Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY

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2020 Population
144,668
0.582% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mitch McConnell
Republican Party
US Senator
Rand Paul
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
37.8
0.787% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
16%
4.48% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$51,212
2.39% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$130,300
3.17% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY had a population of 145k people with a median age of 37.8 and a median household income of $51,212. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY declined from 145,515 to 144,668, a −0.582% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,016 to $51,212, a 2.39% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (69.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.4%), White (Hispanic) (5.64%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.21%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.91%).

12.7% of the households in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94% of the residents in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in KIPDA Area Development District (West)--Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY are Empire Beauty School-Dixie (4 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY was $130,300, and the homeownership rate was 65%.

Most people in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY is home to a population of 145k people, from which 94% are citizens. As of 2020, 9.74% of Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY residents were born outside of the country (14.1k people).

In 2020, there were 4.54 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (101k people) in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.16k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY are Spanish (8,531 households), Vietnamese (1,914 households), and Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages (1,358 households).

Citizenship

94%
2020 Citizenship
94.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 94% of Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY was 94.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    101k ± 2.98k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    22.3k ± 2.18k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    8.16k ± 1.03k
7.84%
Hispanic Population
11.3k people

In 2020, there were 4.54 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (101k people) in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.16k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.84% of the people in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY are hispanic (11.3k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.74%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
14.1k people
8.9%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
13k people

As of 2020, 9.74% of Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY residents (14.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY was 8.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    8,531 households (6.35%)
  2. Vietnamese
    1,914 households (1.42%)
  3. Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages
    1,358 households (1.01%)

12.7% of the households in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY was Spanish. 6.35% of the households in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,657 ± 370
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,358 ± 383
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,352 ± 328

Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.96 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY employs 67.2k people. The largest industries in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY are Restaurants & Food Services (5,202 people), Construction (4,112 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,935 people), and the highest paying industries are Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($83,768), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($70,914), and Wired telecommunications carriers ($69,668).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
33,605
Women
50%
33,582
Men
50%

The workforce of Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY in 2020 was 67,187 people, with 50% woman, and 50% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY.

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Occupations

67.2k
2020 Value
1.1%
1 Year growth
± 1.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY grew at a rate of 1.1%, from 66.5k employees to 67.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (2,985 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,280 people), and Other assemblers and fabricators (1,925 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Kentucky (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industries

67.2k
2020 Value
1.1%
1 Year growth
± 1.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY grew at a rate of 1.1%, from 66.5k employees to 67.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,202 people), Construction (4,112 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,935 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY, though some of these residents may live in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$38,691
Median earning men ± $1,849
$30,651
Median earning women ± $773

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($82,125), Public Administration ($52,367), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($49,139).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,615), Wholesale Trade ($38,472), and Information ($38,400).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Kentucky. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Kentucky.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $57B
  2. $34.7B
  3. $31.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Kentucky product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $57B, followed by Electronics ($34.7B) and Machinery ($31.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kentucky products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$326B
2020 Value in Kentucky
$644B
Projected 2050 Value in Kentucky
97.4% growth

In 2020, total outbound Kentucky trade was $326B. This is expected to increase 97.4% to $644B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kentucky trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $24.4B
  2. $18.8B
  3. $17.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Kentucky domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Tennessee with $24.4B, followed by Ohio with $18.8B and California and $17.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kentucky shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing the state of Kentucky. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Kentucky

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Mitch McConnell
Senator from Kentucky2
Assumed office on January 3, 1985
Rand Paul
Senator from Kentucky3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing Kentucky.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Kentucky over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Kentucky

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Kentucky have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY awarded 4 degrees. The student population of Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 2 male students and 84 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY are Black or African American (3 and 75%), followed by White (1 and 25%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY by number of degrees awarded are Empire Beauty School-Dixie (4 and 100%).

The most popular majors in KIPDA Area Development District (West)--Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY are General Cosmetology (4 and 100%) and Cosmetology, Barber, & Nail Instructor (0 and 0%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.647% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.879% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (41.7k), Some college (27.3k), and Secondary Education (19.3k).

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The median property value in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY was $130,300 in 2020, which is 0.567 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $126,300 to $130,300, a 3.17% increase. The homeownership rate in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY is 65%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY have an average commute time of 25.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY is $51,212. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY was Louisville/Jefferson County (Northeast) PUMA, KY with a value of $86,812, followed by Boone County PUMA, KY and KIPDA Area Development District (Northeast) PUMA, KY, with respective values of $82,838 and $76,529.

Property

$130,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$2,299
$36,461
Median Property Taxes
±$1,402

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

65%
Homeownership
2020
62.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 65% of the housing units in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 65.7%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY was Louisville/Jefferson County (Northeast) PUMA, KY with a value of $86,812, followed by Boone County PUMA, KY and KIPDA Area Development District (Northeast) PUMA, KY, with respective values of $82,838 and $76,529.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$51,212
Median Household Income
± $1,128
56.1k
Number of Households
± 1,949

In 2020, the median household income of the 56.1k households in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY grew to $51,212 from the previous year's value of $50,016.

The following chart displays the households in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.382
2020 Wage GINI in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY
0.384
2019 Wage GINI in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY

In 2020, the income inequality in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY was 0.382 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.617% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (79.9%)
  2. Carpooled (10.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.27%)

In 2020, 79.9% of workers in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.2%) and those who worked at home (4.27%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

25.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY have a shorter commute time (25.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.67% of the workforce in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY (23k out of 144k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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92.8% of the population of Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY has health coverage, with 45.1% on employee plans, 24.1% on Medicaid, 10.8% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 1.28% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Kentucky was $8,004 in 2014. This is a 6.11% increase from the previous year ($7,543).

Primary care physicians in Kentucky see 1543 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.31% increase from the previous year (1523 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1491 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 416 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Kentucky, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,543 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Kentucky

Primary care physicians in Kentucky see an average of 1,543 patients per year. This represents a 1.31% increase from the previous year (1,523 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Kentucky in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Kentucky across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.2% under 18 years, 20.2% between 18 and 34 years, 40.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

7.2%
Uninsured
45.1%
Employer Coverage
24.1%
Medicaid
10.8%
Medicare
11.4%
Non-Group
1.28%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY declined by 33.2% from 10.8% to 7.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Louisville/Jefferson County (Southwest) PUMA, KY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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