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Louisa, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Louisa had a population of 2,470 as of July 1, 2017. Louisa ranks in the lower 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 Louisa is located at latitude 38.1116 and longitude -82.6152 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the City of Louisa (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 584 feet.

The City of Louisa (GNIS ID: 2404959) 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 "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Louisa is located within Louisa Division of Lawrence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Louisa 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 Louisa: Fork of the Big Sandy, Italy.

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Louisa, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,470
Daytime Population: Workers 1,923
Daytime Population: Residents 1,557
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,480
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.41
Population in Households 2,397
Population in Familes 1,890
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density2 1,101
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $28,240
Average Household Income $44,436
Per Capita Income $19,385


Total Housing Units 1,187 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 505 (42.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 551 (46.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $114,063
Average Home Value $128,819


Total Households 1,056
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 660
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.04% -0.15%
Households 0.05% -0.17%
Families 0.27% -0.24%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

Louisa, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Louisa 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 # 141 74th
Population Density # 228 58th
Diversity Index # 408 25th
Median Household Income # 485 10th
Per Capita Income # 386 29th

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