Shelby County, Alabama's estimated population is 224,059 with a growth rate of 0.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Shelby County, Alabama is the 6th largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 196,032 and has seen a growth of 14.30% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.74%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 67.86%.
92.46% of Shelby County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 7.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.69% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Shelby County, Alabama is Hispanic, with 15.15% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Shelby County, Alabama is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.95%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Shelby County, Alabama
95.01% of Shelby County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 64.36% having been born in Alabama. 2.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.