South Shore, KY
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Living in South Shore

South Shore is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 1,044 people and two constituent neighborhoods, South Shore is the 251st largest community in Kentucky.

Of important note, South Shore is also a city of artists. South Shore has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape South Shore’s character.

In addition, South Shore is a college town. There are a lot of students in South Shore attending college, and as a result South Shore provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.

Overall, South Shore’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.06 minutes getting to work every day.

As is often the case in a small city, South Shore doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In South Shore, just 9.10% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in South Shore in 2018 was $15,916, which is low income relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $63,664 for a family of four.

The people who call South Shore home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of South Shore residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in South Shore include Scottish, English, Irish, German, and European.

The most common language spoken in South Shore is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

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