Louisville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 6,314 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Louisville is the 55th largest community in Mississippi.
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 professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Louisville who work in teaching (9.87%), office and administrative support (9.32%), and healthcare (8.02%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Louisville. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
The education level of Louisville citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.67% of adults in Louisville have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Louisville in 2010 was $16,032, which is middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $64,128 for a family of four. Louisville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 46.54% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Louisville include English, German, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Louisville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.