Louisville is Kentucky’s largest city, having a metropolitan population of 628,577 people. The current median household income for Louisville is $64,029. Louisville is the namesake of King Louis XVI of France. The City of Louisville and Jefferson County consolidated, creating the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government – or ‘Louisville Metro.’ Louisville is vital to Kentucky’s Bluegrass music and because it sits along the Ohio River and floodplains, it’s a major shipping port city. Louisville hosts the Kentucky Derby Festival for two weeks leading to the Kentucky Derby horse race that takes place the first Saturday in May. There are plenty of entertainment choices in Louisville, including riverboat rides, a hot indie music scene, museums, galleries, live theater, and acres of public parks. The greater Louisville metro area is home or host to some major employers, including Humana Inc., Yum Brands, Kindred Healthcare, GE Appliances, Ford Motor Company, Papa John’s International, LG&E and KU Energy, United Parcel Service and UPS Airlines and many others!