Shelby Park, Louisville


Shelby Park, Louisville

Shelby Park is a neighborhood two miles southeast of downtown Louisville, Kentucky USA. The area was named for a park located there that was named for Kentucky's first governor, Issac Shelby. Area was first populated by German immigrants in the 1900s, though by the 1950s the area had become predominantly black.

Shelby Park is bounded by the CSX rail tracks, Kentucky Street, and I-65.

As of 2000, the population of Shelby Park was 3,204 ref|1.

Demographics

As of 2000, the population of Brownsboro-Zorn was 3,204 ref|1, of which 45.4% is white, 50.1% is black, 8.5% is listed as other, & 0.6% is Hispanic. College graduates are 4.2% of the population, people w/o a high school degree are 42.4%. Females outnumber males 50.6% to 49.4%.

References

# cite web|title=Community Resource Network|url=http://www.crndata.org/Neighborhoods/WEB%AD_NIGHBORHOODS/shelbypark.htm|accessdate=2005-11-18

Louisville places
place=Shelby Park
north=Smoketown
south=Schnitezlburg
east=Germantown
west=Old Louisville


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