Louisa is a city located in Lawrence County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Lawrence County. With a 2020 population of 2,721, it is the 133rd largest city in Kentucky and the 9337th largest city in the United States. Louisa is currently growing at a rate of 0.78% annually but its population has decreased by -4.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,852 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Louisa has a population density of 1,214 people per square mile.
The average household income in Louisa is $52,216 with a poverty rate of 28.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $617 per month, and the median house value is $125,000. The median age in Louisa is 42.5 years, 29.9 years for males, and 46.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Louisawas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 80.00%.
98.64% of Louisa residents speak only English, while 1.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.09% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Louisa is White, with 28.50% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Louisa is Multiple, with 11.48% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.87%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Louisa
100.00% of Louisa residents were born in the United States, with 60.06% having been born in Kentucky. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.