Best Home Security Companies in Louisville
Louisville was named after George Rogers Clark and is named after King Louis XVI of France by George Rogers Clark in 1778. Louisville is one of the oldest U.S. cities west of the Appalachian mountains. The Settlement was originally a port city as it lies on the Ohio river. This made it easy to transport goods in and out of Louisville. The Louisville Nashville Railroad was founded here which became one of the country's major railroad companies spanning more than 6,000 miles. Today Louisville is the home of the Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Fried Chicken, the University of Louisville, Louisville Slugger baseball bats and 3 of Kentucky's six Fortune 500 companies. The USPS central hub is also located within the city.
2014 census estimates show that Louisville has a population of 760,026 residents. The great Louisville area has a total population of 1,269,702.
According to a 2005 survey, Louisville Kentucky ranked as the 7th safest large city in the United States. 2014 statistics show that per 100,000 residents during that year, 591 were victims of violent crime, 8.3 were murdered, 27 raped, 329 robbed, 4,185 were victims of property crime, 947 were burglarized and 2,902 were victims of larceny/theft.
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