Looking for a nice quiet town to settle down in? Whether your a retiree trying to find a nice quiet place within the county, or looking to move the family to a more old fashioned community, Louisville, Colorado could be the town for you.
In 2011 the city earned its place as number one place to live on CNN Money and ranked very high the last few years on other reports as well. This ranking is backed up by its pleasurable weather record, education, housing and of course leisure possibilities.
Statistics From September 2011 Survey
Median family income
(per year) $104,222
Job growth % (2000-2010)* 3.07%
Employment is one of the top things to look at in an area when deciding to find a place to live for all of the obvious reasons, This link, City of Louisville, Colorado - Employment Opportunities
provides access to the cities employment opportunities. The unemployment rate in Louisville is well below the national average and has held quite steady the last few quarters.
Unemployment Rate as of April 2012: 5.9%
Most recent Rental Vacancy Rates of Colorado: 6.6%
Median home price $342,000
For those who have children
Test scores reading 30.9%
Test scores math 33.9%
Personal crime incidents (per 1,000) 1
Property crime incidents (per 1,000) 13
Restaurants (within 15 miles) 2,041
High temp in July ° F 87.2°
Low temp in Jan ° F 19.2°
As you can see by the temperatures above, the environment might be a little more pleasureable compared to other cities during the warmer months.
Median age 36.7
City Website: City of Louisville, Colorado - Home
Housing Vacancies and Homeownership - Quarterly Rates by State and MSA Colorado's most recent vacancy rates
And for those who wish to move to Louisville for the old fashion recreational use or to get away from the hussle and bussle of city living you can check out the development of the cities parks, recreation and use of open space at this link. Parks, Recreation, Open Space & Trails Master Plan. This link Louisville Recreation & Senior Center provides information on the cities preschools, aquatics, summer day camp, and even senior citizen activities.