KY Top Employers
As the site of many corporate headquarters and start-up operations, Louisville major employers offer employment opportunities in diverse industries.

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old

Health

In Louisville, Kentucky


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Louisville.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 27%
27% Complete
Graduated High School 87%
87% Complete

Louisville, KY's Livability Rankings

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Shopping in Louisville, KY
Home to several unique shopping districts, Louisville, KY has plenty of retailers to meet every shopper's needs.