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Pleasureville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Pleasureville had a population of 859 as of July 1, 2020. Pleasureville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pleasureville is located at latitude 38.3459 and longitude -85.1152 in Shelby County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pleasureville encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Shelby County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 892 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Pleasureville are located in Shelby County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Henry County.

The City of Pleasureville (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. 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 Pleasureville is located within Pleasureville Division of Shelby County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pleasureville: South Pleasureville, Southtown.


Pleasureville, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 859 (100%)
Population in Households 859 (100.0%)
Population in Families 682 (79.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,775
Diversity Index2 19


Median Household Income $49,846
Average Household Income $61,330
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $23,812
Wealth Index5 60


Total HU (Housing Units) 377 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 224 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 109 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $129,167
Average Home Value $166,256
Housing Affordability Index3 247


Total Households 332
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 224
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.29% 0.25%
Households 0.3% 0.3%
Families 0.92% 0.27%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
Owner Occupied HU   0.09%


Pleasureville, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pleasureville to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 264 51st
Population Density # 133 76th
Median Household Income # 236 57th
Housing Affordability Index # 351 65th
Per Capita Income # 271 50th
Diversity Index # 224 59th

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