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 1,624 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Louisville is moderate 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


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

43.15% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 1
  • Violent Crimes: 467
  • Robbery: 311
  • Burglary: 467
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

49.54% Higher than national avg.
  • 1,624 offenders in Louisville
  • 26.84 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

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


Moderate 3.3%
  • Kentucky unemployment average: 3.7%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

173 Public Schools view public schools

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

1,624 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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Environmental Hazards

2203 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Louisville, KY has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.56 Average
    Louisville, KY is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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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

Louisville, KY has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Louisville, KY has no risk of hurricanes.
Louisville, KY has a very high risk of hail storms.
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 in Louisville is 3.3%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.7% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 40.16%
White Collar - 59.84%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • John A. Yarmuth
  • Thomas Massie

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

178 FCC Towers view all