Shelby, Alabama Population 2021

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Shelby is a city located in Shelby County Alabama. Shelby has a 2020 population of 885. Shelby is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -15.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,044 in 2010. Shelby reached it's highest population of 1,592 in 2011.

The average household income in Shelby is $67,314 with a poverty rate of 9.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $96,000. The median age in Shelby is 44.2 years, 37.2 years for males, and 44.6 years for females.

Shelby Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Shelby was:

  • White: 79.10%
  • Black or African American: 15.59%
  • Native American: 3.62%
  • Asian: 1.69%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Shelby, Alabama is 885 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,305.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,044.

Shelby, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White70079.10%
Black or African American13815.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native323.62%
Asian151.69%
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Shelby Population by Race

Shelby Population Pyramid $2021

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Shelby Median Age

44.2


Total

37.2


Male

44.6


Female

Shelby Adults

There are 733 adults, (95 of whom are seniors) in Shelby.

Shelby Age Dependency

38.7

Age Dependency Ratio

14.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Shelby Sex Ratio

Female

456

51.53%

Male

429

48.47%

Shelby Population by Age

Shelby Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shelby Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family100%0%
Female100%0%
Married100%0%
All100%0%
Male0%0%

100.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shelby Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3202.77100
Married1853.31100
Non Family960100
Female394.51100
Male00

3.24

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Shelby Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade81.17%
9th to 12th Grade324.70%
High School Graduate24736.27%
Some College27540.38%
Associates Degree7711.31%
Bachelors Degree334.85%
Graduate Degree91.32%
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Shelby Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shelby Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White49645627
Black138138
Native American3232
Asian151515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Shelby Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,563$63,913$32,159
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$44,276$48,333$33,750
Some College$32,212$79,091$27,169
Bachelors Degree$68,250$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$43,563

Average Earnings

$63,913

Average Male

$32,159

Average Female

Shelby Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shelby Language by Age

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Shelby Language

100.00% of Shelby residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Shelby Language

Shelby Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1385338.41%
White700304.29%

9.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.99%

Male Poverty Rate

11.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shelby

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shelby is Black, with 38.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shelby is White, with 4.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.54%.

Shelby Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School21.46%
Some College8.52%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Shelby Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Shelby Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shelby Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$72,891$67,314
Families$79,318$77,498
Married Families$85,938-
Non Families-$34,408
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Income by Household Type

Shelby Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Shelby Married by Age and Sex

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Shelby Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Shelby Marital Status by Race

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Shelby Marital Status

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55

Number of Veterans

55

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam21
Second Gulf War11
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War

Shelby Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7421
75+12
35 to 5411
18 to 3411
55 to 64

Shelby Veterans by Age

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Shelby Veterans by Race

Shelby Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

60.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shelby Veterans by Education

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62.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Shelby Employment by Age

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Shelby Employment by Race

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Shelby Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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88.47%

Born in Shelby

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Shelby residents were born in the United States, with 88.47% having been born in Alabama. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Shelby Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218850.00%
20208850.00%
2019885-420-32.18%
20181,305-108-7.64%
20171,413392.84%
20161,374100.73%
20151,364-53-3.74%
20141,417634.65%
20131,354372.81%
20121,317-275-17.27%
20111,59254852.49%
20101,0440.00%

Shelby Population by Year