Crescent Hill

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Overview for Crescent Hill, KY

8,142 people live in Crescent Hill, where the median age is 39 and the average individual income is $53,232. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Crescent Hill Real Estate

A lively urban-meets-suburban neighborhood dominated by charming, stately single-family homes with neatly manicured gardens.
Just east of central Louisville lies the vibrant, bustling neighborhood of Crescent Hill. Home to indie boutiques, art galleries, and eclectic antique stores, the district is a hub for creatives and hip young property owners looking for a lively, welcoming community to call home. Surrounded by golf clubs, various public parks, and with the Ohio River just a short drive away, Crescent Hill residents can enjoy the best of both urban attractions and natural beauty that has made the neighborhood one of Louisville’s most popular property markets. 
Originally developed as part of Louisville’s expansion in the mid-19th century, Crescent Hill experienced significant growth in the 1970s and quickly became a popular residential destination thanks to its many beautifully constructed homes and well-kept historic district. 
Today, the Crescent Hill real estate market is dominated by charming, stately single-family homes with neatly manicured gardens. Thanks to the neighborhood’s convenient location, many professionals and young families have made Crescent hill their home and commute into the city center for work. 

What to Love

  • Charming residential neighborhood with a vibrant shopping and dining scene
  • Proximity to central Louisville
  • Peaceful walking trails and public parks
  • Well-preserved historic district

Local Lifestyle

Life in Crescent Hill is often described as quaint and fun. The many vibrant shops and restaurants offer the neighborhood an air of bustling activity, while the beautiful, tranquil green spaces and parks offer a strikingly quiet contrast. Crescent Hill residents enjoy some of Louisville’s best outdoor dining experiences, and evenings can get particularly busy in the neighborhood, especially on warm summer days. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Crescent Hill is home to many independent businesses and restaurants. A local staple, the Blue Dog Bakery and Cafe, bakes more than a thousand artisan loaves every day, supplemented by a range of delicious pastries and sweet treats that draw customers from across the city. Another established eatery, Porcini was opened in 1992 and has won numerous awards for its elevated northern Italian menu. Alternatively, the Volare Restaurant offers patrons an Italian fine dining experience on their spectacularly lit year-round patio, as well as weekly events like Wine Wednesdays and Fish Fridays. Devoted carnivores and meat lovers shouldn’t miss a visit to Red Hog Restaurant and Butcher Shop, where customers can stock up on sustainable and ethically sourced meats from local farms, as well as indulge in the acclaimed meat-centric menu. 
Another local gem is undoubtedly the Gallant Fox Brewing Company, where customers can enjoy a range of on-tap beers and an extensive bourbon menu in a bright, funky setting. And, for a taste of Crescent Hill’s eclectic retail scene, don’t miss the cozy Carmichael’s Bookstore and the Just Creations gift store. 

Things to Do

Besides dining and browsing around Crescent Hill’s many vintage boutiques and consignment stores, much of life in the neighborhood revolves around the independent coffee shops. Establishments like Heine Brothers Coffee and Crescent Hill Coffee serve as social hubs where friends and neighbors meet up for dates or simply for a casual conversation. 
For those who prefer outdoor pursuits, the Crescent Hill Reservoir is a lovely location for a walk or jog and also hosts the historic Gothic-style Gatehouse completed in 1879, which is open for visitors at varying times of the day. Lovers of classical architecture and historical buildings will enjoy a visit to Peterson-Dumesnil House, which is often used as a wedding or photography venue thanks to its stunning Victorian-Italianate design. 


Some of the best schools in Louisville can be found in and around Crescent Hill. These include: 

Demographics and Employment Data for Crescent Hill, KY

Crescent Hill has 3,652 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Crescent Hill do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 8,142 people call Crescent Hill home. The population density is 6,255.473 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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51.84 / 48.16%

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Schools in Crescent Hill, KY

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The following schools are within or nearby Crescent Hill. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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St Joseph Children's Home
K - 8th
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Barret Traditional Middle
6th - 8th
Highlands Latin School
PreK - 12th
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Sacred Heart Model School
K - 8th
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