Louisville, KY
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Living in Louisville

Louisville is a relatively large city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 628,594 people and 180 constituent neighborhoods, Louisville is the largest community in Kentucky.

Also of interest is that Louisville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Louisville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.54% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Louisville is a popular destination for single career-starters. One thing that you will notice when you are out and about town is that there is a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters out at restaurants, listening to live music, and enjoying other activities. They are a real visible part of the culture of Louisville. This makes Louisville a good place to live for young professionals. With so many people in this demographic, Louisville presents many opportunities for single professionals to enjoy themselves, socialize, and to create lasting relationships.

The overall education level of Louisville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.13% of adults in Louisville have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Louisville in 2018 was $34,072, which is middle income relative to Kentucky, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $136,288 for a family of four. However, Louisville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Louisville include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Louisville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.