About Louisville Colorado


Recently chosen as Money Magazine’s #2 Best Place to Live in the United States, Louisville began in 1877 as a small mining community. It is located just over 5 miles away from Boulder and is also conveniently located near the Rocky Mountains. Louisville has an abundance of things to offer including some of Colorado’s best golf courses, a winter event called WinterSkate featuring horse drawn carriage rides and ice skating, and a street fairs featuring music, food, and entertainment throughout the year. You’ll also be able to learn about the rich history of the city at the local museum. With affordable housing prices and all this city has to offer, Louisville may be the place for you.

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Real Estate and Homes in Louisville Colorado

Single Family Homes, Condos, Townhomes, Patio Homes, Vacant Land
  • Single Family/Patio Homes starting at $340k
  • Condos/Townhomes starting at the low $100k;
  • Vacant land, very limited, starting at over $100k

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Louisville Colorado Demographics

See Louisville Colorado demographics and more in Wikipedia

    • Population (2012): 19,777 and growing (US Census)
    • Area: 7.89 square miles (US Census)
    • Elevation: 5,335 feet
    • Median Household Income: $84,988 (US Census)
    • Density: 2,330.5 persons per square mile (US Census)
    • Counties: Boulder
    • Property Taxes: Approximately $570 per $100,000 in value (Average of entire county; Rate will vary city by city and based on the current mill rate)
    • Sales Tax Rate: 8.300% (sale-tax.com)
    • School District: Boulder Valley

Louisville Local Government

Louisville Colorado Schools

Key Louisville Businesses

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Louisville Commuting

Louisville is centrally located within an intermodal transportation system along the US Highway 36 corridor.
Just 15 minutes from Boulder and 25 minutes from downtown Denver, Louisville offers quality road, air, bicycle, and pedestrian transportation choices.

Domestic and International Air Transport

  • 30 minutes to Denver International Airport
  • 5 minutes to Jefferson County Airport

Major Roadways

  • US Highway 36, Boulder-Denver Turnpike
  • State Highway 42
  • Northwest Parkway

Public Transportation

  • Louisville/Superior Park-n-Ride at US 36 offering regional bus service
  • Local bus service provided by the Regional Transportation District
  • RTD
  • Downtown rail station with service to Boulder and Denver to open 2014

Commuting Times by Car

  • 30 minutes to Denver International Airport via the Northwest Parkway
  • 25 minutes to downtown Denver
  • 15 minutes to downtown Boulder and the University of Colorado
  • 60 minutes to Fort Collins and Colorado State University
  • 60 minutes to Rocky Mountain National Park
  • 10 ski areas within 110 miles
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Recreation and Fun Stuff in Louisville

For a list of 26 City Parks, visit

Louisville Trails and Trail Maps

Other Louisville Points of Interest