Economy Shepherdsville, KY. employs 5,691 people. Largely employing Management of Companies and Enterprises, Transportation and Warehousing, and Wholesale trade. The average income of a single resident is $20,614 a year, and the median household income is $48,174 a year. The average Male in Shepherdsville is paid 1.38 times higher than the average female. The highest paid race/ethnicity is White, followed by Asian, with Two or more races as the lowest. The order of race/ethnicity living below the poverty line is White, followed by two or more races, and American Indian. The average unemployment rate is 4.4%, and the poverty rate is 14.5%
Cost of Living Shepherdsville’s cost of living is 1.20% lower than the US Average.
Population The population is 11,869, there is a population density of 1,015. The median age is 32. There is approximately 2.6 people per household. The race/ethnicity is 93.4% of White, 3.16% of two or more races, and 2.33% of Hispanic or Latino makes up Shepherdsville’s diversity.
Transportation The average commute time is 26.4 minutes one way to work. Most households in Shepherdsville have 2 cars, followed by 1 car. The average commuting statistics are as follows. 80.8% drive alone, 15.1% carpool, and 1.77% work at home.
Real Estate The median property value for Shepherdsville is $128,400. Home appreciation over the last 10 years has been 5.90%. The average range for property taxes rate is $800-1500.
Schools Shepherdsville public schools spend about $8,460 per student. There are 18 students per teacher, 556 students per librarian, and 460 students per counselor. The female student ratio is 9,125, to male 6,407. Most students race/ethnicity in Shepherdsville are white 72.3%, followed by Black or African American 12.9%, Asian 3.64%, and Hispanic or Latino 2.98%. The largest post-graduates schools are the University of Louisville, Jefferson County Community and Technical College, and Sullivan University. The most popular major being Registered Nurse 3.81%, General Psychology 2.56%, and Speech Communication and Rhetoric 2.08%.
Safety Shepherdsville Violent Crime 14.0 (on average 4,518). Shepherdsville Property Crime 42.0 (on average 28,737).
History The Shepherdsville area was originally named “Bullitt’s Lick” because of the salt licks discovered by Capt. Thomas Bullitt. Shepherdsville developed around the mill and store erected along the Salt River by Adam Shepherd, who purchased 900 acres in the area.
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