Shelby County, Missouri Population 2022

Shelby County, Missouri's estimated population is 6,049 with a growth rate of -0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Shelby County, Missouri is the 103rd largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 6,373 and has seen a growth of -5.08% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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Shelby County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

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Shelby County, Missouri Population by Race

Shelby County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Shelby County, Missouri Median Age

42.8


Total

39.6


Male

45.8


Female

Shelby County, Missouri Adults

There are 4,543 adults, (1,277 of whom are seniors) in Shelby County, Missouri.

Shelby County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Shelby County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

2,874

48.10%

Male

3,101

51.90%

Shelby County, Missouri Population by Age

Shelby County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shelby County, Missouri Household Types

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shelby County, Missouri Households and Families

2.82

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Shelby County, Missouri Households by Type

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

Shelby County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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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 100.00%.

Shelby County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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$29,339

Average Earnings

$38,918

Average Male

$22,202

Average Female

Shelby County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shelby County, Missouri Language by Age

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Shelby County, Missouri Language

96.67% of Shelby County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 3.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.67% of the population.

Shelby County, Missouri Language

Shelby County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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15.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.82%

Male Poverty Rate

16.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shelby County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shelby County, Missouri is Native, with 82.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shelby County, Missouri is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.14%.

Shelby County, Missouri Poverty

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Shelby County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Shelby County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shelby County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Shelby County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

58.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Shelby County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Shelby County, Missouri 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 55-64.

Shelby County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Shelby County, Missouri Marital Status

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387

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Shelby County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Shelby County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Shelby County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Shelby County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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18.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shelby County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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60.8%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Shelby County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Shelby County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Shelby County, Missouri 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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76.45%

Born in Shelby County, Missouri

99.03%

Native Born

0.97%

Foreign Born

0.12%

Non Citizen

0.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.03% of Shelby County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 76.45% having been born in Missouri. 0.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Shelby County, Missouri Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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