Shepherdsville, Kentucky Population 2024

14,756

Shepherdsville is a city located in Bullitt County Kentucky. Shepherdsville has a 2024 population of 14,756. It is also the county seat of Bullitt County.Shepherdsville is currently growing at a rate of 0.92% annually and its population has increased by 3.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,222 in 2020.

The average household income in Shepherdsville is $75,049 with a poverty rate of 24.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Shepherdsville is 35.3 years, 33.9 years for males, and 36.3 years for females.

Shepherdsville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Shepherdsville was:

  • White: 93.28%
  • Two or more races: 3.45%
  • Black or African American: 1.71%
  • Other race: 1.48%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Asian: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
14.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,016.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.75% (534)
The current population of Shepherdsville, Kentucky is 14,756 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,222.

Shepherdsville, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,18693.28%
Two or more races4873.45%
Black or African American2421.71%
Other race2091.48%
Native American70.05%
Asian50.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Shepherdsville Population by Race

Shepherdsville Population Pyramid 2024

Shepherdsville Median Age

35.3

Total

33.9

Male

36.3

Female

Shepherdsville Adults

There are 10,209 adults, (1,440 of whom are seniors) in Shepherdsville.

Shepherdsville Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

16.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Shepherdsville Sex Ratio

Female7,38352.23%
Male6,75347.77%

Shepherdsville Population by Age

Shepherdsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,1282.7171.228.8
Married2,5283.1190.79.3
Non Family1,4501.353.246.8
Female7833.637.462.6
Male3673.780.919.1
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3.11

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Shepherdsville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Shepherdsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shepherdsville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Shepherdsville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,677

Average Earnings

$55,776

Average Male

$35,247

Average Female

Shepherdsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shepherdsville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Shepherdsville Language

98.21% of Shepherdsville residents speak only English, while 1.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.7% of the population.

Shepherdsville Language

Shepherdsville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White12,7692,96023.18%
Multiple48728959.34%
Black2298135.37%
Other2094320.57%
Hispanic3804311.32%
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24.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.55%

Male Poverty Rate

32.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shepherdsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shepherdsville is Multiple, with 59.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shepherdsville is Hispanic, with 11.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.6%.

Shepherdsville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.97%
High School18.12%
Some College17.35%
Bachelors or Greater10.65%
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Shepherdsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed57.33%
Male Unemployed35.24%
Female Employed13.38%
Male Employed5.45%
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Shepherdsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shepherdsville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Shepherdsville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Shepherdsville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Shepherdsville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Shepherdsville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Shepherdsville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

700

Number of Veterans

624

Male Veterans

76

Female Veterans

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Shepherdsville Veterans by War

count

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Shepherdsville Veterans by Age

count

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Shepherdsville Veterans by Race

Shepherdsville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shepherdsville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Shepherdsville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Shepherdsville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Shepherdsville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.91%

Born in Shepherdsville

98.6%

Native Born

1.4%

Foreign Born

0.76%

Non Citizen

0.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.6% of Shepherdsville residents were born in the United States, with 81.91% having been born in Kentucky. 0.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Shepherdsville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915,4311350.88%
202815,2961350.89%
202715,1611350.9%
202615,0261350.91%
202514,8911350.91%
202414,7561350.92%
202314,6211350.93%
202214,4861350.94%
202114,3511290.91%
202014,2221,97916.16%
201912,2431110.91%
201812,1321060.88%
201712,0261531.29%
201611,873830.7%
201511,790970.83%
201411,6931681.46%
201311,5251451.27%
201211,3801040.92%
201111,2761040.93%
201011,1722,83834.05%
20008,3343,52973.44%
19904,8053517.88%
19804,4541,68560.85%
19702,769
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Shepherdsville Population by Year