Shelby County, Texas Population 2018

Shelby County, Texas's estimated population is 25,513 with a growth rate of -0.75% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Shelby County, Texas is the 102nd largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201725,513-192-0.75%
201625,705-72-0.28%
201625,7772741.07%
201525,503-164-0.64%
201425,667-317-1.22%
201325,984-75-0.29%
201226,0593291.28%
201125,7302731.07%
201025,4573,42315.54%
199022,034-1,050-4.55%
198023,0843,41217.34%
197019,672-807-3.94%
196020,479-3,000-12.78%
195023,479-5,756-19.69%
194029,2356082.12%
193028,6271,1634.23%
192027,4641,0413.94%
191026,4235,97129.20%
190020,4526,08742.37%
189014,3654,84250.85%
18809,5233,79166.14%
18705,7323706.90%
18605,3621,12326.49%
18504,2390.00%

Shelby County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White20,426
Black or African American4,590
Asian353
Two or More Races152
Some Other Race117
American Indian and Alaska Native38
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander29

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

Shelby County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Shelby County, Texas Median Age

37.1


Total

36.3


Male

38.4


Female

Shelby County, Texas Adults

There are 18,790 adults, (4,087 of which are seniors) in Shelby County, Texas.

Shelby County, Texas Age Dependency

75

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Shelby County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

13,091

50.93%

Male

12,614

49.07%

Shelby County, Texas Households and Families

Shelby County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Shelby County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All71.2%28.8%
Male68.8%31.2%
Non Family56.9%43.1%
Female56.6%43.4%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shelby County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,1202.871.2
Married4,3343.4786.3
Non Family2,9641.1556.9
Female1,4923.8156.6
Male3304.1168.8

3.49

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Shelby County, Texas Households

Shelby County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5969.74%
9th to 12th Grade2,44414.91%
High School Graduate5,84435.65%
Some College3,30820.18%
Associates Degree6934.23%
Bachelors Degree1,65310.08%
Graduate Degree8555.22%

Shelby County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,4469,2892,202
Black2,7002,037140
Hispanic2,154963166
Other Race8019
Asian5324
Multiple Races4638
Native American1515

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 19.24%.

Shelby County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,222$35,696$22,004
Less Than High School$21,328$24,095$11,128
High School Grad$25,297$35,628$19,276
Some College$30,331$50,413$21,312
Bachelors Degree$42,230$52,273$41,903
Graduate Degree$56,350$63,913$52,128

$28,222

Average Earnings

$35,696

Average Male

$22,004

Average Female

Shelby County, Texas Language

Shelby County, Texas Language by Age

Shelby County, Texas Language

82.32% of Shelby County, Texas residents speak only English, while 17.68% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.09% of the population.

Shelby County, Texas Poverty

Shelby County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,8902,45715.46%
Black4,4611,65036.99%
Hispanic4,5201,58335.02%
Asian35310630.03%
Other1173227.35%
Islander2929100.00%
Multiple1522415.79%

22.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.94%

Male Poverty Rate

22.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shelby County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shelby County, Texas is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shelby County, Texas is White, with 15.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.57%.

Shelby County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.61%
High School16.10%
Some College13.67%
Bachelors or Greater5.34%

Shelby County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed25.67%
Female Unemployed15.11%
Male Employed12.74%
Female Employed11.25%

Shelby County, Texas Income

Shelby County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,312$52,839
Families$45,184$61,411
Married Families$55,907$
Non Families$20,425$30,967

Shelby County, Texas Marital Status

Shelby County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Shelby County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Shelby County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Shelby County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Shelby County, Texas Veterans

Shelby County, Texas Veterans by War

1,528

Number of Veterans

1,448

Male Veterans

80

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam622
Second Gulf War234
Korea172
First Gulf War131
World War II66

Shelby County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74498
75+400
55 to 64231
18 to 34219
35 to 54180

Shelby County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4169.35%
Black1093.27%
Hispanic130.49%
Indian313.64%

Shelby County, Texas Veterans by Education

7.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shelby County, Texas Employment Status

Shelby County, Texas Employment by Age

53.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.4%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Shelby County, Texas Employment by Race

Shelby County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Shelby County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Center53405401611.14%
Tenaha1157116140.35%
Timpson1155115720.17%
Joaquin82282200.00%
Huxley37537830.80%
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