Learn about homes for sale in Shelby County by browsing the below listings. Shelby County offers rolling farmland, a quaint country feel, plus the tasteful variety of architecture found in the area.
Economy Shelby County, KY. employs 21,937 people. Largely employing Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Management of Companies & Enterprises, and Manufacturing. The average income of a single resident is $28,555 a year, and the median household income is $61,737 a year. Males in Shelby County have a 1.39 times higher rate than average female income. The highest paid race/ethnicity is Asian, followed by Alaska Native, with white as the lowest. The order of race/ethnicity living below the poverty line is White, followed by Hispanic or Latino and unknown. The average unemployment rate is 3.9%, and the poverty rate is 10.3%
Cost of Living Shelby County’s cost of living is 5.50% lower than the US Average.
Population The population is 44,967, there is a population density of 120. The median age is 38.5. There is approximately 2.6 people per household. The race/ethnicity is 80.5% of White, 6.69% of Black or African American, and 8.85% of Hispanic or Latino, makes up Shelby County’s diversity.
Transportation The average commute time is 23.8 minutes one way to work. Most households in Shelby County have 2 cars, followed by 1 car. The average commuting statistics are as follows. 80.5% drive alone, 12% carpool, and 4.06% work at home.
Real Estate The median property value for Shelby County is $122,300. Home appreciation over the last 10 years has been 5.97%. The average range for property taxes ranges between $800-1500.
Schools Shelby County public schools spends about $10,029 per student. There are 16 students per teacher, 573 students per librarian, and 471 students per counselor. The female student ratio is 9,125, to male 6,407. Most students race/ethnicity in Shelby County are white 72.3%, followed by Black or African American 12.9%, Asian 3.64%, and Hispanic or Latino 2.98%. The largest university is the University of Louisville, followed by Jefferson Community and Technical College, and Sullivan University. The most popular major being Register Nurse 3.81%, General Psychology 2.56%, and Speech Communication and Rhetoric 2.08%. The median tuition for private colleges is $24,338, and for public colleges it’s $11,068 and $26,090 respectively.
Safety Shelby County Violent Crime 38.0 (on average 4,518). Shelby County Property Crime 39.3 (on average 28,737).
History Shelby County was named after the first governor Isaac Shelby. Pre-Civil war the 383 square miles were covered in agriculture and livestock. In 1870 Shelby County and Anchorage, KY had a direct railroad line created by the Shelby Railroad Company, which allowed improved access to national markets for local farmers. In 1870 Shelby County was the top hog producer in the state, and was fifth highest for cattle.
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