Louisville, Kentucky

Population 605,108

Louisville is located in Jefferson County, KY. The population is 605,108, making Louisville the largest city in Jefferson County and the largest city in the state of Kentucky.

There are 173 public schools in Louisville with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Louisville is moderate , and there are 2,078 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Louisville is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Louisville property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Louisville include West Buechel, Poplar Hills and Watterson Park.

Louisville Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 11.4%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 60.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 28.4%

Crime Rate

60.08% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 938
  • Violent Crimes: 547
  • Robbery: 469
  • Burglary: 156
  • Property Crime: 6
  • Larceny Theft: 5

Registered Offenders

40.67% Higher than national avg.
  • 2,078 offenders in Louisville
  • 34.34 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

2,203 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 46
  • Registered Polluters: 148
  • Superfunds: 113
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,896

Unemployment

Very High 4.6%
  • Kentucky unemployment average: 4.9%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

173 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 173 K-12 public schools in Louisville, KY and 77 private schools. Homefacts rates Louisville's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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Crime view details

2,078 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$209,900 compared to June 2018
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    9.3%
  • Rented
    38.2%
  • Owned
    52.4%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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Environmental Hazards

2203 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (227/268)
    Louisville, KY has 84.7% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Louisville, KY is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.75 Average
    Louisville, KY is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 33.43°
  • February 38.85°
  • March 49.42°
  • April 58.87°
  • May 67.65°
  • June 76.49°
  • July 79.12°
  • August 77.72°
  • September 71.43°
  • October 58.58°
  • November 47.28°
  • December 38.77°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Louisville, KY

Earthquakes
Louisville, KY has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Louisville, KY has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Louisville, KY has a very high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Louisville, KY has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Louisville, KY: $48,996

Unemployment

Unemployment in Louisville is 4.6%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 4.9% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 40.16%
White Collar - 59.84%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Steven L. Beshear
  • Sen. Mitch McConnell
  • Sen. Rand Paul

City Representatives

  • John A. Yarmuth
  • Thomas Massie

Neighborhood Info

5 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

178 FCC Towers view all