South Shore is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 1,057 people and two constituent neighborhoods, South Shore is the 248th largest community in Kentucky.
South Shore is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, South Shore is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in South Shore who work in office and administrative support (13.74%), healthcare suport services (10.53%), and sales jobs (9.36%).
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.
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.
The population of South Shore has a very low overall level of education: only 8.55% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in South Shore in 2018 was $15,818, which is low income relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $63,272 for a family of four. South Shore also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.41% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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 German, Irish, English, Russian, and European.
The most common language spoken in South Shore is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.