Louisville

Welcome to Louisville

Scenic enclave in Colorado’s picturesque Boulder County

 
Louisville, Colorado, is a picturesque suburb located just east of Boulder, offering a harmonious blend of small-town charm and modern convenience. This vibrant community, frequently ranked among the best places to live in the United States, exudes a warm, inviting atmosphere that makes both residents and visitors feel at home.
 
With roots dating back to Colorado’s mining boom, Louisville has evolved while maintaining its historical essence. The city's Main Street is a delightful showcase of this heritage, with beautifully preserved buildings now housing an eclectic mix of boutique shops, restaurants, and businesses that form the heart of the community.
 

What to Love

  • A charming downtown area with historic buildings, unique shops, and diverse dining options
  • Easy access to an array of trails for hiking, biking, and stunning mountain views
  • Numerous events, concerts, and art festivals all year, fostering a spirited community atmosphere
  • Centralized location close to major highways and public transportation
  • High home appreciation values and strong buyer demand

Local Lifestyle

Families and professionals alike are drawn to Louisville for its high quality of life, marked by excellent schools, safe neighborhoods, and a strong sense of community. The city is particularly appealing for those seeking an active lifestyle; it boasts numerous parks, open spaces, and trails that cater to hikers, cyclists, and outdoor enthusiasts.
 
The community comes alive with numerous events throughout the year, from summer street fairs to the beloved WinterSkate, an outdoor ice skating rink that brings a splash of winter joy. These events not only celebrate the seasons but also the tight-knit fabric of the city's residents.
 

Dining and Entertainment

In Louisville, the dining scene is as vibrant and diverse as the community itself. This quaint town boasts eateries that offer not just meals but experiences that linger on the palate and in memory. Among the culinary gems is Waterloo, a venue that serves more than just food; it offers a homage to rock ‘n’ roll. With its walls adorned with music memorabilia, dining here is like a journey through the annals of music history, all while enjoying hearty American cuisine and signature cocktails that keep the spirit of rock alive.
 
Just a stone’s throw away, Parma Trattoria & Mozzarella Bar presents a slice of Italy in the heart of Colorado. This establishment is a sanctuary for lovers of Italian cuisine, specializing in dishes that sing with the fresh, creamy goodness of house-made mozzarella. Each plate served is a testament to the authentic flavors of Italy, paired with a wine list that is carefully curated to complement the robust flavors of the cuisine.
 
For those in search of a cozy, nostalgic eatery, The Huckleberry stands as a beacon of classic charm. It’s here that diners can indulge in comfort food that warms the soul amidst an ambiance that feels like a step back in time. Known for their delightful brunch and home-style baked goods, The Huckleberry is a local favorite where every bite feels like part of a beloved family recipe book come to life.
 

Things to Do

The area surrounding Louisville is a treasure trove for those who delight in the embrace of the great outdoors, offering an expansive network of trails and an array of parks that cater to various interests and activities. Among its outdoor jewels is the Coal Creek Golf Course, an exceptional destination for golfers. With its lush fairways and meticulously kept greens set against a backdrop of the Rocky Mountains, the course provides a visually stunning experience as well as a challenging game for golfers at all skill levels.
 
The clubhouse at Coal Creek is renowned not only for its facilities but also for the dining options available, making it more than just a golfer's retreat but a culinary destination as well. After a day on the course, players can unwind with a sumptuous meal, enjoying the views and reflecting on the game.
 

Schools

Louisville is served by the Boulder Valley School District. Top-rated schools include:
 
  • Monarch High School
  • Louisville Middle School

Overview for Louisville, CO

21,091 people live in Louisville, where the median age is 42.5 and the average individual income is $62,554. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

21,091

Total Population

42.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$62,554

Average individual Income

Around Louisville, CO

There's plenty to do around Louisville, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

24
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
80
Very Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Home Cookin’ Cafe, Old Style Sausage, and Vintrey Honest Goods.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.1 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.37 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.2 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.93 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Louisville, CO

Louisville has 8,400 households, with an average household size of 2.5. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Louisville do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 21,091 people call Louisville home. The population density is 2,646.11 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

21,091

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

42.5

Median Age

50.62 / 49.38%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
8,400

Total Households

2.5

Average Household Size

$62,554

Average individual Income

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Commute Time

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Schools in Louisville, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Louisville. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
St Louis Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Louisville Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Coal Creek Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Louisville Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Louisville Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
5/5
Fireside Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
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