Livability Score

88
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities A+

There are lots of amenities close to this location.
Coffee (0) A+
Wiltshire Pantry Bakery and Cafe
Coffee Shop
Quills Coffee
Coffee Shop
Maple
Coffee Shop
Homemade Ice Cream and Pie Kitchen
Coffee Shop
The Cafe
Coffee Shop
Highland Coffee Company
Coffee Shop
La Peche Gourmet To Go and Cafe
Coffee Shop
Heine Brothers' Coffee
Coffee Shop
Heine Brothers' Coffee
Coffee Shop
Le Petit Cafe
Coffee Shop
Loaves and Fishes
Coffee Shop
Bean
Coffee Shop
Please & Thank You
Coffee Shop
Highland Morning
Coffee Shop
Day's Espresso and Coffee
Coffee Shop
Quills Coffee Firehouse
Coffee Shop
The Weekly Juicery
Coffee Shop
Toast on Market
Coffee Shop
City Cafe
Coffee Shop
North End Cafe
Coffee Shop
Sweet Surrender
Coffee Shop
Check's Cafe
Coffee Shop
Lynn's Cafe Counter
Coffee Shop
Cafe 360
Coffee Shop
Please & Thank You
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (0) A+
Old Forester's Paristown Theatre
Theatre Arts
Old Foresters Paristown Hall
Theatre Arts
Walden Theatre
Theatre Arts
Baxter Ave. Theatre
Cinema
Headliner's Music Hall
Nightclub
PLAY
Nightclub
Tryangles Nightclub
Nightclub
Lynn Family Stadium
Stadium
Market Street line sign
Attraction
Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind
Museum
1883 Gallery
Museum
Afrokanza Lounge
Nightclub
Louisville Slugger Field
Stadium
Du Pont Manual Stadium
Stadium
Louisville Ballet
Theatre Arts
Escape Lou
Attraction
Brown-Forman Amphitheater
Theatre Arts
Brown Theatre
Theatre Arts
Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Memorial Statue
Museum
Unknown Name
Theatre Arts
Bingham Park
Attraction
The Louisville Palace Theater
Theatre Arts
Unknown Name
Theatre Arts
Roots 101 African American Museum
Museum
Mellwood Art Center
Theatre Arts
Food and Drink (0) A+
Flannigan's Ale House
Bar
Baxter's 942 Bar & Grill
Bar
Osheas Irish Pub
Bar
DiOrio's Pizza and Pub
Bar
Jimmy John's
Fast Food
Molly Malones
Bar
Seidenfaddens
Bar
Yankee Noodle
Fast Food
GraleHaus
Bar
Holy Grale
Bar
Highlands Tap Room
Bar
Taco Bell / Pizza Hut
Fast Food
Old Foresters Bar East
Bar
Chipotle
Fast Food
Old Foresters Bar North
Bar
Old Foresters Bar West
Bar
Wendy's
Fast Food
Prohibition Craft Spirits
Alcohol
Prohibition Craft Spirits
Bar
McDonald's
Fast Food
The Back Door
Bar
Raising Cane's
Fast Food
Vault Liquor and Smokes
Alcohol
Four Pegs Beer Lounge
Bar
La Chasse
Bar
Fitness (0) C-
Shelby Highlands Public Library Outpost Entrance
Community Centre
Jazzercize
Gym
Shelby Park Community Center
Community Centre
The Ville Crossfit
Gym
Infinite Bliss Yoga Studio
Gym
9Round
Gym
GRIT Fitness
Gym
Beckman Fitness
Gym
Core Centre Pilates
Gym
YMCA Downtown
Gym
Bellarmine University SuRF
Gym
Bellarmine University - SuRF
Gym
Barre3
Gym
Side by Side Art studio
Community Centre
Wild and Woolly Pilates
Gym
Spa and Fitness Center
Gym
MacDonald Wellness, LLC
Gym
Yogaia
Gym
502 Power Yoga
Gym
Fitness on Frankfort
Gym
LouieLab
Community Centre
Douglass Community Center
Community Centre
Baxter Community Center
Community Centre
California Community Center
Community Centre
Kentucky African American Heritage Center
Community Centre
Groceries (0) F
Scarlet's Bakery
Bakery
Kroger
Grocery Store
Kizito Cookies
Bakery
Bourbon Barrel Foods
Grocery Store
Kroger
Grocery Store
Breadworks
Bakery
Unknown Name
Grocery Store
Unknown Name
Grocery Store
The POD
Grocery Store
Blue Dog Bakery & Cafe
Bakery
Adrienne Bakery and Cafe
Bakery
Kroger
Grocery Store
Homeade Ice Cream & Pie Kitchen
Bakery
Kroger
Grocery Store
ALDI
Grocery Store
Kroger
Grocery Store
Save-A-Lot
Grocery Store
Pic-Pac
Grocery Store
Kroger
Grocery Store
Kroger
Grocery Store
Rainbow Blossom
Grocery Store
Parks (0) A+
Rubel Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Irish Hill Park
Park
Gnadinger Park
Park
Castlewood Greenspace
Park
Breslin Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Tyler Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Ballard Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Saint Michaels Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Willow Park
Park
Shelby Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Shops (0) A+
Vic's Classic Bikes
Bicycle
Highland Nails
Beauty
Great Clips
Hairdresser
Bardstown Road Bicycle Co.
Bicycle
Louisville Beauty Academy
Beauty
Kona Bicycles
Bicycle
Speedway
Convenience Store
Urban Outfitters
Clothing
Furniture Dudes
Furniture
Bourbon City Barkery
Pets
Dollar General
Department Store
Jewel Box
Fashion
Mid City Mall
Mall
Mid City Nails
Beauty
Carmicheal's
Books
Falls City Community BikeWorks
Bicycle
Carmichael's Kids
Books
Discoveries
Fashion
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Clay and Cotton
Clothing
Highlands Mart
Convenience Store
Signorama Downtown
Convenience Store
Chenault James Interiors
Furniture
Parkside Bikes
Bicycle
LOU A BULL
Fashion
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commute A+

Of all people who commute, 6.1% take public transportation in Highlands.
Public Transit Stops (0)
Stops & Stations
A+
Tarc Stop
Bus Stop
Chestnut @ Madison
Bus Stop
Campbell @ Chestnut
Bus Stop
Chestnut @ Muhammad Ali
Bus Stop
Chestnut @ Campbell
Bus Stop
Lexington @ Cooper
Bus Stop
Lexington @ Cooper
Bus Stop
Lexington @ 1234
Bus Stop
Chestnut @ Marshall
Bus Stop
Liberty @ Baxter
Bus Stop
Lexington @ 1203
Bus Stop
Chestnut @ Liberty
Bus Stop
Muhammad Ali @ Wenzel
Bus Stop
Baxter @ Liberty
Bus Stop
Liberty @ Chestnut
Bus Stop
Chestnut @ Liberty
Bus Stop
Lexington @ 1330
Bus Stop
Chestnut @ Shelby
Bus Stop
Lexington @ 1351
Bus Stop
Muhammad Ali @ Campbell
Bus Stop
Liberty @ Wenzel
Bus Stop
Lexington @ Headliners
Bus Stop
Lexington @ Gregory
Bus Stop
Jefferson @ Baxter
Bus Stop
Liberty @ Campbell
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
6.1%
B
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cost of living A-

The cost of living in Highlands is 101/100 - which is 12% higher than Kentucky.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
C
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
A+
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crime B+

Highlands crime rates are 1,634 per 100k, which is 2% lower than Kentucky
Property Crime
1,424 crimes per 100k
B-
Violent Crime
210 crimes per 100k
A-
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employment A

The median income in Highlands is $58,970 - which is 32% higher than Kentucky.
Med. Household Income
$58,970
D+
Unemployment Rate
0.9%
A+
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health A+

There are many hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (0)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Kindred Hospital Louisville
Hospital
Louisville Engine 11 and Truck 7 Fire Station
Fire Station
Louisville Fourth District Chief Fire Station
Fire Station
Louisville Metro EMS Ambulance Garage
Ambulance Station
Gabor Vargo DMD
Doctor
University of Louisville Hospital
Hospital
UofL Physicians Outpatient Center
Clinic
Novak Center for Children's Health
Clinic
Louisville Fire Department Engine 21
Fire Station
Norton Hospital Campus
Hospital
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Family Dentistry
Dentist
Frazier Rehabilitation Institute
Hospital
Louisville Engine 15 Fire Station
Fire Station
Jewish Hospital
Hospital
Dr. Nasief Family Dentist
Dentist
Unknown Name
Fire Station
Back, Body, and Beyond Chiropractic
Doctor
Louisville Hazardous Materials Unit 5 and Truck 2 Fire Station
Fire Station
Kosair Charities Sam Swope Centre
Clinic
Unknown Name
Dentist
Louisville Surgery Center
Doctor
Louisville Metro Police Vehicle Impoundment Unit
Police
Louisville Government Employee Wellness Center
Clinic
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
F
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housing A+

Highlands home prices are $196,050 - which is 55% higher than Kentucky
Home Price
$196,050
B
Home Appreciation Rate
17%
A
Home Affordability
3.3x (home price to income ratio)
B
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schools B+

The Highlands graduation rate is 91% - which is 17% higher than Kentucky
School Test Scores
46%
F
High School Grad. Rates
91%
A-
Elementary Schools (1) A+
Jefferson County Traditional Middle
Highland Pres. Nursery And Weekday School
Bloom Elementary
Breckinridge-Franklin Elementary
Home Of The Innocents Discovery
Home Of The Innocents School
Lincoln Elementary Performing Arts
Meyzeek Middle
St James Catholic School
Nativity Academy At St Boniface
Ackerly
Heuser Hearing & Language Academy
Kentucky School For The Blind
The De Paul School
Engelhard Elementary
Shelby Traditional Academy
J. Graham Brown School
St Agnes School
Highland Middle
Heuser Hearing & Language Academy
Barret Traditional Middle
Peace Academy
St Francis Of Assisi School
Kentucky Tech - Jefferson Campus
The Montessori School Of Louisville
High Schools (1) B-
Breckinridge Metropolitan High
Home Of The Innocents Discovery
Home Of The Innocents School
Jcps Eschool
Jefferson County High
Ackerly
Kentucky School For The Blind
St Xavier High School
J. Graham Brown School
Ahrens Educational Resource Center
Presentation Academy
Peace Academy
Dupont Manual High
Louisville Metro Youth Center
Highlands Latin School
Central High Magnet Career Academy
U Of L Pact Program
Old Corden Porter School
Churchill Park School
Atherton High
Mary Ryan Academy
Sacred Heart Academy
Louisville Adventist Academy
Assumption High School
Brooklawn
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ratings A+

Highlands has an overall rating of 100% from 1 reviews.
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Highlands Area Facts

  • Highlands has a Livability Score of 88/100, which is considered exceptional
  • Highlands crime rates are 17% lower than the Louisville average
  • Cost of living in Highlands is 5% higher than the Louisville average
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A+ Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Highlands? Yes, there are lots of amenities close to this location.

Parks

Rubel Park
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Irish Hill Park
Gnadinger Park
Castlewood Greenspace
Breslin Park
Unknown Name

Entertainment

Old Forester's Paristown Theatre
Old Foresters Paristown Hall
Walden Theatre
Baxter Ave. Theatre
Headliner's Music Hall
PLAY
Tryangles Nightclub
Lynn Family Stadium

Food & Drink

Flannigan's Ale House
Baxter's 942 Bar & Grill
Osheas Irish Pub
DiOrio's Pizza and Pub
Jimmy John's
Molly Malones
Seidenfaddens
Yankee Noodle

F Commute

Is public transit available in Highlands? Of all people who commute, 6.1% take public transportation in Highlands.
Drive to Work
76%

6% lower than the US average

Take Public Transit
6%

5% higher than the US average

Walk to Work
1%

1% lower than the US average

F Health & Safety

Is Highlands a healthy and safe place to live? No, there are not many hospitals, police and fire stations,

Hospitals

UofL Health - Medical Center Southwest
Central State Hospital
Norton Children’s Medical Center
Norton Brownsboro Hospital

Pharmacies

CVS Pharmacy
Walmart Pharmacy
CVS Pharmacy
Walmart Pharmacy
Walgreens
Walgreens
Walgreens
Walgreens

Doctors

Associates in Dermatology, PLLC
Dr. Susan Raghaven Pediatric Endocrinology
Salzman Institute of Cosmetic Surgery
Norton Community Medical Associates - Tyler Retail Village
Norton Urgent Care
Dr. Shorten DMD
Kentucky Oral Surgery
American Family Orthodontics

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