Louisville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 21,226 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Louisville is the 30th 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 decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.83% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Louisville is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Louisville who work in management occupations (16.55%), sales jobs (10.18%), and business and financial occupations (9.49%).
Also of interest is that Louisville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 19.73% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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 is lower than average for the country.
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 like to read, write and learn? If you move to Louisville, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Louisville is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 69.52% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Louisville in 2018 was $56,720, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $226,880 for a family of four.
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 European.
The most common language spoken in Louisville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.