These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Louisville, KY For 2018


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

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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 2.6x the national median and household incomes are 2.23x 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 for 2018:

  1. Cherokee Gardens (Homes)
  2. Highlands Douglas (Homes)
  3. Rock Creek Lexington Road (Homes)
  4. Cherokee Seneca (Homes)
  5. Belknap (Homes)
  6. Deer Park (Homes)
  7. Bowman (Homes)
  8. Gardiner Lane (Homes)
  9. Hayfield Dundee (Homes)
  10. Bonnycastle (Homes)

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $765,954. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Louisville.

For more Louisville reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Louisville and the worst neighborhoods in Louisville.

Or, for living around Louisville, out the best Louisville suburbs and the worst Louisville suburbs.

How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Louisville For 2018

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 criterion:

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 For 2018

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Cherokee Gardens $122,774
2 Highlands Douglas $81,663
3 Rock Creek Lexington Road $76,864
4 Cherokee Seneca $72,214
5 Belknap $71,044
6 Deer Park $70,345
7 Bowman $69,167
8 Gardiner Lane $67,560
9 Hayfield Dundee $67,450
10 Bonnycastle $66,873
11 Poplar Level $66,389
12 Hawthorne $65,439
13 Brownsboro Zorn $64,148
14 Tyler Park $62,147
15 Avondale Melbourne Heights $62,136
16 Hikes Point $60,412
17 Crescent Hill $58,529
18 Highlands $55,060
19 Cloverleaf $54,325
20 Cherokee Triangle $51,105
21 Merriwether $48,928
22 Klondike $48,336
23 Audubon $48,176
24 Germantown $46,379
25 Iroquios Park $44,159
26 Schnitzelburg $43,979
27 Prestonia $42,536
28 Clifton $41,247
29 Bon Air $40,180
30 Butchertown $39,710
31 Irish Hill $39,365
32 Kenwood Hill $39,355
33 Beechmont $38,394
34 Iroquois $37,705
35 Paristowne Point $36,646
36 Southside $36,565
37 Highland Park $36,103
38 Fairgrounds $36,103
39 Saint Joseph $34,656
40 Edgewood $33,500
41 Clifton Heights $32,730
42 Hazelwood $32,606
43 Camp Taylor $31,076
44 Shawnee $30,990
45 South Louisville $30,905
46 Taylor Berry $30,688
47 Soutland Park $29,302
48 Bashford Manor $28,765
49 Wyandotte $28,734
50 Wilder Park $26,953
51 University $26,609
52 Phoenix Hill $25,931
53 Park Duvalle $25,717
54 Chickasaw $25,217
55 Algonquin $25,211
56 Old Louisville $23,856
57 Limerick $23,649
58 Hallmark $23,521
59 Park Hill $23,213
60 Shelby Park $23,159
61 Parkland $23,153
62 Jacobs $22,459
63 Portland $20,959
64 California $20,324
65 Central Business District $19,234
66 Smoketown Jackson $18,048
67 Russell $17,320

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