Louisville/Jefferson County metro government (balance), KY

616,261 Population
263.8 square miles 2,336.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
13.9%
was 13.9%
Ranked 1st Highest in KY
Population Density
2,336.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
49.8%
was 48.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
6.8%
was 6.9%
Ranked 2nd Highest in KY
Percent Under 18
22.3%
was 22.9%
Ranked 1st Highest in KY
Percent 65 and Over
14.4%
was 13.5%
Ranked 1st Highest in KY

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
15.7%
was 17.4%
Ranked 1st Lowest in KY
Median Household Income
$46,881
was $44,893
Ranked 2nd Highest in KY
Gini Income Distribution
 
48
50
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Violent Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Property Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available

 Housing

Total Housing Units
277,703
was 274,372
Ranked 1st Highest in KY
Median Rent
$785
was $719
Ranked 2nd Highest in KY
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
251,788
was 247,847
 
Homeownership Rate
57.8%
was 59.5%
Ranked 1st Highest in KY
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,053.7
was 1,040.2
Ranked 1st Highest in KY
Rental Vacancy Rate
19.6%
was 20.9%
Ranked 2nd Highest in KY
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
Ranked 2nd Highest in KY
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.3%
was 96.4%
Ranked 1st Highest in KY
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
93.5%
Ranked 1st Highest in KY
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.8%
was 99.1%
Ranked 1st Highest in KY

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
88.6%
was 86.9%
Ranked 2nd Highest in KY
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
28.4%
was 27.3%
Ranked 2nd Highest in KY

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