Louisville, KY Demographic Data

Louisville, KY Summary

Louisville is located in Jefferson County in Kentucky
  • Population: 605,108
  • Area: 342.21 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 325.25 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 16.97 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 1,768.22 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 482.28 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Louisville, KY Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
318,000
52%
50.8
Male
298,261
48%
49.2
Total Population
616,261
 
323,128,000

Louisville, KY Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
39,880
6.5% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
38,007
6.2% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
38,097
6.2% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
36,875
6.0% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
41,362
6.7% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
92,397
15.0% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
76,447
12.4% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
80,469
13.1% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
43,959
7.1% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
39,977
6.5% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
50,665
8.2% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
25,592
4.2% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
12,534
2.0% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
478,898
77.7%
77.2
Female
250,045
52.2%
51.3
Male
228,853
47.8%
48.7
21 Years and over
454,644
73.8%
73.1
62 Years and over
114,353
18.6%
18.8
65 Years and over
88,791
14.4%
15.2
Female
51,138
57.6%
55.8
Male
37,653
42.4%
44.2
Median Age (years)
38
0.0%
0.0

Louisville, KY Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
600,041
97.4% 
96.8
White
432,485
70.2% 
72.6
Black or African American
146,430
23.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
907
0.1% 
0.8
Asian
16,079
2.6% 
5.4
Asian Indian
4,677
0.8% 
1.2
Chinese
1,203
0.2% 
1.3
Filipino
620
0.1% 
0.9
Japanese
543
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
975
0.2% 
0.4
Vietnamese
2,413
0.4% 
0.6
Other Asian
5,648
0.9% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
355
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
3,785
0.6% 
5.1
Two or More Races
16,220
2.6% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
32,156
5.2% 
17.8
Mexican
11,025
1.8% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
3,555
0.6% 
1.7
Cuban
10,295
1.7% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
7,281
1.2% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
584,105
94.8% 
82.2

Louisville, KY Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
14,637
3.5% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
33,310
7.9% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
116,593
27.6% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
103,440
24.5% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
34,151
8.1% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
72,336
17.1% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
47,573
11.3% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
47,947
11.4%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
374,093
88.6%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
119,909
28.4%
31.2

Louisville, KY Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
184,344
36.8%
33.7%
Now Married
205,709
41.1%
47.5
Divorced
69,675
13.9%
11.0%
Separated
8,806
1.8%
2.0
Widowed
31,743
6.3
5.8%

Louisville, KY Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
523,407
90.8%
78.4%
Languages other than english
52,974
9.2%
21.6%
Spanish
21,364
3.7%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
14,441
2.5%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
7,560
1.3%
3.5%
Other Languages
9,609
1.7%
1.1%

Louisville, KY Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
19,921
7.9%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
11,369
4.5%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
29,918
11.9%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
29,367
11.7%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
37,006
14.7%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
45,884
18.2%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
30,073
11.9%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
29,082
11.6%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
9,017
3.6%
5.8
$200,000 or more
10,151
4.0%
6.4
Median household income
48,996
 
57,617
Per capita income
29,389
 
31,128

Louisville, KY Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
887
0.3%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
32,233
10.6%
9.8
Construction
13,539
4.5%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
68,712
22.7%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
21,828
7.2%
6.6
Information
6,360
2.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
37,208
12.3%
10.1
Other services except public administration
12,390
4.1%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
27,933
9.2%
11.4
Public administration
10,034
3.3%
4.6
Retail trade
34,497
11.4%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
27,550
9.1%
5.2
Wholesale trade
9,905
3.3%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
18,529
6.1%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
105,688
34.9%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
55,703
18.4%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
75,668
25.0%
23.3%
Service occupations
47,488
15.7%
18.1%

Louisville, KY Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
297,406
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
239,294
80.5%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
24,527
8.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
8,844
3.0%
5.1
Walked
5,744
1.9%
2.7
Other means
6,204
2.1%
1.8
Worked at home
12,793
4.3%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
22.5
 
26.6

Louisville, KY Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
27,506
10.9%
8.7
1 vehicles
97,970
38.9%
33.2
2 vehicles
86,697
34.4%
37.1
3 or more
39,615
15.7%
21.0

Louisville, KY Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
251,788
90.7%
87.6
Owner Occupied
145,605
57.8%
63.1
Renter Occupied
106,183
42.2%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
25,915
9.3%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.5
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.2
0.0%
2.5

Louisville, KY Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
277,703
1 room
7,219
2.6%
2.4
2 rooms
9,450
3.4%
2.7
3 rooms
26,805
9.7%
9.1
4 rooms
52,868
19.0%
16.5
5 rooms
57,867
20.8%
19.8
6 rooms
45,244
16.3%
17.8
7 rooms
27,627
9.9%
12.0
8 rooms
21,629
7.8%
8.6
9 rooms or more
28,994
10.4%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Louisville, KY Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
277,703
 
 
1-unit, detached
177,941
64.1%
61.5
1-unit, attached
10,329
3.7%
5.9
2-units
6,899
2.5%
3.6
3 or 4 units
24,225
8.7%
4.4
5 to 9 units
19,796
7.1%
4.8
10 to 19 units
15,411
5.5%
4.4
20 or more units
20,446
7.4%
9.0
Mobile home
2,588
0.9%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
68
0.0%
0.1

Louisville, KY Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
52,687
19.0%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
18,121
6.5%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
40,822
14.7%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
40,293
14.5%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
35,131
12.7%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
18,609
6.7%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
32,159
11.6%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
32,141
11.6%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
4,399
1.6%
2.8%
2014 or later
3,341
1.2%
1.4%

Louisville, KY Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
161,166
64.0%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
1,854
0.7%
4.7
Electricity
85,651
34.0%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
491
0.2%
4.8
Coal or coke
38
0.0%
0.1
Wood
266
0.1%
1.9
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
1,726
0.7%
0.5
No fuel used
596
0.2%
1.1

Louisville, KY Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
97,164
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
2,130
2.2%
1.6%
$2,500 to $2,999
3,163
3.3%
7.0%
$3,000 or more
4,568
4.7%
10.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
6,771
7.0%
11.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
15,396
15.8%
20.1%
$500 to $999
29,876
30.7%
20.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
35,260
36.3%
28.8%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
49,840
51.5%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
16,182
16.7%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
9,494
9.8%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
4,188
4.3%
7.0%
35.0% or more
17,032
17.6%
21.3%
Not Computed
428
0.0%
0.0%

Louisville, KY Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
103,944 
 
41,631,300 
$3,000 or more
39
0.0%
1.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
417
0.4%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
541
0.5%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
2,851
2.7%
11.9%
Less than $500
17,193
16.5%
10.7%
$1,000 to $1,499
20,087
19.3%
28.3%
$500 to $999
62,816
60.4%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
2,239
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
785
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
16,402
16.0%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
13,622
13.3%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
13,327
13.0%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
11,892
11.6%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
9,154
9.0%
9.0%
35.0% or more
37,834
37.0%
40.7%
Not Computed
3,952
0.0%
0.0%

Louisville, KY Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
145,605
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
8,256
5.7%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
24,966
17.1%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
38,985
26.8%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
24,667
16.9%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
23,068
15.8%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
17,951
12.3%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
6,810
4.7%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
902
0.6%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
150,900
 
205,000
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