Homeownership

Homeownership has been demonstrated to have a positive association with increased educational achievement, civic participation, and health. Homeowners are more invested in engaging with their communities and can help ensure that Louisville is a prosperous city for all.

Peer City Perspective

Louisville currently ranks 7th in rates of homeownership. Home ownership is the percent of households that are owner-occupied.

On this metric, Louisville ranks among the middle tier of its peers according to a natural breaks algorithm. Cities in green are those that outperform their peers, cities in yellow represent the middle cluster, and those in red are a group that lags behind its peers on this indicator.

Trends Over Time

The rate of homeownership in Louisville has been decreasing steadily since 2009. Despite this decline, Louisvilleā€™s rate of homeownership remains higher than its peer city average.