South Shore, Kentucky Population 2024

1,025

South Shore is a city located in Greenup County Kentucky. South Shore has a 2024 population of 1,025. South Shore is currently declining at a rate of -0.87% annually and its population has decreased by -3.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,060 in 2020.

The average household income in South Shore is $41,455 with a poverty rate of 15.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in South Shore is 41.2 years, 42.4 years for males, and 36.4 years for females.

South Shore Demographics

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

  • White: 96.8%
  • Two or more races: 2.84%
  • Black or African American: 0.36%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,561.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.3% (-35)
The current population of South Shore, Kentucky is 1,025 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,060.

South Shore, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,33196.8%
Two or more races392.84%
Black or African American50.36%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

South Shore Population by Race

South Shore Population Pyramid 2024

South Shore Median Age

41.2

Total

42.4

Male

36.4

Female

South Shore Adults

There are 1,105 adults, (299 of whom are seniors) in South Shore.

South Shore Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

South Shore Sex Ratio

Female71652.07%
Male65947.93%

South Shore Population by Age

South Shore Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5012.6354.145.9
Non Family2631.140.359.7
Married1884.6780.319.7
Female422.8626.273.8
Male83.537.562.5
showing: 5 rows

4.29

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

54.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

South Shore 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

South Shore Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Shore Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.31%.

South Shore Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$

Average Earnings

$54,238

Average Male

$2,499

Average Female

South Shore Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Shore Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

South Shore Language

98.34% of South Shore residents speak only English, while 1.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.51% of the population.

South Shore Language

South Shore Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,26120115.94%
showing: 1 rows

15.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.19%

Male Poverty Rate

9.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Shore

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Shore is White, with 15.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Shore is White, with 15.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.57%.

South Shore Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College24.01%
Less Than 9th Grade15.32%
Bachelors or Greater12.16%
High School12.01%
showing: 4 rows

South Shore Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed8.93%
Female Unemployed6.11%
Male Employed4.98%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

South Shore Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Shore Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

South Shore Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

South Shore Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

South Shore Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

66

Number of Veterans

62

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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South Shore Veterans by War

count

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South Shore Veterans by Age

count

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South Shore Veterans by Race

South Shore Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

72.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Shore Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

42.2%

Labor Force Participation

30.7%

Employment Rate

27.4%

Unemployment Rate

South Shore Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

South Shore Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

South Shore 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

28.15%

Born in South Shore

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of South Shore residents were born in the United States, with 28.15% having been born in Kentucky. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

South Shore Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029980-9-0.91%
2028989-9-0.9%
2027998-9-0.89%
20261,007-9-0.89%
20251,016-9-0.88%
20241,025-9-0.87%
20231,034-9-0.86%
20221,043-9-0.86%
20211,052-8-0.75%
20201,06010.09%
20191,059-9-0.84%
20181,068-7-0.65%
20171,075-10-0.92%
20161,085-6-0.55%
20151,091-10-0.91%
20141,101-7-0.63%
20131,108-7-0.63%
20121,115-8-0.71%
20111,123-2-0.18%
20101,125
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South Shore Population by Year