Shepherdsville, KY Profile: Facts & Data

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Shepherdsville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Shepherdsville had a population of 13,194 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Shepherdsville is located within Shepherdsville Northwest Division of Bullitt County.


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Shepherdsville, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 13,194
Population in Households 12,934
Population in Familes 10,708
Population in Group Qrtrs 260
Population Density2 1,120
Diversity Index3 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,388
Average Household Income $59,480
Per Capita Income $22,325

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,249 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,361 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,543 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 345 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $146,419
Average Home Value $167,088
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,904
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 3,480
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.61% 1.47%
Households 1.56% 1.47%
Families 1.53% 1.35%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Shepherdsville, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shepherdsville to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 35 94th
Population Density # 218 60th
Diversity Index # 289 47th
Median Household Income # 193 64th
Per Capita Income # 294 46th

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