The City of Louisville had a population of 248,987 as of July 1, 2017. Louisville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 is located at latitude 38.2254 and longitude -85.7416 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Louisville (see map below) encompass a land area of 61.41 sq. miles and a water area of 4.88 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 466 feet.
The City of Louisville (GNIS ID: 2404963) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of ""
Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Louisville is located within Louisville East Division of Jefferson County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Louisville 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: Louisville-Jefferson County.
|Daytime Population: Workers||203,499|
|Daytime Population: Residents||133,747|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||337,246|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.35|
|Population in Households||237,472|
|Population in Familes||163,072|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||11,515|
|Median Household Income||$36,635|
|Average Household Income||$55,304|
|Per Capita Income||$24,723|
|Total Housing Units||124,184 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||49,354 (39.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||59,055 (47.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||15,775 (12.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$128,018|
|Average Home Value||$177,549|
|Average Household Size||2.19|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.48%|
|Per Capita Income||2.51%|
The table below compares Louisville 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.
|Total Population||# 3||100th|
|Population Density||# 47||91st|
|Diversity Index||# 15||97th|
|Median Household Income||# 339||37th|
|Per Capita Income||# 193||64th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.