Shelbyville, Indiana Population 2024

20,303

Shelbyville is a city located in Shelby County Indiana. Shelbyville has a 2024 population of 20,303. It is also the county seat of Shelby County.Shelbyville is currently growing at a rate of 0.36% annually and its population has increased by 1.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,081 in 2020.

The average household income in Shelbyville is $67,991 with a poverty rate of 18.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Shelbyville is 35.6 years, 34.6 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Shelbyville Demographics

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

  • White: 88.59%
  • Other race: 4.17%
  • Black or African American: 2.73%
  • Two or more races: 2.62%
  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
12.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,631.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.11% (222)
The current population of Shelbyville, Indiana is 20,303 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 20,081.

Shelbyville, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17,43288.59%
Other race8204.17%
Black or African American5372.73%
Two or more races5162.62%
Asian3731.9%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Shelbyville Population by Race

Shelbyville Population Pyramid 2024

Shelbyville Median Age

35.6

Total

34.6

Male

37.7

Female

Shelbyville Adults

There are 14,899 adults, (3,178 of whom are seniors) in Shelbyville.

Shelbyville Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Shelbyville Sex Ratio

Female10,13151.48%
Male9,54748.52%

Shelbyville Population by Age

Shelbyville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,2582.3256.143.9
Married3,5993.1668.731.3
Non Family3,4371.1746.153.9
Female849342.657.4
Male3733.235644
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3.01

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

56.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Shelbyville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Shelbyville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shelbyville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.85%.

Shelbyville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,275

Average Earnings

$47,146

Average Male

$33,038

Average Female

Shelbyville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shelbyville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Shelbyville Language

90.31% of Shelbyville residents speak only English, while 9.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.87% of the population.

Shelbyville Language

Shelbyville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White16,2812,66216.35%
Hispanic1,65758935.55%
Other81539147.98%
Black45426558.37%
Multiple4935911.97%
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18.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.15%

Male Poverty Rate

21.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shelbyville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shelbyville is Black, with 58.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shelbyville is Multiple, with 11.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.18%.

Shelbyville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.26%
Some College14.76%
High School12.41%
Bachelors or Greater9.98%
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Shelbyville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed35%
Female Unemployed10.53%
Female Employed10.44%
Male Employed6.47%
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Shelbyville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shelbyville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Shelbyville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Shelbyville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Shelbyville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Shelbyville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Shelbyville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,093

Number of Veterans

1,041

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

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Shelbyville Veterans by War

count

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Shelbyville Veterans by Age

count

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Shelbyville Veterans by Race

Shelbyville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shelbyville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Shelbyville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Shelbyville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Shelbyville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

75.03%

Born in Shelbyville

93.44%

Native Born

6.56%

Foreign Born

5.05%

Non Citizen

1.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.44% of Shelbyville residents were born in the United States, with 75.03% having been born in Indiana. 5.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Shelbyville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202920,663720.35%
202820,591720.35%
202720,519720.35%
202620,447720.35%
202520,375720.35%
202420,303720.36%
202320,231720.36%
202220,159720.36%
202120,08760.03%
202020,0816393.29%
201919,4421400.73%
201819,3022311.21%
201719,071710.37%
201619,000-7-0.04%
201519,00710.01%
201419,00630.02%
201319,003150.08%
201218,988-20-0.11%
201119,008-22-0.12%
201019,0301,0796.01%
200017,9512,61517.05%
199015,3363472.32%
198014,989-105-0.7%
197015,0947775.43%
196014,3172,58322.01%
195011,7349438.74%
194010,7911731.63%
193010,6189179.45%
19209,7012012.12%
19109,5002,33132.51%
19007,1691,71831.52%
18905,4511,70645.55%
18803,7451,01437.13%
18702,731
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Shelbyville Population by Year