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 21,163 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%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.95% 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.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Louisville use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Louisville‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

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 71.21% 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 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.