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.

When you are in Louisville, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 0.00% of Louisville’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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.

Because of many things, Louisville is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Louisville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Louisville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

For the size of the city, public transportation in Louisville is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Louisville, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

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.