Shelby County, Kentucky Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Shelby County is 46,786, a change of 7.35% when compared to 2014. With an area of 379.76 square miles, this works out to a population density of 123.20 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 16,569, with an average household size of 2.73.
Shelby County's 2018 unemployment rate was 4.73%.
The average household income in Shelby County for 2018 was $84,096, while the median was $64,240.

Shelby County Population Trends

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Shelby County Age Grouping

Shelby County Ethnicity Mix

Shelby County Fertility Rate

590 estimated births

Shelby County Household Characteristics

Shelby County Median Age over Time

Shelby County Households with Children by Age

Shelby County Median Household Income

Shelby County Educational Attainment

Shelby County Unemployment Rate

Type of Housing

Shelby County Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $1,298

Shelby County Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $791

Shelby County Average Commute

Shelby County Primary Transportation

Shelby County Gender Mix

Shelby County Field of Employment

Shelby County Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Shelby County, Kentucky 43,581
2015 Shelby County, Kentucky 44,290
2016 Shelby County, Kentucky 44,967
2017 Shelby County, Kentucky 45,831
2018 Shelby County, Kentucky 46,786