South Shore, Kentucky Population 2020

1,043
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South Shore is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 1,043, it is the 204th largest city in Kentucky and the 10140th largest city in the United States. South Shore is currently declining at a rate of -0.95% annually and its population has decreased by -7.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,122 in 2010. South Shore reached it's highest population of 1,125 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, South Shore has a population density of 1,589 people per square mile.

The average household income in South Shore is $33,444 with a poverty rate of 36.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $642 per month, and the median house value is $60,900. The median age in South Shore is 40 years, 39.4 years for males, and 42.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.2 males.

South Shore Demographics

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

  • White: 90.12%
  • Two or more races: 7.33%
  • Asian: 1.22%
  • Other race: 0.71%
  • Black or African American: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of South Shore, Kentucky is 1,043, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,063.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,122.

South Shore, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White88590.12%
Two or More Races727.33%
Asian121.22%
Some Other Race70.71%
Black or African American60.61%
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South Shore Population Pyramid 2020

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South Shore Median Age

40


Total

39.4


Male

42.8


Female

South Shore Adults

There are 815 adults, (240 of whom are seniors) in South Shore.

South Shore Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

South Shore Sex Ratio

Female

533

54.28%

Male

449

45.72%

South Shore Households and Families

South Shore Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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South Shore Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male83.3%16.7%
Married69.7%30.3%
All52.1%47.9%
Non Family46.7%53.3%
Female28.6%71.4%

52.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4092.2552.1
Non Family1991.246.7
Married1223.0769.7
Female703.0728.6
Male185.1783.3

3.03

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

17.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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South Shore Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade619.37%
9th to 12th Grade11117.05%
High School Graduate25238.71%
Some College14422.12%
Associates Degree243.69%
Bachelors Degree477.22%
Graduate Degree121.84%
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South Shore Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White62046047
Multiple Races12
Asian121212
Hispanic77
Other Race77

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,667$25,132$20,000
Less Than High School$20,000$$
High School Grad$29,583$27,303$48,125
Some College$19,018$$19,732
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$21,667

Average Earnings

$25,132

Average Male

$20,000

Average Female

South Shore Language

South Shore Language by Age

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South Shore Language

96.23% of South Shore residents speak only English, while 3.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.44% of the population.

South Shore Poverty

South Shore Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White82330036.45%
Hispanic2020100.00%
Multiple721419.44%
Asian1212100.00%
Other77100.00%

36.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.16%

Male Poverty Rate

42.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Shore

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Shore is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Shore is Multiple, with 19.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.42%.

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater55.32%
Less Than High School52.38%
Some College30.32%
High School19.58%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed30.43%
Female Employed28.14%
Male Employed14.14%

South Shore Income

South Shore Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,048$33,444
Families$29,333$36,217
Married Families$38,750-
Non Families$16,181$21,657
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South Shore Marital Status

South Shore Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.6%

Male Marriage Rate

32.0%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

South Shore Marital Status by Race

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South Shore Veterans

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47

Number of Veterans

47

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam23
Korea13
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7417
75+15
55 to 6415
35 to 54
18 to 34
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South Shore Veterans by Education

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8.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Shore Employment Status

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47.1%

Labor Force Participation

44.3%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

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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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36.46%

Born in Kentucky

96.95%

Native Born

3.05%

Foreign Born

1.83%

Non Citizen

1.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.95% of South Shore residents were born in the United States, with 36.46% having been born in Kentucky. 1.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,043-10-0.95%
20191,053-10-0.94%
20181,063-9-0.84%
20171,072-10-0.92%
20161,082-7-0.64%
20151,089-10-0.91%
20141,099-7-0.63%
20131,106-8-0.72%
20121,114-8-0.71%
20111,122-3-0.27%
20101,1250.00%