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The Louisville Jefferson County Metro Government is the largest city in Kentucky with a population of 377,487 as of July 1, 2021. 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 38.1663 and longitude -85.6485 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Louisville Jefferson County Metro Government 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 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Louisville Jefferson County Metro Government: Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government (Balance), Louisville-Jefferson County (Balance).
|Total Population||377,487 (100%)|
|Population in Households||375,414 (99.5%)|
|Population in Families||304,421 (80.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||2,073 ( 0.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$64,784|
|Average Household Income||$87,402|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$34,563|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||159,402 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||104,657 (65.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||44,796 (28.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||9,949 ( 6.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$202,066|
|Average Home Value||$255,418|
|Housing Affordability Index3||183|
|Average Household Size||2.51|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.45%|
|Per Capita Income||2.38%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.79%|
The table below compares Louisville Jefferson County Metro Government to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 Density||# 162||70th|
|Median Household Income||# 132||76th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 158||29th|
|Per Capita Income||# 106||81st|
|Diversity Index||# 30||95th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.