Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsB
- Good for FamiliesC+
- Cost of LivingA-
- Health & FitnessB-
- Outdoor ActivitiesC+
Shelby County is located in Illinois with a population of 21,832. In Shelby County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Shelby County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Shelby County are above average.
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I have lived in Shelby County all my life and can't see myself living anywhere else. The people of this county have always been very helpful and friendly. While there is not an overabundance of job opportunities in the area the fact that we are a farming community and many of the businesses are based around agriculture there always seems to be part-time work available for the most part. Shelby County is also a beautiful place to live with access to the Lake.