"Louisville" and "Gateway to the South" redirect here. For other uses, see Louisville (disambiguation) and Gateway to the South (album). Louisville, Kentucky Consolidated city-county Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government From top: Louisville downtown skyline at night, Cathedral of the Assumption, Thunder Over Louisville fireworks during the Kentucky Derby Festival, Kentucky Derby, Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, Fourth Street Live!, The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts Flag Seal Nickname(s): Derby City, River City,(The) Gateway to the South, Falls City, The 'Ville Highlighted areas of Jefferson County represent the balance population of Louisville Louisville Location in the United States Coordinates: 38°13.
52′N 85°44.5′W / 38.22533°N 85.7417°WCoordinates: 38°13.52′N 85°44.5′W / 38.22533°N 85.7417°W Country United States State Kentucky County Jefferson Established 1778 Incorporated 1828 Founded by George Rogers Clark Named for Louis XVI Government • Type Mayor–council • Mayor Greg Fischer (D) • Metro Council 26 council members Area • Consolidated city-county 397.
68 sq mi (1,030 km2) • Land 380.46 sq mi (985.4 km2) • Water 17.23 sq mi (44.6 km2) Elevation 466 ft (142 m) Population (2017) • Consolidated city-county 780,352 (consolidated) 619,287 (balance) • Rank US: 29th[d] KY: 1st • Density 1,924/sq mi (743.0/km2) • Urban 972,546[b] (US: 43rd) • Metro 1,269,702 (US: 43rd[a]) • CSA 1,498,593 (US: 35th[c]) • GMP $67.
3 billion (US: 48th) Demonym(s) Louisvillian Time zone EST (UTC-5) • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4) ZIP code prefixes major: 402xx minor: 400xx, 401xx Area code 502 FIPS code 21-48000 GNIS feature ID 0509453 USDA hardiness zones 6b, 7a Interstates Airports Louisville International Airport, Bowman Field Waterways Ohio River, Beargrass Creek, Floyds Fork, Harrods Creek Public transit TARC Website LouisvilleKy.
gov Louisville (/ˈluːəvəl/ ( listen) LOO-ə-vəl, /ˈlʊvəl/ ( listen) LUUV-əl or /ˈluːiːvɪl/ ( listen)) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 29th-most populous city in the United States.[d] It is one of two cities in Kentucky designated as first-class, the other being the state's second-largest city of Lexington.[e] Louisville is the historical seat and, since 2003, the nominal seat of Jefferson County.
Louisville was founded in 1778 by George Rogers Clark and is named after King Louis XVI of France, making Louisville one of the oldest cities west of the Appalachian Mountains. Sited beside the Falls of the Ohio, the only major obstruction to river traffic between the upper Ohio River and the Gulf of Mexico, the settlement first grew as a portage site. It was the founding city of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad, which grew into a 6,000-mile (9,700 km) system across 13 states.
Today, the city is known as the home of the Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Fried Chicken, the University of Louisville and its Louisville Cardinals athletic teams, Louisville Slugger baseball bats, and three of Kentucky's six Fortune 500 companies. Its main airport is also the site of United Parcel Service's worldwide air hub. Since 2003, Louisville's borders have been the same as those of Jefferson County because of a city-county merger.
 The official name of this consolidated city-county government is the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government, abbreviated to Louisville Metro. Despite the merger and renaming, the term "Jefferson County" continues to be used in some contexts in reference to Louisville Metro, particularly including the incorporated cities outside the "balance" which make up Louisville proper. The city's total consolidated population as of the 2017 census estimate was 780,352.
 However, the balance total of 619,287 excludes other incorporated places and semiautonomous towns within the county and is the population listed in most sources and national rankings. The Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), sometimes also referred to as Kentuckiana, includes Louisville-Jefferson County and 12 surrounding counties, seven in Kentucky and five in Southern Indiana.
As of 2014, the MSA had a population of 1,269,702,ranking 43rd nationally.[a] History Main articles: History of Louisville, Kentucky and Timeline of Louisville, Kentucky See also: History of Kentucky and National Register of Historic Places listings in Jefferson County, Kentucky The history of Louisville spans hundreds of years, and has been influenced by the area's geography and location. Early history and founding Louisville's founder, George Rogers Clark The rapids at the Falls of the Ohio created a barrier to river travel, and as a result, settlements grew up at this stopping point.
The first European settlement in the vicinity of modern-day Louisville was on Corn Island in 1778 by Col. George Rogers Clark, credited as the founder of Louisville. Several landmarks in the community are named after him. Two years later, in 1780, the Virginia General Assembly approved the town charter of Louisville. The city was named in honor of King Louis XVI of France, whose soldiers were then aiding Americans in the Revolutionary War.
Early residents lived in forts to protect themselves from Indian raids, but moved out by the late 1780s. In 1803, explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark organized their expedition across America in the town of Clarksville, Indiana at the present-day Falls of the Ohio opposite Louisville, Kentucky. 19th century See also: Louisville, Kentucky, in the American Civil War View of Main Street Louisville in 1846 The city's early growth was influenced by the fact that river boats had to be unloaded and moved downriver before reaching the falls.
By 1828, the population had swelled to 7,000 and Louisville became an incorporated city. The city grew rapidly in its formative years. Louisville was a major shipping port and slaves worked in a variety of associated trades. The city was often a point of escape for slaves to the north, as Indiana was a free state. During the Civil War, Louisville was a major stronghold of Union forces, which kept Kentucky firmly in the Union.
During this point in the 1850's, the city was growing and vibrant, but that also came with negativity. It was the center of planning, supplies, recruiting, and transportation for numerous campaigns, especially in the Western Theater. By the year 1855, ethnic tension was arising. Nobody knew how far this would go, though. On August 6, 1855 "Bloody Monday" happened. Then by 1861, the civil war broke out.
By the end of the war, Louisville had not been attacked, although skirmishes and battles, including the battles of Perryville and Corydon, took place nearby. After Reconstruction, returning Confederate veterans largely took political control of the city, leading to the jibe that Louisville joined the Confederacy after the war was over. Churchill Downs in 1901 The first Kentucky Derby was held on May 17, 1875, at the Louisville Jockey Club track (later renamed Churchill Downs).
The Derby was originally shepherded by Meriwether Lewis Clark, Jr., the grandson of William Clark of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, and grandnephew of the city's founder George Rogers Clark. Horse racing had a strong tradition in Kentucky, whose Inner Bluegrass Region had been a center of breeding high-quality livestock throughout the 19th century. Ten thousand spectators watched the first Derby, which Aristides won.
 On March 27, 1890, the city was devastated and its downtown nearly destroyed when an F4 tornado tore through as part of the middle Mississippi Valley tornado outbreak. An estimated 74 to 120 people were killed. 20th and 21st centuries Throughout January 1937, 19.17 inches (48.7 cm) of rain fell in Louisville, and by January 27, the Ohio River crested at a record 57.15 feet (17.42 m), almost 30 feet (9.
1 m) above flood stage. These events triggered the "Great Flood of 1937", which lasted into early February. The flood submerged 60–70% of the city, caused complete loss of power for four days, and forced the evacuation of 175,000 or 230,000 residents, depending on sources. Ninety people died as a result of the flood. It led to dramatic changes in where residents lived. Today, the city is protected by numerous flood walls.
After the flood, the areas of high elevation in the eastern part of the city had decades of residential growth. Louisville was a center for factory war production during World War II. In May 1942, the U.S. government assigned the Curtiss-Wright Aircraft Company, a war plant located at Louisville's air field, for wartime aircraft production. The factory produced the C-46 Commando cargo plane, among other aircraft.
In 1946, the factory was sold to International Harvester, which began large-scale production of tractors and agricultural equipment. In 1950, the Census Bureau reported Louisville's population as 84.3% white and 15.6% black. Similar to many other older American cities, Louisville began to experience a movement of people and businesses to the suburbs in the 1960s and 1970s. Middle class residents used newly built freeways and interstate highways to commute to work, moving into more distant but newer housing.
Because of tax laws, businesses found it cheaper to build new rather than renovate older buildings. Economic changes included a decline in local manufacturing. The West End and older areas of the South End, in particular, began to decline economically as many local factories closed. Entrance to the Fourth Street Live! entertainment complex in Louisville, featuring the marquee of the Hard Rock Cafe In 1974, a major (F4) tornado hit Louisville as part of the 1974 Super Outbreak of tornadoes that struck 13 states.
It covered 21 miles (34 km) and destroyed several hundred homes in the Louisville area. Only two people died. Since the 1980s, many of the city's urban neighborhoods have been revitalized into areas popular with young professionals and college students. The greatest change has occurred along the Bardstown Road/Baxter Avenue and Frankfort Avenue corridors as well as the Old Louisville neighborhood.
In recent years, such change has also occurred in the East Market District (NuLu). Since the late 1990s, Downtown has experienced significant residential, tourist and retail growth, including the addition of major sports complexes KFC Yum! Center and Louisville Slugger Field, conversion of waterfront industrial sites into Waterfront Park, openings of varied museums (see Museums, galleries and interpretive centers below), and the refurbishing of the former Galleria into the bustling entertainment complex Fourth Street Live!, which opened in 2004.
Geography Main article: Geography of Louisville, Kentucky Hilly terrain blankets the southwest part of the city Louisville and Jefferson County have a combined area of 397.68 square miles (1,030.0 km2), of which 380.46 square miles (985.4 km2) is land and 17.23 square miles (44.6 km2) (4.33%) is covered by water. Louisville is southeasterly situated along the border between Kentucky and Indiana, the Ohio River, in north-central Kentucky at the Falls of the Ohio.
Although situated in a Southern state, Louisville is influenced by both Southern and Midwestern culture. It is sometimes referred to as either one of the northernmost Southern cities or as one of the southernmost Northern cities in the United States. Louisville is located in Kentucky's outer Bluegrass region. Its development has been influenced by its location on the Ohio River, which spurred Louisville's growth from an isolated camp site into a major shipping port.
Much of the city is located on a very wide and flat floodplain surrounded by hill country on all sides. Much of the area was swampland that had to be drained as the city grew. In the 1840s, most creeks were rerouted or placed in canals to prevent flooding and disease outbreaks. Areas generally east of I-65 are above the flood plain, and are composed of gently rolling hills. The southernmost parts of Jefferson County are in the scenic and largely undeveloped Knobs region, which is home to Jefferson Memorial Forest.
The Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), the 43rd largest in the United States,[a] includes the Kentucky county of Jefferson (coterminous with Louisville Metro), plus twelve outlying counties—seven in Kentucky and five in Southern Indiana. Louisville's MSA is included in the Louisville–Elizabethtown–Madison, KY–IN Combined Statistical Area (CSA), which also includes the Elizabethtown, KY MSA, as well as the Madison, IN Micropolitan Statistical Area.
The Louisville area is near several other urban areas, especially Frankfort, Kentucky (the state's capital), Cincinnati, Ohio (the two cities' metropolitan statistical areas almost border each other), Lexington, Kentucky, and the Indianapolis, Indiana area (especially Columbus, Indiana, to the north of Southern Indiana). Cityscape Main article: Cityscape of Louisville, Kentucky See also: Downtown Louisville; Neighborhoods in Louisville, Kentucky; List of parks in the Louisville metropolitan area; and List of tallest buildings in Louisville East Louisville's Highlands district, specifically, the Bonnycastle neighborhood.
The downtown business district of Louisville is located immediately south of the Ohio River and southeast of the Falls of the Ohio. Major roads extend outwards from the downtown area in all directions, like the spokes of a wheel. The airport is about 6.75 miles (10.86 km) south of the downtown area. The industrial sections of town are to the south and west of the airport, while most of the residential areas of the city are to the southwest, south, and east of downtown.
In 2010, the 22,000-seat KFC Yum! Center was completed. Twelve of the 15 buildings in Kentucky over 300 feet (91 m) are located in downtown Louisville. Another primary business and industrial district is located in the suburban area east of the city on Hurstbourne Parkway. Louisville's late 19th- and early 20th-century development was spurred by three large suburban parks built at the edges of the city in 1890.
The city's architecture contains a blend of old and new. The Old Louisville neighborhood is the largest historic preservation district solely featuring Victorian homes and buildings in the United States; it is also the third-largest such district overall. Victorian architecture is a series of architectural revival styles. The reason that the Victorian style became so popular is because it began to emigrate.
First to the colonies and then the British empire, then the world started to find out about how beautiful Victorian architecture seemed. Many modern skyscrapers are located downtown, as well as older preserved structures, such as the Southern National Bank building. The buildings of West Main Street in downtown Louisville have the largest collection of cast iron facades of anywhere outside of New York's SoHo district.
 Werne's Row in Old Louisville Broadway and 3rd Street in downtown Louisville Since the mid-20th century, Louisville has in some ways been divided into three sides of town: the West End, the South End, and the East End. In 2003, Bill Dakan, a University of Louisville geography professor, said that the West End, west of 7th Street and north of Algonquin Parkway, is "a euphemism for the African American part of town" although he points out that this belief is not entirely true, and most African Americans no longer live in areas where more than 80% of residents are black.
Nevertheless, he says the perception is still strong. The South End has long had a reputation as a white, working-class part of town, while the East End has been seen as middle and upper class. According to the Greater Louisville Association of Realtors, the area with the lowest median home sales price is west of Interstate 65, in the West and South Ends, the middle range of home sales prices are between Interstates 64 and 65 in the South and East Ends, and the highest median home sales price are north of Interstate 64 in the East End.
Immigrants from Southeast Asia tend to settle in the South End, while immigrants from Eastern Europe settle in the East End. Panoramic views Climate Louisville has a humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cfa) with four distinct seasons and is located in USDA hardiness zones 6b and 7a. Spring-like conditions typically begin in mid-to-late March, summer from mid-to-late-May to late September, with fall in the October–November period.
Seasonal extremes in both temperature and precipitation are not uncommon during early spring and late fall; severe weather is not uncommon, with occasional tornado outbreaks in the region. Winter typically brings a mix of rain, sleet, and snow, with occasional heavy snowfall and icing. Louisville averages 4.5 days with low temperatures dipping to 10 °F (−12 °C); the first and last freezes of the season on average fall on November 2 and April 5, respectively.
 Summer is typically hazy, hot, and humid with long periods of 90–100 °F (32–38 °C) temperatures and drought conditions at times. Louisville averages 38 days a year with high temperatures at or above 90 °F (32 °C). The mean annual temperature is 58.2 °F (14.6 °C), with an average annual snowfall of 12.7 inches (32 cm) and an average annual rainfall of 44.9 inches (1,140 mm). The wettest seasons are spring and summer, although rainfall is fairly constant year round.
During the winter, particularly in January and February, several days of snow can be expected. January is the coldest month, with a mean temperature of 34.9 °F (1.6 °C). July is the average hottest month with a mean of 79.3 °F (26.3 °C). The highest recorded temperature was 107 °F (42 °C), which last occurred on July 14, 1936, and the lowest recorded temperature was −22 °F (−30 °C) on January 19, 1994.
 In 2012, Louisville had the fourth-hottest summer on record, with the temperature rising up to 106 °F (41 °C) in July and the June all-time monthly record high temperature being broken on two consecutive days. As the city exemplifies the urban heat island effect, temperatures in commercial areas and in the industrialized areas along interstates are often higher than in the suburbs, often as much as 5 °F (2.
8 °C). Climate data for Louisville International Airport, Kentucky (1981–2010 normals,[f] extremes 1872–present[g]) Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year Record high °F (°C) 77 (25) 78 (26) 88 (31) 91 (33) 98 (37) 105 (41) 107 (42) 105 (41) 104 (40) 93 (34) 85 (29) 76 (24) 107 (42) Mean maximum °F (°C) 64.7 (18.2) 69.4 (20.8) 78.5 (25.8) 84.2 (29) 87.8 (31) 92.9 (33.
8) 95.5 (35.3) 95.7 (35.4) 91.8 (33.2) 84.3 (29.1) 75.3 (24.1) 65.3 (18.5) 97.0 (36.1) Average high °F (°C) 43.0 (6.1) 47.8 (8.8) 57.9 (14.4) 68.8 (20.4) 77.1 (25.1) 85.3 (29.6) 88.7 (31.5) 88.3 (31.3) 81.5 (27.5) 70.1 (21.2) 57.9 (14.4) 45.8 (7.7) 67.8 (19.9) Average low °F (°C) 26.8 (−2.9) 29.9 (−1.2) 37.8 (3.2) 47.3 (8.5) 57.0 (13.9) 66.0 (18.9) 69.9 (21.1) 68.5 (20.3) 60.5 (15.8) 48.9 (9.
4) 39.5 (4.2) 30.0 (−1.1) 48.6 (9.2) Mean minimum °F (°C) 4.9 (−15.1) 10.2 (−12.1) 20.1 (−6.6) 30.4 (−0.9) 41.0 (5) 52.1 (11.2) 58.7 (14.8) 57.2 (14) 44.7 (7.1) 32.8 (0.4) 23.0 (−5) 9.2 (−12.7) 0.2 (−17.7) Record low °F (°C) −22 (−30) −19 (−28) −1 (−18) 21 (−6) 31 (−1) 42 (6) 49 (9) 45 (7) 33 (1) 23 (−5) −1 (−18) −15 (−26) −22 (−30) Average precipitation inches (mm) 3.
24 (82.3) 3.18 (80.8) 4.17 (105.9) 4.01 (101.9) 5.27 (133.9) 3.79 (96.3) 4.23 (107.4) 3.33 (84.6) 3.05 (77.5) 3.22 (81.8) 3.59 (91.2) 3.83 (97.3) 44.91 (1,140.7) Average snowfall inches (cm) 3.7 (9.4) 4.5 (11.4) 1.4 (3.6) 0.1 (0.3) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0.1 (0.3) 0.1 (0.3) 2.6 (6.6) 12.5 (31.8) Average precipitation days (≥ 0.01 in) 10.4 10.1 11.9 11.7 12.6 10.3 10.0 8.0 8.0 7.7 10.1 12.0 122.
8 Average snowy days (≥ 0.1 in) 3.6 3.6 1.2 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0.3 2.9 11.8 Average relative humidity (%) 68.6 68.1 64.0 61.5 67.2 68.9 70.9 71.7 72.9 69.9 69.4 70.2 68.6 Mean monthly sunshine hours 140.5 148.9 188.6 221.1 263.4 288.9 293.6 272.6 234.3 208.5 135.7 118.3 2,514.4 Percent possible sunshine 46 49 51 56 60 65 65 65 63 60 45 40 56 Source: NOAA (sun 1961–1990) Demographics Historical population Census Pop.
%± 1790 200 — 1800 359 79.5% 1810 1,357 278.0% 1820 4,012 195.7% 1830 10,341 157.8% 1840 21,210 105.1% 1850 43,194 103.6% 1860 68,033 57.5% 1870 100,753 48.1% 1880 123,758 22.8% 1890 161,129 30.2% 1900 204,731 27.1% 1910 223,928 9.4% 1920 234,891 4.9% 1930 307,745 31.0% 1940 319,077 3.7% 1950 369,129 15.7% 1960 390,639 5.8% 1970 361,706 −7.4% 1980 298,694 −17.4% 1990 269,063 −9.
9% 2000 256,231 −4.8% 2010 597,337 133.1% Est. 2016 616,261  3.2% U.S. Decennial Census Unless otherwise noted, all demographics refer to the consolidated Louisville Metro, including the separately incorporated cities within it. As of the 2010 census, Louisville Metro held a population of 741,096, while the "balance" area of Louisville proper included 597,337. Due to the city-county merger in 2003, the city's population had greatly expanded from the premerger area of Louisville, which held only 245,315 people in 2007.
Louisville is the largest city in Kentucky, with 17.1% of the state's total population as of 2010; the balance's percentage was 13.8%. In 2010, over one-third of the population growth in Kentucky was in Louisville's CSA counties. Map of racial distribution in Louisville, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people: White, Black, Asian, Hispanic or Other (yellow) The 2007 demographic breakdown for the entire Louisville Metro area was 74.
8% White (71.7% non-Hispanic), 22.2% Black, 0.6% American Indian, 2.0% Asian, 0.1% Hawaiian or Pacific islander, 1.4% other, and 1.6% multiracial. About 2.9% of the total population was identified as Hispanic of any race. During the same year, the area of premerger Louisville consisted 60.1% White, 35.2% African American, 1.9% Asian, 0.2% American Indian, and 3.0% other, with 2.4% identified as Hispanic of any race.
Of the 287,012 households, 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.2% were not families. About 30.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.
97. The age distribution is 24.3% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.60 males. The median income for a household is $39,457 and for a family was $49,161. Males had a median income of $36,484 versus $26,255 for females.
The per capita income for the county was $22,352. About 9.5% of families and 12.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.1% of those under age 18 and 8.8% of those ages 65 or over. Religion Main article: Religion in Louisville, Kentucky See also: Religion in Kentucky Louisville's Cathedral of the Assumption Louisville hosts religious institutions of various faiths, including Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Sikhism.
The 135,421 Roman Catholic Louisvillians are part of the Archdiocese of Louisville, covering 24 counties in central Kentucky, and consisting of 121 parishes and missions spread over 8,124 square miles (21,040 km2). The Cathedral of the Assumption in downtown Louisville is the seat of the Archdiocese of Louisville. Our Lady of Gethsemani Abbey, the monastic home of Catholic writer Thomas Merton, is in nearby Bardstown, Kentucky, and also in the archdiocese.
Most of Louisville's Roman Catholic population is of German descent, the result of large-scale 19th-century immigration. Bellarmine University and Spalding University in Louisville are affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church. One in three Louisvillians is Southern Baptist, belonging to one of 147 local congregations. This denomination increased in number when large numbers of people moved into Louisville in the early 20th century from rural Kentucky and Tennessee to work in the city's factories; some of these migrants also formed Holiness and Pentecostal churches and Churches of Christ.
German immigrants in the 19th century brought not only a large Catholic population, but also the Lutheran and Evangelical faiths, which are represented today in Louisville by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, and the United Church of Christ, respectively. The city is home to two megachurches. Southeast Christian Church, with its main campus in Middletown and three others in the surrounding region, is, as of 2013, the seventh-largest church in the United States.
St. Stephen Church is the 38th largest in the US, and has the largest African American congregation in Kentucky. The city is home to several religious institutions: the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville Bible College, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, and the denominational headquarters of the Presbyterian Church (USA). The Jewish population of around 8,500 in the city is served by five synagogues.
Most Jewish families emigrated from Eastern Europe at the start of the 20th century; around 800 Soviet Jews have moved to Louisville since 1991. Jewish immigrants founded Jewish Hospital in what was once the center of the city's Jewish district. From 2005 to 2012, Jewish Hospital merged with two Kentucky-based Catholic healthcare systems to form KentuckyOne Health, which later in 2012 announced a partnership with the University of Louisville Hospital.
A significant focal point for Louisville's Jewish community is located near Bowman Field, where there are two Orthodox synagogues (including Anshei Sfard, founded in 1893), the Jewish Community Center, Jewish Family and Career Services, and an affordable housing complex. Since 1996, every May, the Festival of Faiths, a five-day national interfaith gathering, is held featuring music, poetry, film, art and dialogue with internationally renowned spiritual leaders, thinkers and practitioners.
The festival is organized by the Center for Interfaith Relations and is held at Actors Theatre of Louisville. Economy Main article: Economy of Louisville, Kentucky See also: Greater Louisville Inc.; Keep Louisville Weird; and List of major employers in Louisville, Kentucky The L&N Building on West Broadway Bourbon bottle, 19th century: One-third of all bourbon whiskey comes from Louisville.
Louisville today is home to dozens of companies and organizations across several industrial classifications. However, the underpinning of the city's economy since its earliest days has been the shipping and cargo industries. Its strategic location at the Falls of the Ohio, and its unique position in the central United States (within one day's road travel to 60% of the cities in the continental U.
S.) make it a practical location for the transfer of cargo along its route to other destinations. The Louisville and Portland Canal and the Louisville and Nashville Railroad were important links in water and rail transportation. Louisville's importance to the shipping industry continues today with the presence of the Worldport global air-freight hub for UPS at Louisville International Airport. Louisville's location at the crossroads of three major interstate highways (I-64, I-65, and I-71) also contributes to its modern-day strategic importance to the shipping and cargo industry.
In addition, the Port of Louisville continues Louisville's river shipping presence at Jefferson Riverport International. As of 2003, Louisville ranks as the seventh-largest inland port in the United States. From left to right, BB&T Building, 400 West Market, National City Tower, and the Humana headquarters building in downtown Louisville Louisville has emerged as a major center for the health care and medical sciences industries.
It has been central to advancements in heart and hand surgery, as well as cancer treatment. Some of the earliest artificial heart and hand transplants were conducted in Louisville. Its thriving downtown medical research campus includes a new $88 million rehabilitation center and a health sciences research and commercialization park, that in partnership with the University of Louisville, has lured nearly 70 top scientists and researchers.
Louisville is also home to Humana, one of the nation's largest health insurance companies. Louisville is a significant center of manufacturing, with two major Ford plants, and the headquarters and major home appliance factory of GE Appliances (a subsidiary of Haier). The city is also a major center of the American whiskey industry, with about one-third of all bourbon coming from Louisville.Brown-Forman, one of the major makers of American whiskey, is headquartered in Louisville and operates a distillery in the Louisville suburb of Shively.
The current primary distillery site operated by Heaven Hill, called the Bernheim distillery, is also located in Louisville near Brown-Forman's distillery. Other distilleries and related businesses can also be found in neighboring cities in Kentucky, such as Bardstown, Clermont, Lawrenceburg, and Loretto. Similar to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail that links these central Kentucky locations, Louisville offers tourists its own "Urban Bourbon Trail", where people can stop at nearly 20 "area bars and restaurants, all offering at least 50 labels of America's only native spirit.
" Not typically known for high tech outside of the previously identified industries, the city in the 2010s has been at or near the forefront of some high-tech-related developments. In April 2017, Google Fiber confirmed that Louisville will be wired for its ultrafast network. Meanwhile, since October 2016, AT&T Fiber has been building out its similar service in the city as well as neighboring counties in Indiana.
 Beyond networking, the city, through its public–private partnership called Code Louisville, recognized by President Barack Obama, is aiding area residents in the learning of software coding skills. Louisville for a long time was also home to the Belknap Hardware and Manufacturing Company, at its peak one of the largest manufacturers and wholesale distributors of hardware in the United States, as well as Brown & Williamson, the third-largest company in the tobacco industry before merging with R.
J. Reynolds in 2004 to form the Reynolds American Company. Brown & Williamson, one of the subjects of the tobacco industry scandals of the 1990s, was the focus of The Insider, a 1999 film shot around the Louisville area. Louisville prides itself in its large assortment of small, independent businesses and restaurants, some of which have become known for their ingenuity and creativity. In 1926, the Brown Hotel became the home of the Hot Brown "sandwich".
A few blocks away, the Seelbach Hotel, which F. Scott Fitzgerald references in The Great Gatsby, is also famous for a secret back room where Al Capone would regularly meet with associates during the Prohibition era. The drink the Old Fashioned was invented in Louisville's Pendennis Club. Several major motion pictures have also been filmed in or near Louisville, including The Insider, Goldfinger, Stripes, Lawn Dogs, Elizabethtown, Demolition Man, and Secretariat.
Culture Annual festivals and other events See also: List of attractions and events in the Louisville metropolitan area 2006 Kentucky Derby Festival Thunder Over Louisville fireworks display as seen from the Kentucky side of the Ohio River Louisville is home to many annual cultural events. Perhaps most well-known is the Kentucky Derby, held annually during the first Saturday of May. The Derby is preceded by a two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival, which starts with the annual Thunder Over Louisville, the largest annual fireworks display in North America.
 The Kentucky Derby Festival also features notable events such as the Pegasus Parade, The Great Steamboat Race, Great Balloon Race, a combined marathon/mini marathon and about seventy events in total. Esquire magazine has called the Kentucky Derby "the biggest party in the south." Usually beginning in late February or early March is the Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre of Louisville, an internationally acclaimed new-play festival that lasts approximately six weeks.
On Memorial Day weekend, Louisville hosts the largest annual Beatles Festival in the world, Abbey Road on the River. The festival lasts five days and is located on the Belvedere in downtown Louisville. The summer season in Louisville also features a series of cultural events such as the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival (commonly called "Shakespeare in Central Park"), held in July of every year and features free Shakespeare plays in Central Park in Old Louisville.
Also in July, the Forecastle Festival draws 35,000 visitors annually to Louisville Waterfront Park in celebration of the best in music, art and environmental activism. Past performers include The Black Keys, The Flaming Lips, Widespread Panic, The Smashing Pumpkins, The Avett Brothers, The Black Crowes and hundreds more. The Kentucky State Fair is held every August at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville as well, featuring an array of culture from all areas of Kentucky.
In places, the African American community celebrates Juneteenth commemorating June 19, 1865, when slaves in the western territories learned of their freedom. In September, in nearby Bardstown, is the annual Kentucky Bourbon Festival, which celebrates the history and art of distilling bourbon whiskey. The suburb of Jeffersontown is also the home of the annual Gaslight Festival, a series of events spread over a week.
Attendance is approximately 200,000 for the week. The month of October features the St. James Court Art Show in Old Louisville. Thousands of artists gather on the streets and in the courtyard to exhibit and sell their wares, and the event is attended by many art collectors and enthusiasts. The show is the second most-attended event next to the Derby. Another art-related event that occurs every month is the First Friday Hop.
 A free TARC bus takes art lovers to many downtown area (especially East Market District/NuLu) independent art galleries on the first Friday of every month. Indie scene Louisville has blossomed as a booming center for independent art, music and business. A Louisville locale that highlights this scene is Bardstown Road, an area located in the heart of the Highlands. Bardstown Road is known for its cultural diversity and local trade.
The majority of the businesses along Bardstown Road, such as coffee shops, clothing stores and art galleries, are locally owned and operated businesses. Though it is only about one mile (1.6 km) long, this strip of Bardstown Road constitutes much of the city's culture and diverse lifestyle, contributing to the unofficial "Keep Louisville Weird" slogan. In downtown Louisville, 21c Museum Hotel, a hotel that showcases contemporary art installations and exhibitions throughout its public spaces, and features a red penguin on its roof, is, according to The New York Times, "an innovative concept with strong execution and prompt and enthusiastic service.
" Louisville is home to a thriving indie music scene with bands such as Love Jones, Tantric, Squirrel Bait, CABIN, Slint, My Morning Jacket, Houndmouth, Young Widows and Wax Fang. Acclaimed singer-songwriters Will Oldham, who performs under the moniker "Bonnie 'Prince' Billy", is a resident, as was country/rock singer-songwriter Tim Krekel. Cellist Ben Sollee splits his time between Louisville and Lexington.
Long running rock/jazz fusion band NRBQ also formed in Louisville in the late 1960s as well as 1980s psychobilly band Bodeco. Post-grunge band Days of the New, at one time including future breakout pop star Nicole Scherzinger, formed in Louisville in the mid-1990s. The Louisville music scene reaches a crescendo every July during the Forecastle Festival, a three-day music, art and environmental activism festival taking place at Louisville Waterfront Park.
Especially catering to Louisville's music scene is 91.9 WFPK Radio Louisville, a local public radio station funded, in part, from local listeners. The station features not only national and international musicians common to public radio, but also local and regional talent. The station also hosts summer concerts on the waterfront from April until July, where up-and-coming alternative artists are brought to stage.
Museums, galleries and interpretive centers A giant baseball bat adorns the outside of Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory in downtown Louisville See also: List of museums in the Louisville metropolitan area and List of attractions and events in the Louisville metropolitan area The West Main District in downtown Louisville features what is locally known as "Museum Row". In this area is the Frazier History Museum, which opened its doors in 2004 as an armaments museum, featuring the only collection of Royal Armouries artifacts outside of the United Kingdom.
Since then the Frazier has expanded its focus to broader history. The Frazier Museum has three floors of exhibits, an education center and a tournament ring, which presents daily performances, as well as event spaces available for rent, including a rooftop garden featuring native plants and 4th floor loft-style space that accommodates up to 360 people seated. The facade of the Frazier History Museum Also nearby is the Kentucky Science Center, which is Kentucky's largest hands-on science center and features interactive exhibits, IMAX films, educational programs and technology networks.
The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, opened in 1981, is a nonprofit organization with a mission to support and promote excellence in art, craft, applied arts and design. The Muhammad Ali Center opened November 2005 in "Museum Row" and features Louisville native Muhammad Ali's boxing memorabilia. The Muhammad Ali Center, alongside Interstate 64 on Louisville's riverfront. The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) is a patriotic, historical, and educational non-profit organization and a leading male lineage society that perpetuates the ideals of the American war for independence and the founding of the United States.
The SAR opened its National Genealogical Research Library in 2010 along Louisville's Museum Row next door to its national headquarters, with an on-site American Revolutionary War Education Center expected to be completed soon. The Speed Art Museum opened in 1927 and is the oldest and largest art museum in the state of Kentucky. Located adjacent to the University of Louisville, the museum features over 12,000 pieces of art in its permanent collection and hosts traveling exhibitions.
Multiple art galleries are located in the city, but they are especially concentrated in the East Market District (NuLu), immediately to the east of downtown. This row of galleries, plus others in the West Main District, are prominently featured in the monthly First Friday Hop. Several local history museums can be found in the Louisville area. The most prominent among them is The Filson Historical Society, founded in 1884, which has holdings exceeding 1.
5 million manuscript items and over 50,000 volumes in the library. The Filson's extensive collections focus on Kentucky, the Upper South and the Ohio River Valley, and contain a large collection of portraiture and over 10,000 museum artifacts. Other local history museums include the Portland Museum, Historic Locust Grove, Conrad-Caldwell House Museum, the Falls of the Ohio State Park interpretive center (Clarksville, Indiana), Howard Steamboat Museum (Jeffersonville, Indiana) and the Carnegie Center for Art and History (New Albany, Indiana).
The Falls interpretive center, part of the Falls of the Ohio National Wildlife Conservation Area, also functions as a natural history museum, covering findings in the nearby exposed Devonian fossil bed. The Belle of Louisville There are also several historical properties and items of interest in the area, including the Belle of Louisville, the oldest Mississippi-style steamboat in operation in the United States.
The United States Marine Hospital of Louisville is considered by the National Park Service to be the best remaining antebellum hospital in the United States. It was designed by Robert Mills, who is best known as the designer of the Washington Monument. Fort Knox, spread out among Bullitt, Hardin and Meade Counties (two of which are in the Louisville metropolitan area), is home to the U.S. Bullion Depository and the General George Patton Museum.
The previously mentioned Locust Grove, former home of Louisville Founder George Rogers Clark, portrays life in the early days of the city. Other notable properties include the Farmington Historic Plantation (home of the famous Speed family), Riverside, The Farnsley-Moremen Landing and the restored Union Station, which opened in 1891. The Louisville area is also home to the Waverly Hills Sanatorium, a turn-of-the-century (20th) hospital that was originally built to accommodate tuberculosis patients, and subsequently has been reported and sensationalized to be haunted.
The Little Loomhouse maintains historical records of local spinning and weaving patterns and techniques, and also offers tours, hands-on activities, and professional-level classes and materials. Performing arts The Kentucky Center in Downtown Louisville Main article: Performing arts in Louisville, Kentucky See also: Theater in Kentucky and List of attractions and events in the Louisville metropolitan area The Kentucky Center, dedicated in 1983, located in the downtown hotel and entertainment district, features a variety of plays and concerts.
This is also the home of the Louisville Ballet, Louisville Orchestra, Bourbon Baroque, StageOne Family Theatre, Kentucky Shakespeare Festival, which operates the oldest professional outdoor Shakespeare festival, and the Kentucky Opera, which is the twelfth oldest opera in the United States. The Louisville Orchestra was founded in 1937 by conductor Robert Whitney and Charles Farnsley, then Mayor of Louisville, and was a world leader in commissioning and recording contemporary works for orchestra from the 1950s to 1980s.
The Louisville Orchestra today performs more than 125 concerts per year with a core of salaried musicians and is recognized as a cornerstone of the Louisville arts community. Actors Theatre of Louisville, is in the city's urban cultural district and hosts the Humana Festival of New American Plays each spring. It presents approximately six hundred performances of about thirty productions during its year-round season, composed of a diverse array of contemporary and classical fare.
Louisville is home to a fast-growing independent theatre scene. Theatre 502, Savage Rose Classical Theatre, The Bard's Town Theatre Company, The Liminal Playhouse, Looking For Lilith, Bunbury Theatre Company, Louisville Repertory Theatre, Louisville Improvisors, Pandora Productions, Eve Theatre Company, Squallis Puppeteers and Baby Horse Theatre all curate full seasons of contemporary, classical and experimental work.
The Louisville Palace, the official venue for the Louisville Orchestra, is an ornate theatre in downtown Louisville's so-called theatre district. In addition to orchestra performances, the theatre shows films and hosts concerts. Iroquois Park is the home of the renovated Iroquois Amphitheater, which hosts a variety of musical concerts in a partially covered outdoor setting. Sports Louisville Slugger Field, where the Louisville Bats play.
Main article: Sports in Louisville, Kentucky College sports are popular in the Louisville area. The Louisville Cardinals have competed as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), since joining that league in July 2014. College basketball is particularly popular. The Louisville Cardinals's Freedom Hall averaged sellouts for 10 straight years and the downtown KFC Yum! Center following suit with regular sellouts.
The Cardinals ranked third nationally in attendance in 2012–13, the most recent of the program's three national championship seasons. The Cardinals also hold the Big East conference women's basketball paid attendance record with nearly 17,000 attending the game against the Kentucky Wildcats in 2008. The Louisville market has ranked first in ratings for the NCAA men's basketball tournament every year since 1999.
 The Kentucky Wildcats used to play an annual game in Freedom Hall. The Louisville Cardinals football team has played in the Big East Conference. The team has produced successful NFL players such as Johnny Unitas, Deion Branch, Sam Madison, David Akers, and Ray Buchanan. The Cardinals won the 1991 Fiesta Bowl, the 2007 Orange Bowl, and the 2013 Sugar Bowl. In 2016, sophomore quarterback Lamar Jackson took the football team to new heights.
Lamar was the school's first Heisman Trophy winner, which is awarded to the most outstanding college football player during that season. He was also one of the youngest players to ever receive the award. The team also matched their highest ranking in school history, coming in at #3 after their blow out win against the Florida State Seminoles. Louisville Football is now a top school in not only the Atlantic Coast Conference but on the national scale.
 University of Louisville baseball team advanced to the College World Series in Omaha in 2007, 2013, and 2014, as one of the final eight teams to compete for the national championship. The Kentucky Derby in progress at Churchill Downs. Horse racing is also a major attraction. Churchill Downs is home to the Kentucky Derby, the largest sporting event in the state, as well as the Kentucky Oaks which together cap the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival.
Churchill Downs has also hosted the renowned Breeders' Cup on eight occasions, most recently in 2011. Louisville is also the home of Valhalla Golf Club which hosted the 1996, 2000 and 2014 PGA Championships, the 2004 Senior PGA Championship and the 2008 Ryder Cup. It is also home to David Armstrong Extreme Park (formerly Louisville Extreme Park), which skateboarder Tony Hawk has called one of his top five skate parks.
 Louisville has seven professional and semi-professional sports teams, but no major league teams. It is the fourth largest U.S. city without one, with only Austin, Texas, Fort Worth, Texas and El Paso, Texas larger. The Louisville Bats are a baseball team playing in the International League as the Class AAA affiliate of the nearby Cincinnati Reds. The team plays at Louisville Slugger Field at the edge of the city's downtown.
In 2014 Louisville City FC, a professional soccer team in the league then known as USL Pro and now as the United Soccer League, was announced. The team made its debut in 2015, playing home games at Louisville Slugger Field. In its first season, Louisville City was the official reserve side for Orlando City SC while making its debut in Major League Soccer at the same time. That arrangement ended in 2016, when Orlando City established a directly controlled reserve side in the USL.
Louisville had two professional American football teams in the National Football League: the Louisville Breckenridges (or Brecks for short) from 1921 to 1924 and the Louisville Colonels in 1926. David Armstrong Extreme Park Between 1967 and 1976, Louisville was home to the Kentucky Colonels of the American Basketball Association. The Colonels was one of the ABA's most successful teams during its existence, winning four division titles and the 1975 ABA Championship, but was not invited to join the NBA when the two leagues merged in 1976, and subsequently folded.
Louisville has the added distinction of being the only city in the world that is the birthplace of four heavyweight boxing champions: Marvin Hart, Muhammad Ali, Jimmy Ellis and Greg Page. Current professional teams See also: Historical professional sports teams in Louisville Club Sport Began Play League Venue Louisville Bats Baseball 2002 International League Louisville Slugger Field Derby City Rovers Soccer 2011 Premier Development League Centurion Soccer Fields Derby City Dynamite Women's football 2013 Women's Football Alliance John Hardin High School (Radcliff) Louisville City FC Soccer 2015 United Soccer League Louisville Slugger Field Parks and outdoor attractions The Louisville Waterfront Park exhibits rolling hills, spacious lawns and walking paths on Louisville's waterfront in the downtown area.
See also: List of parks in the Louisville metropolitan area and List of attractions and events in the Louisville metropolitan area Louisville Metro has 122 city parks covering more than 13,000 acres (53 km2). Several of these parks were designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, who also designed New York City's Central Park as well as parks, parkways, college campuses and public facilities in many U.S.
locations. The Louisville Waterfront Park is prominently located on the banks of the Ohio River near downtown and features large open areas, which often hold free concerts and other festivals. The Big Four Bridge, a former railroad bridge spanning 547 feet (167 m) but is now a pedestrian bridge connecting Waterfront Park with Jeffersonville, Indiana's waterfront park, fully opened in May 2014 with the completion of Jeffersonville's ramp.
Cherokee Park, one of the most visited parks in the nation, features a 2.6-mile (4.2 km) mixed-use loop and many well-known landscaping and architectural features including the Hogan's Fountain Pavilion. Other notable parks in the system include Iroquois Park, Shawnee Park, Seneca Park and Central Park. Further from the downtown area is the Jefferson Memorial Forest, which at 6,218 acres (25.
16 km2) is the largest municipal urban forest in the United States., The forest is designated as a National Audubon Society wildlife refuge and offers over 30 miles (48 km) of various hiking trails. A section of the Louisville Loop bike and pedestrian trail Otter Creek Outdoor Recreation Area, owned and operated by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, is another large park in nearby Brandenburg, Kentucky.
The park's namesake, Otter Creek, winds along the eastern side of the park. A scenic bend in the Ohio River, which divides Kentucky from Indiana, can be seen from northern overlooks within the park. The park is a popular mountain biking destination, with trails maintained by a local mountain bike organization. Other outdoor points of interest in the Louisville area include Cave Hill Cemetery (the burial location of Col.
Harland Sanders), Zachary Taylor National Cemetery (the burial location of President Zachary Taylor), the Louisville Zoo and the Falls of the Ohio National Wildlife Conservation Area. In development is the City of Parks, a project to create a 110-mile (180 km) continuous paved pedestrian and biking trail called the Louisville Loop around Louisville Metro while also adding a large amount of park land.
Current plans call for making approximately 4,000 acres (16 km2) of the Floyds Fork flood plain in eastern Jefferson County into a new park system called The Parklands of Floyds Fork, expanding area in the Jefferson Memorial Forest, and adding riverfront land and wharfs along the Riverwalk and Levee Trail, both completed segments of the Louisville Loop. Government and politics Louisville City Hall in downtown, built 1870–1873, is a blend of Italianate styles characteristic of Neo-Renaissance Main article: Government of Louisville, Kentucky See also: List of mayors of Louisville, Kentucky; Louisville Metro Council; and Government of Kentucky On January 6, 2003, Louisville merged its government with that of Jefferson County, forming coterminous borders.
 Louisville was the second and only other city in the state to merge with its county since Lexington merged with Fayette County in 1974. Louisville Metro is governed by an executive called the Metro Mayor and a city legislature called the Metro Council. The second and current Metro Mayor is Greg Fischer (D), who entered office on January 3, 2011. The Metro Council consists of 26 seats representing districts apportioned by population throughout the city and county.
The residents of the semi-independent municipalities within Louisville Metro are apportioned to districts along with all other county residents. Half (13) of the seats come up for reelection every two years. The council is chaired by a Council President, currently David Yates (D), who is elected by the council members annually. Democrats currently have a 17 to 9 seat majority on the council. Before merger, under the Kentucky Constitution and statutory law Louisville was designated as a first-class city in regard to local laws affecting public safety, alcohol beverage control, revenue options, and various other matters; as of 2014, it is the only such designated city in the state.
 The Official Seal of the City of Louisville, no longer used following the merger, reflected its history and heritage in the fleur-de-lis representing French aid given during the Revolutionary War and the thirteen stars signifying the original colonies. The new Seal of Louisville Metro retains the fleur-de-lis, but has only two stars, one representing the city and the other the county. Kentucky's 3rd congressional district encompasses most of Louisville Metro, and is represented by Rep.
John Yarmuth (D). Far eastern portions of the county are part of the 4th congressional district, which is represented by Thomas Massie (R). Public safety and crime See also: Louisville Metro Police Department, Louisville Metro EMS, Louisville Division of Fire, and Jefferson County Fire Service A Louisville Metro Police cruiser In a 2005 survey, Morgan Quitno Press ranked Louisville as the seventh safest large city in the United States.
 The 2006 edition of the survey ranked Louisville eighth. In 2004, Louisville recorded 70 murders. The numbers for 2005 ranged from 55 to 59 (FBI says 55, LMPD says 59), which was down 16 percent from 2004. In 2006, Louisville-Jefferson County recorded 50 murders, which was significantly lower than previous years. In 2008, Louisville recorded 79 murders. The Louisville Metro Area's overall violent crime rate was 412.
6 per 100,000 residents in 2005. The Elizabethtown, Kentucky Metro Area, which is part of Louisville's Combined Statistical Area, was the 17th safest Metro in the U.S. Kentucky has the 5th lowest violent crime rate out of the 50 states. Violent crime is most concentrated west of downtown, especially in the Russell neighborhood. The West End, located north of Algonquin Parkway and West of 9th Street, had 32 of the city's 79 murders in 2007.
 Louisville Metro EMS ambulance The primary law enforcement agencies are the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office (JCSO). 911 emergency medical services are provided by the government as Louisville Metro EMS (LMEMS) which responds to about 100,000 calls for service annually. Louisville Metro Department of Corrections operates two facilities housing approximately 2,000 inmates.
Louisville has recently been featured on the television show First 48. The show follows LMPD's homicide unit while they try to solve murders. Fire protection, which is not solely a Metro government function, is provided by 20 independent fire departments (most of which are autonomous taxing districts) working in concert through mutual aid agreements. The only fire department operated by metro government is Louisville Fire & Rescue (formerly Louisville Division of Fire before city-county merger in 2003).
The independent city of Shively in western Jefferson County possesses a city-run department. The other 18 fire departments in Louisville-Jefferson County are taxing districts known collectively as the Jefferson County Fire Service. Education Grawemeyer Hall, modeled after the Roman Pantheon, is the University of Louisville's main administrative building See also: List of schools in Louisville, Kentucky and Louisville Free Public Library Louisville is home to several institutions of higher learning.
There are six four-year universities, the University of Louisville, Bellarmine University, Boyce College, Spalding University, Sullivan University and Simmons College of Kentucky; Louisville Bible College; a two-year community college, Jefferson Community and Technical College; and several other business or technical schools such as Spencerian College, Strayer University and Sullivan College of Technology and Design.
Indiana University Southeast is located across the Ohio River in New Albany, Indiana. The University of Louisville has had notable achievements including several hand transplants and the world's first self-contained artificial heart transplant. The newly completed Medical Office Plaza on the University of Louisville's downtown Health Sciences Campus Two major graduate-professional schools of religion are also located in Louisville.
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, with more than 5,300 students, is the flagship institution of the Southern Baptist Convention. It was founded in Greenville, South Carolina, in 1859 and moved to Louisville in 1877, occupying its present campus on Lexington Road in 1926. Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, product of a 1901 merger of two predecessor schools founded at Danville, Kentucky in 1853 and in Louisville in 1893, occupied its present campus on Alta Vista Road in 1963.
According to the U.S. Census, of Louisville's population over 25, 21.3% (the national average is 24%) hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 76.1% (80% nationally) have a high school diploma or equivalent. The public school system, Jefferson County Public Schools, consists of more than 100,000 students in 173 schools. Due to Louisville's large Catholic population, there are 27 Catholic schools in the city.
The Kentucky School for the Blind, for all of Kentucky's blind and visually impaired students, is located on Frankfort Avenue in the Clifton neighborhood. Media Main article: Media in Louisville, Kentucky Louisville's newspaper of record is The Courier-Journal. The alternative paper is the progressive alt-weekly Louisville Eccentric Observer (commonly called 'LEO'), which was founded by 3rd district U.
S. Representative John Yarmuth (D). WAVE 3, an NBC affiliate, was Kentucky's first TV station. Another prominent TV station is ABC affiliate WHAS 11, formerly owned by the famous Bingham family (who also owned The Courier-Journal), which hosts the regionally notable annual fundraiser, the WHAS Crusade for Children. CBS affiliate WLKY 32 and Fox affiliate WDRB 41 (along with its sister stations WMYO and WBKI) round out the major television stations in the city.
The most popular radio station is 84 WHAS 840 AM, designated by the FCC as a clear-channel station. This station was also formerly owned by the Binghams (now iHeartMedia), and is a talk radio station which also broadcasts regional sports. Infrastructure Transportation Main article: Transportation in Louisville, Kentucky See also: Roads in Louisville, Kentucky As with most American cities, transportation in Louisville is based primarily on automobiles.
However, the city traces its foundation to the era where the river was the primary means of transportation, and railroads have been an important part of local industry for over a century. In more recent times, Louisville has become an international hub for air cargo. Overhead view of the Kennedy Interchange ("Spaghetti Junction") before the ongoing reconstruction as part of the Ohio River Bridges Project.
Louisville has inner and outer interstate beltways, I-264 and I-265 respectively. Interstates I-64 and I-65 pass through Louisville, and I-71 has its southern terminus in Louisville. Since all three of these highways intersect at virtually the same location on the east side of downtown, this spot has become known as "Spaghetti Junction". Two bridges carry I-64 and I-65 over the Ohio River, and a third automobile bridge carries non-interstate traffic, including bicyclists and pedestrians.
Immediately east of downtown is the Big Four Bridge, a former railroad bridge now renovated as a pedestrian bridge. The Ohio River Bridges Project, a plan under consideration for decades to construct two new interstate bridges over the Ohio River to connect Louisville to Indiana, including a reconfiguration of Spaghetti Junction, began construction in 2012. One bridge, the Abraham Lincoln Bridge, is located downtown beside the existing Kennedy Bridge for relief of I-65 traffic.
The other, named the Lewis and Clark Bridge, connects I-265 between the portions located in southeast Clark County, Indiana and northeast Jefferson County, Kentucky (Louisville Metro). Both bridges and corresponding construction were finished in 2016. As with any major project, there have been detractors and possible alternatives; one grassroots organization, 8664.org, has proposed options for downtown revitalization improvements, and a simpler and less expensive roadway design.
Louisville International Airport Louisville's main airport is the centrally located Louisville International Airport, whose IATA Airport Code (SDF) reflects its former name of Standiford Field. The airport is also home to UPS's Worldport global air hub. UPS operates its largest package-handling hub at Louisville International Airport and bases its UPS Airlines division there. Over 3.2 million passengers and over 4.
7 billion pounds (2,350,000 t) of cargo pass through the airport each year. It is also the third busiest airport in the United States in terms of cargo traffic, and seventh busiest for such in the world. Furthermore, since Louisville is located only around 35 minutes from Fort Knox, the airport is a major hub for armed services personnel traveling to and from the military installation. The historic but smaller Bowman Field is used mainly for general aviation while nearby Clark Regional Airport is used mostly by private jets.
The McAlpine Locks and Dam is located on the Kentucky side of the Ohio River, near the downtown area. The locks were constructed to allow shipping past the Falls of the Ohio. In 2001 over 55 million tons of commodities passed through the locks. Toonerville II Trolleys provided transportation in downtown Louisville up through 2014, before being replaced by ZeroBus. Public transportation consists mainly of buses run by the Transit Authority of River City (TARC).
The city buses serve all parts of downtown Louisville and Jefferson County, as well as Kentucky suburbs in Oldham County, Bullitt County, and the Indiana suburbs of Jeffersonville, Clarksville and New Albany. In addition to regular city buses, transit throughout the downtown hotel and shopping districts is served by a fleet of zero-emissions buses called ZeroBus. In late 2014, these vehicles replaced the series of motorized trolleys known as the Toonerville II Trolley.
 A light rail system has been studied and proposed for the city, but no plan was in development as of 2007. Louisville has historically been a major center for railway traffic. The Louisville and Nashville Railroad was once headquartered here, before it was purchased by CSX Transportation. Today the city is served by two major freight railroads, CSX (with a major classification yard in the southern part of the metro area) and Norfolk Southern.
Five major main lines connect Louisville to the rest of the region. Two regional railroads, the Paducah and Louisville Railway and the Louisville and Indiana Railroad, also serve the city. With the discontinuance of the stop in Louisville in 2003 for a more northerly route between New York and Chicago, the Kentucky Cardinal no longer serves the city; it is thus the fifth largest city in the country with no passenger rail service.
 In 2016 Walk Score ranked Louisville 43rd "most walkable" of 141 U.S. cities with a population greater than 200,000. Utilities Completed in 1860, the Louisville Water Tower is the oldest water tower in the U.S. Electricity is provided to the Louisville Metro area by Louisville Gas & Electric. Water is provided by the Louisville Water Company, which provides water to more than 800,000 residents in Louisville as well as parts of Oldham and Bullitt counties.
Additionally, they provide wholesale water to the outlying counties of Shelby, Spencer and Nelson. The Ohio River provides for most of the city's source of drinking water. Water is drawn from the river at two points: the raw water pump station at Zorn Avenue and River Road, and the B.E. Payne Pump Station northeast of Harrods Creek. Water is also obtained from a riverbank infiltration well at the Payne Plant.
There are also two water treatment plants serving the Louisville Metro area: The Crescent Hill Treatment Plant and the B.E. Payne Treatment Plant. In June 2008, the Louisville Water Company received the "Best of the Best" award from the American Water Works Association, citing it as the best-tasting drinking water in the country. Notable people Main article: List of people from the Louisville metropolitan area See also: List of University of Louisville people Events Important events occurring in the city have included the first large space lighted by Edison's light bulb which occurred during the Southern Exposition.
(At the time, in 1883, the largest such installation to date.) Also, Louisville had the first library open to African Americans in the South, and medical advances including the first human hand transplant and the first self-contained artificial heart transplant. Sister cities The distances to each of Louisville's sister cities are represented on this downtown light post. Louisville has nine sister cities as of 2012: Adapazarı, Turkey Jiujiang, Jiangxi, China La Plata, Argentina Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Montpellier, Hérault, Occitanie, France Perm, Perm Krai, Russia Quito, Ecuador Tamale, Ghana In addition, Leeds has been recognized as a "friendship city".
The two cities have engaged in many cultural exchange programs, particularly in the fields of nursing and law, and cooperated in several private business developments, including the Frazier History Museum. On April 15, 2008, it was announced that Louisville would be twinned with the town of Bushmills in Northern Ireland. The two places share a tradition for the distilling of whiskey. The choice of Louisville came after a search of U.
S. cities, followed by an online poll conducted for the public to decide between three finalists, which also included Boston and Portland, Maine. See also List of cities and towns along the Ohio River Bloody Monday Notes ^ a b c The United States MSA table excludes the San Juan, Puerto Rico MSA which has a higher population than Louisville. ^ Based on 2010 data. ^ 2015 ranking. ^ a b Louisville's "balance" population is considered in determining rank among cities in the U.
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Retrieved August 9, 2015. Domer, Dennis; Gregory A. Luhan; David Mohney (2004). The Louisville Guide. New York: Princeton Architectural Press. ISBN 1-56898-451-0. Greater Louisville Inc. (2006). Louisville Then and Now. Butler Books. ISBN 1-884532-68-3. Kleber, John E., ed. (2001). The Encyclopedia of Louisville. Lexington, Kentucky: University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 0-8131-2100-0. OCLC 247857447.
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Retrieved June 23, 2014. Yater, George H. (1987). Two Hundred Years at the Fall of the Ohio: A History of Louisville and Jefferson County (2nd ed.). Louisville, Kentucky: Filson Club, Incorporated. ISBN 0-9601072-3-1. External links Find more aboutLouisville, Kentuckyat Wikipedia's sister projects Definitions from Wiktionary Media from Wikimedia Commons News from Wikinews Quotations from Wikiquote Texts from Wikisource Textbooks from Wikibooks Travel guide from Wikivoyage Learning resources from Wikiversity Official website Louisville Metro's Open Data Portal Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau Louisville, Kentucky at Curlie (based on DMOZ) Louisville/Jefferson County Information Consortium (LOJIC) [https://web.
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7%) Median resident age: 35.8 years Kentucky median age: 35.9 years Zip codes: 40208. Estimated median household income in 2016: $38,005 (it was $28,843 in 2000) Louisville: $38,005 KY: $46,659 Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,366 (it was $18,193 in 2000)Louisville city income, earnings, and wages dataEstimated median house or condo value in 2016: $133,656 (it was $81,900 in 2000) Louisville: $133,656 KY: $135,600 Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $211,284; Detached houses: $215,948; Townhouses or other attached units: $209,996; In 2-unit structures: $238,351; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $180,513; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $161,539; Mobile homes: $22,755Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 40202, 40203, 40204, 40206, 40209, 40212, 40214, 40258, 40272.
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Latest news from Louisville, KY collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations Louisville, KY City Guides: Ancestries: German (15.2%), Irish (11.2%), United States (8.7%), English (7.8%), Italian (1.7%), French (1.7%). Current Local Time: EST time zone Incorporated on 02/13/1828 Elevation: 462 feet Land area: 62.1 square miles. Population density: 4,230 people per square mile (average).
For population 25 years and over in Louisville: High school or higher: 76.1% Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3% Graduate or professional degree: 8.7% Unemployed: 7.4% Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes For population 15 years and over in Louisville city: Never married: 35.2% Now married: 38.5% Separated: 3.1% Widowed: 8.9% Divorced: 14.3% 9,650 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia, 1.
1% Latin America, 1.0% Europe). This city: 3.8% Kentucky: 2.0% Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000: Louisville city: 0.9% ($719) Kentucky: 0.8% ($610) Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (269.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016). Nearest cities: Parkway Village, KY (1.2 miles ), Audubon Park, KY (1.4 miles ), Strathmoor Manor, KY (1.9 miles ), Seneca Gardens, KY (2.
0 miles ), Strathmoor Village, KY (2.0 miles ), Watterson Park, KY (2.0 miles ), Lynnview, KY (2.0 miles ), Kingsley, KY (2.1 miles ). Single-family new house construction building permits: 1997: 207 buildings, average cost: $84,400 1998: 373 buildings, average cost: $79,900 1999: 260 buildings, average cost: $70,300 2000: 344 buildings, average cost: $74,700 2001: 277 buildings, average cost: $69,700 2002: 146 buildings, average cost: $74,300 Number of permits per 10,000 residents Average cost (in $1000s) Latitude: 38.
23 N, Longitude: 85.75 W Louisville nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): The Fall City, River City, Gateway to the SouthDaytime population change due to commuting: +80,342 (+31.4%)Workers who live and work in this city: 67,206 (60.6%) Area code: 502 Crime rates in Louisville (2002): 35 murders (13.5 per 100,000) 49 rapes (18.9 per 100,000) 995 robberies (383.5 per 100,000) 958 assaults (369.
2 per 100,000) 3,519 burglaries (1,356.2 per 100,000) 7,710 thefts (2,971.4 per 100,000) 2,173 auto thefts (837.5 per 100,000) City-data.com crime rate = 486.6 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4) This city's Wikipedia profile Detailed articles: Louisville tourist attractions: Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky Fourth Street Live! Is the premier spot in downtown Kentucky for entertainment and dining Jefferson Mall in Louisville, Kentucky Kentucky Action Park in Louisville, Kentucky Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville, Kentucky Louisville International Airport (Standiford Field) - Louisville, KY Joint civil-military airport Louisville Zoological Garden - Louisville, Kentucky - large nationally acclaimed zoo with over 1,300 animals Louisville Slugger Museum - Louisville, Kentucky - Baseball Museum Teaches Principles of Bat Making Mall St.
Matthews in Louisville, Kentucky Embassy Suites Hotel Louisville Oxmoor Center is a large 960,000 square foot enclosed shopping mall in Louisville Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom in Louisville, Kentucky The Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky Louisville, Kentucky accommodation & food services, waste management - Economy and Business Data Unemployment in September 2015: Here: 4.1% Kentucky: 4.6% Unemployment by year (%) Historical population Historical housing units Most common industries in 2016 (%) Males Females Construction (10%) Accommodation and food services (8%) Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%) Educational services (5%) Health care (5%) Administrative and support and waste management services (5%) Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (4%) Health care (16%) Educational services (12%) Accommodation and food services (9%) Finance and insurance (8%) Public administration (5%) Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%) Social assistance (4%) Most common occupations (%) Males Females Other production occupations including supervisors (5%) Laborers and material movers, hand (5%) Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%) Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%) Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%) Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%) Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%) Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%) Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%) Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%) Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%) Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%) Cashiers (4%) Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%) Work and jobs in Louisville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute Average climate in Louisville, Kentucky Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations Tornado activity: Louisville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average.
It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average. On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.7 miles away from the Louisville city center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages. On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 225 people. Earthquake activity: Louisville-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average.
It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 116.9 miles away from the city centerOn 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 98.2 miles away from Louisville centerOn 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.
1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 122.6 miles away from the city centerOn 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 111.8 miles away from the city centerOn 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 115.0 miles away from Louisville centerOn 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.
6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 101.9 miles away from the city centerMagnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)Natural disasters: The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (15) is near the US average (13).Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13Emergencies Declared: 2Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Mudslides: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Explosion: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: 2 Tuff Tony - Professional wrestler, Marc Tasman - Photographer, Greg Page (boxer) - Boxer, Leland T. Kennedy - Soilder, Michael W. McConnell - Judge, Don Rosa - (born 1951), Donald Duck cartoonist, Rob Conway - Professional wrestler, Audio Stepchild - Rap Group, Ned Beatty - Film actor, Jennifer Lawrence - Actress. Medal of Honor Recipients Medal of Honor Recipients born in Louisville: James J.
Nash, John C . Squires. Main business address for: PAPA JOHNS INTERNATIONAL INC (RETAIL-EATING PLACES), HIGH SPEED ACCESS CORP (SERVICES-COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, DATA PROCESSING, ETC.), S Y BANCORP INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (RETAIL-EATING PLACES), CHURCHILL DOWNS INC (SERVICES-RACING, INCLUDING TRACK OPERATION), VENTAS INC (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), YUM BRANDS INC (RETAIL-EATING PLACES), NTS PROPERTIES VI (REAL ESTATE) and 23 other public companies.
Hospitals in Louisville: ALLIANCE OF COMM HOSPICES AND PALLIATIVE CARE SERVI (3532 EPHRAIM MCDOWELL DRIVE) BAPTIST HOSPITAL HIGHLANDS (provides emergency services, 810 BARRET AVE) CENTRAL STATE HOSP (10510 LAGRANGE RD) CENTRAL STATE HOSPITAL ICF/MR (10510 LAGRANGE RD) GATEWAY REHAB HOSPITAL AT NORTON HEALTHCARE PAVILI (315 EAST BROADWAY) JEWISH HOSPITAL & ST MARY'S HEALTHCARE (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 200 ABRAHAM FLEXNER WAY) METHODIST EVANGELICAL HOSP (315 E BROADWAY) NORTON SOUTHWEST HOSPITAL (9820 THIRD ST RD) STS MARY AND ELIZABETH MEDICAL CENTER (provides emergency services, 1850 BLUEGRASS AV) TEN BROECK HOSP (8521 LAGRANGE RD) Political contributions by individuals in Louisville, KY Airports and heliports located in Louisville: Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport (SDF) (Runways: 3, Commercial Ops: 99,720, Air Taxi Ops: 32,578, Itinerant Ops: 11,442, Local Ops: 364, Military Ops: 2,835) Bowman Field Airport (LOU) (Runways: 2, Air Taxi Ops: 3,500, Itinerant Ops: 34,858, Local Ops: 34,952, Military Ops: 936) Jeffries Farm Airport (6KY6) (Runways: 1) Heliports: 11 See details about Airports and heliports located in Louisville, KY Amtrak station near Louisville: 6 miles: LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSONVILLE (JEFFERSONVILLE, 500 WILLINGER LANE) .
Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar, taxi stand, intercity bus service. Biggest Colleges/Universities in Louisville: University of Louisville (Full-time enrollment: 16,640; Location: 2301 S 3rd St; Public; Website: www.louisville.edu; Offers Doctor's degree) Jefferson Community and Technical College (FT enrollment: 7,950; Location: 109 E Broadway; Public; Website: www.
jefferson.kctcs.edu) Sullivan University (FT enrollment: 5,129; Location: 3101 Bardstown Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.sullivan.edu; Offers Doctor's degree) Bellarmine University (FT enrollment: 3,180; Location: 2001 Newburg Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bellarmine.edu; Offers Doctor's degree) The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (FT enrollment: 2,360; Location: 2825 Lexington Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.
sbts.edu; Offers Doctor's degree) Spalding University (FT enrollment: 1,963; Location: 901 S Fourth Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.spalding.edu; Offers Doctor's degree) Brown Mackie College-Louisville (FT enrollment: 1,637; Location: 3605 Fern Valley Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.brownmackie.edu) Galen College of Nursing-Louisville (FT enrollment: 1,106; Location: 1031 Zorn Avenue , Suite 400; Private, for-profit; Website: www.
galencollege.edu/louisville) Spencerian College-Louisville (FT enrollment: 718; Location: 4627 Dixie Hwy; Private, for-profit; Website: www.spencerian.edu) ITT Technical Institute-Louisville (FT enrollment: 592; Location: 9500 Ormsby Station Road, Suite 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu) ATA College (FT enrollment: 471; Location: 10180 Linn Station Rd Ste A200; Private, for-profit; Website: www.
ata.edu) Sullivan College of Technology and Design (FT enrollment: 378; Location: 3901 Atkinson Square Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.sctd.edu) Daymar College-Online (FT enrollment: 372; Location: 3309 Collins Lane; Private, for-profit; Website: www.daymarcollege.edu/) Daymar College-Louisville (FT enrollment: 293; Location: 4112 Fern Valley Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.daymarcollege.
edu) Paul Mitchell the School-Louisville (FT enrollment: 289; Location: 156 North Hurstbourne Parkway; Private, for-profit; Website: www.paulmitchelltheschool.com) University of Phoenix-Louisville Campus (FT enrollment: 166; Location: 10400 Linn Station Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu/; Offers Master's degree) Empire Beauty School-Dixie (FT enrollment: 154; Location: 5120 Dixie Highway; Private, for-profit; Website: www.
empire.edu) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (FT enrollment: 153; Location: 1044 Alta Vista Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lpts.edu; Offers Doctor's degree) Empire Beauty School-Hurstborne (FT enrollment: 149; Location: 5314 Bardstown Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu) Trend Setters' Academy of Beauty Culture-Louisville (FT enrollment: 132; Location: 7283 Dixie Hwy; Private, for-profit; Website: www.
trendsettersabc.com) Biggest public high schools in Louisville: DUPONT MANUAL HIGH (Students: 1,890, Location: 120 W LEE ST, Grades: 9-12) BALLARD HIGH (Students: 1,689, Location: 6000 BROWNSBORO ROAD, Grades: 9-12) LOUISVILLE MALE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,680, Location: 4409 PRESTON HIGHWAY, Grades: 9-12) BUTLER TRADITIONAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,665, Location: 2222 CRUMS LN, Grades: 9-12) FERN CREEK TRADITIONAL HIGH (Students: 1,430, Location: 9115 FERN CREEK ROAD, Grades: 9-12) ATHERTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,066, Location: 3000 DUNDEE ROAD, Grades: 9-12) JEFFERSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 927, Location: 900 S FLOYD ST, Grades: 9-12) MOORE TRADITIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 742, Location: 6415 OUTER LOOP, Grades: 6-12) IROQUOIS HIGH (Students: 616, Location: 4615 TAYLOR BLVD, Grades: 9-12) BROWN SCHOOL (Students: 168, Location: 546 S 1ST ST, Grades: KG-12) Biggest private high schools in Louisville: CHRISTIAN ACADEMY OF LOUISVILLE SCHOOL SYSTEM (Students: 1,714, Location: 700 S ENGLISH STATION RD, Grades: PK-12) ST XAVIER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,390, Location: 1609 POPLAR LEVEL RD, Grades: 9-12, Boys only) TRINITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,296, Location: 4011 SHELBYVILLE RD, Grades: 9-12, Boys only) KENTUCKY COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 956, Location: 4100 SPRINGDALE RD, Grades: PK-12) ASSUMPTION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 883, Location: 2170 TYLER LN, Grades: 9-12, Girls only) SACRED HEART ACADEMY (Students: 816, Location: 3175 LEXINGTON RD, Grades: 9-12, Girls only) WHITEFIELD ACADEMY (Students: 734, Location: 7711 FEGENBUSH LN, Grades: PK-12) LOUISVILLE COLLEGIATE SCHOOL (Students: 693, Location: 2427 GLENMARY AVE, Grades: PK-12) MERCY ACADEMY (Students: 600, Location: 5801 FEGENBUSH LN, Grades: 9-12, Girls only) ACADEMY FOR INDIVIDUAL EXCELLENCE (Students: 394, Location: 3101 BLUEBIRD LN, Grades: PK-12) Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Louisville: NOE MIDDLE (Students: 1,264, Location: 121 W.
LEE STREET, Grades: 6-8) MEYZEEK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,105, Location: 828 SOUTH JACKSON STREET, Grades: 6-8) NEWBURG MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,084, Location: 4901 EXETER AV., Grades: 6-8) THOMAS JEFFERSON MIDDLE (Students: 1,042, Location: 1501 RANGELAND RD, Grades: 6-8) HIGHLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,022, Location: 1700 NORRIS PLACE, Grades: 6-8) FARNSLEY MIDDLE (Students: 1,005, Location: 3400 LEES LANE, Grades: 6-8) JOHNSON TRADITIONAL MIDDLE (Students: 975, Location: 2509 WILSON AVE, Grades: 6-8) MYERS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 937, Location: 330 S.
HUBBARDS LN, Grades: 7-8) CONWAY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 893, Location: 6300 TERRY RD, Grades: 6-8) KAMMERER MIDDLE (Students: 860, Location: 7315 WESBORO RD, Grades: 6-8) Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Louisville: ST GABRIEL SCHOOL (Students: 796, Location: 5503 BARDSTOWN RD, Grades: PK-8) ST MARGARET MARY SCHOOL (Students: 752, Location: 7813 SHELBYVILLE RD, Grades: KG-8) HOLY TRINITY PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 721, Location: 423 CHERRYWOOD RD, Grades: PK-8) ST ALBERT THE GREAT SCHOOL (Students: 714, Location: 1395 GIRARD DR, Grades: PK-8) ST PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 643, Location: 1000 N BECKLEY STATION RD, Grades: KG-8) ST MICHAEL SCHOOL (Students: 605, Location: 3705 STONE LAKES DR, Grades: PK-8) ST BERNARD CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 479, Location: 7500 TANGELO DR, Grades: PK-8) ST ATHANASIUS (Students: 478, Location: 5915 OUTER LOOP, Grades: PK-8) ST MARTHA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 461, Location: 2825 KLONDIKE LN, Grades: PK-8) OUR LADY OF LOURDES SCHOOL (Students: 454, Location: 510 BRECKENRIDGE LN, Grades: PK-8) See full list of schools located in Louisville Library in Louisville: LOUISVILLE FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $18,438,982; Location: 301 YORK STREET; 1,264,123 books; 2,821 e-books; 70,192 audio materials; 37,902 video materials; 30 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 5,002 print serial subscriptions) User submitted facts and corrections: Louisville\'s pop.
is over 600,000 added by Ken Rose Jr In 2000, The City of Louisville and Jefferson County merged to create Louisville Metro thus making it the sixteenth largest city in the country. Louisville Metro now includes Jefferson, Oldham, and Bullit Counties in Kentucky and Clark County in Indiana. Louisville is the only US city to have two consecutivly numbered 3-digit interstate highways. (I-264 and I-265) Home of Jeremi Johnson - Cincinnati Bengals Biggest Colleges/Universities in Louisville: World Academy of Realty -KY Real Estate School (FT enrollment: 70; Location: 1826 S.
Hurstbourne Pkwy; Private, for-profit) Galen Health Institute should be changed to Galen College of Nursing Add UPS Inc to the list of major Louisville companies. The UPS Worldport hub is located at the airport. The population given in the 2000 census was for the former City of Louisville. On 1/1/2003, the City of Louisville government was merged with the County of Jefferson government; the new government being called Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government.
The estimated 2005 population for the new entity is 700,041. Click to draw/clear city borders Notable locations in Louisville: Papa Johns Cardinal Stadium (A), Technology Park of Greater Louisville (B), Lutz Hall (C), Oak Saint Yards (D), Youngtown Yards (E), Gheens Science Hall (F), The Red Barn (G), Bettie Johnson Hall (H), Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center (I), River City Transit Authority (J), River Road Country Club (K), Renaissance Business Centers at the Normandy Building (L), South Louisville Yards (M), Churchill Downs (N), Audubon Country Club (O), Ekstrom Library (P), Environmental Protection Services Center (Q), Sacred Heart Home (R), Frazier Historical Arms Museum (S), Baptist Fellowship Center (T).
Display/hide their locations on the map Shopping Centers: Lyles Mall Shopping Center (1), Louisville Galleria Shopping Center (2), Iroquois Manor Shopping Center (3), Hikes Point Plaza Shopping Center (4), Germantown Square Shopping Center (5), Gardiner Lane Shopping Center (6), Fourth Street Live Shopping Center (7), Dahlem Center Shopping Center (8), Central Station Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map Main business address in Louisville include: HIGH SPEED ACCESS CORP (A), S Y BANCORP INC (B), Texas Roadhouse, Inc.
(C), CHURCHILL DOWNS INC (D), YUM BRANDS INC (E). Display/hide their locations on the map Churches in Louisville include: Grace Church (A), Metropolitan Community Church of Louisville (B), Mercy Seat Missionary Baptist Church (C), Manly Memorial Baptist Church (D), Magazine Street Seventh Day Adventist Church (E), M Street Church of Christ (F), Lynn Creek Baptist Church (G), Lynn Acres Baptist Church (H), Love of God Baptist Church (I).
Display/hide their locations on the map Cemeteries: Manslick Road Cemetery (1), Louisville Cemetery (2), Portland Cemetery (3), Calvary Cemetery (4), Cave Hill Cemetery (5), Clark Cemetery (6), Cave Hill National Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map Lakes: Lighthouse Lake (A), Lakeside Pool (B). Display/hide their locations on the map Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beargrass Creek (A), Muddy Fork (B).
Display/hide their locations on the map Parks in Louisville include: Iroquois Park (1), South Central Park (2), Central Park (3), Cherokee Park (4), Saint Michaels Park (5), Churchill Park (6), George Rogers Clark Park (7), Bandman Park (8), Fontaine Ferry Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map Tourist attractions: Historic Homes Foundation (Museums; 3110 Lexington Road) (1), Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (1402 Saint James Court) (2), Louisville-Jefferson County Metro - Museums- Riverside-The Farnsley-Moremen Lan (7410 Moorman Road) (3), Powerbilt (Museums; 800 West Main Street) (4), The Speed Art Museum (2035 South 3rd Street) (5), Kentucky Museum of Arts & Design (715 West Main Street) (6), Kentucky Derby Museum - Gate 1 of Churchhill Downs- Administration (704 Central Avenue) (7), Farmington Historic Home Museum (3033 Bardstown Road) (8), Brennan House the Inc (Museums; 631 South 5th Street) (9).
Display/hide their approximate locations on the map Hotels: The Galt House (On The River At Four) (1), Seelbach Hilton (500 South 4th Street) (2), Best Western Airport East (1921 Bishop Lane) (3), Holiday Inn Louisville Downtown (120 West Broadway) (4), Intown Suites Hurstbourne (4604 Wattbourne Lane) (5), Extended Stay America - St. Matthews (1401 Browns Ln) (6), Otto's Cafe (500 South 4th Street) (7), Louisville Concierge Inc (600 Terminal Drive) (8), Best Western Brownsboro Inn (4805 Brownsboro Rd) (9).
Display/hide their approximate locations on the map Courts: Kentucky State Of Louisville Area - Court Of Justice- Family Court Administr (700 West Jefferson Street) (1), Kentucky State Of Louisville Area - Court Of Justice- Circuit Court Clerk- Data Proces (700 West Jefferson Street) (2), Kentucky State Of Louisville Area - Court Of Justice- Circuit Court Clerk- Dispute Media (700 West Jefferson Street) (3), Kentucky State Of Louisville Area - Court Of Justice- Circuit Court Clerk- Drivers Lic (200 Juneau Drive) (4), Louisville-Jefferson County Metro - Circuit Court Clerk-Jefferson Co (600 West Main Street Suite 300) (5), Louisville-Jefferson County Metro - Jefferson County Attorneys Office- Drug Court Pro (600 West Jefferson Street) (6), Kentucky State Of Louisville Area - Ombudsman- Media- Court Of Justice- Circuit Court C (700 West Jefferson Street) (7), Half Court 4 Kids (2028 West Broadway) (8), Kentucky State Of Louisville Area - Court Of Justice- Circuit Court Clerk- Archives Rec (700 West Jefferson Street) (9).
Display/hide their approximate locations on the map Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential Air pollution and air quality trends(lower is better) Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 93.1. This is worse than average. City: 93.1 U.S.: 74.7 Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.299.
This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center. City: 0.299 U.S.: 0.293 Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center. City: 11.0 U.S.: 6.4 Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.
City: 1.75 U.S.: 1.91 Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center. City: 24.9 U.S.: 32.0 Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center. City: 17.4 U.S.: 20.0 Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.
0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center. City: 12.0 U.S.: 9.4 Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Louisville, KY Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009: This city: 21.6% Whole state: 15.8% Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009: This city: 10.5% Whole state: 6.6% People in group quarters in Louisville in 2000: 2,577 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) 2,065 people in nursing homes 1,546 people in other noninstitutional group quarters 930 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) 239 people in religious group quarters 188 people in homes for the mentally retarded 174 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards 170 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse 124 people in halfway houses 93 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children 88 people in other nonhousehold living situations 85 people in state prisons 64 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children 36 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill 36 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill 35 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children 35 people in homes for the mentally ill 31 people in unknown juvenile institutions 22 people in other types of correctional institutions 17 people in other group homes 5 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents 3 people in homes for the physically handicapped Arenas or stadiums: Papa John's Cardinal Stadium.
Capacity: 42,000. Louisville Cardinals. Freedom Hall. University of Louisville. Banks with most branches in Louisville (2011 data): PNC Bank, National Association: 56 branches. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc.
, The Fifth Third Bank: 35 branches. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp Branch Banking and Trust Company: 25 branches. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation U.
S. Bank National Association: 22 branches. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 21 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company: 18 branches. Info updated 2011/11/29: Bank assets: $2,045.7 mil, Deposits: $1,643.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: S. Y. Bancorp, Inc. Republic Bank & Trust Company: 15 branches. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $3,310.3 mil, Deposits: $1,691.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Republic Bancorp, Inc.
Commonwealth Bank and Trust Company: 12 branches. Info updated 2007/05/31: Bank assets: $823.4 mil, Deposits: $646.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Commonwealth Bancshares, Inc. The First Capital Bank of Kentucky: 8 branches. Info updated 2008/08/26: Bank assets: $462.7 mil, Deposits: $354.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Fcb Bancorp, Inc.
16 other banks with 43 local branches Educational Attainment (%) in 2000 School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000 Education Gini index (Inequality in education) Here: 13.0 Kentucky average: 13.8 Presidential Elections Results 1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016 1996 Presidential Elections Results 2000 Presidential Elections Results 2004 Presidential Elections Results 2008 Presidential Elections Results 2012 Presidential Elections Results 2016 Presidential Elections Results Graphs represent county-level data.
Detailed 2008 Election Results Religion statistics for Louisville city (based on Jefferson County data) Religion Adherents Congregations Evangelical Protestant 180,149 384 Catholic 120,620 60 Mainline Protestant 48,598 129 Black Protestant 35,305 70 Other 19,947 58 Orthodox 1,180 3 None 335,297 - Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.
Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data Food Environment Statistics: Number of grocery stores: 127 Jefferson County: 1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky: 2.19 / 10,000 pop. Number of supercenters and club stores: 11 This county: 0.16 / 10,000 pop. State: 0.25 / 10,000 pop. Number of convenience stores (no gas): 50 Jefferson County: 0.71 / 10,000 pop. Kentucky: 0.74 / 10,000 pop. Number of convenience stores (with gas): 195 Jefferson County: 2.75 / 10,000 pop. State: 4.36 / 10,000 pop. Number of full-service restaurants: 486 Here: 6.
86 / 10,000 pop. State: 5.74 / 10,000 pop. Adult diabetes rate: This county: 10.6% Kentucky: 11.0% Adult obesity rate: Jefferson County: 27.6% Kentucky: 30.0% Low-income preschool obesity rate: This county: 13.4% State: 15.9% Local government employment and payroll (March 2004) Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll Airports 192 $641,243 $40,078 11 $8,958 Water Supply 457 $1,861,411 $48,877 17 $48,126 Louisville government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident): Construction - General - Other: $93,268,000 ($354.
95) Air Transportation: $26,915,000 ($102.43) Housing and Community Development: $6,687,000 ($25.45) Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($0.08) Police Protection: $3,000 ($0.01) Current Operations - Police Protection: $129,085,000 ($491.26) General - Other: $114,694,000 ($436.49) Health - Other: $75,039,000 ($285.58) Water Utilities: $56,877,000 ($216.46) Local Fire Protection: $46,830,000 ($178.
22) Correctional Institutions: $40,784,000 ($155.21) Parks and Recreation: $37,747,000 ($143.65) Air Transportation: $24,171,000 ($91.99) Solid Waste Management: $18,181,000 ($69.19) Libraries: $16,865,000 ($64.18) Public Welfare - Other: $16,660,000 ($63.40) Regular Highways: $14,898,000 ($56.70) Central Staff Services: $12,097,000 ($46.04) Housing and Community Development: $11,205,000 ($42.
64) Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $8,059,000 ($30.67) Financial Administration: $8,026,000 ($30.54) Judicial and Legal Services: $7,319,000 ($27.85) Parking Facilities: $6,863,000 ($26.12) General - Interest on Debt: $102,215,000 ($389.00) Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Air Transportation: $985,000 ($3.75) Intergovernmental to State - Air Transportation: $10,000 ($0.04) Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $23,273,000 ($88.
57) Housing and Community Development: $20,977,000 ($79.83) Central Staff Services: $3,587,000 ($13.65) Police Protection: $781,000 ($2.97) Financial Administration: $302,000 ($1.15) Health - Other: $130,000 ($0.49) Parks and Recreation: $109,000 ($0.41) Regular Highways: $98,000 ($0.37) General - Other: $96,000 ($0.37) Local Fire Protection: $61,000 ($0.23) Solid Waste Management: $57,000 ($0.
22) Public Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($0.00) Total Salaries and Wages: $383,835,000 ($1460.76) Louisville government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident): Charges - Air Transportation: $61,838,000 ($235.34) All Other: $31,097,000 ($118.35) Parking Facilities: $12,617,000 ($48.02) Parks and Recreation: $11,197,000 ($42.61) Solid Waste Management: $456,000 ($1.74) Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $41,986,000 ($159.
79) Air Transportation: $27,180,000 ($103.44) Health and Hospitals: $3,507,000 ($13.35) Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,626,000 ($21.41) Health and Hospitals: $2,163,000 ($8.23) General Local Government Support: $11,000 ($0.04) Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $93,440,000 ($355.60) General Revenue, NEC: $36,975,000 ($140.72) Special Assessments: $15,798,000 ($60.12) Donations From Private Sources: $11,820,000 ($44.
98) Sale of Property: $11,165,000 ($42.49) Rents: $3,815,000 ($14.52) Fines and Forfeits: $121,000 ($0.46) Revenue - Water Utilities: $115,230,000 ($438.53) State Intergovernmental - All Other: $69,998,000 ($266.39) Housing and Community Development: $18,527,000 ($70.51) Highways: $411,000 ($1.56) Health and Hospitals: $302,000 ($1.15) Tax - Individual Income: $285,559,000 ($1086.75) Property: $123,941,000 ($471.
68) Insurance Premiums Sales: $51,645,000 ($196.55) Corporation Net Income: $41,605,000 ($158.34) Other License: $6,477,000 ($24.65) Public Utilities Sales: $3,676,000 ($13.99) Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,563,000 ($5.95) Motor Vehicle License: $98,000 ($0.37) Occupation and Business License, NEC: $98,000 ($0.37) Louisville government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident): Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,046,400,000 ($7787.
98) Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,035,793,000 ($7747.61) Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $508,972,000 ($1936.99) Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $483,769,000 ($1841.08) Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $73,073,000 ($278.09) Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,870,000 ($182.18) Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,607,000 ($40.
37) Louisville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident): Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $81,083,000 ($308.58) Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $176,733,000 ($672.59) Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,035,793,000 ($7747.61) 4.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,403 average adjusted gross income) Here: 4.49% Kentucky average: 6.
18% 0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($457 average AGI) Jefferson County: 0.03% Kentucky average: 0.03% Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:4.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,843 average adjusted gross income) Here: 4.46% Kentucky average: 6.19% 0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($536 average AGI) Jefferson County: 0.
04% Kentucky average: 0.04% Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011: Strongest AM radio stations in Louisville: WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.) WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.) WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.
) WLLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY) WLOU (1350 AM; 2 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.) WFIA (900 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION) WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY) WAVG (1450 AM; 1 kW; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: SUNNYSIDE COMMUNICATIONS, INC) WXLN (1570 AM; 2 kW; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY) WTMT (620 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: JEFFERSON B/CASTING CMPANY, INC.
) WDRD (680 AM; 1 kW; NEWBURG, KY; Owner: ABC, INC.) WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION) WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION) Strongest FM radio stations in Louisville: WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.) WXMA (102.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.) WPTI (103.
9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.) WRKA (103.1 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.) WMJM (101.3 FM; JEFFERSONTOWN, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.) WFPK (91.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.) WUOL-FM (90.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.) WDJX (99.7 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.
) WRVI (105.9 FM; VALLEY STATION, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.) WVEZ (106.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.) WSFR (107.7 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.) WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.) W230AK (93.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.) WQMF (95.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.
) W284AD (104.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.) WTFX-FM (100.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.) WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.) WFIA-FM (94.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.) WJZL (93.1 FM; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.) WLRS (105.1 FM; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.
) TV broadcast stations around Louisville: W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS) WVHF-LP (Channel 5; JEFFERSONVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.) WBXV-CA (Channel 13; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC) WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.) WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY) WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY) WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC) WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.
) WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.) WJYL-CA (Channel 45; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.) WKPC-TV (Channel 15; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUC'L. TV) WKMJ-TV (Channel 68; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV) WBNA (Channel 21; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.) W50CI (Channel 50; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.
) Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population) See more detailed statistics of Louisville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics 527Number of bridges 6,236m20,459ftTotal length $466,033,000Total costs 32,680,219Total average daily traffic 2,388,615Total average daily truck traffic New bridges - Historical Statistics 21900-1909 91910-1919 141920-1929 221930-1939 171940-1949 451950-1959 1651960-1969 801970-1979 1101980-1989 471990-1999 112000-2009 52010-2015 See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Louisville, KY Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009(Based on 70 full and 16 partial tracts) A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VAHome Purchase Loans B) ConventionalHome Purchase Loans C) Refinancings D) Home Improvement Loans E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families F) Non-occupant Loans on< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D) G) Loans On ManufacturedHome Dwelling (A B C & D) Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value LOANS ORIGINATED 774 $118,278 1,283 $125,682 3,796 $146,975 289 $66,806 50 $782,892 889 $81,014 1 $53,930 APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED 45 $107,350 67 $108,774 285 $151,864 50 $48,054 2 $128,500 44 $125,757 2 $29,635 APPLICATIONS DENIED 132 $109,939 253 $103,023 1,667 $122,046 303 $42,226 15 $784,381 268 $73,036 5 $30,080 APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN 105 $120,281 118 $143,829 926 $142,148 39 $65,896 6 $633,012 70 $92,559 0 $0 FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS 20 $114,426 26 $209,701 296 $142,092 19 $78,001 1 $200,000 26 $60,066 0 $0 Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008(Based on 70 full and 16 partial tracts) A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VAHome Purchase Loans B) ConventionalHome Purchase Loans C) Refinancings D) Home Improvement Loans E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families F) Non-occupant Loans on< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D) G) Loans On ManufacturedHome Dwelling (A B C & D) Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value LOANS ORIGINATED 652 $112,017 1,744 $122,936 2,550 $126,072 429 $46,193 63 $666,818 1,351 $81,153 19 $24,338 APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED 39 $116,074 171 $117,008 379 $113,009 91 $39,164 5 $458,000 92 $72,693 21 $25,464 APPLICATIONS DENIED 176 $99,214 397 $98,016 1,985 $99,780 607 $40,185 12 $880,890 409 $71,691 27 $38,971 APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN 95 $112,827 191 $127,892 658 $120,215 50 $64,660 4 $1,261,415 118 $88,119 1 $15,990 FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS 27 $102,486 47 $115,233 166 $112,235 13 $83,225 1 $819,100 33 $78,325 0 $0 Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007(Based on 70 full and 16 partial tracts) A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VAHome Purchase Loans B) ConventionalHome Purchase Loans C) Refinancings D) Home Improvement Loans E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families F) Non-occupant Loans on< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D) G) Loans On ManufacturedHome Dwelling (A B C & D) Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value LOANS ORIGINATED 393 $104,396 3,092 $116,651 2,990 $110,481 694 $42,274 84 $831,034 1,708 $85,006 23 $21,883 APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED 27 $92,531 386 $124,365 622 $95,717 134 $35,688 3 $388,600 209 $72,586 21 $24,734 APPLICATIONS DENIED 76 $96,600 685 $95,612 2,648 $93,976 785 $30,929 7 $337,951 670 $75,163 13 $46,883 APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN 35 $108,655 286 $133,668 967 $108,635 63 $50,697 9 $228,188 184 $88,871 1 $136,000 FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS 10 $123,843 130 $117,572 284 $103,009 14 $101,034 2 $4,562,500 79 $80,440 0 $0 Aggregated Statistics For Year 2006(Based on 70 full and 16 partial tracts) A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VAHome Purchase Loans B) ConventionalHome Purchase Loans C) Refinancings D) Home Improvement Loans E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families F) Non-occupant Loans on< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D) G) Loans On ManufacturedHome Dwelling (A B C & D) Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value LOANS ORIGINATED 366 $102,997 3,576 $111,289 3,794 $92,924 779 $38,176 61 $622,399 2,381 $82,471 15 $19,055 APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED 26 $106,626 505 $97,920 714 $87,124 148 $39,710 3 $1,091,703 257 $77,217 17 $25,515 APPLICATIONS DENIED 80 $87,425 1,037 $86,946 2,655 $89,403 773 $32,510 11 $161,273 665 $70,622 31 $41,165 APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN 33 $102,065 496 $120,079 1,174 $102,097 87 $37,428 5 $421,082 274 $77,145 1 $11,000 FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS 24 $102,733 158 $101,269 376 $110,313 18 $61,512 0 $0 55 $100,459 2 $542,500 Aggregated Statistics For Year 2005(Based on 70 full and 16 partial tracts) A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VAHome Purchase Loans B) ConventionalHome Purchase Loans C) Refinancings D) Home Improvement Loans E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families F) Non-occupant Loans on< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D) G) Loans On ManufacturedHome Dwelling (A B C & D) Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value LOANS ORIGINATED 451 $103,878 3,735 $105,617 4,739 $100,946 768 $45,304 66 $427,722 2,489 $85,303 7 $28,133 APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED 37 $85,036 562 $85,184 807 $90,118 120 $39,440 3 $336,333 226 $69,067 38 $30,727 APPLICATIONS DENIED 65 $86,471 1,116 $80,931 3,272 $89,234 762 $30,704 6 $175,542 718 $68,642 45 $43,194 APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN 51 $90,032 535 $105,427 1,405 $104,127 215 $106,954 5 $1,321,400 274 $87,531 4 $29,230 FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS 13 $97,382 171 $110,141 349 $108,338 24 $73,269 0 $0 78 $76,629 0 $0 Aggregated Statistics For Year 2004(Based on 70 full and 16 partial tracts) A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VAHome Purchase Loans B) ConventionalHome Purchase Loans C) Refinancings D) Home Improvement Loans E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families F) Non-occupant Loans on< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D) G) Loans On ManufacturedHome Dwelling (A B C & D) Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value LOANS ORIGINATED 554 $98,520 3,339 $102,094 5,768 $90,382 680 $41,026 77 $362,881 2,625 $69,333 13 $43,785 APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED 38 $106,975 417 $88,043 1,121 $85,561 114 $38,129 2 $115,000 218 $65,134 20 $40,259 APPLICATIONS DENIED 112 $86,411 881 $81,749 3,224 $82,982 775 $31,270 6 $172,025 599 $66,962 69 $50,569 APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN 55 $87,732 427 $101,890 1,881 $90,624 137 $50,022 0 $0 288 $70,006 0 $0 FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS 13 $78,378 137 $99,917 330 $100,585 24 $38,575 0 $0 42 $77,865 2 $55,550 Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003(Based on 70 full and 16 partial tracts) A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VAHome Purchase Loans B) ConventionalHome Purchase Loans C) Refinancings D) Home Improvement Loans E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families F) Non-occupant Loans on< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D) Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value LOANS ORIGINATED 606 $100,438 2,927 $102,717 10,437 $100,366 695 $28,899 56 $662,508 2,311 $69,134 APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED 44 $94,018 295 $95,199 1,488 $83,398 118 $30,174 3 $136,173 198 $68,407 APPLICATIONS DENIED 94 $93,658 639 $71,764 3,940 $75,960 655 $22,569 7 $182,534 633 $60,926 APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN 56 $98,974 377 $102,072 1,902 $94,826 75 $30,179 5 $201,800 262 $71,875 FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS 21 $104,607 132 $94,811 435 $100,178 23 $59,570 0 $0 71 $62,206 Aggregated Statistics For Year 2002(Based on 70 full and 15 partial tracts) A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VAHome Purchase Loans B) ConventionalHome Purchase Loans C) Refinancings D) Home Improvement Loans E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families F) Non-occupant Loans on< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D) Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value LOANS ORIGINATED 670 $94,322 2,532 $96,854 7,926 $94,889 662 $25,611 41 $477,459 2,401 $66,489 APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED 68 $83,955 246 $88,080 1,155 $78,557 154 $27,298 5 $180,002 129 $61,954 APPLICATIONS DENIED 72 $85,453 490 $71,913 2,651 $69,897 603 $17,387 11 $4,317,364 305 $58,490 APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN 57 $81,049 297 $104,305 1,466 $87,204 75 $24,245 2 $496,000 174 $107,049 FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS 25 $82,501 119 $80,964 358 $86,998 13 $20,842 0 $0 49 $68,538 Aggregated Statistics For Year 2001(Based on 70 full and 15 partial tracts) A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VAHome Purchase Loans B) ConventionalHome Purchase Loans C) Refinancings D) Home Improvement Loans E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families F) Non-occupant Loans on< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D) Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value LOANS ORIGINATED 815 $92,459 2,552 $98,027 7,935 $80,469 1,124 $25,912 38 $923,742 2,587 $61,330 APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED 50 $85,279 223 $80,870 1,110 $65,418 255 $21,582 1 $91,620 135 $57,796 APPLICATIONS DENIED 107 $77,571 535 $62,644 3,206 $62,045 937 $16,792 6 $244,173 424 $58,042 APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN 69 $84,068 241 $86,772 1,442 $73,944 98 $27,022 3 $200,000 168 $63,954 FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS 12 $69,508 70 $72,134 326 $79,008 14 $47,151 1 $126,000 35 $64,015 Aggregated Statistics For Year 2000(Based on 70 full and 15 partial tracts) A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VAHome Purchase Loans B) ConventionalHome Purchase Loans C) Refinancings D) Home Improvement Loans E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families F) Non-occupant Loans on< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D) Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value LOANS ORIGINATED 832 $81,823 2,445 $92,965 3,484 $59,080 1,204 $22,243 27 $1,022,734 1,443 $60,488 APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED 51 $75,087 311 $71,396 1,115 $56,574 361 $20,263 0 $0 139 $52,061 APPLICATIONS DENIED 127 $72,088 799 $58,171 2,551 $54,151 1,126 $15,057 7 $212,143 268 $54,086 APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN 65 $79,333 286 $79,541 1,114 $57,688 131 $30,092 1 $6,549,970 108 $61,679 FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS 13 $67,573 50 $89,470 240 $63,164 16 $38,902 0 $0 32 $51,822 Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999(Based on 83 full and 16 partial tracts) A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VAHome Purchase Loans B) ConventionalHome Purchase Loans C) Refinancings D) Home Improvement Loans E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families F) Non-occupant Loans on< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D) Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value LOANS ORIGINATED 903 $78,787 2,723 $91,300 5,595 $64,360 1,474 $16,688 31 $467,204 1,904 $55,958 APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED 23 $75,876 268 $70,533 1,498 $54,766 406 $16,450 3 $35,653 159 $43,625 APPLICATIONS DENIED 127 $75,679 879 $53,376 2,994 $53,469 1,194 $13,539 7 $228,299 349 $46,077 APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN 65 $75,464 343 $83,709 1,637 $58,967 155 $27,065 3 $22,685,320 162 $65,356 FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS 12 $66,078 94 $80,520 352 $62,429 10 $17,157 1 $750,000 42 $48,483 Detailed mortgage data for all 86 tracts in Louisville, KY Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009(Based on 51 full and 15 partial tracts) A) ConventionalHome Purchase Loans B) Refinancings C) Non-occupant Loans on< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B) Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value LOANS ORIGINATED 129 $161,201 128 $166,917 2 $198,520 APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED 52 $136,463 50 $159,677 3 $66,950 APPLICATIONS DENIED 16 $163,248 18 $187,771 1 $136,740 APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN 5 $209,664 10 $222,812 0 $0 FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS 5 $137,612 8 $94,125 3 $45,667 Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008(Based on 68 full and 15 partial tracts) A) ConventionalHome Purchase Loans B) Refinancings C) Non-occupant Loans on< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B) Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value LOANS ORIGINATED 397 $130,504 192 $143,031 80 $83,712 APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED 141 $126,392 85 $128,358 42 $101,392 APPLICATIONS DENIED 35 $88,049 25 $206,326 24 $117,400 APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN 31 $170,490 3 $171,000 4 $91,728 FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS 14 $101,734 4 $199,765 14 $98,996 Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007(Based on 69 full and 16 partial tracts) A) ConventionalHome Purchase Loans B) Refinancings C) Non-occupant Loans on< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B) Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value LOANS ORIGINATED 957 $110,528 267 $115,684 134 $81,427 APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED 123 $113,026 61 $118,816 30 $83,887 APPLICATIONS DENIED 14 $132,786 5 $108,222 6 $71,833 APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN 49 $130,102 28 $112,951 14 $129,686 FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS 5 $72,800 2 $93,450 1 $50,000 Aggregated Statistics For Year 2006(Based on 68 full and 15 partial tracts) A) ConventionalHome Purchase Loans B) Refinancings C) Non-occupant Loans on< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B) Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value LOANS ORIGINATED 657 $100,167 191 $111,584 149 $73,172 APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED 85 $104,003 68 $103,941 27 $68,017 APPLICATIONS DENIED 6 $96,898 5 $110,374 3 $85,970 APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN 58 $100,122 39 $114,215 11 $120,712 FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS 2 $150,620 3 $103,303 0 $0 Aggregated Statistics For Year 2005(Based on 69 full and 15 partial tracts) A) ConventionalHome Purchase Loans B) Refinancings C) Non-occupant Loans on< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B) D) Loans On ManufacturedHome Dwelling (A & B) Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value LOANS ORIGINATED 561 $103,396 256 $107,424 155 $77,365 1 $57,000 APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED 90 $111,321 77 $111,134 25 $68,326 0 $0 APPLICATIONS DENIED 12 $61,712 13 $89,239 18 $62,206 0 $0 APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN 42 $95,986 36 $100,499 19 $61,450 0 $0 FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS 3 $55,140 12 $99,475 4 $38,500 0 $0 Aggregated Statistics For Year 2004(Based on 69 full and 16 partial tracts) A) ConventionalHome Purchase Loans B) Refinancings C) Non-occupant Loans on< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B) D) Loans On ManufacturedHome Dwelling (A & B) Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value LOANS ORIGINATED 602 $103,412 321 $105,011 170 $71,100 0 $0 APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED 130 $105,787 124 $107,628 35 $79,782 0 $0 APPLICATIONS DENIED 17 $133,525 5 $70,098 9 $86,570 0 $0 APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN 47 $132,869 41 $99,738 13 $68,922 0 $0 FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS 9 $109,577 11 $99,536 3 $63,960 1 $29,000 Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003(Based on 68 full and 16 partial tracts) A) ConventionalHome Purchase Loans B) Refinancings C) Non-occupant Loans on< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B) Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value LOANS ORIGINATED 683 $105,795 776 $106,476 151 $70,590 APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED 83 $119,844 181 $107,172 27 $68,091 APPLICATIONS DENIED 16 $110,371 8 $111,901 5 $70,000 APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN 44 $122,937 70 $100,238 19 $81,727 FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS 2 $113,470 3 $105,610 1 $48,000 Aggregated Statistics For Year 2002(Based on 69 full and 15 partial tracts) A) ConventionalHome Purchase Loans B) Refinancings C) Non-occupant Loans on< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B) Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value LOANS ORIGINATED 643 $107,393 647 $103,212 105 $70,691 APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED 103 $95,130 150 $99,122 20 $61,267 APPLICATIONS DENIED 15 $147,263 14 $98,800 3 $62,960 APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN 55 $107,237 63 $103,464 28 $93,180 FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS 2 $96,000 4 $86,140 0 $0 Aggregated Statistics For Year 2001(Based on 67 full and 15 partial tracts) A) ConventionalHome Purchase Loans B) Refinancings C) Non-occupant Loans on< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B) Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value LOANS ORIGINATED 648 $106,518 582 $101,680 100 $70,049 APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED 83 $101,090 101 $96,604 15 $63,952 APPLICATIONS DENIED 14 $93,145 44 $94,122 20 $77,544 APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN 13 $115,446 24 $107,973 2 $60,180 FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS 1 $246,690 6 $79,225 1 $26,000 Aggregated Statistics For Year 2000(Based on 68 full and 15 partial tracts) A) ConventionalHome Purchase Loans B) Refinancings C) Non-occupant Loans on< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B) Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value LOANS ORIGINATED 611 $98,157 175 $82,244 80 $63,525 APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED 64 $96,839 32 $81,386 10 $56,100 APPLICATIONS DENIED 13 $76,249 13 $94,065 5 $65,402 APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN 25 $91,815 2 $52,730 3 $62,763 FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS 2 $71,500 1 $61,000 0 $0 Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999(Based on 82 full and 15 partial tracts) A) ConventionalHome Purchase Loans B) Refinancings C) Non-occupant Loans on< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B) Number Average Value Number Average Value Number Average Value LOANS ORIGINATED 625 $98,374 280 $77,679 47 $58,865 APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED 58 $98,090 32 $83,514 6 $69,667 APPLICATIONS DENIED 22 $80,625 19 $64,259 4 $47,495 APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN 15 $84,731 12 $76,892 3 $65,000 FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS 6 $87,322 2 $125,800 2 $46,000 Conventional Home Purchase Loans Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value Drinking water stations with addresses in Louisville and their reported violations in the past: LOUISVILLE WATER COMPANY (Population served: 730,611, Surface water): Past monitoring violations: Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL.
Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2007), St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-04-2008) THORTON OIL 351 (Serves IL, Population served: 600, Groundwater): Past monitoring violations: One regular monitoring violation TACO BELL #16184 (Serves MI, Population served: 200, Groundwater): Past monitoring violations: One regular monitoring violation ERNIES MOBILE HOME PARK (Serves OH, Population served: 196, Groundwater): Past monitoring violations: Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5).
Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2013) Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2013) Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-31-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-09-2012) 2 routine major monitoring violations 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: Incident types - Louisville See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Louisville, KYFire-safe hotels and motels in Louisville, Kentucky: Red Roof Inn #0118, 4704 Preston Hwy, Louisville, Kentucky 40213 , Phone: (502) 968-0151, Fax: (502) 968-0194 Brown Hotel, 675 S 4TH St, Louisville, Kentucky 40202 , Phone: (502) 583-1234 Courtyard By Marriott, 9608 Blairwood Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40222 , Phone: (502) 429-0006, Fax: (502) 429-5926 Chariot Hotel, 1902 Embassy Square Blvd, Louisville, Kentucky 40299 , Phone: (502) 491-2577, Fax: (502) 491-1325 Hyatt Regency, 301 S 4TH Ave, Louisville, Kentucky 40202 , Phone: (502) 587-3434 Little Biffs Motel, 13305 Dixie Hwy, Louisville, Kentucky 40272 , Phone: (502) 937-1970 Old Louisville Inn, 1359 S Third St, Louisville, Kentucky 40208 , Phone: (502) 635-1574 Louisville Airport Expo Hotel, 1921 Bishop Ln, Louisville, Kentucky 40218 , Phone: (502) 456-4411, Fax: (502) 456-2592 77 other hotels and motels All 85 fire-safe hotels and motels in Louisville, KentuckyMost common first names in Louisville, KY among deceased individuals Name Count Lived (average) Mary 8,566 78.
6 years William 6,826 72.6 years James 5,847 70.1 years John 5,766 73.2 years Charles 4,178 71.6 years Robert 3,901 70.4 years George 2,986 74.3 years Joseph 2,885 72.7 years Margaret 2,387 79.2 years Anna 2,302 79.9 years Most common last names in Louisville, KY among deceased individuals Last name Count Lived (average) Smith 2,546 74.1 years Brown 1,688 74.1 years Johnson 1,618 73.7 years Miller 1,593 75.
4 years Jones 1,385 74.0 years Williams 1,331 73.1 years Davis 1,059 73.4 years Wilson 974 72.8 years Thompson 912 74.2 years Taylor 882 73.7 years Most commonly used house heating fuel: Utility gas (78%) Electricity (20%) Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%) Other fuel (1%) No fuel used (1%) Businesses in Louisville, KY Name Count Name Count ALDI 3 Journeys 2 ALDO 1 Justice 4 AMF Bowling 2 KFC 19 AT&T 9 Kincaid 1 Abercrombie & Fitch 2 Kmart 4 Abercrombie Kids 2 Kohl's 4 Ace Hardware 4 Kroger 27 Advance Auto Parts 8 La Quinta 2 Aeropostale 2 La-Z-Boy 4 American Eagle Outfitters 3 Lane Bryant 3 Ann Taylor 4 Lane Furniture 5 Apple Store 1 LensCrafters 2 Applebee's 7 Little Caesars Pizza 12 Arby's 20 Long John Silver's 9 Ashley Furniture 1 Lowe's 5 Audi 1 Macy's 2 AutoZone 16 Marriott 13 Avenue 1 Marshalls 2 BMW 1 MasterBrand Cabinets 10 Bakers 1 Mazda 2 Banana Republic 2 McDonald's 39 Barnes & Noble 2 Meijer 4 Baskin-Robbins 3 Men's Wearhouse 5 Bath & Body Works 6 Microtel 1 Baymont Inn 1 Motel 6 1 Bebe 1 Motherhood Maternity 4 Bed Bath & Beyond 2 New Balance 11 Best Western 3 New York & Co 2 Big O Tires 10 Nike 27 Blockbuster 8 Nissan 3 Brooks Brothers 1 Office Depot 5 Brookstone 1 OfficeMax 1 Budget Car Rental 3 Old Navy 3 Buffalo Wild Wings 4 Olive Garden 3 Burger King 15 Outback 4 Burlington Coat Factory 2 Outback Steakhouse 4 CVS 14 Pac Sun 2 Cache 2 Panera Bread 7 CarMax 1 Papa John's Pizza 12 Casual Male XL 2 Payless 9 Catherines 2 Penske 6 Charlotte Russe 2 PetSmart 3 Chevrolet 4 Pier 1 Imports 3 Chick-Fil-A 6 Pizza Hut 15 Chico's 2 Plato's Closet 2 Chuck E.
Cheese's 1 Popeyes 3 Cinnabon 1 Pottery Barn 1 Circle K 35 Pottery Barn Kids 1 Cold Stone Creamery 1 Qdoba Mexican Grill 10 Coldwater Creek 1 Quality 2 ColorTyme 1 Quiznos 6 Comfort Inn 2 RadioShack 12 Comfort Suites 2 Ramada 3 Costco 1 Red Lobster 1 Cracker Barrel 2 Red Robin 2 Cricket Wireless 27 Red Roof Inn 3 Curves 8 Rite Aid 15 DHL 4 Rodeway Inn 1 Dairy Queen 17 Ruby Tuesday 1 Days Inn 4 Rue21 1 Deb 1 Ryan's Grill 1 Dennys 1 Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing 3 Domino's Pizza 16 SAS Shoes 2 DressBarn 2 SONIC Drive-In 8 Dressbarn 2 Sam's Club 1 Dunkin Donuts 24 Sears 9 Econo Lodge 2 Sephora 3 Eddie Bauer 1 Shoe Carnival 4 Ethan Allen 1 Skechers USA 1 Express 2 Sleep Inn 2 Extended Stay America 3 Soma Intimates 1 Fashion Bug 3 Spencer Gifts 2 FedEx 92 Sprint Nextel 9 Finish Line 2 Staples 5 Firestone Complete Auto Care 2 Starbucks 27 Foot Locker 4 Steak 'n Shake 5 Ford 6 Subaru 2 Forever 21 1 Suburban 1 GNC 15 Subway 54 GameStop 17 Super 8 2 Gap 2 T-Mobile 28 Goodwill 9 T.
G.I. Driday's 1 Gymboree 2 T.J.Maxx 3 H&R Block 22 Taco Bell 22 Hardee's 2 Talbots 2 Havertys Furniture 1 Target 7 Haworth 1 The Cheesecake Factory 1 Hawthorn 1 The Limited 2 Hilton 8 Toyota 2 Hobby Lobby 2 Toys"R"Us 7 Holiday Inn 10 Trader Joe's 1 Hollister Co. 2 True Value 1 Home Depot 5 U-Haul 25 HomeTown Buffet 2 UPS 147 Homestead Studio Suites 1 Value City Furniture 2 Honda 2 Vans 8 Hot Topic 2 Verizon Wireless 3 Howard Johnson 1 Victoria's Secret 4 Hyatt 2 Volkswagen 2 Hyundai 2 Waffle House 11 IHOP 1 Walgreens 30 InTown Suites 3 Walmart 12 J.
Jill 1 Wendy's 26 J.Crew 1 Wet Seal 1 JCPenney 3 White Castle 15 Jimmy Jazz 1 Whole Foods Market 1 Jimmy John's 9 Wingate 1 JoS. A. Bank 2 YMCA 9 Jones New York 4 Z Gallerie 1 Browse common businesses in Louisville, KYLouisville compared to Kentucky state average: Unemployed percentage below state average. Black race population percentage significantly above state average. Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
Median age below state average. Renting percentage significantly below state average. Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average. Number of rooms per house significantly below state average. House age significantly below state average. Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average. Louisville on our top lists: #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Printing workers (population 50,000+)" #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Laborers and material movers, hand (population 50,000+)" #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Religious workers (population 50,000+)" #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 50,000+)" #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food processing workers (population 50,000+)" #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 50,000+)" #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 50,000+)" #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 50,000+)" #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Assemblers and fabricators (population 50,000+)" #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (population 50,000+)" #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Printing and related support activities (population 50,000+)" #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Food (population 50,000+)" #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Beverage and tobacco products (population 50,000+)" #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Beverage and tobacco products (population 50,000+)" #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 50,000+)" #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Food (population 50,000+)" #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Paper (population 50,000+)" #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Wood products (population 50,000+)" #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Personal and laundry services (population 50,000+)" #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 50,000+)" #68 (40208) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most museums in 2005" #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data" #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females" #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.
5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)" #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents" #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month" There are 1006 pilots and 994 other airmen in this city. Top Patent Applicants Alan Joseph Mitchell (43) Jeff Donald Drake (41) Suresh Vishnubhatla (39) Natarajan Venkatakrishnan (37) Paul A.
Spence (31) Ronald Scott Tarr (31) Patrick R. Lancaster, Iii (29) Jerrod Aaron Kappler (28) Michael F. Finch (28) Ramasamy Thiyagarajan (25) Total of 2343 patent applications in 2008-2018.