Shelby County, Alabama Population 2022

Shelby County, Alabama's estimated population is with a growth rate of 1.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Shelby County, Alabama is the 7th largest county in Alabama. The 2010 population was and has seen a growth of 17.19% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Shelby County, Alabama Population 2022

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Shelby County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

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Shelby County, Alabama Population by Race

Shelby County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2022

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Shelby County, Alabama Median Age

39.5


Total

38.5


Male

40.4


Female

Shelby County, Alabama Adults

There are 165,616 adults, (33,229 of whom are seniors) in Shelby County, Alabama.

Shelby County, Alabama Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Shelby County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

111,753

51.65%

Male

104,597

48.35%

Shelby County, Alabama Population by Age

Shelby County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shelby County, Alabama Household Types

80.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shelby County, Alabama Households and Families

3.18

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Shelby County, Alabama Households by Type

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Shelby County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shelby County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Shelby County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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$50,805

Average Earnings

$62,471

Average Male

$40,293

Average Female

Shelby County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shelby County, Alabama Language by Age

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Shelby County, Alabama Language

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.

Shelby County, Alabama Language

Shelby County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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6.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.07%

Male Poverty Rate

7.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shelby County, Alabama

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%.

Shelby County, Alabama Poverty

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Shelby County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Shelby County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shelby County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Shelby County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Shelby County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Shelby County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Shelby County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Shelby County, Alabama Marital Status

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12,536

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Shelby County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Shelby County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Shelby County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Shelby County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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3.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shelby County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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65.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Shelby County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Shelby County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Shelby County, Alabama 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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64.36%

Born in Shelby County, Alabama

95.01%

Native Born

4.99%

Foreign Born

2.71%

Non Citizen

2.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Shelby County, Alabama Place of Birth

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