Louisville is a very large city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 615,366 people and 147 constituent neighborhoods, Louisville is the largest community in Kentucky.
Unlike some cities, Louisville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Louisville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Louisville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Louisville who work in office and administrative support (14.53%), sales jobs (9.88%), and management occupations (8.73%).
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.
Of the large cities in America, Louisville is one of the most car-oriented. This is reflected in the urban landscape, which features highways, wide streets, parking lots, and shopping centers of all sizes. It is also reflected in the statistics: 0.84% of people in Louisville drive to work in their own car everyday, most often alone. So, if you're going to live in Louisville, you'll need to learn to love driving. Alternative forms of transportation aren't very widely used or supported.
In terms of college education, Louisville is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.97% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Louisville in 2010 was $26,893, which is wealthy relative to Kentucky, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $107,572 for a family of four. However, Louisville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Louisville is an extremely 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Louisville include Irish, English, Italian, and African.
The most common language spoken in Louisville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.