The neighborhood of Shively can be found in the city of Louisville, Kentucky.
Shively is a fairly good neighborhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a calm ambience. The noise levels in this area are reasonably low, as the streets are generally quite tranquil - although that is not the case closer to Henry Watterson Expressway or one of the railway lines. Finally, it is easy to reach green spaces from the majority of locations in the neighborhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to enjoy.
In Shively, roughly 70% of buildings are single detached homes, and the remaining properties are mainly large apartment buildings. This area also has a good selection of housing sizes - it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 60% of the population of this neighborhood own their home while the remainder are renters. Most housing in this area was constructed pre-1960, during its most significant housing boom.
The nearest supermarket in Shively is usually only a reasonably short walk away. There are also a few choices for those who value close by restaurants and cafes. With respect to education, in Shively, house owners will usually be able to reach primary schools by walking. However, locals may consider it challenging to access high schools on foot.
Shively is an extraordinarily good part of Louisville for traveling by car. It is very convenient to find a parking spot, and most homes for sale are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 264. In contrast, the public transit service in Shively is not very frequent. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines, and bus stops are generally nearby. Shively is not very convenient for walking as few common errands can be run on foot.