Shepherdsville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 11,967 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Shepherdsville is the 34th largest community in Kentucky. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Shepherdsville, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Shepherdsville, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Shepherdsville’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Shepherdsville does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $48,571.00.
Shepherdsville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Shepherdsville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shepherdsville who work in office and administrative support (21.57%), sales jobs (10.59%), and management occupations (6.35%).
The percentage of people in Shepherdsville with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.53% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Shepherdsville in 2010 was $20,614, which is upper middle income relative to Kentucky, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,456 for a family of four. However, Shepherdsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Shepherdsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shepherdsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Shepherdsville include Irish, English, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Shepherdsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.