Louisville/Jefferson County metro government (balance), KY

615,389 Population
263.8 square miles 2,323.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
13.9%
was 13.9%
Ranked 1st Highest in KY
Population Density
2,323.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
50.3%
was 48.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
6.2%
was 6.9%
Ranked 2nd Highest in KY
Percent Under 18
22.9%
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
16.7%
was 17.4%
Ranked 1st Lowest in KY
Median Household Income
$48,100
was $44,893
Ranked 2nd Highest in KY
Gini Income Distribution
 
47.6
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
276,411
was 274,372
Ranked 1st Highest in KY
Median Rent
$769
was $719
Ranked 2nd Highest in KY
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
245,874
was 247,847
 
Homeownership Rate
59.2%
was 59.5%
Ranked 1st Highest in KY
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,048.6
was 1,040.2
Ranked 1st Highest in KY
Rental Vacancy Rate
23.3%
was 20.9%
Ranked 1st Highest in KY
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
Ranked 1st 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
97.8%
was 96.4%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
92.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.3%
was 99.1%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
89.5%
was 86.9%
Ranked 2nd Highest in KY
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
30.1%
was 27.3%
Ranked 2nd Highest in KY

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