Louisville, KY 40218 ZIP Code Profile


Camera Icon Photos of the local Louisville, KY area

ZIP Code 40218: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Louisville, KY 40218

Acceptable Alternative
Buechel, KY 40218
Watterson Park, KY 40218
Watterson Pk, KY 40218

Not Acceptable, USPS
West Buechel, KY 40218

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,234
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,488
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,522
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.193, Longitude -85.653
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


40218 ZIP Code Map

Search the map for:

Louisville, KY 40218 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 31,760
Population in Households 31,267
Population in Familes 23,091
Population in Group Qrtrs 493
Population Density1 3,704
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 13,487
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 7,544
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,755 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,455 (43.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,032 (47.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,268 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $127,134
Average Home Value $133,625


Median Household Income $36,509
Average Household Income $48,926
Per Capita Income $21,079
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.48%
Households 0.24% 0.42%
Families -0.08% 0.22%
Median Household Income   -0.28%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Louisville, KY 40218 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 40218 to the other 755 ZIP Codes 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 29 96th
Population Density1 # 24 97th
Diversity Index2 # 3 100th
Median Household Income # 410 46th
Per Capita Income # 284 63rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.

Kentucky Research Tools

Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Kentucky Census Data
Highest or Lowest: