Colorado Recruiting Zone - Louisville


Louisville Highlights

  • Incorporated in 1882
  • Ranked #1 Best Place to Raise a Family and #1 Best Place to Live
  • Over 1/3 of the population has a Bachelor’s degree or higher


  • Population: 19,379
  • Median Age: 37
  • Average detached home price: $322,812
  • Land Area: 8 square miles
  • County: Boulder

Environmental Attractions

  • Louisville’s stunning location looks down into the Boulder Valley and up into the Flatirons and Indian Peaks
  • 27 parks over 110 acres
  • 27 miles of hiking and jogging trails
  • 10 ski areas within 110 miles
  • Coal Creek Golf Course is considered one of the finest golf courses in the nation by Golf Digest Magazine

Fun Facts

  • From 1890 to 1928, the Acme Mine operated directly beneath the original town of Louisville. Working on two levels, the Acme produced nearly two million tons of coal and was one of 171 coal mines in Boulder County.

Arts & Culture

  • Louisville offers a variety of well-attended local events, including the Louisville Downtown Street Faire, a farmer’s market, winter ice skating, and a popular Labor Day parade. The Louisville Historical Museum provides a glimpse into the town’s mining past, while the town’s various art galleries frequently host showings and openings for local and national artists.

Major Employers

  • Avista Adventist Hospital
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Balfour Senior Living
  • GHX
  • Gaiam
  • Medtronic

Economic Development

  • Two of Louisville's primary attributes are excellent visibility and easy access. Louisville is strategically located between Denver and Boulder and offers a variety of great retail and development opportunities.
  • Louisville is home to two major business parks, including the Colorado Tech Center and Centennial Valley Business Park
  • The 432-acre ConocoPhillips campus, located in the Southeast corner of Louisville, is the future home of the company's global research and training center focused on energy research, collaborative innovation, and sustainability.