Shelbyville, Illinois Population 2022

4,668
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Shelbyville is a city located in Shelby County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Shelby County. With a 2020 population of 4,668, it is the 350th largest city in Illinois and the 6902nd largest city in the United States. Shelbyville is currently declining at a rate of -0.06% annually and its population has decreased by -0.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,674 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Shelbyville has a population density of 1,145 people per square mile.

The average household income in Shelbyville is $50,947 with a poverty rate of 13.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $687 per month, and the median house value is $86,500. The median age in Shelbyville is 45.7 years, 37.9 years for males, and 49.7 years for females.

Shelbyville Demographics

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

  • White: 95.88%
  • Black or African American: 2.83%
  • Two or more races: 1.00%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Shelbyville, Illinois is 4,668 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,674.

Shelbyville, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Shelbyville Population by Race

Shelbyville Population Pyramid 2022

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Shelbyville Median Age

46.5


Total

39.5


Male

48.5


Female

Shelbyville Adults

There are 3,456 adults, (988 of whom are seniors) in Shelbyville.

Shelbyville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

40

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Shelbyville Sex Ratio

Female

2,298

54.74%

Male

1,900

45.26%

Shelbyville Population by Age

Shelbyville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shelbyville Household Types

67.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shelbyville Households and Families

2.97

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

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Shelbyville Households by Type

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Shelbyville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shelbyville Educational Attainment by Race

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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 black people with a rate of 88.37%.

Shelbyville Educational Attainment by Race

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$33,386

Average Earnings

$42,105

Average Male

$27,336

Average Female

Shelbyville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shelbyville Language by Age

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Shelbyville Language

98.27% of Shelbyville residents speak only English, while 1.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Shelbyville Language

Shelbyville Poverty by Race

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13.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.08%

Male Poverty Rate

12.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shelbyville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shelbyville is White, with 13.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shelbyville is Hispanic, with 8.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.60%.

Shelbyville Poverty

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Shelbyville Poverty Rate by Education

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Shelbyville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shelbyville Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Shelbyville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Shelbyville Married by Age and Sex

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Shelbyville 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 35-44.

Shelbyville Marital Status by Race

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Shelbyville Marital Status

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266

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Shelbyville Veterans by War

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Shelbyville Veterans by Age

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Shelbyville Veterans by Race

Shelbyville Veterans by Education

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13.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shelbyville Veterans by Education

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61.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Shelbyville Employment by Age

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Shelbyville Employment by Race

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Shelbyville 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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89.26%

Born in Shelbyville

99.62%

Native Born

0.38%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.62% of Shelbyville residents were born in the United States, with 89.26% having been born in Illinois. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Shelbyville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Shelbyville Population by Year