Shelby County, Illinois Population 2018

Shelby County, Illinois's estimated population is 21,719 with a growth rate of -1.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Shelby County, Illinois is the 55th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201721,719-292-1.33%
201622,0112841.31%
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, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White21,656
Black or African American143
Two or More Races80
Asian77
American Indian and Alaska Native43
Some Other Race12

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Shelby County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Shelby County, Illinois Median Age

44.4


Total

42.8


Male

46.6


Female

Shelby County, Illinois Adults

There are 17,235 adults, (4,490 of which are seniors) in Shelby County, Illinois.

Shelby County, Illinois Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Shelby County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

11,081

50.34%

Male

10,930

49.66%

Shelby County, Illinois Households and Families

Shelby County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Shelby County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
All80.4%19.6%
Female73%27%
Male71.4%28.6%
Non Family65.5%34.5%

80.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shelby County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,2132.3780.4
Married5,2422.8490.1
Non Family2,7891.1865.5
Female7733.0473
Male4093.0671.4

2.82

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Shelby County, Illinois Households

Shelby County, Illinois Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4032.58%
9th to 12th Grade8055.15%
High School Graduate7,33846.98%
Some College3,10319.87%
Associates Degree1,59810.23%
Bachelors Degree1,68210.77%
Graduate Degree6914.42%

Shelby County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,30914,1242,295
Hispanic12211018
Black635442
Multiple Races53513
Native American4343
Asian303015
Other Race121212

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 100.00%.

Shelby County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,795$41,912$23,290
Less Than High School$38,438$39,750$
High School Grad$29,945$38,429$18,630
Some College$31,389$43,008$25,133
Bachelors Degree$46,929$52,978$41,389
Graduate Degree$48,256$42,449$50,257

$33,795

Average Earnings

$41,912

Average Male

$23,290

Average Female

Shelby County, Illinois Language

Shelby County, Illinois Language by Age

Shelby County, Illinois Language

98.80% of Shelby County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.20% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.71% of the population.

Shelby County, Illinois Poverty

Shelby County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,2422,69812.70%
Hispanic1996432.16%
Multiple793544.30%
Native431125.58%
Black11521.74%

12.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.49%

Male Poverty Rate

13.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shelby County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shelby County, Illinois is Multiple, with 44.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shelby County, Illinois is Black, with 1.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.43%.

Shelby County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.31%
High School10.37%
Some College8.22%
Bachelors or Greater3.44%

Shelby County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed46.09%
Female Unemployed31.34%
Female Employed9.50%
Male Employed5.95%

Shelby County, Illinois Income

Shelby County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,572$56,749
Families$58,250$65,634
Married Families$65,911$
Non Families$26,125$33,790

Shelby County, Illinois Marital Status

Shelby County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.7%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Shelby County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Shelby County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Shelby County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Shelby County, Illinois Veterans

Shelby County, Illinois Veterans by War

1,980

Number of Veterans

1,888

Male Veterans

92

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam724
First Gulf War309
Korea227
World War II178
Second Gulf War171

Shelby County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74546
75+505
35 to 54434
55 to 64367
18 to 34128

Shelby County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,97711.62%
Hispanic53.60%
2 or More34.69%

Shelby County, Illinois Veterans by Education

8.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shelby County, Illinois Employment Status

Shelby County, Illinois Employment by Age

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Shelby County, Illinois Employment by Race

Shelby County, Illinois Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Shelby County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Pana 58615565-296-5.05%
Shelbyville46974576-121-2.58%
Moweaqua 18311738-93-5.08%
Windsor11871153-34-2.86%
Stewardson734721-13-1.77%
Findlay683649-34-4.98%
Tower Hill611586-25-4.09%
Cowden615578-37-6.02%
Strasburg467445-22-4.71%
Herrick436424-12-2.75%
Sigel373361-12-3.22%
Oconee180175-5-2.78%
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