Nationwide Claims to Fame

Louisville/Jefferson County is 19th out of 6,406 other cities in Size in square miles

Louisville/Jefferson County is 26th out of 6,406 other cities in Households

Louisville/Jefferson County is 26th out of 6,406 other cities in Housing units

Louisville/Jefferson County is 27th out of 4,664 other cities in Current population (2012)

Louisville/Jefferson County is 27th out of 5,169 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Louisville/Jefferson County is 29th out of 5,266 other cities in Retail sales

Louisville/Jefferson County is 40th out of 4,905 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Statewide Claims to Fame

Louisville/Jefferson County is 1st in Kentucky out of 67 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Louisville/Jefferson County is 1st in Kentucky out of 76 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Louisville/Jefferson County is 1st in Kentucky out of 77 other cities in Current population (2012)

Louisville/Jefferson County is 1st in Kentucky out of 77 other cities in Retail sales

Louisville/Jefferson County is 1st in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Households

Louisville/Jefferson County is 1st in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Housing units

Louisville/Jefferson County is 1st in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Size in square miles

Louisville/Jefferson County is 5th in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Louisville/Jefferson County is 12th in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Foreign born residents

Louisville/Jefferson County is 14th in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Race - Asian

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Louisville/Jefferson County Rank Kentucky US
Current population (2012) 605,110 1st 4,380,415 313,914,040
Size in square miles 325.2 1st 39,486.3 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,836.6 28th 109.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Louisville/Jefferson County Rank Kentucky US
Residents younger than 5 6.7% 47th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.6% 42nd 23.2% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 12.6% 50th 14.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Louisville/Jefferson County Rank Kentucky US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 86.2% 31st 81.7% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 26.0% 29th 20.6% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Louisville/Jefferson County Rank Kentucky US
Race - White 70.6% 79th 88.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 22.9% 5th 8.1% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 23rd 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.2% 14th 1.3% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 30th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.3% 39th 1.6% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 4.5% 18th 3.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 68.3% 77th 85.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Louisville/Jefferson County Rank Kentucky US
Female residents 51.6% 54th 50.7% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 6.1% 12th 3.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Louisville/Jefferson County Rank Kentucky US
Housing units 270,928 1st 1,932,599 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 29.5% 37th 17.8% 25.9%
Households 240,880 1st 1,681,085 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 63.0% 30th 69.5% 66.1%
Home median value $139,100 29th $118,700 $186,200
People per household 2.4 40th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Louisville/Jefferson County Rank Kentucky US
Income per capita $25,516 22nd $23,033 $27,915
Income per household $43,680 34th $42,248 $52,762
Income below poverty line 17.5% 49th 18.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Louisville/Jefferson County Rank Kentucky US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 52,778 1st 337,600 27,092,908
Retail sales $7,457,373 1st $50,405,925 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,254 58th $11,843 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $1,257,707 1st $6,300,866 $613,795,732

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