Shelby County Population 2017

Shelby County's estimated population is 46,408 with a growth rate of 1.79% 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
201646,4088171.79%
201545,5916971.55%
201444,8946041.36%
201344,2906391.46%
201243,6517341.71%
201142,9176581.56%
201042,25917,43570.23%
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

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Shelby County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White40,31486.87%
Black or African American3,4567.45%
Two or More Races9772.11%
Asian5221.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native2290.49%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander930.20%

Shelby County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Shelby County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Shelbyville1404915514146510.43%
Simpsonville2487275126410.62%
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