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 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 professionals, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Louisville who work in management occupations (11.31%), teaching (10.30%), and office and administrative support (6.65%).
The percentage of adults in Louisville who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.77% of the adults in Louisville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Louisville in 2010 was $16,853, which is middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $67,412 for a family of four. However, Louisville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Louisville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 44.86% 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 Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Louisville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.