Shelby

Overview for Shelby, NC

21,564 people live in Shelby, where the median age is 45.8 and the average individual income is $25,748. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

21,564

Total Population

45.8 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$25,748

Average individual Income

Around Shelby, NC

There's plenty to do around Shelby, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

77
Very Walkable
Walking Score
50
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Uptown Olive Oil & More, Thelma Lou’s Barbeque & Grill, and Barnette's Restaurant.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 0.1 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.39 miles 9 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $ 2.93 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 0.63 miles 7 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining · $ 2.05 miles 23 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining 4.51 miles 5 reviews 4.6/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Shelby, NC

Shelby has 9,487 households, with an average household size of 2.26. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Shelby do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 21,564 people call Shelby home. The population density is 966.47 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

21,564

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

45.8

Median Age

44.19 / 55.81%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
9,487

Total Households

2.26

Average Household Size

$25,748

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Shelby, NC

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Shelby. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
1/5
Jefferson Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
3/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
2/5
Pinnacle Classical Academy
PUBLIC
K - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
James Love Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Shelby Intermediate
PUBLIC
5th - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Cleveland Innovation
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
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