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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  
  Labor Market Area 1,536,344 1,546,787 1,558,046 1,568,913 1,583,135  
  Shelby County 44,290 44,894 45,591 46,408 47,421  
 Shelbyville14,78414,99815,24215,51415,872 
 Simpsonville2,6182,6582,7012,7512,822 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2017  
    Shelby County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 9,680 20.4 312,995 19.8  
  16-24 5,491 11.6 192,704 12.2  
  25-44 11,989 25.3 425,258 26.9  
  45-64 13,052 27.5 415,207 26.2  
  65-84 6,501 13.7 208,616 13.2  
  85 and older 708 1.5 28,355 1.8  
  Median Age 39.3   38.4    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017  
    Shelby County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 41,903 88.4 1,257,222 79.4  
  Black or African American 3,555 7.5 242,607 15.3  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 259 0.5 4,457 0.3  
  Asian 564 1.2 41,502 2.6  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 97 0.2 1,029 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 1,043 2.2 36,318 2.3  
  Hispanic Origin 4,517 9.5 83,567 5.3  
  Note: Hispanic is not a race category. A person can be white, black or African American, etc. and be of hispanic origin.
Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
 

  Population Projections  
    2020 2025 2030 2035  
  Shelby County 49,988 54,637 59,415 64,209  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2011 2016 Pct. Change  
  Shelby County $35,173 $41,091 16.8 %  
  Kentucky $33,989 $38,926 14.5 %  
  U.S. $41,560 $49,246 18.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $23,461- $44,660 $33,667- $56,222    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2016 2016  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Shelby County 16,123 2.68 $61,737  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.