Louisville Jefferson County Metro Government, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Louisville Jefferson County Metro Government, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Louisville Jefferson County Metro Government is the largest city in Kentucky with a population of 372,981 as of July 1, 2017. Louisville Jefferson County Metro Government ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Louisville Jefferson County Metro Government is located at latitude 38.1654 and longitude -85.6474 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Louisville Jefferson County Metro Government (see map below) encompass a land area of 263.76 sq. miles and a water area of 12.07 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 492 feet.

The Louisville Jefferson County Metro Government (GNIS ID: ) has a C8 Census Class Code which indicates the balance of a consolidated city excluding the separately incorporated place(s) within that consolidated government. Separate census estimates are also produced for the semi-independent places which together with the "balance record," sum to the entire territory of the consolidated city.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Louisville Jefferson County Metro Government is located within Central Jefferson Division of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Louisville Jefferson County Metro Government population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Louisville Jefferson County Metro Government: Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government (Balance), Louisville-Jefferson County (Balance).


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Louisville Jefferson County Metro Government, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 372,981
Daytime Population: Workers 147,026
Daytime Population: Residents 185,141
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 332,167
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 371,161
Population in Familes 303,383
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,820
Population Density2 1,414
Diversity Index3 46
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,593
Average Household Income $79,258
Per Capita Income $31,370

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 156,215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101,141 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 46,272 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,801 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $164,798
Average Home Value $213,744
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 147,414
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 100,035
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.76% 0.72%
Households 0.72% 0.69%
Families 0.58% 0.59%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Louisville Jefferson County Metro Government, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Louisville Jefferson County Metro Government to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1 100th
Population Density # 170 69th
Diversity Index # 31 94th
Median Household Income # 124 77th
Per Capita Income # 105 81st

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