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Now you can purchase a Louisville area code for your business, no matter where in the world you are located. Just call Nextiva today to add area code 502 to your number!
Expand your business in Kentucky with a Louisville area code, and use area code 502 to access the largest city in the state. Louisville has an estimated population is 760,000 people and covers almost 400 square miles. It’s located in Jefferson County and area code 502 also covers the state capital of Frankfurt. Louisville sits in the northern part of the state on the Ohio River and is 105 miles from Cincinnati, 114 miles from Indianapolis, 175 miles from Nashville and 263 miles from St. Louis.
Louisville was founded in 1778 by Colonel George Louis Clark, and incorporated in 1828. The population originally grew around the shipping industry which flourished in the Ohio River that Louisville was built along. The city was important to the Union during the Civil War and again played a role in World War II as the Curtiss-Wright Aircraft Company became a major supplier to the US Government (and later converted to a tractor and agriculture manufacturer).
The late 1990’s and early 21st century experienced economic growth and revitalization in the Louisville area code. The city now sits as the largest in the state of Kentucky and the 29th biggest in the United States.
Louisville, Kentucky is home to three Fortune 500 companies. Humana, a health insurance company, is their highest ranked business at #53 on the list. Kindred Healthcare comes in at #376 on the 2017 list, and Yum Brands, an American fast food company that owns Taco Bell, KFC, and Pizza Hut, sits at #422. Area code 502 also contains three Fortune 1000 companies. Brown-Forman, a wine and spirits business, PharMerica, and Texas Roadhouse.
Other major industries in Louisville are the bourbon distillery business, shipping and logistics, tech, and manufacturing. While the six Fortune 500 and 1000 companies make up the top six employers in the Greater Louisville area code, the other companies rounding out the top ten are Papa John’s International, Churchill Downs Inc., Almost Family Inc., and Turning Point Brands Inc.
The current unemployment rate in area code 502 is 4.8%, which is lower than the US national average of 5.2%,and the city is expecting job growth of 33% over the next ten years. Additionally, the average household income in the Louisville area code is $45,000, coming in just under the US average of $53,000 per household. The three main occupations for residents in the city are health care and social assistance, manufacturing, and retail trade, and 17% of the population makes over $100,000 a year.
One of the biggest annual attractions in Louisville is the Kentucky Derby, which takes place at the Churchill Downs race track. The city was listed as one of the “10 Coolest U.S. Cities to Visit” by Forbes in 2018 and was also named the #1 city for manufacturing by the same publication in 2017.
You no longer need to open a new office or hire a new team to access a new market. Instead, you can tap into the local Kentucky economy with a Louisville area code. Just call Nextiva to get started, and you can purchase area code 502 for your business.
All digital phone services from Nextiva require zero extra equipment and come with instant activation, so all you need to do is choose your phone number and you can get started today. Then, use your new VoIP services to answer calls to local area code 502 on a smartphone, desktop computer, or tablet from anywhere in the world.
Every Nextiva digital phone system also comes with powerful standard PBX features to help you run your business better. Get call recording, voicemail to email services, and conference call capabilities with each package that you purchase. Your Louisville area code also comes with exclusive access to the Nextiva Auto Attendant. This software helps your business save time and money by using a pre-recorded system to eliminate the need for a receptionist and ensure your customers end up at the right extension every time.
When your business is ready to expand, it’s easy to do so with Nextiva VoIP services by your side. You can purchase add-ons like Nextiva Analytics to help you understand your customer base better, and take advantage of the flexible upgrade system to buy new area codes and extensions when you need them. Fair pricing from Nextiva means that businesses of any size can afford the VoIP services and the “no hidden fees” guarantee keeps payments transparent, so you never find extra charges on your bill.
Finally, stay in control of your Louisville area code with the NextOS software. This easy to use system lets you access all of your features, users, and billing in one place, from anywhere in the world. It also comes with exemplary customer service, so you can reach the support department seven days a week. The 100% in-house team is here to walk you through any questions, problem-solving, or troubleshooting that you need until every issue is resolved to your satisfaction.
Are you ready to grow your business in Kentucky? If so, tap into the local economy with a Louisville area code. When you purchase VoIP services from Nextiva, you can add area code 502 to your business number, but that’s not all. You also receive powerful PBX features, easy to use software that keeps you in control, affordable prices, transparent billing, flexible upgrade opportunities, and responsive customer support seven days a week.
So, what are you waiting for? Call Nextiva for instant activation, and get started today!