According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Shively has an overall cost of living index of 86 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Kentucky, Shively has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Kentucky's index of 89.
The standard of living in Shively ranks as #959 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Kentucky. By definition, that implies Shively ranks as the #5447 most expensive place in the Bluegrass State.
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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.