Shepherdsville, Kentucky

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Population in 2019: 12,442 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +49.3%
Males: 5,930  (47.7%)
Females: 6,512  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

33.9 years
Kentucky median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 40165.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,279 (it was $36,103 in 2000)
Shepherdsville:

$54,279
KY:

$52,295

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,828 (it was $16,519 in 2000)

Shepherdsville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $164,588 (it was $90,400 in 2000)
Shepherdsville:

$164,588
KY:

$151,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $175,626; detached houses: $180,953; townhouses or other attached units: $132,168; mobile homes: $31,597

Median gross rent in 2019: $812.

March 2019 cost of living index in Shepherdsville: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.1%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.8% for Black residents, 6.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Shepherdsville, KY (2019)
    • 11,25191.7%White alone
    • 3783.1%Hispanic
    • 2091.7%Two or more races
    • 1281.0%Asian alone
    • 1050.9%Black alone
    • 870.7%American Indian alone
    • 730.6%Other race alone

Races in Shepherdsville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 59 registered sex offenders living in Shepherdsville, Kentucky as of September 18, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Shepherdsville is 202 to 1.


Crime rates in Shepherdsville by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(44.7)
2
(21.9)
7
(76.1)
7
(75.3)
6
(63.7)
9
(79.6)
3
(26.4)
8
(69.4)
3
(25.4)
9
(75.1)
8
(66.1)
6
(49.2)
8
(64.6)
5
(40.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(11.2)
4
(43.8)
6
(65.2)
5
(53.8)
3
(31.8)
8
(70.8)
11
(96.7)
5
(43.4)
9
(76.3)
10
(83.4)
10
(82.7)
10
(81.9)
7
(56.5)
6
(47.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(89.5)
7
(76.7)
14
(152.2)
12
(129.1)
6
(63.7)
9
(79.6)
10
(87.9)
12
(104.0)
11
(93.3)
8
(66.7)
16
(132.3)
9
(73.7)
11
(88.8)
11
(87.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
65
(726.8)
90
(986.5)
81
(880.5)
87
(936.2)
66
(700.3)
143
(1,265)
104
(914.5)
81
(702.3)
55
(466.6)
91
(759.0)
76
(628.2)
65
(532.6)
47
(379.3)
78
(623.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
362
(4,048)
408
(4,472)
427
(4,642)
333
(3,583)
200
(2,122)
215
(1,903)
223
(1,961)
232
(2,011)
228
(1,934)
327
(2,727)
382
(3,158)
245
(2,008)
163
(1,315)
184
(1,470)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
24
(268.4)
15
(164.4)
11
(119.6)
19
(204.5)
14
(148.6)
19
(168.1)
22
(193.5)
32
(277.4)
33
(279.9)
32
(266.9)
63
(520.7)
38
(311.4)
47
(379.3)
55
(439.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(33.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.8)
1
(10.6)
1
(8.8)
2
(17.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.5)
1
(8.3)
1
(8.3)
1
(8.2)
1
(8.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index291.3329.1367.8327.5240.2279.0225.6241.1194.4298.7316.1221.2195.9201.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Shepherdsville, KY

Crime rate in Shepherdsville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 39 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.96
Kentucky average:

1.63
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Shepherdsville, KY City Guides:

Ancestries: American (32.9%), English (8.8%), German (8.7%), Irish (7.0%), Scottish (4.3%), European (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/21/1846

Elevation: 449 feet

Land area: 10.5 square miles.

Population density: 1,181 people per square mile   (low).

Shepherdsville, Kentucky map

275 residents are foreign born (0.9% Latin America, 0.4% North America).

This city:

2.2%
Kentucky:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,628 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,441 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (16.8 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (286.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Fox Chase, KY (2.0 miles ),
Hebron Estates, KY (2.2 miles ),
Pioneer Village, KY (2.3 miles ),
Brooks, KY (2.4 miles ),
Hillview, KY (2.4 miles ),
Hunters Hollow, KY (2.5 miles ),
Hollyvilla, KY (2.7 miles ),
Fairdale, KY (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 37.99 N, Longitude: 85.71 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,187 (+33.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,761 (28.5%)

Area code: 502

Distribution of median household income in Shepherdsville, KY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Shepherdsville, KY in 2019
Shepherdsville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Kentucky:

5.1%
Historical population in Shepherdsville, KY
Historical housing units in Shepherdsville, KY

Population change in the 1990s: +3,452 (+70.7%).
Most common industries in Shepherdsville, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.4%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.1%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.7%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (4.4%)
  • Truck transportation (3.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Shepherdsville, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (9.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)

Average climate in Shepherdsville, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Shepherdsville, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 89.4. This is worse than average.

City:

89.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.702. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.702
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.78
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Shepherdsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.5 miles away from the Shepherdsville city center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1996, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.4 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused $101 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shepherdsville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 118% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 122.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 97.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 122.3 miles away from Shepherdsville center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 131.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 112.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 120.7 miles away from Shepherdsville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bullitt County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Mudslides: 4, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shepherdsville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Shepherdsville:

  • FMC - SHEPHERDSVILLE (421 ADAM SHEPHERD PARKWAY)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Shepherdsville:

  • GREEN MEADOWS HEALTH CARE CENTER 1 (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MOUNT WASHINGTON, KY)
  • WESLEY MANOR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • FILSON CARE HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • REGENCY CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • MEADOWS ICF/MR (Hospital, about 11 miles away; MOUNT WASHINGTON, KY)
  • ESSEX NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • PARK TERRACE HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)

Airports located in Shepherdsville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shepherdsville:

  • Sullivan University (about 16 miles; Louisville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 5,129)
  • University of Louisville (about 16 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Bellarmine University (about 16 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 19 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 19 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 22 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 26 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)

Public high schools in Shepherdsville:

  • BULLITT CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,207, Location: 1330 HWY 44 E, Grades: 9-12)
  • NORTH BULLITT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,065, Location: 3200 E HEBRON LN, Grades: 9-12)
  • RIVERVIEW OPPORTUNITY CENTER (Location: 383 HIGH SCHOOL DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • BULLITT ALTERNATIVE CENTER (Location: 381 HIGH SCHOOL DR, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Shepherdsville:

Private elementary/middle schools in Shepherdsville:

  • LITTLE FLOCK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 202, Location: 5500 N PRESTON HWY, Grades: KG-8)
  • ST ALOYSIUS GONZAGA ACADEMY (Students: 132, Location: 197 S PLUM ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Shepherdsville

Library in Shepherdsville:

  • BULLITT COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $2,932,207; Location: 127 NORTH WALNUT STREET; 150,763 books; 11,409 audio materials; 7,339 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 137 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Radio station: 93.9 FM WFBR, Mt. Washington, KY (Owner: First Baptist Church, Mt. Washington)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Shepherdsville: Shepherdsville Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Shepherdsville Fire Department Station 1 (B), Southeast Bullitt Fire and Rescue (C), Shepherdsville Fire Department Station 2 (D), Bullitt County Emergency Medical Services (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Shepherdsville: Shepherdsville Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Maraman Cemetery (1), Hall Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Juvenile Court Clerk (Recreation Areas; 300 Buffalo Run Road), Paroquet Springs Conference Centre (395 Paraquet Springs Drive), Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest - Clermont (Clermont), Bullitt County Conference Centre (395 Paraquet Springs Drive), Shepherdsville-Bullitt County Tourist & Convention - Commission (395 Paraquet Springs Drive).

Hotels: Reservation Center (211 South Lakeview Drive), Country Inn-Ste Shepherdsville (400 Paroquet Springs Drive), Fairfield Inn Louisville South Shepherds (362 Brenton Way), Days Inn (Highway 44 East), Best Western South (211 Lakeview Drive), Baymont Inn & Suites - Louisville/Brooks (191 Brenton Way), Motel 6 (144 Paraquet Springs Drive), Holiday Inn Express (Brooks Road), Country Inn & Suites by Carlson-Shepherdsville (400 Paraquet Springs Drive).

Courts: Juvenile Court Clerk (300 Buffalo Run), Kentucky State Of Louisville Area - District Court Clerk (300 Buffalo Run Road), Kentucky State Of Louisville Area - Circuit Court Clerk (300 Buffalo Run Road), Kentucky State Of Louisville Area - Bullitt County Offices- Court Of Justice- District Court C (Courthouse), Kentucky State Of Louisville Area - Circuit Court Judge (300 Buffalo Run Road), Kentucky State - Circuit Court Judge (300 Buffalo Run Road).

Birthplace of: Wayne Edwards - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Jun 23, 1967), Charles Kurtsinger - Jockey.

Bullitt County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.6%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.1%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
265 people in state prisons in 2010
57 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
53 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Banks with branches in Shepherdsville (2011 data):

  • The Peoples Bank of Bullitt County: Buckman Street Branch, John Harper Highway Branch, The Peoples Bank Of Bullitt County. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $214.9 mil, Deposits: $183.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancorp Inc. Of Bullitt County
  • PBI Bank: Bullitt County Bank Branch at 340 S Buckman Street, branch established on 1889/01/01; Conestoga Branch at 155 Conestoga Parkway, branch established on 2008/07/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $1,461.9 mil, Deposits: $1,326.3 mil, headquarters in Louisville, KY, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Porter Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Federal Savings Bank of Elizabethtown: Bullitt Branch at 395 North Buckman Street, branch established on 1959/01/01; Cedar Grove Branch at 1707 Cedar Grove Rd Suite 1, branch established on 2008/08/16. Info updated 2008/06/26: Bank assets: $1,228.8 mil, Deposits: $1,123.3 mil, headquarters in Elizabethtown, KY, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Service Corporation
  • First Citizens Bank: Shepherdsville Branch at 4810 North Preston Highway, branch established on 2004/10/06. Info updated 2012/03/30: Bank assets: $316.3 mil, Deposits: $268.8 mil, headquarters in Elizabethtown, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Capital Bank Corporation
  • Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company: Shepherdsville Branch at 185 Adam Shepherd Parkway, branch established on 2006/09/05. Info updated 2011/11/29: Bank assets: $2,045.7 mil, Deposits: $1,643.0 mil, headquarters in Louisville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: S. Y. Bancorp, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Shepherdsville Branch at 262 Adam Shepherd Pkwy, branch established on 2007/01/22. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Republic Bank & Trust Company: Shepherdsville Branch at 438 Highway 44 East, branch established on 2007/10/30. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $3,310.3 mil, Deposits: $1,691.4 mil, headquarters in Louisville, KY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Republic Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Shepherdsville:

Marital status in Shepherdsville, KY
  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 45.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

For population 25 years and over in Shepherdsville:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Shepherdsville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Shepherdsville, KY (based on Bullitt County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,23962
Catholic3,0543
Mainline Protestant2,12310
Other2914
None49,612-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Bullitt County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Bullitt County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Bullitt County:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Bullitt County:

9.1%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.1%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.8%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Shepherdsville:

49.4%
Kentucky:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.8%
Kentucky:

47.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.9%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Shepherdsville:

11.4%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Shepherdsville:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

30.9%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
Shepherdsville:

58.0%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Shepherdsville:

79.8%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Shepherdsville, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 32$188,369$70,6380$0
Firefighters 27$122,104$54,2686$8,295
Other Government Administration 16$31,034$23,2760$0
Sewerage 8$59,691$89,5371$1,360
Streets and Highways 8$28,100$42,1501$1,248
Financial Administration 2$10,850$65,1000$0
Police - Other 2$6,749$40,4940$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$4,868$58,4160$0
Other and Unallocable 1$4,202$50,4241$395
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,030
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$849
Totals for Government 97$455,967$56,40811$13,177

Shepherdsville government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $59,000 ($4.74)
    Central Staff Services: $43,000 ($3.46)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $4,193,000 ($337.00)
    Police Protection: $3,046,000 ($244.82)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,074,000 ($166.69)
    Central Staff Services: $1,147,000 ($92.19)
    Regular Highways: $1,027,000 ($82.54)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $58,000 ($4.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($0.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $913,000 ($73.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $2,711,000 ($217.89)
    Regular Highways: $272,000 ($21.86)
    Sewerage: $247,000 ($19.85)
    Police Protection: $47,000 ($3.78)
    Central Staff Services: $26,000 ($2.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,221,000 ($419.63)

Shepherdsville government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,605,000 ($611.24)
    Other: $218,000 ($17.52)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000 ($0.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000 ($0.96)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $127,000 ($10.21)
    Rents: $40,000 ($3.21)
    Donations From Private Sources: $17,000 ($1.37)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($0.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $371,000 ($29.82)
    Highways: $227,000 ($18.24)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $6,846,000 ($550.23)
    Property: $1,939,000 ($155.84)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,051,000 ($84.47)
    Motor Vehicle License: $118,000 ($9.48)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $112,000 ($9.00)
    Public Utilities Sales: $52,000 ($4.18)
    Other License: $34,000 ($2.73)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $19,000 ($1.53)

Shepherdsville government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,211,000 ($1945.91)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,301,000 ($1792.40)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,910,000 ($153.51)

Shepherdsville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,515,000 ($362.88)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $635,000 ($51.04)

7.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,225 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.40%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson County, KY  4.56% ($47,332 average AGI)
from Nelson County, KY  0.29% ($36,528)
from Hardin County, KY  0.29% ($28,943)


7.02% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.02%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jefferson County, KY  3.76% ($42,579 average AGI)
to Nelson County, KY  0.48% ($46,384)
to Hardin County, KY  0.40% ($34,372)
Businesses in Shepherdsville, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Arby's2McDonald's2
AutoZone1Motel 61
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Big O Tires1Penske1
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
Circle K1SONIC Drive-In1
Comfort Inn1Sleep Inn1
Cracker Barrel1Subway3
Cricket Wireless1Super 81
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
Days Inn1U-Haul2
FedEx2UPS3
GNC1Waffle House2
H&R Block1Walgreens1
KFC1Wendy's1
Kroger1White Castle1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Shepherdsville:

  • WLCR (1470 AM; daytime; 2 kW; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: LCR PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDRD (680 AM; 1 kW; NEWBURG, KY; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WLOU (1350 AM; 2 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WFIA (900 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBRT (1320 AM; 1 kW; BARDSTOWN, KY; Owner: CBC OF NELSON COUNTY, INC.)
  • WLLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shepherdsville:

  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLRS (105.1 FM; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WRVI (105.9 FM; VALLEY STATION, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WASE (103.5 FM; RADCLIFF, KY; Owner: W & B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQMF (95.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTFX-FM (100.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W216BM (91.1 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WSFR (107.7 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKUE (90.9 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WQXE (98.3 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS-E'TOWN, INC.)
  • WPTI (103.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLVK (105.5 FM; FORT KNOX, KY; Owner: BIG CAT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFPK (91.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUOL-FM (90.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WMJM (101.3 FM; JEFFERSONTOWN, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WDJX (99.7 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WVEZ (106.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W284AD (104.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Shepherdsville:

  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WVHF-LP (Channel 5; JEFFERSONVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKZT-TV (Channel 23; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBXV-CA (Channel 13; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJYL-CA (Channel 45; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • W39CJ (Channel 39; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WKPC-TV (Channel 15; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUC'L. TV)
  • WKMJ-TV (Channel 68; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBNA (Channel 21; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W50CI (Channel 50; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
Shepherdsville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Shepherdsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 49Number of bridges
  • 531ft / 162mTotal length
  • $3,404,000Total costs
  • 1,022,744Total average daily traffic
  • 226,535Total average daily truck traffic
  • 656,179Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Shepherdsville, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 201980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Shepherdsville, KY
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED30$127,77120$98,30098$128,3992$106,7901$204,52011$77,6655$47,998
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$107,9234$50,9439$131,4011$3,0200$01$30,1902$30,190
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$122,82812$39,99935$126,7473$40,0000$01$67,92011$35,059
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$59,6202$141,50529$148,1031$15,0900$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$121,1301$107,1704$137,3551$9,0600$01$73,2101$9,060

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0207.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$113,2053$153,457
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$140,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0207.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Shepherdsville, KY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Shepherdsville, KY - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 158. The highest number of reported fires - 333 took place in 2010, and the least - 6 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Shepherdsville, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (43.5%), and Structure Fires (28.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Shepherdsville, KY
    • 1,02943.5%Outside Fires
    • 67828.7%Structure Fires
    • 47820.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1787.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shepherdsville, KY

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Shepherdsville, Kentucky:

  • Ramada Limited Motel, I-65 & Hwy 44, Shepherdsville, Kentucky 40165 , Phone: (502) 543-2291
  • Best Western Motel, 211 Lakeview Dr, Shepherdsville, Kentucky 40165 , Phone: (502) 543-7097
  • Comfort Inn Louisville South, 191 Brenton Way, Shepherdsville, Kentucky 41065 , Phone: (502) 955-5566, Fax: (502) 955-5588
  • Super 8 Shepardsville, 275 Keystone Crossroads, Shepherdsville, Kentucky 40165 , Phone: (502) 543-8870, Fax: (502) 921-2123
  • Holiday Inn Express, 365 Brenton Way, Shepherdsville, Kentucky 40165 , Phone: (502) 439-7665, Fax: (502) 805-0804
  • Country Inn & Suites - Shepherdsville, 400 Paroquet Spgs, Shepherdsville, Kentucky 40165 , Phone: (502) 543-8400, Fax: (502) 543-8469
  • Sleep Inn & Suites, 130 Spg Pointe Dr, Shepherdsville, Kentucky 40165 , Phone: (502) 921-1001
  • Tru by Hilton Shepherdsville Louisville South, 191 Ctr Dr, Shepherdsville, Kentucky 40165 , Phone: (502) 890-2055, Fax: (502) 890-2056
  • Country Inn And Suites Louisville South, 400 Paroquet Springs Dr, Shepherdsville, Kentucky 40165 , Phone: (502) 543-8400, Fax: (502) 543-8469
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Shepherdsville, Kentucky
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Shepherdsville, KY
  • 65.2%Utility gas
  • 30.5%Electricity
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Shepherdsville, KY
  • 56.9%Utility gas
  • 42.8%Electricity
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Shepherdsville compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Shepherdsville on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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