The neighborhood of Jacobs is situated within the city of Louisville, Kentucky.
People who prefer a slower-paced ambience will enjoy Jacobs. This part of Louisville is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets tend to be calm - although that is not the case near the railway line. Lastly, green spaces, like Watterson Lake, are very well-located and there are a few of them close by for residents to enjoy, making them easy to get to.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing around half of buildings in Jacobs, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are the main alternatives in the housing stock. The average year of construction for properties in this neighborhood is 1963. This part of Louisville also has a selection of unit sizes; houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy about three quarters of the units in the neighborhood whereas owners occupy the remainder.
Property owners in Jacobs will appreciate that a grocery store is always only a very short walk away. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who value nearby restaurants. With regards to education, primary schools are easy to get to on foot from any location in Jacobs. However, there are no high schools in this area.
The car is very often the preferred approach to get around in this area. It is a short drive to the nearest highway, such as Henry Watterson Expressway, from anywhere in Jacobs, and it is convenient to park. In contrast, public transit riders may find few options in this neighborhood due to the infrequent service. Nevertheless, residents are served by a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally just around the corner. There aren't many pedestrians out on the streets of Jacobs, although running daily errands is easy on foot.