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Shelby County

Living in Shelby County

This is a good place to start in choosing your next home or investment property. We've shared some data and cultural info on Shelby Co. below.


The local economy employs >23000 people. The largest industries are manufacturing, health care & social assistance, and retail. The highest paying industries are mining, quarrying, and oil & gas extraction.


According to a study conducted in 2021, the median age of residents in this county was 39.9. The homeownership rate was 71.4% and 79.3% of residents were white (non-Hispanic).

Farms & Access

Known as the Saddlebred Capital of the World, beautiful horse farms are abundant in the area while still being less than an hour from downtown Lexington and just 30 minutes from downtown Louisville.

An Opportunity for Your Family or Business

This community is a great place to settle down because of its small but thriving main street and beautiful land. If you want to establish a business here, from horse farms to manufacturing, the economy has successfully supported many industries. The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass, a mall that opened in 2014, is enjoyed by residents and visitors alike.

Could Shelby County be Your Next Home?

Homes go on the market regularly in this area. You'll find lots to build on too! Your next steps are easy. Reach out to let us know what you need. Also feel free to look around at recent listings below.