Young couples looking for the perfect spots to settle down near Louisville should look no further, because we’ve done the work for you. We looked at a whole bunch of data to figure out the best suburbs for young couples, and narrowed it down to the top 10. In these suburbs, you’ll find plenty of peers, affordable homes, and close-knit communities just minutes away from all the action in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. Let’s take a look at the winners.

1. Coldstream

Coldstream, KY
Source: City of Coldstream via Facebook

Key Stats:

  • Residents age 22 to 34: 21.9 percent
  • Residents under age 5: 7.9 percent
The tiny suburb of Coldstream kicks off our list of the best Louisville suburbs for young couples with a range of housing options, from cozy bungalow style homes to spacious farmhouse style homes. Young couples searching for a close-knit community will find it in this suburb of just over 1,200 residents, but residents are also just over 15 miles away from all the dining, shopping, and nightlife in downtown Louisville.

2. Hurstbourne Acres

Hurstbourne Acres, KY
Source: Google Maps

Key Stats:

  • High school graduation rate: 97 percent
  • Residents age 22 to 34: 41.1 percent
  • Residents under age 5: 8.9 percent
Hurstbourne Acres earns the second spot on our list with over 40 percent of residents age 22 to 34. Young couples have their pick of ranch, bungalow, and craftsman style homes. Residents are just minutes away from numerous dining and shopping options, but enjoy a small town vibe. Get to know new neighbors at community events like the Summer Picnic.

3. Worthington Hills (tie)

Worthington Hills, KY
Source: Worthington Hills via Facebook

Key Stats:

  • Median home value: $130,800
  • Residents married: 50.2 percent
Worthington Hills is tied for third on our list. Young couples looking for the perfect home will find plenty of affordable bungalow, ranch, and Colonial style homes with room to grow. Young couples in Worthington Hills enjoy a peaceful small town vibe, just under 17 miles away from all the dining, nightlife, shopping, and entertainment in downtown Louisville.

3. Barbourmeade (tie)

Barbourmeade, KY
Source: barbourmeade.org

Key Stats:

  • Total crimes per 100k: 318
  • Residents married: 71.3 percent
  • High school graduation rate: 97 percent
Barbourmeade is tied for fourth on our list with one of the lowest crime rates of any place we ranked. Home buyers have their pick of modest bungalow style homes, spacious craftsman style homes, and classic Colonials. Residents are just minutes away from the perfect date night or weekend trip to downtown Louisville. Golf enthusiasts can hit the links at the nearby Standard Country Club.

5. Hurstbourne

Hurstebourne, KY
Source: Hurstbourne Country Club via Facebook

Key Stats:

  • Median household income: $91,958
  • Residents married: 75.1 percent
  • High school graduation rate: 97 percent
Hurstbourne comes in seventh on our list with a range of options for young couples looking for the perfect home. Modest bungalows, charming craftsman style homes, and classic Colonial and Tudor style homes are common. Young couples can enjoy convenient shopping, casual dining, and entertainment at the Oxmoor Center, or hit the links and meet new neighbors at the Hurstbourne Country Club.

6. Windy Hills

Windy Hills, KY
Source: Google Maps

Key Stats:

  • Total crimes per 100k: 355
  • High school graduation rate: 98 percent
Windy Hills, dubbed the City of Historic Homes, comes in sixth on our list with one of the lowest crime rates of any place we ranked. Home buyers have their pick of charming craftsman style homes and stately Tudor style homes. Young couples looking for a small town vibe will love the numerous community events in Windy Hills. Meet new neighbors at the Windy Hills Ice Cream Social, and enjoy the Fourth of July Parade and Picnic.

7. Prospect

Prospect, KY
Source: Wikipedia user Nyttend

Key Stats:

  • Median household income: $120,000
  • Residents married: 70.7 percent
  • High school graduation rate: 97 percent
Prospect comes in seventh on our list with over 70 percent of residents currently married. Home buyers have their pick of lovely craftsman, Tudor, and Colonial style homes. Active young couples can enjoy fishing, kayaking, swimming, and other waterfront activities on the Ohio River. Plan a romantic picnic or enjoy a peaceful stroll at Putney’s Pond and Woodlands Park.

8. Indian Hills

Indian Hills, KY
Source: Flickr user Nyttend

Key Stats:

  • Median household income: $135,556
  • Residents married: 74.7 percent
  • High school graduation rate: 98 percent
The riverside suburb of Indian Hills comes in eighth on our list with nearly 75 percent of residents currently married. Young couples will find plenty of lovely Colonial and craftsman style homes with room to grow. Active young couples can enjoy a range of outdoor activities. Have a picnic and stroll through the nearby Thurman Hutchins Park, or enjoy boating, fishing, and swimming in the Ohio River.

9. St. Regis Park

St. Regis Park, KY
Source: St. Regis Park, Kentucky via Facebook

Key Stats:

  • Total crimes per 100k: 318
  • Residents married: 65.3 percent
Young couples looking for the perfect home in St. Regis Park have a range of options. Modest ranch style homes are perfect for two, while cozy bungalows and spacious Colonial style homes give couples room to grow. Active young couples will love biking, walking, or picnicking in the nearby Des Pres Park, while golf enthusiasts enjoy hitting the links at the neighboring Oxmoor Country Club.

10. Beechwood Village

Beechwood Village, KY
Source: Beechwood Village, Kentucky via Facebook

Key Stats:

  • Total crimes per 100k: 339
  • High school graduation rate: 96 percent
The small suburb of Beechwood Village rounds out our list of the best Louisville suburbs for young couples with lovely bungalow, Tudor, and Colonial style homes with room to grow. Active young couples will love biking, walking, and picnicking in the neighboring Community Park. It’s easy to meet new neighbors in this close-knit community at local events like the City Picnic.

Our Methodology

To create our list of the best Louisville suburbs for young couples, we took at look at the following important criteria:
  • Percentage of residents age 22-34
  • Percentage of residents married
  • Median household income
  • Median home value
  • Total crimes per 100k
  • High school graduation rate
  • Then, we ranked each Louisville suburb in the above categories and averaged the scores into one overall score. The suburbs with the lowest overall scores made up our 10 best Louisville suburbs for young couples. Want to see how the other suburbs ranked? Check out the table below. Best Louisville Suburbs for Young Couples Like This Post? You’ll Definitely Love These: