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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C-
  3. Housing
    D-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A
Old Louisville is a neighborhood in Louisville, Kentucky with a population of 15,141. Old Louisville is in Jefferson County. Living in Old Louisville offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Old Louisville there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Old Louisville and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Old Louisville are above average.
About Old Louisville...
Population
15,141

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$162,575
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$617
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    86%
  • Own
    14%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    2,233
    283
  • Murder
    13
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    621
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,228
    500
  • Theft
    5,006
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    877
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$21,778
National
$55,322
Children
10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    13%
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Living in Old Louisville has definitely been an experience! I love that fact that everything and anything that you may need is never too far (grocery store, gas station, etc.), the University of Louisville's campus is around the corner, there is always something to do and the scenery is amazing! However, finding decent parking is almost impossible, houses/apartments in the area are not so reasonably priced and traffic can be awful, especially when the University is hosting games and around Derby.
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Old Louisville, which is just south of downtown Louisville and north of the University of Louisville, is famous for its many Victorian era homes featuring Romanesque, Italianate and Queen Anne architectural styles. The majority of these homes is all brick and includes stained glass windows. While the City of Louisville was first chartered in 1780, Old Louisville was initially developed in the 1830s by wealthy city dwellers who established country estates in the area. One favorite picnic area was known as Jacob’s Wood, which was very popular until the mid 1840s. Significant development didn’t begin until the 1850s, when streets were extended further south from Broadway, which included a mule car line that extended down Fourth Street to Oak Street in 1865. The area now known as Old Louisville was called the Southern Extension, which was annexed by the City of Louisville in 1868.... http://homeslouisvilleky.com/old-louisville/
I would like to more police around the area. There is always so much crime around the University of Louisville and it is not safe for young college students to be walking back and forth to their apartments in old Louisville. It is a great place to live, just add a few extra police to patrol the area in the early mornings and late afternoons. Again, so much crime happens and student safety should be a high priority.