Shelby, Michigan Population 2022

1,944
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Shelby is a city located in Oceana County Michigan. Shelby has a 2020 population of 1,944. Shelby is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -1.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,964 in 2010.

The average household income in Shelby is $49,534 with a poverty rate of 15.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $763 per month, and the median house value is $95,000. The median age in Shelby is 30.3 years, 32.5 years for males, and 27.5 years for females.

Shelby Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Shelbywas:

  • White: 82.78%
  • Two or more races: 7.48%
  • Other race: 5.53%
  • Black or African American: 2.14%
  • Native American: 1.99%
  • Asian: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Shelby, Michigan is 1,944 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,964.

Shelby, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,12582.78%
Black or African American552.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native511.99%
Asian20.08%
Some Other Race1425.53%
Two or More Races1927.48%
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Shelby Population by Race

Shelby Population Pyramid 2022

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Shelby Median Age

27.9


Total

33.2


Male

27.2


Female

Shelby Adults

There are 1,670 adults, (240 of whom are seniors) in Shelby.

Shelby Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

16.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Shelby Sex Ratio

Female

1,434

55.86%

Male

1,133

44.14%

Shelby Population by Age

Shelby Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shelby Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married70.4%29.6%
All61.9%38.1%
Female52.5%47.5%
Non Family44.6%55.4%

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shelby Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8033.1761.9
Married3793.7770.4
Male515.51100
Female1603.852.5
Non Family2131.0844.6

3.7

Average Family Size

3.17

Average Household Size

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Shelby Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade21815.31%
9th to 12th Grade1017.09%
High School Graduate54538.27%
Some College34324.09%
Associates Degree563.93%
Bachelors Degree1228.57%
Graduate Degree392.74%
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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
White743672133
2+ Races86868
Other Race7666
Native American51413
Hispanic61537721
Asian22
Black2919

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.90%.

Shelby Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,417$34,630$28,056
Less Than 9th Grade$28,214$32,607$
High School Graduate$32,966$35,662$22,083
Some College$34,583$36,488$31,824
Bachelors Degree$27,143$40,625$24,219
Graduate Degree$98,500$110,455$83,750

$32,417

Average Earnings

$34,630

Average Male

$28,056

Average Female

Shelby Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shelby Language by Age

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Shelby Language

59.62% of Shelby residents speak only English, while 40.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 39.86% of the population.

Shelby Language

Shelby Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5555100.00%
White1,04916315.54%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic1,40018313.07%
Multiple19052.63%

15.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.68%

Male Poverty Rate

16.91%

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 Multiple, with 2.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.04%.

Shelby Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.63%
High School15.23%
Some College2.26%
Bachelors or Greater11.80%

Shelby Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.85%
Male Unemployed69.23%
Female Employed9.83%
Female Unemployed15.15%

Shelby Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shelby Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,311$57,480
Families$56,071$63,392
Married Families$62,656-
Non Families$24,250$28,075
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Income by Household Type

Shelby Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.6%

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 35-44, 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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60

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War13
First Gulf War13
Vietnam25
Korea4
World War II

Shelby Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5413
55 to 64
65 to 7428
75+19

Shelby Veterans by Age

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Shelby Veterans by Race

Shelby Veterans by Education

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11.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shelby Veterans by Education

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67.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

4%

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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69.96%

Born in Shelby

83.40%

Native Born

16.60%

Foreign Born

12.78%

Non Citizen

3.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.40% of Shelby residents were born in the United States, with 69.96% having been born in Michigan. 12.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Shelby Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,0650.00%
20112,055-10-0.48%
20122,045-10-0.49%
20132,035-10-0.49%
20142,025-10-0.49%
20152,015-10-0.49%
20162,005-10-0.50%
20171,995-10-0.50%
20181,985-10-0.50%
20191,975-10-0.50%
20201,964-11-0.56%
20211,954-10-0.51%
20221,944-10-0.51%

Shelby Population by Year