Dining, Drinking and Recreation
Jacobs is the proud home of Berry Blvd., a favorite area among locals who enjoy bar hopping between its numerous drink venues. Not yet sold? Read our apartment ratings and reviews and find out if this neighborhood is right for you. With our easy-to-use apartment finder tool, skip the search and head straight to what matters most.
A local chain restaurant is White Castle, which is located on 7th Street Rd.
For more details regarding fun places to grab a bite or hit up Happy Hour in Jacobs, take a peek at the Yelp page.
Jacobs has multiple grocery stores in the area, including Scott's Food Mart and Bantu Star Food Market which are both located on Berry Blvd.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
Though urban environments tend to offer a similar range of conveniences, Jacobs residents enjoy a cost of living that is lower than other metros in Louisville, such as Cloverleaf. With an average expenditure of $27.6K/year per household, Jacobs locals spend less than people living in Cloverleaf, where reported household spending amounts to $57.6K/year.
Jacobs and nearby Hazelwood vary by average household size, with 2.29 people per household in Jacobs and 2.82 people per household in Hazelwood. The locations are more alike with regard to the percentage of households with children, as 42% of households in Jacobs and 39% in Hazelwood have children, respectively.
The household average income in Jacobs is higher than that of households in Hazelwood, and more residents in Jacobs have earned post-secondary or advanced degrees than their neighbors in Hazelwood. Its average household income is $22.9K/year while the median is $15,889. Compare this fact with Hazelwood, where the average income is $18.5K and the median is $13,365. In addition to that, more people in Jacobs have attained a master's degree or higher.