Shelbyville, Illinois Population 2021

4,490
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Shelbyville is a city located in Shelby County Illinois. Shelbyville has a 2020 population of 4,490. It is also the county seat of Shelby County. Shelbyville is currently declining at a rate of -0.69% annually and its population has decreased by -5.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,741 in 2010. Shelbyville reached it's highest population of 4,765 in 2011.

The average household income in Shelbyville is $57,208 with a poverty rate of 12.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $577 per month, and the median house value is $97,400. The median age in Shelbyville is 48.9 years, 48 years for males, and 49.8 years for females.

Shelbyville Demographics

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

  • White: 96.74%
  • Black or African American: 2.87%
  • Native American: 0.37%
  • Two or more races: 0.02%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Shelbyville, Illinois is 4,490 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,583.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,741.

Shelbyville, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,44696.74%
Black or African American1322.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.37%
Two or More Races10.02%
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Shelbyville Population by Race

Shelbyville Population Pyramid $2021

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Shelbyville Median Age

48.9


Total

48


Male

49.8


Female

Shelbyville Adults

There are 3,707 adults, (1,155 of whom are seniors) in Shelbyville.

Shelbyville Age Dependency

80.1

Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Shelbyville Sex Ratio

Female

2,451

53.33%

Male

2,145

46.67%

Shelbyville Population by Age

Shelbyville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shelbyville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.4%7.6%
All74.8%25.2%
Female62.1%37.9%
Non Family58.7%41.3%
Male52.8%47.2%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shelbyville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1072.1374.8
Married9972.7792.4
Non Family8921.1658.7
Female1822.862.1
Male36552.8

2.78

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

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Shelbyville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade461.38%
9th to 12th Grade2667.98%
High School Graduate1,45843.74%
Some College65119.53%
Associates Degree2828.46%
Bachelors Degree36410.92%
Graduate Degree2667.98%
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Shelbyville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shelbyville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,2072,901565
Hispanic595528
Black504837
Native American1717

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 black people with a rate of 74.00%.

Shelbyville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,933$42,803$23,598
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$23,393$39,500$20,724
Some College$36,944$49,792$23,708
Bachelors Degree$42,765$43,258$41,544
Graduate Degree$37,241$$52,973

$30,933

Average Earnings

$42,803

Average Male

$23,598

Average Female

Shelbyville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shelbyville Language by Age

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Shelbyville Language

99.26% of Shelbyville residents speak only English, while 0.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.46% of the population.

Shelbyville Language

Shelbyville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,28355612.98%
Hispanic9044.44%

12.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.91%

Male Poverty Rate

13.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shelbyville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shelbyville is White, with 12.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shelbyville is Hispanic, with 4.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.96%.

Shelbyville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.64%
High School11.80%
Some College4.00%
Bachelors or Greater3.83%

Shelbyville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed82.09%
Female Employed18.88%
Male Employed8.91%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Shelbyville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shelbyville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,593$57,208
Families$62,066$71,516
Married Families$75,194-
Non Families$27,540$37,073
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Income by Household Type

Shelbyville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

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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328

Number of Veterans

317

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam122
Korea35
Second Gulf War35
First Gulf War26
World War II

Shelbyville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64118
65 to 74116
75+71
35 to 5423
18 to 34

Shelbyville Veterans by Age

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Shelbyville Veterans by Race

Shelbyville Veterans by Education

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10.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shelbyville Veterans by Education

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61.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

5.4%

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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89.58%

Born in Shelbyville

99.83%

Native Born

0.17%

Foreign Born

0.17%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.83% of Shelbyville residents were born in the United States, with 89.58% having been born in Illinois. 0.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Shelbyville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,490-31-0.69%
20204,521-31-0.68%
20194,552-31-0.68%
20184,583-20-0.43%
20174,60310.02%
20164,602-27-0.58%
20154,629-71-1.51%
20144,700-14-0.30%
20134,714-28-0.59%
20124,742-23-0.48%
20114,765240.51%
20104,7410.00%

Shelbyville Population by Year