Shelby County, KY has a population of 44,967 people with a median age of 38.5 and a median household income of $61,737. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Shelby County, KY grew from 44,290 to 44,967, a 1.53% increase and its median household income grew from $60,324 to $61,737, a 2.34% increase.
The population of Shelby County, KY is 80.5% White, 8.85% Hispanic, and 6.99% Black. 9.4% of the people in Shelby County, KY speak a non-English language, and 94.5% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Shelby County, KY are University of Louisville, with 4,980 graduates, Jefferson Community and Technical College, with 3,417 graduates, and Sullivan University, with 1,564 graduates.
The median property value in Shelby County, KY is $176,800, and the homeownership rate is 68.4%. Most people in Shelby County, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Shelby County, KY is 2 cars per household.
Shelby County, KY is the 24th most populated county in Kentucky and borders Anderson County, KY; Franklin County, KY; Henry County, KY; Jefferson County, KY; Oldham County, KY; and Spencer County, KY& 1 more.