In 2021, Shelby County, KY had a population of 47.5k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $73,974. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Shelby County, KY declined from 48,100 to 47,523, a −1.2% decrease and its median household income grew from $72,564 to $73,974, a 1.94% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Shelby County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.15%), White (Hispanic) (3.84%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.33%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.04%).
None of the households in Shelby County, KY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
95.2% of the residents in Shelby County, KY are U.S. citizens.
In 2021, the median property value in Shelby County, KY was $212,500, and the homeownership rate was 71.4%.
Most people in Shelby County, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Shelby County, KY was 2 cars per household.