Statewide Claims to Fame

Shelbyville is 1st in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Shelbyville is 2nd in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Foreign born residents

Shelbyville is 6th in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Race - Two or More

Shelbyville is 7th in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Shelbyville is 7th in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Shelbyville is 12th in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Shelbyville is 12th in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Shelbyville is 14th in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in People per household

Shelbyville is 18th in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Race - Black or African American

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Shelbyville Rank Kentucky US
Current population (2012) 14,585 28th 4,380,415 313,914,040
Size in square miles 8.1 40th 39,486.3 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,743.2 35th 109.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Shelbyville Rank Kentucky US
Residents younger than 5 8.4% 12th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 28.7% 12th 23.2% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 9.9% 68th 14.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Shelbyville Rank Kentucky US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 77.5% 66th 81.7% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 25.4% 31st 20.6% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Shelbyville Rank Kentucky US
Race - White 74.5% 75th 88.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 12.8% 18th 8.1% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 7th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.8% 51st 1.3% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 7th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.5% 6th 1.6% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 17.8% 1st 3.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 66.2% 78th 85.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Shelbyville Rank Kentucky US
Female residents 51.3% 58th 50.7% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 10.6% 2nd 3.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Shelbyville Rank Kentucky US
Housing units 5,781 30th 1,932,599 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 33.4% 24th 17.8% 25.9%
Households 5,188 30th 1,681,085 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 54.1% 56th 69.5% 66.1%
Home median value $149,400 26th $118,700 $186,200
People per household 2.6 14th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Shelbyville Rank Kentucky US
Income per capita $23,709 29th $23,033 $27,915
Income per household $47,688 29th $42,248 $52,762
Income below poverty line 19.2% 43rd 18.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Shelbyville Rank Kentucky US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,103 39th 337,600 27,092,908
Retail sales $238,548 36th $50,405,925 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $21,308 41st $11,843 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $32,626 34th $6,300,866 $613,795,732

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