Downtown Louisville Census Data and Development Research Information

Data & Research

As a part of the Louisville Downtown Partnership’s mission to facilitate and strengthen commerce, stimulate quality development and be an economic catalyst we manage and share the following data and research that is specifically focused on Downtown.


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TransformationBy The Numbers

  • 56%

    Downtown Hotels Now

    18 hotels with 4,824 rooms

    56% Increase in 2019

    10 new hotels with 1,723 rooms for a new total of 28 Downtown hotels with a 36% increase to 6,547 hotel rooms

  • 22%

    Downtown Population

    4,842 residents

    22% Increase in 2019

    Additional 1,075 residents for

    a new total of 5,917

  • 2.8%

    Downtown Leasable

    Office Space Now

    8,677,843 sq. ft.

    2.8% Increase in 2019

    Additional 253,709 sq. ft. for a new total of 8,931,552 sq. ft.

  • 10%

    Downtown Attractions Now

    31 tourist attractions, includes 5 distilled spirit attractions

    10% Increase In 2019

    4 new Distilled Spirit Attractions, for a new total of 35 attractions

  • 4.6%

    Downtown Workers Now

    65,900 employees

    4.6% Increase in 2019

    3,000 additional jobs created for a new total of 68,900

    (excludes construction jobs)

  • 8.8%

    Downtown Retail Space Now

    1,650,000 sq. ft. of retail space

    8.8% Increase In 2019

    Retail space will grow by

    145,000 sq. ft. for a new

    total of 1,795,000 sq. ft.

  • 39%

    Downtown Residential Now

    2,676 Market-rate residential units

    39% Increase in 2019

    1,033 new units for a new

    total of 3,709



$1.78 Billion Investment in Downtown Louisville

$200 Million Ohio River Tunnel Project To Be Completed In 2020

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