Shelbyville, KY Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Shelbyville?

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There are 16,932 residents in Shelbyville, with a median age of 36.8. Of this, 46.56% are males and 53.44% are females. US-born citizens make up 88.08% of the resident pool in Shelbyville, while non-US-born citizens account for 4.31%. Additionally, 7.61% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 14,683 people in Shelbyville currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 16,932 4.2%
Male Population 7,883 2.1%
Female Population 9,049 6.2%
Male population 46.56%
Female population 53.44%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 36.8 -4.2%
Citizen US Born 14,914 2.9%
Citizen not US Born 730 6.6%
Not Citizen 1,288 20.9%
Citizen US Born 88.08%
Citizen not US Born 4.31%
Not Citizen 7.61%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 37 -9.8%
Moved from Same County 1,147 -10.2%
Moved from Same State 765 -21.9%
Moved from Different State 134 -23.9%
Same House as Last Year 14,683 8.1%
Moved from Abroad 0.22%
Moved from Same County 6.84%
Moved from Same State 4.56%
Moved from Different State 0.8%
Same House as Last Year 87.58%

What are the employment statistics in Shelbyville?

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White-collar workers make up 68.17% of the working population in Shelbyville, while blue-collar employees account for 31.83%. There are also 652 entrepreneurs in Shelbyville (7.15% of the workforce); 7,062 workers employed in private companies (77.4%); and 877 people working in governmental institutions (9.61%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 6,220 5.9%
Blue Collar 2,904 8.8%
White Collar 68.17%
Blue Collar 31.83%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 652 25.6%
Private Companies 7,062 6.5%
Governmental Workers 877 3.1%
Not for Profit Companies 533 -1.1%
Self Employees 7.15%
Private Companies 77.4%
Governmental Workers 9.61%
Not for Profit Companies 5.84%

How many households are there in Shelbyville?

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There are a total of 6,088 households in Shelbyville, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 69.97% of these Shelbyville households, while non-family units account for the remaining 30.03%. Additionally, 37.6% of households have children and 62.4% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 6,088 1.0%
Average People Per Household 3 3.4%
Family Households 4,260 6.4%
Non-family Households 1,828 -9.7%
Family Households 69.97%
Non-family Households 30.03%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 2,289 6.4%
Households without Children 3,799 -2.0%
Households with Children 37.6%
Households without Children 62.4%

What are the median and average incomes in Shelbyville?

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The average annual household income in Shelbyville is $83,510, while the median household income sits at $70,751 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $85,932, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $72,019. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $31,291 and $45,785, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $83,510 5.1%
Median Household Income $70,751 7.2%
People below Poverty Level 1,624 -3.9%
People above Poverty Level 14,850 5.5%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Shelbyville?

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There are 6,599 housing units in Shelbyville, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1992. Of the 6,088 occupied housing units in Shelbyville, 54.6% are owner-occupied, while 45.4% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 78.76% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $191,300. In general, housing costs reach $966 per month in Shelbyville.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 6,599 1.9%
Median Year Built 1992 -0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 733 35.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 268 5.5%
Built between 1950 and 1959 205 -36.1%
Built between 1960 and 1969 355 48.5%
Built between 1970 and 1979 592 -18.6%
Built between 1980 and 1989 872 21.8%
Built between 1990 and 1999 1,265 -16.1%
Built between 2000 and 2009 1,593 -0.4%
Built between 2010 and 2019 716 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 6,088 1.0%
Owner Occupied 3,324 1.9%
Renter Occupied 2,764 -0.1%
Owner Occupied 54.6%
Renter Occupied 45.4%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 2,618 6.8%
Without Mortgage 706 -12.8%
Median Value with Mortgage $191,300 2.1%
Median Value without Mortgage $209,600 8.8%
Median Housing Costs per Month $966 4.2%
With Mortgage 78.76%
Without Mortgage 21.24%

What is the level of education in Shelbyville?

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Approximately 41.04% of the population in Shelbyville holds a high school degree (that's 5,286 residents), while 19.28% have attained a college certificate (2,905 locals) and 16.02% have a bachelor's degree (2,063 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 803 -19.2%
Some High School 5,286 8.2%
Some College 2,905 -5.7%
Associate Degree 981 -3.6%
Bachelor's Degree 2,063 8.0%
Graduate Degree 1,263 -5.4%
No High School 6.23%
Some High School 41.04%
Some College 19.28%
Associate Degree 7.62%
Bachelor's Degree 16.02%
Graduate Degree 9.81%

What is the marital status of Shelbyville residents?

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A total of 3,821 people in Shelbyville have never been married (which represents 28.35% of the total population), while 7,182 of them are wedded (53.29%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 546 (4.05%) and 1,942 (14.41%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 3,821 7.7%
Married 7,182 -0.1%
Separated 546 -17.8%
Widowed 532 -3.6%
Divorced 1,942 4.4%
Never Married 28.35%
Married 53.29%
Separated 4.05%
Widowed 3.95%
Divorced 14.41%

What are the most common means of transportation in Shelbyville?

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The top three means of transportation people in Shelbyville use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 8,212 residents commute by car, 73 prefer going to work by walking and 33 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 8,212 4.0%
Bus or TrolleyBus 33 50.0%
TaxiCab 32 N/A
Walk 73 -2.7%

What is the median and average household income in Shelbyville by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
40065 30,682 11,420 $70,330.00 $86,941.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 40065

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