Louisville, Illinois

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Louisville, Illinois

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High Points

Louisville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Louisville Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 12% Louisville Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 17% Louisville Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Louisville, Illinois

Comparing Louisville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Age of the Population 7 8
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 3
Average Household Size 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 4 4
Median Family Income 3 2
People Above Poverty 3 1
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Short Commute Times 8 9
Working at Home 6 7
Public Transportation Use 6 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
Housing Recently Built 6 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 7

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Louisville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 75 miles NW of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County Clay
Standard Zip Codes 62858
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.772
Longitude -88.502

Louisville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station FLORA 5 NW
Distance 5.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
Station OLNEY 2 S
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
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Louisville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,242 100%
Male 596 48%
Female 646 52%
Under 18 294 23.7%
18+ 948 76.3%
65+ 266 21.4%
Median Age 39.2
Average Family Size 2.97
White 1,233 99.3%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.4%

Estimated Louisville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,256
Growth 14
Growth % 1.1%

Louisville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 53.9%
German 18.3%
English 11.6%
Irish 5.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Italian 1.3%
Swedish 1.1%
Dutch 1.1%
Greek 0.9%
Scottish 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Lebanese 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Louisville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bible Grove (62858)
Blair (62858)
Hoosier (62858)
Hord (62858)
Riffel (62858)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Louisville 1,242 $35,673
Clay City 1,000 $33,750
Edgewood 527 $31,875
Flora 5,086 $36,313
Iola 171 $30,938
Sailor Springs 128 $21,875
Xenia 407 $32,125
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Louisville High Schools (2004)

P O BOX 220
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 204 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

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1. Bourbon, Missouri 85.6   33.3% 16% 9.7% 25 $35,294 7.2% 1.1% 1,348 14.2% 51.2 0.2% 18.6
2. Buffalo, Missouri 82.9   40.2% 21.4% 8.4% 24 $26,179 7% 3.1% 2,781 28.9% 48.9 0.7% 5
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