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Living in Louisville-Jefferson

Louisville-Jefferson is the 43rd most walkable large city in the US with 597,337 residents.

Louisville-Jefferson has some public transportation and does not have many bike lanes.

The most walkable Louisville-Jefferson neighborhoods are Central Business District, Phoenix Hill and Highlands.

Nearby Apartments

Walk Score of Louisville-Jefferson, KY

Louisville-Jefferson is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Lakeside Swim Club

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Louisville Free Public Library-Crescent Hill Branch

Most errands require a car in Louisville-Jefferson.

Louisville-Jefferson is the 43rd most walkable large city in the US with a Walk Score of 33.

Louisville-Jefferson Apartments for Rent

Louisville-Jefferson Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Central Business District 89 65 78 4,439
2 Phoenix Hill 79 60 78 4,393
3 Highlands 76 47 82 1,523
4 Smoketown 74 56 82 2,349
5 Old Louisville 74 52 90 10,350
6 Deer Park 73 43 71 4,134
7 Limerick 72 53 85 1,146
8 Tyler Park 71 44 68 2,348
9 University 69 51 93 1,919
10 Cherokee Triangle 69 45 83 3,939
11 South Louisville 68 45 75 3,536
12 Clifton 68 37 63 3,712
13 Russell 66 54 72 8,909
14 Saint Joseph 64 46 81 1,858
15 Shelby Park 62 44 83 2,913
16 Germantown 62 44 75 3,862
17 Butchertown 62 45 74 721
18 Gardiner Lane 61 40 59 1,267
19 Merriwether 60 45 77 1,310
20 Portland 60 39 67 10,525
21 Schnitzelburg 60 42 74 4,119
22 Taylor Berry 58 39 66 6,826
23 Highlands Douglass 56 41 74 3,363
24 Cherokee Seneca 56 39 77 2,628
25 Crescent Hill 55 37 51 7,310
26 Beechmont 55 37 60 8,226
27 Irish Hill 54 49 71 792
28 Southside 53 36 52 5,289
29 Wyandotte 53 39 71 4,285
30 California 53 45 61 4,488
31 Bradley 52 44 60 1,337
32 Park Hill 52 41 60 3,577
33 Audubon 51 38 59 3,967
34 Wilder Park 50 41 69 2,483
35 Bashford Manor 48 38 46 5,056
36 Algonquin 48 42 64 6,439
37 Jacobs 47 35 53 4,469
38 Camp Taylor 47 28 48 1,779
39 Belknap 46 38 54 4,550
40 Iroquois 46 34 57 4,934
41 Parkland 46 42 60 2,895
42 Hazelwood 45 29 47 2,657
43 Clifton Heights 45 31 38 4,790
44 Shawnee 44 39 59 11,800
45 Park Duvalle 43 35 54 5,506
46 Southland Park 42 35 43 1,961
47 Hawthorne 42 39 54 1,788
48 Kenwood Hill 41 38 35 1,876
49 Poplar Level 40 31 51 1,875
50 Hallmark 40 37 42 1,052
51 Hikes Point 39 37 41 3,850
52 Bon Air 39 37 43 6,816
53 Avondale Melbourne Heights 36 37 38 2,376
54 Newburg 34 33 37 21,181
55 Auburndale 34 26 41 3,082
56 Iroquois Park 34 28 57 1,192
57 Chickasaw 33 40 57 7,110
58 Hayfield Dundee 33 32 39 2,478
59 Okolona 33 29 36 19,571
60 Prestonia 31 33 37 1,212
61 Buechel 30 34 35 8,412
62 Brownsboro Zorn 29 30 36 2,450
63 Klondike 28 34 35 4,958
64 St. Dennis 28 32 34 9,365
65 Rockcreek Lexington Road 28 31 57 1,072
66 Bowman 27 35 44 1,888
67 Edgewood 27 33 36 1,730
68 Pleasure Ridge Park 25 28 35 28,152
69 Cloverleaf 21 33 31 3,243
70 Cherokee Gardens 20 32 50 990
71 Fern Creek 19 20 31 18,991
72 Valley Station 18 23 32 25,347
73 Fairdale 17 14 29 8,171
74 Highview 15 21 29 19,071

Eating & Drinking

There are about 2,044 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Louisville-Jefferson.

People in Louisville-Jefferson can walk to an average of 0.0 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Phoenix Hill Tavern

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La Bamba Mexican Restaurant

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thumbnail for Douglass Loop Farmers MarketOne of three awesome farmers markets in the Highlands, the Douglass Loop Farmers Market is at the corner of Douglass Blvd and Bardstown Rd every Saturday.

Justin Thomas
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Transit Score of Louisville-Jefferson, KY

Louisville-Jefferson has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Louisville-Jefferson apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Louisville-Jefferson has some public transportation and about 34 bus lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Louisville-Jefferson on public transit.

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Louisville-Jefferson has about 12 car shares from RelayRides and WeCar.

Neighborhood Guides

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Justin Thomas

I'm a guitar pickin' Realtor from Louisville, KY. I grew up in The Highlands and I currently live there as well. I consider myself a Louisville expert with a major focus on The Highlands and Clifton / Crescent Hill areas, but I know our entire awesome city very well! I also am a big fan of photography. I enjoy snapping photos all throughout the city and posting them on my neighborhood facebook pages.

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Big Four Bridge

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Big Four Bridge

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Forecastle Festival

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WHY Louisville

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Sprayground At Hogan's Fountain

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Portland Branch Library

Bike Score of Louisville-Jefferson, KY

Louisville-Jefferson is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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Crime in Louisville-Jefferson

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Each year in Louisville-Jefferson, 10 violent crimes and 44 property crimes occur per 1,000 people.

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Big Four Bridge

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Big Four Bridge

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Forecastle Festival

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S 2nd @ W Cardinal

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Saint James Court

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Walnut Street Baptist Church

thumbnail for Conrad-Caldwell HouseA defining experience in Old Louisville, not only does one get to see genuine 'old' Louisville, but you can tour the mansion as well.

Jennifer Brown
on Conrad-Caldwell House

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Fountain Court

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Fabulous Apartment in Old Louisville for Rent - One BR

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Iroquois Amphitheater

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The Café

thumbnail for Spring DrSpring Drive is an impressive street in the Highlands on the border of Cherokee Park. Large, old, stately homes showcase some interesting architecture in this area.

Justin Thomas
on Spring Dr

Louisville-Jefferson is Talking About...

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WHY Louisville

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Baxter Avenue Theatres

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Cherokee Park

thumbnail for Lakeside Swim ClubLakeside Swim Club is an incredible 3.2 million gallon swimming facility that was formerly a rock quarry, noted by the 40+ foot cliffs around the pool.

Justin Thomas
on Lakeside Swim Club

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