The Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government is the largest city in Kentucky with a population of 367,335 as of July 1, 2016. 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 518 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, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government: Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government (Balance), Louisville-Jefferson County (Balance).
|Population in Households||365,538|
|Population in Familes||298,687|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,797|
|Average Household Size||2.52|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||154,141 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||98,579 (64.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||46,507 (30.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||9,055 ( 5.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$165,250|
|Average Home Value||$211,047|
|Median Household Income||$54,603|
|Average Household Income||$75,152|
|Per Capita Income||$29,748|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.16%|
|Per Capita Income||1.79%|
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, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 1||100th|
|Population Density1||# 173||68th|
|Diversity Index2||# 32||94th|
|Median Household Income||# 122||78th|
|Per Capita Income||# 107||80th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.