Shepherdsville, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Shepherdsville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Shepherdsville had a population of 12,353 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Shepherdsville is located at latitude 37.9861 and longitude -85.7087 in Bullitt County. The formal boundaries for the City of Shepherdsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.32 sq. miles. Bullitt County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 449 feet.

The City of Shepherdsville (GNIS ID: 2405458) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Shepherdsville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Shepherdsville, KY Boundary Map

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Shepherdsville, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 12,353
Population in Households 12,093
Population in Familes 9,965
Population in Group Qrtrs 260
Population Density1 1,277
Diversity Index2 14
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,655
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 3,314
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,991 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,877 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,779 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 336 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $140,163
Average Home Value $152,626
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,453
Average Household Income $57,237
Per Capita Income $21,465
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.85% 1.52%
Households 1.98% 1.56%
Families 2.16% 1.47%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.7%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Shepherdsville, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shepherdsville to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 33 94th
Population Density1 # 189 64th
Diversity Index2 # 287 46th
Median Household Income # 176 67th
Per Capita Income # 227 57th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.