Shelby County, Ohio Population 2024

46,953

Shelby County, Ohio's estimated 2024 population is 46,953 with a growth rate of -0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Shelby County, Ohio is the 50th largest county in Ohio. The 2010 population was 49,347 and has seen a growth of -4.85% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202945,158-359-0.79%
202845,517-359-0.78%
202745,876-359-0.78%
202646,235-359-0.77%
202546,594-359-0.76%
202446,953-359-0.76%
202347,312-359-0.75%
202247,671-359-0.75%
202148,030-108-0.22%
202048,138-454-0.93%
201948,592-40-0.08%
201848,632-99-0.2%
201748,731-29-0.06%
201648,760-276-0.56%
201549,036350.07%
201449,001-201-0.41%
201349,202440.09%
201249,158-98-0.2%
201149,256-91-0.18%
201049,347
199044,9151,8264.24%
198043,0895,34114.15%
197037,7484,16212.39%
196033,5865,09817.9%
195028,4882,4179.27%
194026,0711,1474.6%
193024,924-999-3.85%
192025,9231,2605.11%
191024,663380.15%
190024,625-82-0.33%
189024,7075702.36%
188024,1373,38916.33%
187020,7483,25518.61%
186017,4933,53525.33%
185013,9581,80414.84%
184012,1548,483231.08%
18303,6711,56574.31%
18202,106-43,052-95.34%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.76% (-359)
County Website
Shelby County
State
Ohio
County Seat
2010 Population
49,347
Area
408 mi²
Density
115 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-4.85% (-2,394)
Founded
April 1, 1819

Shelby County, Ohio Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White44,75192.95%
Two or more races1,5903.3%
Black or African American1,0112.1%
Asian3570.74%
Other race3390.7%
Native American970.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Shelby County, Ohio Population by Race

Shelby County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2024

Shelby County, Ohio Median Age

40.2

Total

39.5

Male

41.1

Female

Shelby County, Ohio Adults

There are 36,316 adults, (8,296 of whom are seniors) in Shelby County, Ohio.

Shelby County, Ohio Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Shelby County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female23,69149.21%
Male24,45450.79%

Shelby County, Ohio Population by Age

Shelby County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All18,5992.5674.125.9
Married10,2743.1488.711.3
Non Family5,9451.2661.538.5
Female1,7743.3139.160.9
Male6063.3454.345.7
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3.07

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Shelby County, Ohio Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Shelby County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 32.85%.

Shelby County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,045

Average Earnings

$58,600

Average Male

$37,184

Average Female

Shelby County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shelby County, Ohio Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Shelby County, Ohio Language

98.06% of Shelby County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 1.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.73% of the population.

Shelby County, Ohio Language

Shelby County, Ohio Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White43,7304,64610.62%
Black95922823.77%
Multiple1,57419112.13%
Hispanic74111715.79%
Other331123.63%
Native9799.28%
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10.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.24%

Male Poverty Rate

11.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shelby County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shelby County, Ohio is Black, with 23.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shelby County, Ohio is Other, with 3.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.21%.

Shelby County, Ohio Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.27%
High School11.36%
Some College6.46%
Bachelors or Greater2.68%
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Shelby County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed23.55%
Male Unemployed22.58%
Female Employed4.94%
Male Employed4.38%
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Shelby County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shelby County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Shelby County, Ohio Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Shelby County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Shelby County, Ohio 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 35-44.

Shelby County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Shelby County, Ohio Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,900

Number of Veterans

2,649

Male Veterans

251

Female Veterans

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Shelby County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Shelby County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Shelby County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Shelby County, Ohio Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shelby County, Ohio Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Shelby County, Ohio Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Shelby County, Ohio Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Shelby County, Ohio Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

84.64%

Born in Shelby County, Ohio

98.64%

Native Born

1.36%

Foreign Born

0.57%

Non Citizen

0.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.64% of Shelby County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 84.64% having been born in Ohio. 0.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Shelby County, Ohio Place of Birth

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