South Shore, Kentucky Population 2022

1,054
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South Shore is a city located in Greenup County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 1,054, it is the 223rd largest city in Kentucky and the 14592nd largest city in the United States. South Shore is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -18.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,287 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, South Shore has a population density of 1,605 people per square mile.

The average household income in South Shore is $36,895 with a poverty rate of 23.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $571 per month, and the median house value is $66,300. The median age in South Shore is 39.7 years, 33.9 years for males, and 47.6 years for females.

South Shore Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of South Shorewas:

  • White: 92.62%
  • Two or more races: 6.22%
  • Other race: 0.85%
  • Black or African American: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of South Shore, Kentucky is 1,054 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,287.

South Shore, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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South Shore Population by Race

South Shore Population Pyramid 2022

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South Shore Median Age

41.3


Total

42.3


Male

41.1


Female

South Shore Adults

There are 1,078 adults, (315 of whom are seniors) in South Shore.

South Shore Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Child Dependency Ratio

South Shore Sex Ratio

Female

644

50.04%

Male

643

49.96%

South Shore Population by Age

South Shore Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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South Shore Household Types

46.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

South Shore Households and Families

3.77

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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South Shore Households by Type

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South Shore Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Shore Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.85%.

South Shore Educational Attainment by Race

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$17,222

Average Earnings

$47,115

Average Male

$2,500

Average Female

South Shore Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Shore Language by Age

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South Shore Language

98.26% of South Shore residents speak only English, while 1.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.49% of the population.

South Shore Language

South Shore Poverty by Race

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23.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.29%

Male Poverty Rate

21.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Shore

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Shore is White, with 21.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Shore is Multiple, with 35.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.08%.

South Shore Poverty

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South Shore Poverty Rate by Education

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South Shore Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Shore Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

South Shore Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

South Shore Married by Age and Sex

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South Shore Marriage

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

South Shore Marital Status by Race

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South Shore Marital Status

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78

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

South Shore Veterans by War

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South Shore Veterans by Age

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South Shore Veterans by Race

South Shore Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Shore Veterans by Education

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42.1%

Labor Force Participation

30.3%

Employment Rate

28.1%

Unemployment Rate

South Shore Employment by Age

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South Shore Employment by Race

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South Shore 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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34.42%

Born in South Shore

98.60%

Native Born

1.40%

Foreign Born

1.40%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.60% of South Shore residents were born in the United States, with 34.42% having been born in Kentucky. 1.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

South Shore Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

South Shore Population by Year