Shelby County Population 2018

Shelby County's estimated population is 47,421 with a growth rate of 1.78% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Shelby County is the 21st largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201747,4218291.78%
201646,5928401.84%
201545,7527251.61%
201445,0276651.50%
201344,3627431.70%
201243,6197501.75%
201142,8696111.45%
201042,25817,43470.23%
199024,8241,4966.41%
198023,3284,32922.79%
197018,9995062.74%
196018,4935813.24%
195017,9121530.86%
194017,759800.45%
193017,679-853-4.60%
192018,5324912.72%
191018,041-299-1.63%
190018,3401,81911.01%
189016,521-292-1.74%
188016,8131,0806.86%
187015,733-700-4.26%
186016,433-662-3.87%
185017,095-673-3.79%
184017,768-1,262-6.63%
183019,030-2,017-9.58%
182021,0476,17041.47%
181014,8776,68681.63%
18008,1910.00%

Shelby County Population Growth

Population Data via

Shelby County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White40,31485.01%
Black or African American3,4567.29%
Two or More Races9772.06%
Asian5221.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native2290.48%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander930.20%

Shelby County Population Pyramid

0k1k1k2k Male Population0k1k1k2k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990