Louisville, KY

Census Place

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US Senator
Mitch McConnell
Republican Party
US Senator
Rand Paul
Republican Party
2022 Employed Population
1.94M
0.688% 1-year growth

About

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None of the households in Louisville, KY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

The largest universities in Louisville, KY are University of Louisville (5,751 degrees awarded in 2022), Jefferson Community and Technical College (4,096 degrees), and Bellarmine University (971 degrees).

Most people in Louisville, KY N/A, and the average commute time was 26.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Louisville, KY was N/A per household.

Population & Diversity

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Race and Ethnicity

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N/A% of the people in Louisville, KY are hispanic (N/A people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    28,651 ± 4,142 people
  2. Cuba
    14,970 ± 2,999 people
  3. India
    12,312 ± 2,720 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kentucky was Mexico, the natal country of 28,651 Kentucky residents, followed by Cuba with 14,970 and India with 12,312.

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Economy

The economy of Louisville, KY employs 1.94M people. The largest industries in Louisville, KY are Elementary & secondary schools (124,439 people), Restaurants & Food Services (117,715 people), and Construction (107,053 people), and the highest paying industries are Petroleum refining ($133,675), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($117,447), and Pipeline transportation ($112,936).

Males in Kentucky have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,220. The income inequality in Kentucky (measured using the Gini index) is 0.452, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

1.94M
2022 Value
0.688%
1 Year growth
± 0.688%

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Louisville, KY, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (49,868 people), Registered nurses (49,434 people), and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (47,048 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Louisville, KY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.94M
2022 Value
0.688%
1 Year growth
± 0.688%

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Louisville, KY, are Elementary & secondary schools (124,439 people), Restaurants & Food Services (117,715 people), and Construction (107,053 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Louisville, KY, though some of these residents may live in Louisville, KY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.51%
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Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.98M people employed in Kentucky. This represents a 2.51% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Kentucky.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Kentucky went to Donald J. Trump with 62.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (36.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.23%).

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing the state of Kentucky. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Kentucky

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Mitch McConnell
Senator from Kentucky2
Assumed office on January 3, 1985
Rand Paul
Senator from Kentucky3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing Kentucky.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Kentucky over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Kentucky

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Kentucky have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Louisville, KY awarded 13,025 degrees. The student population of Louisville, KY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 20,670 male students and 24,814 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Louisville, KY are White (8,894 and 70%), followed by Black or African American (1,581 and 12.4%), Hispanic or Latino (763 and 6%), and Asian (580 and 4.56%).

The largest universities in Louisville, KY by number of degrees awarded are University of Louisville (5,751 and 44.2%), Jefferson Community and Technical College (4,096 and 31.4%), and Bellarmine University (971 and 7.45%).

The most popular majors in Louisville, KY are Liberal Arts & Sciences (813 and 6.24%), General Computer & Information Sciences (792 and 6.08%), and Registered Nursing (704 and 5.4%).

The median tuition costs in Louisville, KY are $21,454 for private four year colleges, and $12,324 and $28,670 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2022 in Louisville, KY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 83.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 22.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 45,484 (45.4% men and 54.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 45,484 students enrolled in Louisville, KY, 45.4% men and 54.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 28,516 records, of which 53% were women and 47% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 468 degrees awarded
  2. 318 degrees awarded
  3. 162 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Louisville, KY was Registered Nursing with 468 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Louisville, KY according to their major.

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Universities

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Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,751 degrees awarded
  2. 4,096 degrees awarded
  3. 971 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Louisville with 5,751 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 6,430 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Louisville, KY, which is 0.975 times less than the 6,595 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 8,894 degrees mean that there were 5.63 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,581 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($21,454) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($495) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,800) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, NaNM% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while NaNM% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

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Housing & Living

People in Louisville, KY have an average commute time of 26.7 minutes, and they N/A. Car ownership in Louisville, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Median household income in Louisville, KY is N/A. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Louisville, KY was Census Tract 87 with a value of $161,406, followed by Census Tract 89 and Census Tract 84, with respective values of $110,165 and $102,982.

Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (N/A)
  1. Census Tract 87
  2. Census Tract 89
  3. Census Tract 84

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (N/A) in Louisville, KY was Census Tract 87 with a value of $161,406, followed by Census Tract 89 and Census Tract 84, with respective values of $110,165 and $102,982.

The following map shows all of the places in Louisville, KY colored by their Median Household Income (N/A).

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Household Income

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Louisville, KY is from Kentucky.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Kentucky
0.453
2021 Wage GINI in Kentucky

In 2022, the income inequality in Kentucky was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.286% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kentucky was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kentucky in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

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Commute Time

26.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Louisville, KY have a similar commute time (26.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Louisville, KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Louisville, KY compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Car Ownership

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Poverty & Diversity

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Louisville, KY (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

N/A% of the population of Louisville, KY has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Jefferson County, KY see 1065 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.653% decrease from the previous year (1072 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 946 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 292 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Jefferson County, KY

Primary care physicians in Jefferson County, KY see an average of 1,065 patients per year. This represents a 0.653% decrease from the previous year (1,072 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Jefferson County, KY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In N/A, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in .

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, N/A were men and N/A were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

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The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Louisville, KY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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