Skip to Main Content
C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C-
  3. Housing
    D-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A+
Downtown is a neighborhood in Louisville, Kentucky with a population of 5,335. Downtown is in Jefferson County. Living in Downtown offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Downtown there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of Downtown tend to be liberal. The public schools in Downtown are above average.
About Downtown...
Population
5,335

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$181,064
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$192
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    90%
  • Own
    10%
Sponsored Mortgage Options for Downtown
Get Rates
  • $0 Lender Fee on Home Loans Limited Time Only
  • Biggest Home Loan Sale Ever. Low interest rates. Get a quote today!
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

Downtown Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    9,341.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    19.5
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    1,094.4
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,583
    500.1
  • Theft
    15,204.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    3,185.5
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$16,473
National
$55,322
Families with Children
17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    27%
    13%
Places like Downtown
More

Downtown Reviews

3 reviews
Not much crime there , but when there is it's handled appropriately.
Start Your Review of Downtown
Rate It!
I feel there's some work that needs to be done but I see people in the community working on it.
When I first moved there it was a lot but as I met people it mad my experience better.