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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Housing
    A-
  3. Nightlife
    C
  4. Good for Families
    A-
  5. Diversity
    A
  6. Jobs
    C
  7. Weather
    B
  8. Cost of Living
    A
  9. Health & Fitness
    B
  10. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  11. Commute
    C
Shelby County is located in Texas with a population of 25,478. In Shelby County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Shelby County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Shelby County are above average.
Population
25,478

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$72,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$571
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Shelby County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    702.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    37
    6.1
  • Rape
    92.4
    40.7
  • Robbery
    55.4
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    332.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,605.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    129.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    25%
    13%

Working in Shelby County

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$40,764
National
$55,322

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