Listed below are the Population & Steets in Louisville, Kentucky. The numbers given are accurate as of July, 2012. However, there are differences in the population. As Louisville is located on the border between the North and South, it has traditionally represented a mixture of southern and northern culture. Moreover, the region's migration patterns may have impacted the local dialect, which has subsequently adopted standard English pronunciation.
Today, Louisville is divided into three parts, each with distinct cultures and histories. The city is divided along Ninth Street, which for centuries has separated white and black residents. It has also become a border of stark differences within the community. While the west side has pockets of poverty and limited economic opportunities, the east side is growing in industry and boasts more affluence. The population, then, reflects the differences in the city, and its racial makeup has been increasing for the past two decades.
The downtown business district of Louisville is located south of the Ohio River and southeast of the Falls of the Ohio. Major roads radiate out from downtown. Louisville International Airport is located 6.5 miles south of the city center. In addition, Louisville has industrial districts in the south and west of the city. The majority of residential areas are in the south and southwest sections. In addition, Louisville is known for its historic sites and architecture.