Shelby County, Indiana Population 2020

Shelby County, Indiana's estimated population is 44,404 with a growth rate of 0.33% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Shelby County, Indiana is the 33rd largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201844,5931890.43%
201744,4041450.33%
201644,259-105-0.24%
201544,364-10-0.02%
201444,374230.05%
201344,351800.18%
201244,271-19-0.04%
201144,290-25-0.06%
201044,3154,0089.94%
199040,3074201.05%
198039,8872,0905.53%
197037,7973,70410.86%
196034,0936,06721.65%
195028,0262,0737.99%
194025,953-599-2.26%
193026,5525702.19%
192025,982-820-3.06%
191026,8023111.17%
190026,4911,0374.07%
189025,4541970.78%
188025,2573,36515.37%
187021,8922,32311.87%
186019,5694,06726.24%
185015,5023,49729.13%
184012,0055,71090.71%
18306,2950.00%

How Many People Live in Shelby County, Indiana?

44,404

Shelby County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,89594.36%
Some Other Race1,0302.32%
Two or More Races6461.45%
Black or African American4811.08%
Asian2900.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native570.13%

Shelby County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2020

Shelby County, Indiana Median Age

41


Total

40.1


Male

42.2


Female

Shelby County, Indiana Adults

There are 34,229 adults, (7,212 of whom are seniors) in Shelby County, Indiana.

Shelby County, Indiana Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Shelby County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

22,458

50.58%

Male

21,941

49.42%

Shelby County, Indiana Households and Families

Shelby County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Shelby County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All73.3%26.7%
Male68.1%31.9%
Non Family60.7%39.3%
Female50.3%49.7%

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,7252.4673.3
Married9,2683.0585.9
Non Family5,8041.2360.7
Female1,6973.1950.3
Male9562.9768.1

2.97

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

8.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Shelby County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9763.17%
9th to 12th Grade2,7038.79%
High School Graduate13,11842.67%
Some College5,50517.91%
Associates Degree2,4668.02%
Bachelors Degree3,92312.76%
Graduate Degree2,0546.68%

Shelby County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,91225,7685,501
Hispanic907506121
Other Race46227966
Black34826457
Multiple Races26123773
Asian245219161
Native American575741

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 native american people with a rate of 71.93%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,794$45,534$30,128
Less Than High School$25,967$26,919$25,105
High School Grad$33,948$41,413$23,849
Some College$38,621$50,344$29,587
Bachelors Degree$48,131$64,104$41,914
Graduate Degree$64,810$78,684$59,259

$38,794

Average Earnings

$45,534

Average Male

$30,128

Average Female

Shelby County, Indiana Language

Shelby County, Indiana Language by Age

Shelby County, Indiana Language

95.91% of Shelby County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 4.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.08% of the population.

Shelby County, Indiana Poverty

Shelby County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40,2534,25010.56%
Hispanic1,77650028.15%
Other1,00027027.00%
Black3937819.85%
Multiple646355.42%
Native572849.12%

11.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.26%

Male Poverty Rate

13.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shelby County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shelby County, Indiana is Native, with 49.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shelby County, Indiana is Multiple, with 5.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.58%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.73%
High School10.33%
Some College6.36%
Bachelors or Greater2.38%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.67%
Male Unemployed25.64%
Female Employed6.32%
Male Employed4.10%

Shelby County, Indiana Income

Shelby County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,214$70,571
Families$71,673$83,456
Married Families$82,591$93,901
Non Families$34,511$40,317

Shelby County, Indiana Marital Status

Shelby County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Shelby County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Shelby County, Indiana 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.

Shelby County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Shelby County, Indiana Veterans

3,001

Number of Veterans

2,852

Male Veterans

149

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,166
First Gulf War408
Second Gulf War394
Korea269
World War II85
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,8688.80%
Black10427.66%
Indian2136.84%
Hispanic151.38%
2 or More82.25%

$Shelby County, Indiana Veterans by Education

5.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shelby County, Indiana Employment Status

65.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Shelby County, Indiana Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

79.73%

Born in Indiana

97.58%

Native Born

2.42%

Foreign Born

2.06%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.58% of Shelby County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 79.73% having been born in Indiana. 2.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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