Shelby County, Iowa Population 2018

Shelby County, Iowa's estimated population is 11,628 with a growth rate of -0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Shelby County, Iowa is the 65th largest county in Iowa.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201711,7721441.24%
201711,628-44-0.38%
201611,672-122-1.03%
201511,794-79-0.67%
201411,873-21-0.18%
201311,894-126-1.05%
201212,020340.28%
201111,986-186-1.53%
201012,172-1,058-8.00%
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, Iowa Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White11,288
Some Other Race221
Two or More Races151
Black or African American54
Asian37
American Indian and Alaska Native21

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Shelby County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400500 Male Population100200300400500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Shelby County, Iowa Median Age

46.9


Total

45.5


Male

47.6


Female

Shelby County, Iowa Adults

There are 9,116 adults, (2,616 of whom are seniors) in Shelby County, Iowa.

Shelby County, Iowa Age Dependency

81.1

Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Shelby County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

5,988

50.87%

Male

5,784

49.13%

Shelby County, Iowa Households and Families

Shelby County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Shelby County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91%9%
All79.1%20.9%
Male70.7%29.3%
Female66.4%33.6%
Non Family64.9%35.1%

79.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shelby County, Iowa Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0552.2879.1
Married2,6843.0291
Non Family1,8331.1164.9
Female3812.566.4
Male1572.8970.7

2.9

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Shelby County, Iowa Households

Shelby County, Iowa Education

Shelby County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2993.60%
9th to 12th Grade4405.30%
High School Graduate3,09737.30%
Some College1,66920.10%
Associates Degree1,03712.49%
Bachelors Degree1,32115.91%
Graduate Degree4415.31%

Shelby County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,9397,3171,626
Hispanic20911770
Other Race1435439
Multiple Races616140
Black543915
Asian30209
Native American191910

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 65.57%.

Shelby County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,835$42,529$29,026
Less Than High School$24,148$25,625$
High School Grad$31,800$41,531$18,103
Some College$35,704$46,651$26,980
Bachelors Degree$40,089$51,198$36,994
Graduate Degree$56,912$52,350$57,132

$35,835

Average Earnings

$42,529

Average Male

$29,026

Average Female

Shelby County, Iowa Language

Shelby County, Iowa Language by Age

Shelby County, Iowa Language

96.55% of Shelby County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 3.45% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.46% of the population.

Shelby County, Iowa Poverty

Shelby County, Iowa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,9699879.00%
Hispanic323123.72%
Multiple15032.00%
Asian3725.41%
Native2114.76%

8.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.95%

Male Poverty Rate

9.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shelby County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shelby County, Iowa is White, with 9.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shelby County, Iowa is Multiple, with 2.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.43%.

Shelby County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.53%
High School7.56%
Some College6.55%
Bachelors or Greater3.44%

Shelby County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed28.36%
Female Unemployed12.37%
Female Employed4.75%
Male Employed3.05%

Shelby County, Iowa Income

Shelby County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,638$71,015
Families$68,300$85,050
Married Families$75,476$
Non Families$29,609$43,009

Shelby County, Iowa Marital Status

Shelby County, Iowa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

56.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Shelby County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

Shelby County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Shelby County, Iowa Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Shelby County, Iowa Veterans

Shelby County, Iowa Veterans by War

908

Number of Veterans

876

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam426
Korea144
First Gulf War108
World War II55
Second Gulf War45

Shelby County, Iowa Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+303
65 to 74272
55 to 64161
35 to 54150
18 to 3422

Shelby County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White89310.14%
2 or More811.94%
Indian631.58%
Hispanic10.45%
Black11.85%

Shelby County, Iowa Veterans by Education

1.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shelby County, Iowa Employment Status

Shelby County, Iowa Employment by Age

66.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Shelby County, Iowa Employment by Race

Shelby County, Iowa Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Shelby County, Iowa

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Harlan51064932-174-3.41%
Elk Horn662637-25-3.78%
Shelby 641626-15-2.34%
Earling437420-17-3.89%
Irwin341330-11-3.23%
Defiance284277-7-2.46%
Panama221216-5-2.26%
Portsmouth195188-7-3.59%
Westphalia127125-2-1.57%
Tennant6866-2-2.94%
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