Shepherdsville, KY Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Shepherdsville's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Shepherdsville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Shepherdsville, KY?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Shepherdsville has an overall cost of living index of 91 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Kentucky, Shepherdsville has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Kentucky's index of 89.

The standard of living in Shepherdsville ranks as #1887 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Kentucky. By definition, that implies Shepherdsville ranks as the #4520 most expensive place in the Bluegrass State.

Shepherdsville Cost Of Living Vs. Kentucky

Living Expense Shepherdsville Kentucky National Average
Overall 91 89 100
Services 101 100 100
Groceries 95 91 100
Health 102 90 100
Housing 73 70 100
Transportation 102 99 100
Utilities 94 98 100
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Shepherdsville, KY Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Kentucky, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Shepherdsville Kentucky United States
Median Home Value $137,600 $135,300 $204,900
Median Rent $786 $741 $1,023
Median Income $51,420 $48,392 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.7x 2.8x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.18x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Shepherdsville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Shepherdsville
Jeffersontown, KY 28,178 97 1.1x
Radcliff, KY 22,693 90 1.0x
St. Matthews, KY 18,147 101 1.1x
Shively, KY 15,741 86 0.9x
Mount Washington, KY 14,433 93 1.0x
Hillview, KY 8,987 90 1.0x
Fort Knox, KY 8,965 105 1.2x
Vine Grove, KY 5,969 93 1.0x
Douglass Hills, KY 5,702 104 1.1x

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