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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government is 605,762. The Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government population density is 1,770.13 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 108.48 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government is white, which represent 71.27% of the total population. The average Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government education level is higher than the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 605,762. #1

Population Growth Since 2005-2009, see rank

Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government, KY
7.71%
Kentucky
8.45%
U.S.
11.61%

*The Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government, KY population growth rate is since 2005-2009. The Kentucky and U.S population growth rate is since 2000.

Population Density, #134

Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government, KY
1,770.13 per square mile
Kentucky
108.48 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:431,701 (71.27%, #502)
Black:137,071 (22.63%, #21)
Hispanic:28,167 (4.65%, #85)
Asian:13,588 (2.24%, #49)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):1,077 (0.18%, #124)
One Race, Other:4,134 (0.68%, see rank)
Two or More Races:18,191 (3.00%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:12,306 (43.69%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:2,070 (7.35%, see rank)
Cuban:8,152 (28.94%, see rank)
Central American:2,445 (8.68%, see rank)
South American:1,747 (6.20%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:3,329 (24.50%, see rank)
Chinese:1,550 (11.41%, see rank)
Filipino:912 (6.71%, see rank)
Japanese:626 (4.61%, see rank)
Korean:994 (7.32%, see rank)
Vietnamese:2,374 (17.47%, see rank)
Asian, Other:3,803 (27.99%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

488,166 (80.59%) out of the total population of 605,762 reported first ancestry.

 Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government, KY% of the Total PopulationKentuckyU.S.
Arab3,6100.60%, see rank0.29%0.56%
Czech7290.12%, see rank0.11%0.47%
Danish5760.10%, see rank0.10%0.42%
Dutch6,5621.08%, see rank1.13%1.40%
English52,1748.61%, see rank10.29%8.02%
French12,4292.05%, see rank1.82%3.34%
German98,62516.28%, see rank14.75%15.03%
Greek1,0610.18%, see rank0.15%0.41%
Hungarian1,0520.17%, see rank0.17%0.46%
Irish74,75212.34%, see rank12.51%10.80%
Italian14,5562.40%, see rank1.99%5.52%
Norwegian1,9380.32%, see rank0.32%1.42%
Polish5,0910.84%, see rank0.83%3.01%
Portuguese6240.10%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian2,3960.40%, see rank0.21%0.92%
Scotch-Irish6,3471.05%, see rank1.37%0.99%
Scottish9,7461.61%, see rank1.88%1.72%
Subsaharan African17,8422.95%, see rank0.85%0.95%
Swedish2,1820.36%, see rank0.37%1.27%
Swiss1,8560.31%, see rank0.24%0.30%
Ukrainian4500.07%, see rank0.08%0.31%
American83,09313.72%, see rank20.66%7.12%
Welsh2,7380.45%, see rank0.52%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 292,258 (48.25%, see rank)
Females: 313,504 (51.75%, see rank)

Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government, KY
Male: 48.25%
Female: 51.75%
Kentucky
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government, KY
37.20 years old
Kentucky
38.30 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government, KY
35.70 years old
Kentucky
37.00 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government, KY
38.60 years old
Kentucky
39.70 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government, KY% of the Total PopulationKentuckyU.S.
Under 5 years40,5336.69%, see rank6.34%6.36%
5 to 9 years37,6696.22%, see rank6.44%6.51%
10 to 14 years39,8696.58%, see rank6.56%6.59%
15 to 19 years38,7566.40%, see rank6.59%6.85%
20 to 24 years41,8036.90%, see rank7.01%7.13%
25 to 34 years86,95314.35%, see rank12.91%13.47%
35 to 44 years77,45712.79%, see rank12.97%12.96%
45 to 54 years86,27714.24%, see rank14.30%14.09%
55 to 64 years77,09612.73%, see rank12.86%12.29%
65 to 74 years42,5567.03%, see rank8.08%7.64%
75 to 84 25,6344.23%, see rank4.25%4.25%
85 years and over11,1591.84%, see rank1.69%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government, KYKentuckyU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population407,132, 100%2,939,709209,056,129
Less Than High School53,523, 13.15%, see rank16.54%13.67%
High School Graduate119,748, 29.41%, see rank33.73%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree122,286, 30.04%, see rank27.96%29.09%
Bachelor Degree64,680, 15.89%, see rank12.86%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree46,895, 11.52%, see rank8.92%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.52, see rank13.0413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government, KY KentuckyU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten17,25164.14%35.86%75.59%24.41%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)61,22680.68%, see rank19.32%, see rank88.54%11.46%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)31,53581.18%, see rank18.82%, see rank88.73%11.27%90.60%9.40%
College35,49577.84%, see rank22.16%, see rank82.22%17.78%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School9,69868.91%, see rank31.09%, see rank75.35%24.65%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government, KYKentuckyU.S.
Total Households244,662, 100%1,702,235116,211,092
Average Household Size2.42, see rank2.502.63
1 Person Households81,151, 33.17%, see rank28.11%27.57%
2 or More Person Households163,511, 66.83%, see rank71.89%72.43%
Family Households (Families)147,689, 60.36%, see rank66.64%66.22%
Average Family Size3.19, see rank3.133.32
Married-Couple Family96,654, 39.51%, see rank49.17%48.42%
Nonfamily Households96,973, 39.64%, see rank33.36%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government, KY%KentuckyU.S.
15 Years and Over Total487,691see rank3,535,619252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over232,121100%, see rank1,722,001123,281,364
Never Married89,64438.62%, see rank31.04%35.77%
Married108,07546.56%, see rank53.89%52.04%
Widowed6,7112.89%, see rank2.93%2.57%
Divorced27,69111.93%, see rank12.14%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over255,570100%, see rank1,813,618129,692,771
Never Married82,03932.10%, see rank24.47%29.48%
Married109,76442.95%, see rank51.24%49.19%
Widowed24,9089.75%, see rank10.21%9.16%
Divorced38,85915.20%, see rank14.09%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government, KY%KentuckyU.S.
Native564,90193.25%, see rank96.63%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence427,62070.59%, see rank69.96%58.73%
Born in Different State132,94121.95%, see rank26.02%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
4,3400.72%, see rank0.64%1.42%
Foreign Born40,8616.75%, see rank3.37%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship14,9392.47%, see rank1.20%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship25,9224.28%, see rank2.17%7.09%
Born In Europe5,7320.95%, see rank0.50%1.53%
Born In Asia12,5482.07%, see rank1.10%3.82%
Born In Africa5,5990.92%, see rank0.28%0.55%
Born In Oceania1160.02%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America16,2842.69%, see rank1.39%6.83%
Born In Northern America5820.10%, see rank0.08%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government, KY%KentuckyU.S.
English223,78191.47%, see rank94.34%79.39%
Spanish8,9993.68%, see rank2.78%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages5,7522.35%, see rank1.55%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages3,6801.50%, see rank0.92%3.36%
Other2,4501.00%, see rank0.41%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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