Shelby County Population 2017

Shelby County's estimated population is 21,717 with a growth rate of -0.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Shelby County is the 56th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201621,717-84-0.39%
201521,801-308-1.39%
201422,109-68-0.31%
201322,177-75-0.34%
201222,252-55-0.25%
201122,307-55-0.25%
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
White21,41198.59%
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

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Population of Cities in Shelby County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Shelbyville46974576-121-2.58%
Lakewood38143869551.44%
Windsor11871153-34-2.86%
Windsor748790425.61%
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