Shelby County Population 2018

Shelby County's estimated population is 21,719 with a growth rate of -0.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Shelby County is the 55th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201721,719-8-0.04%
201621,727-102-0.47%
201521,829-282-1.28%
201422,111-32-0.14%
201322,143-67-0.30%
201222,210-72-0.32%
201122,282-80-0.36%
201022,3621010.45%
199022,261-1,662-6.95%
198023,9231,3345.91%
197022,589-815-3.48%
196023,404-1,030-4.22%
195024,434-1,856-7.06%
194026,2908193.22%
193025,471-4,130-13.95%
192029,601-2,092-6.60%
191031,693-433-1.35%
190032,1269353.00%
189031,1919213.04%
188030,2704,79418.82%
187025,47610,86374.34%
186014,6136,80687.18%
18507,8071,14817.24%
18406,6593,687124.06%
18302,9720.00%

Shelby County Population Growth

Population Data via

Shelby County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White21,41198.58%
Two or More Races1750.81%
Asian800.37%
Black or African American790.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native480.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.04%

Shelby County Population Pyramid

0k0k0k1k1k Male Population0k0k0k1k1k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
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