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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of South Shorewas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in South Shore
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.