Shelby, Alabama Population 2020

1,305

Shelby is a city located in Alabama. Shelby has a 2020 population of 1,305. Shelby is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 25.00% 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 $55,672 with a poverty rate of 45.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $101,600. The median age in Shelby is 36.6 years, 20.8 years for males, and 38.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.6 males.

Shelby Demographics

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

  • White: 64.90%
  • Black or African American: 31.80%
  • Native American: 2.38%
  • Asian: 0.92%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Shelby, Alabama is 1,305, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White84764.90%
Black or African American41531.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native312.38%
Asian120.92%

Shelby Population Pyramid 2020

Shelby Median Age

36.6


Total

20.8


Male

38.9


Female

Shelby Adults

There are 870 adults, (196 of whom are seniors) in Shelby.

Shelby Age Dependency

93.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

64.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Shelby Sex Ratio

Female

703

53.87%

Male

602

46.13%

Shelby Households and Families

Shelby Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Shelby Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family100%0%
Male100%0%
Married100%0%
All92.5%7.5%
Female60%40%

92.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3743.4992.5
Married1433.24100
Non Family1170100
Female708.8460
Male442.39100

4.18

Average Family Size

3.49

Average Household Size

0%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Shelby Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade415.21%
9th to 12th Grade587.37%
High School Graduate33442.44%
Some College25732.66%
Associates Degree719.02%
Bachelors Degree263.30%
Graduate Degree0.00%

Shelby Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White61851914
Black126126
Native American3131
Asian121212

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,014$60,568$33,203
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$41,587$41,923$34,659
Some College$28,750$$27,059
Bachelors Degree$65,833$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$41,014

Average Earnings

$60,568

Average Male

$33,203

Average Female

Shelby Language

Shelby Language by Age

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 Poverty

Shelby Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black41533881.45%
White84726130.81%
Hispanic8888100.00%

45.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

44.19%

Male Poverty Rate

47.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shelby

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shelby is White, with 30.81% 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 41.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 63.45%.

Name Poverty
High School54.19%
Less Than High School34.34%
Some College7.62%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed14.34%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed12.81%

Shelby Income

Shelby Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households-$55,672
Families$65,865$63,161
Married Families$111,250-
Non Families$16,940$30,728

Shelby Marital Status

Shelby Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

33.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Shelby Married by Age and Sex

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

Shelby Veterans

32

Number of Veterans

32

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam12
Second Gulf War9
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War

$Shelby Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shelby Employment Status

53.2%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Shelby Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

76.40%

Born in Alabama

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Shelby residents were born in the United States, with 76.40% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,3050.00%
20191,3050.00%
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%