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Louisa, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Louisa had a population of 2,414 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Louisa is located at latitude 38.1143 and longitude -82.6032 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Louisa: Fork of the Big Sandy, Italy.

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Louisa, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,414
Population in Households 2,340
Population in Familes 1,851
Population in Group Qrtrs 74
Population Density2 1,076
Diversity Index3 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,718
Average Household Income $46,465
Per Capita Income $20,237

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,185 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 626 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 406 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 153 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $117,121
Average Home Value $133,692
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,032
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 643
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.24% -0.42%
Households -0.23% -0.37%
Families -0.08% -0.5%
Median Household Income   0.33%
Per Capita Income   1.32%

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, 2018 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 # 144 73rd
Population Density # 233 57th
Diversity Index # 374 31st
Median Household Income # 497 8th
Per Capita Income # 374 31st

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