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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 88 65 78 4,439
2 Phoenix Hill 83 60 78 4,393
3 Highlands 76 47 82 1,523
4 Old Louisville 74 52 90 10,350
5 Smoketown 74 56 82 2,349
6 Deer Park 72 43 71 4,134
7 Tyler Park 71 44 68 2,348
8 Clifton 71 37 63 3,712
9 Cherokee Triangle 70 45 83 3,939
10 University 70 51 93 1,919
11 Limerick 70 53 85 1,146
12 Saint Joseph 68 46 81 1,858
13 South Louisville 67 45 75 3,536
14 Russell 66 54 72 8,909
15 Butchertown 65 45 74 721
16 Germantown 63 44 75 3,862
17 Gardiner Lane 62 40 59 1,267
18 Irish Hill 62 49 71 792
19 Portland 61 39 67 10,525
20 Taylor Berry 61 39 66 6,826
21 Schnitzelburg 61 42 74 4,119
22 Shelby Park 61 44 83 2,913
23 Merriwether 59 45 77 1,310
24 Bradley 59 44 60 1,337
25 Crescent Hill 58 37 51 7,310
26 Cherokee Seneca 57 39 77 2,628
27 Highlands Douglass 56 41 74 3,363
28 Beechmont 56 37 60 8,226
29 Wyandotte 55 39 71 4,285
30 Southside 54 36 52 5,289
31 California 54 45 61 4,488
32 Audubon 52 38 59 3,967
33 Bashford Manor 49 38 46 5,056
34 Park Hill 49 41 60 3,577
35 Jacobs 48 35 53 4,469
36 Clifton Heights 47 31 38 4,790
37 Algonquin 47 42 64 6,439
38 Parkland 47 42 60 2,895
39 Wilder Park 47 41 69 2,483
40 Iroquois 47 34 57 4,934
41 Hazelwood 46 29 47 2,657
42 Hawthorne 46 39 54 1,788
43 Southland Park 44 35 43 1,961
44 Belknap 44 38 54 4,550
45 Camp Taylor 43 28 48 1,779
46 Shawnee 42 39 59 11,800
47 Kenwood Hill 41 38 35 1,876
48 Hikes Point 41 37 41 3,850
49 Park Duvalle 40 35 54 5,506
50 Auburndale 40 26 41 3,082
51 Bon Air 38 37 43 6,816
52 Poplar Level 38 31 51 1,875
53 Prestonia 37 33 37 1,212
54 Hallmark 35 37 42 1,052
55 Chickasaw 35 40 57 7,110
56 Avondale Melbourne Heights 35 37 38 2,376
57 Iroquois Park 34 28 57 1,192
58 Newburg 34 33 37 21,181
59 Okolona 34 29 36 19,571
60 Buechel 32 34 35 8,412
61 Hayfield Dundee 32 32 39 2,478
62 Brownsboro Zorn 32 30 36 2,450
63 Rockcreek Lexington Road 30 31 57 1,072
64 Klondike 30 34 35 4,958
65 St. Dennis 30 32 34 9,365
66 Edgewood 28 33 36 1,730
67 Bowman 28 35 44 1,888
68 Pleasure Ridge Park 25 28 35 28,152
69 Cherokee Gardens 23 32 50 990
70 Cloverleaf 21 33 31 3,243
71 Fern Creek 19 20 31 18,991
72 Valley Station 18 23 32 25,347
73 Highview 16 21 29 19,071
74 Fairdale 14 14 29 8,171

Eating & Drinking

There are about 2,055 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
on Douglass Loop Farmers Market

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.

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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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Lakeside Swim Club

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Big Four Bridge

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Big Four Bridge

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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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