South Shore is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 1,101 people and two constituent neighborhoods, South Shore is the 248th largest community in Kentucky.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, South Shore is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, South Shore is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in South Shore who work in sales jobs (15.76%), office and administrative support (14.29%), and food service (11.82%).
The overall crime rate in South Shore is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, South Shore is worth considering.
South Shore is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In South Shore, just 10.73% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in South Shore in 2010 was $15,805, which is low income relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $63,220 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in South Shore include Irish, English, Dutch, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in South Shore is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and African languages.