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Louisville has made headlines and gained respect in the international medical community by providing state-of-the-art treatment and the most advanced specialized care. Louisville's health care industry employs more than 50,000 people.
The Association of Medical Colleges recently featured the University of Louisville's School of Medicine on the cover of its newsletter, highlighting the rapid emergence of research at this distinguished school best known for its teaching and clinical care.
Louisville is within an easy, 500-mile drive of nearly half of the U.S. population and is host to many corporate headquarters such as, Yum! Brands, Inc. (Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, Kentucky Fried Chicken, A&W, and Long John Silver's), General Electric Consumer and Industrial Business, Humana, Papa John's Pizza, Brown Forman, and UPS. Many manufacturers and research companies locate in Louisville, which allows them unsurpassed capabilities to store, send, and receive critical parts and supplies to and from anywhere in the world with great ease.
Louisville offers outstanding economic opportunities, an excellent educational system, world-class culture and recreation. The community offers a rich cultural life, beautiful parks, many distinctive neighborhoods, as well as historic homes and a diverse selection of fine restaurants. From downtown to the suburbs you'll find affordable housing, all within a neighborhood setting that reflects our sense of community and quality of life.