Louisville, KY Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
93
Louisville's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Louisville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Louisville, KY?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Louisville has an overall cost of living index of 93 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Kentucky, Louisville has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Kentucky's index of 89.

The standard of living in Louisville ranks as #2224 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Kentucky. By definition, that implies Louisville ranks as the #4182 most expensive place in the Bluegrass State.

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Louisville Cost Of Living Vs. Kentucky

Living Expense Louisville Kentucky National Average
Overall 93 89 100
Services 101 100 100
Groceries 95 91 100
Health 102 90 100
Housing 78 70 100
Transportation 102 99 100
Utilities 94 98 100
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Louisville Cost of Living Vs. KY

Louisville, KY Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Kentucky, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$152,300
Median Home Value
$812
Median Rent
$51,307
Median Income
Statistic Louisville Kentucky United States
Median Home Value $152,300 $135,300 $204,900
Median Rent $812 $741 $1,023
Median Income $51,307 $48,392 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.0x 2.8x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.18x 0.2x

Louisville SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
8

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