These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Louisville


We used science and data to determine which Louisville neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Richest Neighborhoods In Louisville

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Louisville has to offer. Where houses go for over 2.43x the national median and household incomes are 2.61x the national median.

But where exactly in Louisville do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Cherokee Gardens where the median income is a cool $130,959. Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Louisville out of 67:

  1. Cherokee Gardens
  2. Rock Creek Lexington Road
  3. Highlands Douglas
  4. Bowman
  5. Belknap
  6. Gardiner Lane
  7. Deer Park
  8. Poplar Level
  9. Bonnycastle
  10. Cherokee Seneca

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $745,232. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank acount for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find wher your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Louisville.
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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Louisville

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criteria:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in Louisville by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Cherokee Gardens, was named the richest neighborhood in Louisville.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Russell.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Louisville ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Louisville

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Cherokee Gardens $130,434
2 Rock Creek Lexington Road $74,210
3 Highlands Douglas $73,403
4 Bowman $70,302
5 Belknap $68,811
6 Gardiner Lane $67,630
7 Deer Park $65,904
8 Poplar Level $65,266
9 Bonnycastle $64,967
10 Cherokee Seneca $64,305
11 Avondale Melbourne Heights $63,828
12 Hawthorne $62,807
13 Brownsboro Zorn $62,358
14 Hayfield Dundee $61,666
15 Crescent Hill $61,179
16 Tyler Park $60,121
17 Hikes Point $58,122
18 Cherokee Triangle $57,241
19 Cloverleaf $54,449
20 Klondike $48,898
21 Highland Park $48,290
22 Fairgrounds $48,290
23 Audubon $47,082
24 Merriwether $45,614
25 Highlands $44,656
26 Butchertown $44,573
27 Schnitzelburg $43,719
28 Germantown $43,452
29 Bon Air $41,392
30 Prestonia $40,390
31 Clifton $40,044
32 Camp Taylor $39,668
33 Iroquios Park $39,491
34 Kenwood Hill $39,300
35 Beechmont $38,977
36 Irish Hill $38,819
37 Paristowne Point $36,714
38 Iroquois $36,077
39 Southside $35,683
40 Saint Joseph $35,506
41 Bashford Manor $34,503
42 Edgewood $33,466
43 Clifton Heights $33,072
44 South Louisville $31,500
45 Soutland Park $31,388
46 Taylor Berry $30,697
47 Shawnee $30,502
48 Wyandotte $29,247
49 Phoenix Hill $28,670
50 Wilder Park $28,037
51 Central Business District $27,286
52 University $27,282
53 Limerick $26,140
54 Chickasaw $26,017
55 Hallmark $25,199
56 Park Duvalle $25,186
57 Hazelwood $24,409
58 Old Louisville $24,266
59 Algonquin $23,457
60 Jacobs $22,721
61 Park Hill $21,453
62 Portland $21,354
63 Shelby Park $21,120
64 California $20,474
65 Parkland $19,192
66 Smoketown Jackson $16,875
67 Russell $15,625

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