Shelby County Population 2017

Shelby County's estimated population is 11,800 with a growth rate of -0.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Shelby County is the 64th largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201611,800-113-0.95%
201511,913-49-0.41%
201411,962-2-0.02%
201311,964-118-0.98%
201212,082510.42%
201112,031-134-1.10%
201012,165-1,065-8.05%
199013,230-1,813-12.05%
198015,043-485-3.12%
197015,528-297-1.88%
196015,825-117-0.73%
195015,942-778-4.65%
194016,720-411-2.40%
193017,1311,0666.64%
192016,065-487-2.94%
191016,552-1,380-7.70%
190017,9323211.82%
189017,6114,91538.71%
188012,69610,156399.84%
18702,5401,722210.51%
18608180.00%

Shelby County Population Growth

Population Data via

Shelby County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White11,53697.76%
Black or African American1661.41%
Two or More Races1050.89%
Asian480.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native470.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.09%

Shelby County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Shelby County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Harlan51064932-174-3.41%
Elk Horn662637-25-3.78%
Shelby641626-15-2.34%
Earling437420-17-3.89%
Irwin341330-11-3.23%
Defiance284277-7-2.46%
Panama221216-5-2.26%
Portsmouth195188-7-3.59%
Westphalia127125-2-1.57%
Kirkman6462-2-3.13%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990