Statewide Claims to Fame

Shively is 1st in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Shively is 6th in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Shively is 13th in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Female residents

Shively is 20th in Kentucky out of 84 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Shively, Kentucky Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Shively Rank Kentucky US
Current population (2012) 15,455 26th 4,380,415 313,914,040
Size in square miles 4.6 65th 39,486.3 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,339.3 6th 109.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Shively Rank Kentucky US
Residents younger than 5 6.4% 61st 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.8% 39th 23.2% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 15.7% 24th 14.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Shively Rank Kentucky US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 81.0% 55th 81.7% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 11.0% 76th 20.6% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Shively Rank Kentucky US
Race - White 45.9% 84th 88.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 48.6% 1st 8.1% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 58th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.7% 58th 1.3% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 20th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.6% 22nd 1.6% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.5% 34th 3.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 44.8% 84th 85.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Shively Rank Kentucky US
Female residents 53.7% 13th 50.7% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.1% 55th 3.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Shively Rank Kentucky US
Housing units 6,927 27th 1,932,599 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 24.9% 50th 17.8% 25.9%
Households 6,085 27th 1,681,085 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 62.1% 32nd 69.5% 66.1%
Home median value $108,200 52nd $118,700 $186,200
People per household 2.5 29th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Shively Rank Kentucky US
Income per capita $18,228 66th $23,033 $27,915
Income per household $36,255 54th $42,248 $52,762
Income below poverty line 16.9% 52nd 18.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Shively Rank Kentucky US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,098 41st 337,600 27,092,908
Retail sales $196,662 41st $50,405,925 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $12,419 60th $11,843 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $25,958 42nd $6,300,866 $613,795,732

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