Shelby, Indiana Population 2021

1,135
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Shelby is a city located in Lake County Indiana. Shelby has a 2020 population of 1,135. Shelby is currently growing at a rate of 0.53% annually and its population has increased by 0.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,128 in 2010. Shelby reached it's highest population of 1,135 in 2021.

The average household income in Shelby is $79,203 with a poverty rate of 4.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $161,200. The median age in Shelby is 40.3 years, 40.8 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.

Shelby Demographics

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

  • White: 99.36%
  • Native American: 0.64%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Shelby, Indiana is 1,135 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,117.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,128.

Shelby, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,24799.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.64%
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Shelby Population by Race

Shelby Population Pyramid $2021

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Shelby Median Age

40.3


Total

40.8


Male

34.8


Female

Shelby Adults

There are 924 adults, (239 of whom are seniors) in Shelby.

Shelby Age Dependency

83.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Shelby Sex Ratio

Female

593

47.25%

Male

662

52.75%

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%
Male100%0%
All98.3%1.7%
Married97.4%2.6%

98.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shelby Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4662.6998.3
Married3053.397.4
Non Family1271.06100
Female263.58100
Male82.38100

3.3

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

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Shelby Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade111.22%
9th to 12th Grade566.22%
High School Graduate45750.78%
Some College15417.11%
Associates Degree566.22%
Bachelors Degree11512.78%
Graduate Degree515.67%
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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
White892829166
Native American84

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.94%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.61%.

Shelby Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,685$36,576$42,643
Less Than 9th Grade$36,579$36,579$
High School Graduate$27,321$28,523$26,707
Some College$$$59,167
Bachelors Degree$46,447$46,184$60,556
Graduate Degree$78,077$$

$36,685

Average Earnings

$36,576

Average Male

$42,643

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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4.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.68%

Male Poverty Rate

5.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shelby

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shelby is White, with 4.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shelby is White, with 4.97% 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 5.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.32%.

Shelby Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.45%
Some College8.57%
High School8.10%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

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$56,786$79,203
Families$92,981$96,709
Married Families$93,365-
Non Families$21,719$32,476
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Income by Household Type

Shelby Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

68.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.0%

Male Marriage Rate

68.9%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Shelby Marital Status by Race

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Shelby Marital Status

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114

Number of Veterans

114

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam49
Second Gulf War26
Korea16
World War II
First Gulf War

Shelby Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7445
35 to 5435
75+34
55 to 64
18 to 34

Shelby Veterans by Age

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Shelby Veterans by Race

Shelby Veterans by Education

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14.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shelby Veterans by Education

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63.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

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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78.57%

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 78.57% having been born in Indiana. 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
20211,13560.53%
20201,12960.53%
20191,12360.54%
20181,117-1-0.09%
20171,118-6-0.53%
20161,1240.00%
20151,124-1-0.09%
20141,125-2-0.18%
20131,127-1-0.09%
20121,12870.62%
20111,121-7-0.62%
20101,1280.00%

Shelby Population by Year