Shelby County, Texas Population 2018

Shelby County, Texas's estimated population is 25,513 with a growth rate of -1.02% 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
201725,6891760.69%
201725,513-264-1.02%
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
White20,214
Black or African American4,904
American Indian and Alaska Native161
Asian140
Some Other Race134
Two or More Races115
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander21

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

Shelby County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,0001,200 Male Population2004006008001,0001,200 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Shelby County, Texas Median Age

37.4


Total

36.4


Male

39


Female

Shelby County, Texas Adults

There are 18,881 adults, (4,228 of whom are seniors) in Shelby County, Texas.

Shelby County, Texas Age Dependency

75.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Shelby County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

12,949

50.41%

Male

12,740

49.59%

Shelby County, Texas Households and Families

Shelby County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Shelby County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All71.4%28.6%
Male67.2%32.8%
Non Family61.4%38.6%
Female52.9%47.1%

71.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shelby County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,2182.7671.4
Married4,5153.3883.8
Non Family2,8491.0861.4
Female1,3903.7252.9
Male4644.2367.2

3.43

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

2.5%

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 Grade1,5479.43%
9th to 12th Grade2,46515.03%
High School Graduate5,57934.02%
Some College3,44721.02%
Associates Degree8595.24%
Bachelors Degree1,75410.70%
Graduate Degree7474.56%

Shelby County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,4199,3472,122
Black2,7122,085193
Hispanic2,176904186
Native American9440
Other Race7820
Asian4812
Multiple Races3021

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 81.85%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.58%.

Shelby County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,547$36,563$23,254
Less Than High School$23,383$25,255$12,687
High School Grad$25,000$36,287$17,833
Some College$35,288$46,364$24,364
Bachelors Degree$41,636$51,563$41,435
Graduate Degree$55,050$$53,359

$30,547

Average Earnings

$36,563

Average Male

$23,254

Average Female

Shelby County, Texas Language

Shelby County, Texas Language by Age

Shelby County, Texas Language

82.75% of Shelby County, Texas residents speak only English, while 17.25% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.61% of the population.

Shelby County, Texas Poverty

Shelby County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,7372,60816.57%
Black4,8331,67434.64%
Hispanic4,5701,59234.84%
Other1283225.00%
Islander2121100.00%
Multiple1151613.91%
Asian14085.71%

23.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.45%

Male Poverty Rate

23.65%

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 Asian, with 5.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.29%.

Shelby County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.51%
High School16.81%
Some College14.55%
Bachelors or Greater4.89%

Shelby County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed15.84%
Male Unemployed15.16%
Male Employed13.35%
Female Employed12.01%

Shelby County, Texas Income

Shelby County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,121$54,382
Families$47,094$63,926
Married Families$57,753$
Non Families$20,676$30,301

Shelby County, Texas Marital Status

Shelby County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Shelby County, Texas Marital Status by Race


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

Shelby County, Texas Veterans

Shelby County, Texas Veterans by War

1,332

Number of Veterans

1,279

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam612
Korea191
First Gulf War149
Second Gulf War105
World War II41

Shelby County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74459
75+421
55 to 64182
35 to 54174
18 to 3496

Shelby County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2358.23%
Black852.37%
Hispanic190.71%
Indian1211.11%

Shelby County, Texas Veterans by Education

7.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shelby County, Texas Employment Status

Shelby County, Texas Employment by Age

51.8%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

7.4%

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