The Shelbyville, KY employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Shelbyville is $23,037, which is 7% lower than than the Kentucky average and 23% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $44,739, which is equal to than the Kentucky average and 19% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Shelbyville is 3%, which is 43% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Shelbyville is 17% which is 10% higher than than the national average.