Latest Data (2018)
Population 16,246
Nationwide Rank 2159

Quick Facts

Shelbyville, Kentucky is the 2,159th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Shelbyville, Kentucky is a city.

Shelbyville, Kentucky is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Shelbyville had its largest population ever.

Shelbyville, Kentucky is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 84% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Shelbyville, Kentucky Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2149 Pinehurst, North Carolina 16,320 66.3%
2150 Hernando, Mississippi 16,317 101.8%
2151 Buffalo, Minnesota 16,315 58.0%
2152 Stuart, Florida 16,293 11.1%
2153 Auburndale, Florida 16,291 36.9%
2154 Fairview Park, Ohio 16,284 -7.1%
2155 Westchester, Illinois 16,279 -3.1%
2156 Mount Pleasant, Texas 16,275 14.7%
2157 Mount Clemens, Michigan 16,253 -6.1%
2158 Kaukauna, Wisconsin 16,246 24.0%
2159 Shelbyville, Kentucky 16,246 59.2%
2160 Aurora, Ohio 16,230 18.8%
2161 Lake St. Louis, Missouri 16,230 58.5%
2162 Center Point, Alabama 16,222 1.9%
2163 Morton, Illinois 16,218 4.9%
2164 Bridgeview, Illinois 16,187 5.5%
2165 Beckley, West Virginia 16,183 -6.4%
2166 Uvalde, Texas 16,181 1.8%
2167 Waxhaw, North Carolina 16,181 424.6%
2168 Ukiah, California 16,177 4.2%
2169 Mount Holly, North Carolina 16,135 66.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kentucky

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1184 Florence 32,479 36.8%
1233 Hopkinsville 31,026 2.8%
1241 Nicholasville 30,829 47.9%
1269 Elizabethtown 30,157 33.3%
1332 Henderson 28,432 3.5%
1343 Independence 28,109 85.1%
1349 Jeffersontown 27,997 5.5%
1363 Frankfort 27,679 -0.3%
1520 Paducah 24,850 -5.4%
1640 Radcliff 22,952 3.9%
1802 Ashland 20,382 -6.9%
1888 Murray 19,348 26.8%
1912 Erlanger 18,946 13.4%
1923 Madisonville 18,833 -2.5%
1949 Winchester 18,577 11.0%
1974 St. Matthews 18,199 5.1%
2093 Danville 16,804 8.5%
2144 Fort Thomas 16,364 -0.6%
2159 Shelbyville 16,246 59.2%
2209 Berea 15,787 39.3%
2210 Shively 15,781 5.9%
2282 Newport 15,020 -11.7%
2315 Mount Washington 14,705 68.8%
2342 Glasgow 14,424 9.9%
2514 Bardstown 13,164 21.8%
2630 Shepherdsville 12,383 45.4%
2791 Somerset 11,486 0.6%
2793 Lyndon 11,483 13.7%
2794 Lawrenceburg 11,479 25.2%
2806 Campbellsville 11,411 9.0%
3105 Mayfield 9,874 -4.6%
3107 Paris 9,872 7.4%
3167 Alexandria 9,549 11.7%
3209 Middlesborough 9,326 -10.0%
3213 Versailles 9,316 17.8%
3245 Hillview 9,148 29.9%
3287 Franklin 8,969 10.1%
3290 La Grange 8,965 56.9%
3341 Maysville 8,779 -2.1%
3357 Edgewood 8,733 -6.9%
3383 Elsmere 8,642 5.9%
3422 Harrodsburg 8,492 4.0%
3513 Fort Mitchell 8,242 2.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 16,246 2,159
2017 15,872 2,186
2016 15,514 2,209
2015 15,253 2,232
2014 14,985 2,248
2013 14,761 2,254
2012 14,585 2,262
2011 14,339 2,277
2010 14,045 2,296
2009 11,507 2,631
2008 11,342 2,653
2007 11,195 2,658
2006 11,006 2,672
2005 10,737 2,704
2004 10,587 2,718
2003 10,441 2,726
2002 10,313 2,730
2001 10,205 2,732
2000 10,201 2,717
1990 6,449 3,425