Shelbyville, Indiana Population 2021

19,663
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Shelbyville is a city located in Shelby County Indiana. It is also the county seat of Shelby County. With a 2020 population of 19,663, it is the 48th largest city in Indiana and the 1889th largest city in the United States . Shelbyville is currently growing at a rate of 0.66% annually and its population has increased by 2.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,191 in 2010. Shelbyville reached it's highest population of 19,663 in 2021. Spanning over 13 miles, Shelbyville has a population density of 1,580 people per square mile.

The average household income in Shelbyville is $62,158 with a poverty rate of 16.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $795 per month, and the median house value is $102,100. The median age in Shelbyville is 36.2 years, 35.2 years for males, and 37.1 years for females.

Shelbyville Demographics

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

  • White: 91.53%
  • Other race: 3.74%
  • Black or African American: 2.17%
  • Asian: 1.32%
  • Two or more races: 1.04%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Shelbyville, Indiana is 19,663 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,279.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,191.

Shelbyville, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,34591.53%
Some Other Race7093.74%
Black or African American4112.17%
Asian2501.32%
Two or More Races1981.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native380.20%
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Shelbyville Population by Race

Shelbyville Population Pyramid $2021

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Shelbyville Median Age

36.2


Total

35.2


Male

37.1


Female

Shelbyville Adults

There are 14,199 adults, (2,891 of whom are seniors) in Shelbyville.

Shelbyville Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Shelbyville Sex Ratio

Female

10,108

53.34%

Male

8,843

46.66%

Shelbyville Population by Age

Shelbyville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shelbyville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.2%26.8%
Male71.8%28.2%
All58.7%41.3%
Female50.9%49.1%
Non Family44.4%55.6%

58.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shelbyville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,7522.3858.7
Married3,1893.0973.2
Non Family3,0671.2744.4
Female1,0323.1850.9
Male4642.9971.8

2.98

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Shelbyville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7455.75%
9th to 12th Grade1,35210.44%
High School Graduate5,65643.67%
Some College2,36518.26%
Associates Degree7475.77%
Bachelors Degree1,2949.99%
Graduate Degree7926.12%
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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
White11,6059,9131,789
Hispanic80044897
Other Race36220734
Black25421413
Asian235222166
Native American383821
2+ Races2020

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 70.64%.

Shelbyville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,068$42,370$31,052
Less Than 9th Grade$26,662$30,110$26,193
High School Graduate$32,507$40,600$24,329
Some College$36,662$47,609$31,061
Bachelors Degree$49,009$55,767$47,130
Graduate Degree$62,909$64,194$55,417

$36,068

Average Earnings

$42,370

Average Male

$31,052

Average Female

Shelbyville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shelbyville Language by Age

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Shelbyville Language

91.75% of Shelbyville residents speak only English, while 8.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.90% of the population.

Shelbyville Language

Shelbyville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,9042,43015.28%
Hispanic1,55751132.82%
Other67022132.99%
Black3336619.82%
Multiple1982613.13%
Native38923.68%

16.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.20%

Male Poverty Rate

19.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shelbyville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shelbyville is Other, with 32.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shelbyville is Multiple, with 13.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.96%.

Shelbyville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.36%
High School14.99%
Some College8.02%
Bachelors or Greater2.75%

Shelbyville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed68.27%
Male Unemployed35.90%
Female Employed8.65%
Male Employed5.80%

Shelbyville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shelbyville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,901$62,158
Families$62,423$75,007
Married Families$72,580-
Non Families$32,122$38,550
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Income by Household Type

Shelbyville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

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

Shelbyville Marital Status by Race

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Shelbyville Marital Status

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1,031

Number of Veterans

957

Male Veterans

74

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam398
Second Gulf War209
First Gulf War154
Korea40
World War II12

Shelbyville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54294
55 to 64288
65 to 74210
75+162
18 to 3477

Shelbyville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9677.36%
Black6422.30%
Hispanic343.63%

Shelbyville Veterans by Race

Shelbyville Veterans by Education

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4.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shelbyville Veterans by Education

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64.8%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

4.3%

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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77.61%

Born in Shelbyville

95.13%

Native Born

4.87%

Foreign Born

4.11%

Non Citizen

0.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.13% of Shelbyville residents were born in the United States, with 77.61% having been born in Indiana. 4.11% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202119,6631280.66%
202019,5351280.66%
201919,4071280.66%
201819,2792281.20%
201719,051720.38%
201618,979-10-0.05%
201518,98920.01%
201418,98730.02%
201318,984140.07%
201218,970-23-0.12%
201118,993-21-0.11%
201019,0141,0630.58%
200017,9512,6151.59%
199015,3363470.23%
198014,989-105-0.07%
197015,0947770.53%
196014,3172,5832.01%
195011,7349430.84%
194010,7911730.16%
193010,6189170.91%
19209,7012010.21%
19109,5002,3312.86%
19007,1691,7182.78%
18905,4511,7063.83%
18803,7451,0143.21%
18702,7310.00%

Shelbyville Population by Year