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Louisville, KY
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Living in Louisville


Louisville is a relatively large city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 246,161 people and 180 constituent neighborhoods, Louisville is the largest community in Kentucky.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Louisville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (12.33%), sales jobs (9.55%), and management occupations (8.70%).

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.

The education level of Louisville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.83% of adults in Louisville have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Louisville in 2018 was $32,115, which is middle income relative to Kentucky, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,460 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

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