Shepherdsville, Kentucky Population 2022

14,797
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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.

Shepherdsville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Shepherdsvillewas:

  • White: 94.90%
  • Other race: 1.70%
  • Two or more races: 1.39%
  • Black or African American: 1.16%
  • Asian: 0.80%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Shepherdsville, Kentucky is 14,797 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,201.

Shepherdsville, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Shepherdsville Population by Race

Shepherdsville Population Pyramid 2022

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Shepherdsville Median Age

35.9


Total

34.7


Male

37


Female

Shepherdsville Adults

There are 10,484 adults, (1,427 of whom are seniors) in Shepherdsville.

Shepherdsville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

15.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Shepherdsville Sex Ratio

Female

6,968

50.65%

Male

6,789

49.35%

Shepherdsville Population by Age

Shepherdsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shepherdsville Household Types

70.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shepherdsville Households and Families

3.05

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Shepherdsville Households by Type

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Shepherdsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shepherdsville Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Shepherdsville Educational Attainment by Race

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$40,466

Average Earnings

$48,336

Average Male

$35,772

Average Female

Shepherdsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shepherdsville Language by Age

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Shepherdsville Language

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.

Shepherdsville Language

Shepherdsville Poverty by Race

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15.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.39%

Male Poverty Rate

17.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shepherdsville

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%.

Shepherdsville Poverty

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Shepherdsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Shepherdsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shepherdsville Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Shepherdsville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Shepherdsville Married by Age and Sex

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Shepherdsville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Shepherdsville Marital Status by Race

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Shepherdsville Marital Status

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745

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Shepherdsville Veterans by War

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Shepherdsville Veterans by Age

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Shepherdsville Veterans by Race

Shepherdsville Veterans by Education

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2.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shepherdsville Veterans by Education

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69.7%

Labor Force Participation

67.2%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Shepherdsville Employment by Age

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Shepherdsville Employment by Race

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Shepherdsville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.64%

Born in Shepherdsville

97.72%

Native Born

2.28%

Foreign Born

0.67%

Non Citizen

1.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Shepherdsville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Shepherdsville Population by Year