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Overview

Introduction to Louisville, Colorado

Louisville, Colorado, in Boulder county, is 7 miles E of Boulder, Colorado and 18 miles NW of Denver, Colorado. It's part of the surrounding Boulder - Longmont metro area.

Louisville History

Louisville was initially founded as a mining community. It was founded in 1887, when the Welch Mine opened. It was officially incorporated on June 3, 1882, named in honor of local landowner Louis Nawatny. Louisville was transformed into a residential suburban community after the mines were closed in the area.

Louisville and nearby Attractions

  • Louisville Historical Museum
  • Colorado Governor's Mansion
  • Louisville City Hall
  • Harper Lake
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Things To Do In Louisville

Louisville is near a number of historic sites like the Colorado Governor's Mansion, the Colorado State Capitol, the Denver Mint and Fort Vasquez. One can also visit the Miners Museum and the Louisville Historical Museum to learn more about the local history.

Louisville Transportation

Buckley AFB Airport provides air transportation facilities.

Louisville Higher Education

The Front Range Community College, Regis University and the Colorado School of Mines are among the nearby institutes of higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population19,972
Male Share of the Population47.4%
Female Share of the Population52.6%
Senior Citizens13.4%
Employed Population 16+10,717
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married60%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher71%
Median Earnings25+$52,911
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,594
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,270

Wealth

Median Family Income$122,580
% Above Poverty Level94.6%
% Below Poverty Level5.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home12.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work4%
% Using Public Transportation5.9%

Housing

People Living Alone26.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,410
Median House Value$440,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.8%
German19.5%
English14.2%
Irish12.4%
Italian8.4%
Scottish5.8%
Polish4.6%
Norwegian4.2%
French Except Basque4.1%
Swedish3%
Czech1.7%
Welsh1.5%
Russian1.3%
Canadian1.1%
Greek0.9%
Danishn0.8%
Hungarian0.7%
Swiss0.5%
Latvian0.5%
Austrian0.5%
African0.4%
South African0.4%
Slovene0.4%
Arab0.4%
Belgian0.4%
Portuguese0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Turkish0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Croatian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
Dutch0.1%
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Louisville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Boulder County
Standard Zip Codes80027
Phone Area Codes303
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude39.96
Approximate Longitude-105.14

Louisville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationBOULDER
Distance7.3 miles
Jan Temp19 to 46 F
Apr Temp34 to 63 F
Jul Temp56 to 87 F
Oct Temp37 to 67 F
Annual Precip19.9 inches
StationNORTHGLENN
Distance8.1 miles
Jan Temp16 to 44 F
Apr Temp33 to 61 F
Jul Temp56 to 88 F
Oct Temp36 to 66 F
Annual Precip13.2 inches
StationLONGMONT 2 ESE
Distance13.5 miles
Jan Temp12 to 42 F
Apr Temp32 to 62 F
Jul Temp55 to 89 F
Oct Temp33 to 67 F
Annual Precip14.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Boulder105,420$107,216
Broomfield62,449$98,823
Erie20,801$117,809
Lafayette27,053$86,437
Northglenn38,128$67,020
Superior12,928$126,071

Louisville Public Libraries

Louisville Public Library
951 SPRUCE STREET
Louisville, Colorado
(303) 335-4849

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Louisville Hospitals

Centennial Peaks Hospital
(Non-profit)
2255 S 88th St
(303) 673-9990
Centura Health-avista Adventist Hospital
(Non-profit)
100 Health Park Drive
(303) 673-1000

Louisville Public Schools

Coal Creek Elementary School
801 West Tamarisk Street
ZIP: 80027
Primary
Total Enrollment 427
Fireside Elementary School
845 West Dahlia
ZIP: 80027
Primary
Total Enrollment 483
Louisville Elementary School
400 Hutchinson Street
ZIP: 80027
Primary
Total Enrollment 584
Louisville Middle School
1341 Main Street
ZIP: 80027
Middle
Total Enrollment 633
Monarch High School
329 Campus Drive
ZIP: 80027
High
Total Enrollment 1661
Monarch K-8 School
263 Campus Drive
ZIP: 80027
Primary
Total Enrollment 918

Louisville Private Schools

Bright Horizons - Louisville
1818 Centennial Dr
ZIP: 80027
Elementary
Total Enrollment 13
Fairview Montessori School
1501 Jefferson Ave
ZIP: 80027
Elementary
Total Enrollment 5
Kindercare Learning Center
107 Mccaslin Blvd
ZIP: 80027
Elementary
Total Enrollment 18
Louisville Montessori School & Daycare Center
461 Tyler Ave
ZIP: 80027
Elementary
Total Enrollment 13
St Louis Catholic School
925 Grant Ave
ZIP: 80027
Elementary
Total Enrollment 157
Treehouse Learning
175 N 96th St
ZIP: 80027
Elementary
Total Enrollment 9
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