Shelby County Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Shelby County?

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There are 88,642 residents in Shelby County, with a median age of 39.8. Of this, 48.89% are males and 51.11% are females. US-born citizens make up 92.61% of the resident pool in Shelby County, while non-US-born citizens account for 3.85%. Additionally, 3.54% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 76,273 people in Shelby County currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 88,642 1.4%
Male Population 43,337 1.4%
Female Population 45,305 1.3%
Male population 48.89%
Female population 51.11%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 39.8 -1.0%
Citizen US Born 82,091 1.2%
Citizen not US Born 3,410 4.8%
Not Citizen 3,141 1.0%
Citizen US Born 92.61%
Citizen not US Born 3.85%
Not Citizen 3.54%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 437 14.7%
Moved from Same County 5,991 9.2%
Moved from Same State 3,195 -1.3%
Moved from Different State 1,684 -3.9%
Same House as Last Year 76,273 0.8%
Moved from Abroad 0.5%
Moved from Same County 6.84%
Moved from Same State 3.65%
Moved from Different State 1.92%
Same House as Last Year 87.09%

What are the employment statistics in Shelby County?

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White-collar workers make up 75.41% of the working population in Shelby County, while blue-collar employees account for 24.59%. There are also 4,830 entrepreneurs in Shelby County (11.13% of the workforce); 30,285 workers employed in private companies (69.76%); and 4,968 people working in governmental institutions (11.44%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 32,735 -0.3%
Blue Collar 10,677 2.7%
White Collar 75.41%
Blue Collar 24.59%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 4,830 -1.9%
Private Companies 30,285 1.7%
Governmental Workers 4,968 -3.9%
Not for Profit Companies 3,329 -1.0%
Self Employees 11.13%
Private Companies 69.76%
Governmental Workers 11.44%
Not for Profit Companies 7.67%

How many households are there in Shelby County?

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There are a total of 31,826 households in Shelby County, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 73.67% of these Shelby County households, while non-family units account for the remaining 26.33%. Additionally, 35.46% of households have children and 64.54% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 31,826 1.6%
Average People Per Household 3 0.0%
Family Households 23,446 1.4%
Non-family Households 8,380 2.1%
Family Households 73.67%
Non-family Households 26.33%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 11,287 -2.2%
Households without Children 20,539 3.7%
Households with Children 35.46%
Households without Children 64.54%

What are the median and average incomes in Shelby County?

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The average annual household income in Shelby County is $94,844, while the median household income sits at $74,620 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $85,099, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $83,750. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $34,977 and $48,375, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $94,844 1.0%
Median Household Income $74,620 4.7%
People below Poverty Level 7,987 -0.6%
People above Poverty Level 78,293 1.5%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Shelby County?

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There are 33,991 housing units in Shelby County, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1992. Of the 31,826 occupied housing units in Shelby County, 74.46% are owner-occupied, while 25.54% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 69.25% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $202,500. In general, housing costs reach $946 per month in Shelby County.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 33,991 2.0%
Median Year Built 1992 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 2,354 18.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 804 -16.2%
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,263 -9.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,684 -8.9%
Built between 1970 and 1979 3,923 2.0%
Built between 1980 and 1989 3,373 -6.0%
Built between 1990 and 1999 7,396 2.6%
Built between 2000 and 2009 9,289 -0.4%
Built in 2010 or Later 3,905 23.6%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 31,826 1.6%
Owner Occupied 23,698 0.7%
Renter Occupied 8,128 4.3%
Owner Occupied 74.46%
Renter Occupied 25.54%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 16,411 1.2%
Without Mortgage 7,287 -0.6%
Median Value with Mortgage $202,500 3.3%
Median Value without Mortgage $190,300 2.5%
Median Housing Costs per Month $946 -2.1%
With Mortgage 69.25%
Without Mortgage 30.75%

What is the level of education in Shelby County?

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Approximately 30.19% of the population in Shelby County holds a high school degree (that's 21,060 residents), while 24.66% have attained a college certificate (17,201 locals) and 22.13% have a bachelor's degree (15,437 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 2,437 0.0%
Some High School 21,060 -0.4%
Some College 17,201 1.2%
Associate Degree 4,691 3.7%
Bachelor's Degree 15,437 9.0%
Graduate Degree 8,925 4.1%
No High School 3.49%
Some High School 30.19%
Some College 24.66%
Associate Degree 6.73%
Bachelor's Degree 22.13%
Graduate Degree 12.8%

What is the marital status of Shelby County residents?

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A total of 17,599 people in Shelby County have never been married (which represents 24.15% of the total population), while 42,638 of them are wedded (58.5%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 1,666 (2.29%) and 7,415 (10.17%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 17,599 2.0%
Married 42,638 4.1%
Separated 1,666 22.1%
Widowed 3,569 -6.7%
Divorced 7,415 1.8%
Never Married 24.15%
Married 58.5%
Separated 2.29%
Widowed 4.9%
Divorced 10.17%

What are the most common means of transportation in Shelby County?

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The top three means of transportation people in Shelby County use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 38,274 residents commute by car, 470 prefer going to work by walking and 286 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 38,274 -1.2%
Bus or TrolleyBus 286 162.4%
Bicycle 16 14.3%
Motorcycle 11 -38.9%
TaxiCab 29 3.6%
Walk 470 -18.7%

What is the median and average household income in Shelby County by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
40003 2,012 749 $78,068.00 $84,259.00
40019 4,044 1,533 $43,098.00 $68,822.00
40022 957 325 $114,250.00 $120,913.00
40057 4,031 1,518 $52,577.00 $62,302.00
40065 30,561 11,213 $66,231.00 $82,355.00
40067 6,783 2,261 $93,832.00 $121,966.00
40068 2,237 795 $74,620.00 $90,039.00
40076 3,215 963 $70,156.00 $79,429.00
40245 34,802 12,469 $104,496.00 $143,514.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 40003 40019 40022 40057 40065 40067 40068 40076 40245

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