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Shelby Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
20,053
Unemployment Rate
5.6%
Poverty Rate
25.9%
Non-Citizens
1.5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 5 responses
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  • Family oriented
    40%
  • Moving
    40%
  • Respectful
    20%

Shelby Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    57%
  • African American
    37%
  • Hispanic
    4%
  • Two or more races
    1%
  • Asian
    1%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Other race
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    56%
  • Male
    44%
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    19%

Income

Median Household Income
$36,192
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    39%
  • $25-$44k
    24%
  • $45-$74k
    17%
  • $75-$149k
    16%
  • $150k+
    4%
Median Individual Income
$21,639
National
$27,419
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    36%
  • $15-$34k
    34%
  • $35-$64k
    22%
  • $65k+
    9%

Community

Poll
60%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.5 responses
Poll
60%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted.5 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 5 responses
Report
  • Get to know locals
    60%
  • Get involved in the community
    20%
  • It's a small town, everyone knows everyone
    20%
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