Shepherdsville is a city located in Bullitt County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Bullitt County. With a 2020 population of 14,797, it is the 32nd largest city in Kentucky and the 2992nd largest city in the United States. Shepherdsville is currently growing at a rate of 2.06% annually and its population has increased by 4.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,201 in 2020. Spanning over 15 miles, Shepherdsville has a population density of 1,019 people per square mile.
The average household income in Shepherdsville is $66,690 with a poverty rate of 15.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $784 per month, and the median house value is $155,000. The median age in Shepherdsville is 33.2 years, 31.6 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Shepherdsvillewas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 53.41%.
96.85% of Shepherdsville residents speak only English, while 3.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.88% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Shepherdsville is Black, with 65.73% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Shepherdsville is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.58%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Shepherdsville
97.72% of Shepherdsville residents were born in the United States, with 79.64% having been born in Kentucky. 0.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.