Shelby County, Ohio Population 2020

Shelby County, Ohio's estimated population is 48,475 with a growth rate of -0.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Shelby County, Ohio is the 50th largest county in Ohio.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202048,475-76-0.16%
201948,551-76-0.16%
201848,627-76-0.16%
201748,703-16-0.03%
201648,719-261-0.53%
201548,980260.05%
201448,954-209-0.43%
201349,163440.09%
201249,119-97-0.20%
201149,216-96-0.19%
201049,3124,3979.79%
199044,9151,8264.24%
198043,0895,34114.15%
197037,7484,16212.39%
196033,5865,09817.90%
195028,4882,4179.27%
194026,0711,1474.60%
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%
18202,1060.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.16%
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Founded
April 1, 1819[1]
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Shelby County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White45,91594.09%
Black or African American1,2982.66%
Two or More Races7901.62%
Asian4720.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native1720.35%
Some Other Race1500.31%

Shelby County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2020

Shelby County, Ohio Median Age

39.4


Total

38.1


Male

41.1


Female

Shelby County, Ohio Adults

There are 36,439 adults, (7,570 of whom are seniors) in Shelby County, Ohio.

Shelby County, Ohio Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Shelby County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

24,140

49.47%

Male

24,657

50.53%

Shelby County, Ohio Households and Families

Shelby County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Shelby County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.8%15.2%
All70.6%29.4%
Non Family58.1%41.9%
Male54%46%
Female37.6%62.4%

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,6432.5970.6
Married10,3993.1484.8
Non Family5,4321.2358.1
Female1,9833.2537.6
Male8293.1454

3.06

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Shelby County, Ohio Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9552.95%
9th to 12th Grade2,2536.96%
High School Graduate13,77142.53%
Some College6,18319.09%
Associates Degree3,58411.07%
Bachelors Degree3,46010.68%
Graduate Degree2,1766.72%

Shelby County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,53427,6385,184
Black63056361
Hispanic41630318
Asian395356253
Multiple Races33526697
Native American1058123
Other Race10082

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.52%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.05%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,148$47,728$30,445
Less Than High School$26,938$33,576$20,746
High School Grad$34,627$45,756$24,342
Some College$40,042$48,315$31,300
Bachelors Degree$54,009$63,710$45,100
Graduate Degree$60,476$71,701$57,776

$40,148

Average Earnings

$47,728

Average Male

$30,445

Average Female

Shelby County, Ohio Language

Shelby County, Ohio Language by Age

Shelby County, Ohio Language

97.06% of Shelby County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 2.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.13% of the population.

Shelby County, Ohio Poverty

Shelby County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White44,7953,7028.26%
Black1,23745837.03%
Multiple78610413.23%
Hispanic7357410.07%
Asian472367.63%
Other1411812.77%
Native172105.81%

9.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.14%

Male Poverty Rate

11.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shelby County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shelby County, Ohio is Black, with 37.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shelby County, Ohio is Native, with 5.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.68%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.63%
High School8.38%
Some College5.85%
Bachelors or Greater1.71%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.27%
Male Unemployed30.62%
Female Employed6.97%
Male Employed2.40%

Shelby County, Ohio Income

Shelby County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,042$74,898
Families$74,243$85,833
Married Families$84,349$97,272
Non Families$34,911$44,547

Shelby County, Ohio Marital Status

Shelby County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Shelby County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

Shelby County, Ohio Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Shelby County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Shelby County, Ohio Veterans

2,980

Number of Veterans

2,770

Male Veterans

210

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,163
First Gulf War494
Second Gulf War371
Korea219
World War II109
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74867
75+734
35 to 54714
55 to 64440
18 to 34225
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,8708.31%
Black10713.34%
Hispanic112.32%
Indian31.83%

$Shelby County, Ohio Veterans by Education

3.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shelby County, Ohio Employment Status

68.3%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Shelby County, Ohio 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

86.15%

Born in Ohio

98.11%

Native Born

1.89%

Foreign Born

0.99%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.11% of Shelby County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 86.15% having been born in Ohio. 0.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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