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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B+
Shelby is a town in Michigan with a population of 2,220. Shelby is in Oceana County. Living in Shelby offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Shelby and residents tend to lean conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$87,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$687
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    43%
  • Own
    57%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    16%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    25%
    13%

Working in Shelby

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$41,935
National
$55,322

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Shelby Reviews

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Shelby is a great city, very close knit with several different types of living. THere is a wide variety of places to live, an apartment complex, country houses, city homes. Overall it's a nice city.
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Growing up in this neighbor, it was safe and it was home. I enjoy the nice people in this town. It is a small town and I was able to go to the park with my friends or go for a bike ride with my family. I have so many memories in this neighborhood that I will never forget.
Shelby is a town off the beaten path out in the country, neighboring Hart from the south, and New Era from the north. It's a quiet town filled with hardworking individuals that take pride in earning their living on their own terms.