Shelbyville is a city located in Shelby County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Shelby County. With a 2020 population of 17,257, it is the 24th largest city in Kentucky and the 2101st largest city in the United States . Shelbyville is currently growing at a rate of 1.99% annually and its population has increased by 22.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,045 in 2010. Shelbyville reached it's highest population of 17,257 in 2021. Spanning over 9 miles, Shelbyville has a population density of 1,971 people per square mile.
The average household income in Shelbyville is $77,952 with a poverty rate of 12.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $835 per month, and the median house value is $178,600. The median age in Shelbyville is 36.6 years, 34 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.