Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$29,555$24,802$29,829
Median household income$64,798$44,811$55,322
Median income owner occupied$72,537$56,922$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,104$26,529$35,192
Median earnings male$42,548$32,723$36,919
Median earnings female$31,383$23,082$26,250
Unemployment rate2.5%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level15.6%18.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Shepherdsville is 1% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Shepherdsville is 17% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Shepherdsville is 45% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Shepherdsville is 4% higher than the national average

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      $43,194 $64,798 $129,596
      $29,871 $44,811 $89,622
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Shepherdsville median earnings by income bracket

      Shepherdsville employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.8%14.8%
      Manufacturing sector17.0%17.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.3%3.3%
      Wholesale & retail services22.8%22.8%
      Public administration2.8%2.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.0%13.0%
      Education, health & social services6.1%6.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Spring Mill, KY365$110,625100.0%
      Fox Chase, KY721$89,16761.2%
      Hollow Creek, KY823$79,58343.9%
      Mount Washington, KY14,699$74,81735.2%
      Hunters Hollow, KY338$73,75033.3%
      Shepherdsville, KY13,757$64,79817.1%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Fergus Falls, MN13,754$42,65922.9%
      D'Iberville, MS13,766$46,96715.1%
      Grimes, IA13,746$89,11361.1%
      Chaparral, NM13,744$31,18643.6%
      Lincoln, IL13,742$48,51012.3%
      Shepherdsville, KY13,757$64,79817.1%
      Source: The Shepherdsville, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).