Community and affordability
One of the strongest reasons why Louisville is such a great place to live is the wide array of communities and housing options that are available. Whether you long for an urban, walkable neighborhood, an eclectic historical community or a rural homestead with wooded acreage, most any kind of home that fits your taste is available, and within a few miles of downtown Louisville.
An important factor to understand about Louisville is the cost of living is relatively low, while offering a wide variety of quality housing options. According to Forbes, Louisville is ranked at #8 in the top ten Most Affordable Cities. This makes the the goal of purchasing a home more easily attainable than in many other municipalities in the country.
One other notable distinction Louisville the fact that Parenting Magazine has ranked Louisville #10 as the top place to live, due to the affordability, quality schools and parks system. Parents would also like to know that there is a wide variety of high quality schools, found in the Jefferson County Public School system and within independent/parochial private school systems.