Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Louisville/Jefferson County is 617,638. Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky is the 29th largest city in the US.
Louisville/Jefferson County is located entirely in Jefferson County.
The current population of Louisville/Jefferson County (617,638) is it's peak population.
Louisville/Jefferson County has grown 11.4% since the 2000. Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky's growth is below average. 65% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Yes, Louisville/Jefferson County is the biggest city in the state of Kentucky based on population. The second largest city, Lexington-Fayette, is 52% the size of Louisville/Jefferson County.
The total voting age population of Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 457,115. The voting age population is 47.4% male and 52.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.9% of the residents of Louisville/Jefferson County are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Louisville/Jefferson County are 69.9% White, 23.6% Black, 2.7% Asian, 2.6% Two or more races, 1.0% Other, 0.2% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 5.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Louisville/Jefferson County, 15.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 24.0%. On a per-household basis, 11.4% of families are below the poverty line in Louisville/Jefferson County.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.2% of Louisville/Jefferson County residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.6% of Louisville/Jefferson County residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 29.9% have a bachelor's degree and 12.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Louisville/Jefferson County residents aged 5 and older, 9.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Louisville/Jefferson County is 6.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Louisville/Jefferson County, 10.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Louisville/Jefferson County is $53,436.
In Louisville/Jefferson County, 60.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 39.9% of housing units in Louisville/Jefferson County.
Of all the housing units in Louisville/Jefferson County, 17.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Louisville/Jefferson County, 15.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 42,400 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Louisville/Jefferson County is $846.
In Louisville/Jefferson County, 82.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|20||Washington, District of Columbia||705,749||23.4%|
|22||El Paso, Texas||681,728||20.7%|
|25||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma||655,057||29.0%|
|27||Las Vegas, Nevada||651,319||34.4%|
|29||Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky||617,638||11.4%|
|32||Albuquerque, New Mexico||560,513||24.4%|
|38||Kansas City, Missouri||495,327||11.9%|
|39||Colorado Springs, Colorado||478,221||32.0%|
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