Louisville employment information

Income per capita$26,621$23,741$28,555
Median household income$44,806$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$62,180$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,626$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$32,316$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$25,772$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate6.7%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level18.4%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Louisville is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Louisville is 16% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Louisville is 15% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Louisville is 18% higher than the national average.

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Louisville median earnings by income bracket

Louisville employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.5%1.1%
Manufacturing sector16.2%0.4%
Financial & insurance services4.7%7.4%
Wholesale & retail services15.0%12.0%
Public administration3.4%2.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.7%5.7%
Education, health & social services12.1%37.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Glenview, KY461$211,250295%
Mockingbird Valley, KY154$196,875268%
Maryhill Estates, KY159$171,250220%
Anchorage, KY2,154$165,000209%
Indian Hills, KY2,904$145,250172%
Louisville, KY605,762$44,80616%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Portland, OR602,568$53,2300%
Oklahoma City, OK600,729$47,00412%
Milwaukee, WI598,078$35,48934%
Las Vegas, NV597,353$50,9035%
Baltimore, MD622,271$41,81922%
Louisville, KY605,762$44,80616%
Source: The Louisville, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.