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Louisville
  • City in Kentucky

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

editorial

Louisville is a city in Kentucky with a population of 629,176. Louisville is in Jefferson County. Living in Louisville offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Louisville there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Louisville and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Louisville are above average.

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About Louisville...
Population
629,176

Home Listings

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$204,800
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,014
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    730.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    28.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    34.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    188.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    593.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,108.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    582.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

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