Louisville, CO
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Living in Louisville


Louisville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 21,128 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Louisville is the 32nd largest community in Colorado.

Louisville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Louisville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Louisville is a blue-collar town, with 0.00% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Louisville is a city of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Louisville who work in office and administrative support (0.00%), sales jobs (0.00%), and personal care services (0.00%).

A relatively large number of people in Louisville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.95% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Louisville is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Louisville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Louisville is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Louisville area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Louisville. 71.21% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Louisville in 2010 was $48,079, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $192,316 for a family of four. However, Louisville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Louisville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Louisville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Louisville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Louisville include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Louisville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.