Shelbyville, KY


Highest Appreciating Shelbyville Neighborhoods Since 2000

Shelbyville, KY Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Shelbyville Housing Market Information

With a population of 15,253, 5,425 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $132,123, house prices in Shelbyville are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Shelbyville, accounting for 61.21% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Shelbyville include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 18.22%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 14.71%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 4.21%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Shelbyville are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 48.59% owning and 51.41% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Shelbyville built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Shelbyville built between 2000 and later ( 31.05%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 19.88%). There's also some housing in Shelbyville built before 1939 ( 12.88%).

Shelbyville Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Shelbyville have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 1.86%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Shelbyville house appreciation rate of 0.18%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Shelbyville's appreciation rate, at 4.59%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Shelbyville's appreciation rate has been 1.69%, which annualizes to a rate of 6.95%.

Importantly, this makes Shelbyville one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the city's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Kentucky, our data show that Shelbyville's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% of the other cities and towns in Kentucky.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Shelbyville differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Shelbyville - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Shelbyville real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Shelbyville, KY HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,115,000 0.2
$837,001 - $1,115,000 0.3
$558,001 - $837,000 0.6
$446,001 - $558,000 2.0
$335,001 - $446,000 4.5
$223,001 - $335,000 15.3
$112,001 - $223,000 50.0
$56,001 - $112,000 18.1
$0 - $56,000 8.9

High for KY
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
58.74838860893 30.0751879699248

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Shelbyville Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
21.65% 1.14% 2 2
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$928 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 48.59
Renters 51.41
Vacant 5.21

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Shelbyville HOMES
2000 or Newer 31.1
1970 - 1999 36.2
1940 - 1969 19.9
1939 or Older 12.9

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Shelbyville HOMES
Single-Family 61.2
Townhomes 4.2
Small Apt. Buildings 18.2
Apt. Complexes 14.7
Mobile Homes 1.6
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Shelbyville HOMES
No Bedroom 1.99
1 Bedroom 10.43
2 Bedrooms 25.16
3 Bedrooms 46.81
4 Bedrooms 12.70
5 or more bedrooms 2.90