Shelby, Michigan Population 2020

2,046
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Shelby is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 2,046, it is the 249th largest city in Michigan and the 7517th largest city in the United States. Shelby is currently growing at a rate of 0.29% annually but its population has decreased by -0.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,065 in 2010. Shelby reached it's highest population of 2,051 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Shelby has a population density of 1,246 people per square mile.

The average household income in Shelby is $52,677 with a poverty rate of 21.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $687 per month, and the median house value is $87,800. The median age in Shelby is 32 years, 35.5 years for males, and 29.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.2 males.

Shelby Demographics

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

  • White: 91.62%
  • Other race: 3.24%
  • Two or more races: 2.75%
  • Native American: 1.26%
  • Black or African American: 0.77%
  • Asian: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Shelby, Michigan is 2,046, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,034.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,065.

Shelby, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,03491.62%
Some Other Race723.24%
Two or More Races612.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native281.26%
Black or African American170.77%
Asian80.36%
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Shelby Population Pyramid 2020

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Shelby Median Age

32


Total

35.5


Male

29.9


Female

Shelby Adults

There are 1,511 adults, (247 of whom are seniors) in Shelby.

Shelby Age Dependency

75.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Shelby Sex Ratio

Female

1,212

54.59%

Male

1,008

45.41%

Shelby Households and Families

Shelby Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shelby Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65.1%34.9%
Male64.7%35.3%
All56.5%43.5%
Non Family46.7%53.3%
Female41.9%58.1%

56.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7712.8856.5
Married4073.5665.1
Non Family2251.1846.7
Female1053.6541.9
Male343.5964.7

3.52

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Shelby Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade19414.76%
9th to 12th Grade1289.74%
High School Graduate43633.18%
Some College29222.22%
Associates Degree816.16%
Bachelors Degree1289.74%
Graduate Degree554.19%
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Shelby Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White817716149
Hispanic45923820
Other Race3185
Native American28288
Multiple Races22225
Black83
Asian666

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,680$29,094$18,021
Less Than High School$20,870$28,438$10,724
High School Grad$25,595$30,179$17,688
Some College$25,579$26,940$21,705
Bachelors Degree$36,154$37,143$33,750
Graduate Degree$80,000$$

$25,680

Average Earnings

$29,094

Average Male

$18,021

Average Female

Shelby Language

Shelby Language by Age

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Shelby Language

59.61% of Shelby residents speak only English, while 40.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 39.22% of the population.

Shelby Poverty

Shelby Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,20529524.48%
Hispanic95415616.35%
Other724765.28%
Multiple582441.38%
Black1717100.00%
Native28932.14%

21.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.20%

Male Poverty Rate

23.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shelby

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shelby is Hispanic, with 16.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.27%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.43%
High School22.48%
Bachelors or Greater8.20%
Some College4.56%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed86.49%
Female Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed17.44%
Male Employed5.79%

Shelby Income

Shelby Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,935$52,677
Families$49,342$61,824
Married Families$55,893-
Non Families$21,573$27,234
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Shelby Marital Status

Shelby Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

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 Veterans

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67

Number of Veterans

61

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam32
Second Gulf War7
Korea6
First Gulf War4
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7432
75+22
55 to 646
35 to 544
18 to 343
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Name Veterans % of Total
White644.52%
Hispanic30.55%
2 or More313.64%

Shelby Veterans by Education

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4.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shelby Employment Status

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64.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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70.59%

Born in Michigan

85.32%

Native Born

14.68%

Foreign Born

11.44%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

85.32% of Shelby residents were born in the United States, with 70.59% having been born in Michigan. 11.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,04660.29%
20192,04060.29%
20182,034100.49%
20172,02460.30%
20162,018-5-0.25%
20152,023-4-0.20%
20142,027-9-0.44%
20132,036-2-0.10%
20122,038-11-0.54%
20112,049-2-0.10%
20102,0510.00%