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Shively is a city in Jefferson County, in the Louisville metro area.
Shively is in the Bluegrass region.
The community was named for Jacob and Christian William Shively, settlers
The latitude of Shively is 38.2N. The longitude is -85.822W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 456 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,343.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Shively demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Louisville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 40215 ZIP code.
14% of Shively residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shively ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shively was $17,574, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Shively residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Shively, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $372. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $775.
Jefferson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shively political report.
The average commute time for Shively workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Shively between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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