Shively, Kentucky Population 2022

15,710
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Shively is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 15,710, it is the 30th largest city in Kentucky and the 2856th largest city in the United States. Shively is currently growing at a rate of 0.24% annually and its population has increased by 0.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,636 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Shively has a population density of 3,437 people per square mile.

The average household income in Shively is $48,094 with a poverty rate of 19.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $756 per month, and the median house value is $109,300. The median age in Shively is 40.8 years, 38.4 years for males, and 42.8 years for females.

Shively Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 50.73%
  • White: 42.41%
  • Two or more races: 6.18%
  • Asian: 0.48%
  • Other race: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Shively, Kentucky is 15,710 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,636.

Shively, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,66842.41%
Black or African American7,97650.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.06%
Asian760.48%
Some Other Race230.15%
Two or More Races9716.18%
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Shively Population by Race

Shively Population Pyramid 2022

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Shively Median Age

40.1


Total

35.7


Male

42.8


Female

Shively Adults

There are 11,617 adults, (2,806 of whom are seniors) in Shively.

Shively Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Shively Sex Ratio

Female

8,109

51.57%

Male

7,614

48.43%

Shively Population by Age

Shively Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shively Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.8%15.2%
All54%46%
Male51.2%48.8%
Non Family42.4%57.6%
Female38.6%61.4%

54.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shively Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5452.3754
Married1,8083.484.8
Male4593.3951.2
Female1,3303.438.6
Non Family2,9481.1242.4

3.17

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Shively Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2252.14%
9th to 12th Grade1,10010.44%
High School Graduate4,23040.16%
Some College2,95628.07%
Associates Degree6255.93%
Bachelors Degree9509.02%
Graduate Degree4464.23%
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Shively Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shively Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races37331176
Black5,1174,781747
White4,7513,940564
Hispanic2511609
Native American99
Other Race1918
Asian5025

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 2+ races people with a rate of 20.38%.

Shively Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,014$29,957$33,652
Less Than 9th Grade$20,848$21,296$
High School Graduate$27,973$25,593$31,288
Some College$35,567$40,045$32,410
Bachelors Degree$44,000$42,938$45,348
Graduate Degree$45,553$69,091$42,264

$32,014

Average Earnings

$29,957

Average Male

$33,652

Average Female

Shively Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shively Language by Age

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Shively Language

95.56% of Shively residents speak only English, while 4.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.15% of the population.

Shively Language

Shively Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian766180.26%
Hispanic63424738.96%
White5,7611,45925.33%
Black7,9471,05213.24%
Other5NaN%
Multiple95011412.00%

19.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.56%

Male Poverty Rate

18.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shively

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shively is Asian, with 80.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shively is Multiple, with 12.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.01%.

Shively Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.85%
High School23.26%
Some College9.51%
Bachelors or Greater2.63%

Shively Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.87%
Male Unemployed32.28%
Female Employed7.58%
Female Unemployed25.33%

Shively Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shively Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,455$47,821
Families$53,300$58,696
Married Families$70,785-
Non Families$25,196$30,577
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Income by Household Type

Shively Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.3%

Male Marriage Rate

29.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Shively Married by Age and Sex

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Shively 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 45-54.

Shively Marital Status by Race

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Shively Marital Status

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1,063

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War39
First Gulf War227
Vietnam553
Korea28
World War II35

Shively Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 349
35 to 54224
55 to 64289
65 to 74412
75+129

Shively Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5109.59%
Black5449.49%
Native American9100.00%

Shively Veterans by Race

Shively Veterans by Education

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15.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shively Veterans by Education

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Shively Employment by Age

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Shively Employment by Race

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Shively 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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78.23%

Born in Shively

96.48%

Native Born

3.52%

Foreign Born

2.63%

Non Citizen

0.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.48% of Shively residents were born in the United States, with 78.23% having been born in Kentucky. 2.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Shively Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19401,3000.00%
196015,15513,85513.07%
197019,1393,9842.36%
198016,645-2,494-1.39%
199015,535-1,110-0.69%
200015,157-378-0.25%
201015,2641070.07%
201115,301370.24%
201215,338370.24%
201315,375370.24%
201415,412370.24%
201515,449370.24%
201615,486370.24%
201715,523370.24%
201815,560370.24%
201915,597370.24%
202015,636390.25%
202115,673370.24%
202215,710370.24%

Shively Population by Year