Shelby Metro Area

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  2. Shelby Metro Area Statistics
  3. Shelby Metro Area Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Shelby Metro Area Employment Information
  5. Shelby Metro Area Family Information
  6. Shelby Metro Area Education Information
  7. Shelby Metro Area Business Information
  8. Shelby Metro Area Public Benefits Information
  9. Shelby Metro Area Criminal Information
  10. Shelby Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Shelby Metro Area Counties
  12. Shelby Metro Area Cities


Shelby Metro Area Legal Resources

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Shelby Metro Area Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 96,287
  • Land Area (2000): 1,203.385 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 10.273 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 40,317

Shelby Metro Area Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 85,676 44.27%
 Rural, Farm 2,919 1.51%
 Rural, Non-farm 104,952 54.23%

Shelby Metro Area Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Shelby Metro Area Employment Information

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Shelby Metro Area Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 46,088 44,011 2,077 4.51% 45
1991 46,527 43,084 3,443 7.40% 74
1992 46,177 42,666 3,511 7.60% 76
1993 45,632 43,111 2,521 5.52% 55
1994 45,411 43,374 2,037 4.49% 45
1995 46,717 44,210 2,506 5.36% 54
1996 47,954 44,387 3,568 7.44% 74
1997 47,475 44,723 2,752 5.80% 58
1998 46,402 43,828 2,574 5.55% 56
1999 45,270 42,887 2,383 5.26% 53
2000 48,968 46,536 2,432 4.97% 50
2001 49,619 44,986 4,633 9.34% 93
2002 49,000 44,045 4,956 10.11% 101
2003 48,060 43,894 4,166 8.67% 87
2004 47,397 43,859 3,539 7.47% 75
2005 47,718 44,386 3,332 6.98% 70
2006 48,042 45,010 3,032 6.31% 63
2007 50,039 47,114 2,925 5.85% 59
2008 50,443 46,628 3,814 7.56% 75
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 49,557 46,391 3,166 6.39% 64
Feb 2008 49,525 46,245 3,280 6.62% 66
Mar 2008 49,883 46,519 3,364 6.74% 67
Apr 2008 50,372 46,961 3,411 6.77% 68
May 2008 50,619 46,801 3,818 7.54% 75
Jun 2008 51,007 46,967 4,040 7.92% 79
Jul 2008 51,766 47,291 4,475 8.64% 86
Aug 2008 50,803 46,337 4,466 8.79% 88
Sep 2008 50,454 46,144 4,310 8.54% 85
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Shelby Metro Area Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 5,426 11.45%
2. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 4,306 9.09%
3. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 2,550 5.38%
4. Metal Manufactuing 1,858 3.92%
5. Machinery Manufacturing 1,732 3.66%
6. Nonmetallic Mineral Manufacturing 1,578 3.33%
7. Truck Transportation 1,534 3.24%
8. Repair and Maintenance 1,472 3.11%
9. Health Care 1,446 3.05%
10. Public Administration 1,394 2.94%
11. Accommodation and Food Services 1,364 2.88%
12. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 1,352 2.85%
13. Educational Services 1,328 2.80%
14. Food and Beverage Stores 1,112 2.35%
15. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 1,080 2.28%
16. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 1,064 2.25%
17. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 912 1.92%
18. Chemical Manufacturing 878 1.85%
19. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 828 1.75%
20. Utilities 754 1.59%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 6,428 15.11%
2. Educational Services 5,124 12.05%
3. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 3,618 8.51%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 2,466 5.80%
5. Social Assistance 1,566 3.68%
6. Finance and Insurance 1,354 3.18%
7. Public Administration 1,278 3.00%
8. Department and Other General Stores 1,244 2.92%
9. Apparel Manufacturing 1,166 2.74%
10. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 1,150 2.70%
11. Food and Beverage Stores 1,116 2.62%
12. Personal and Laundry Services 950 2.23%
13. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 892 2.10%
14. Nonmetallic Mineral Manufacturing 836 1.97%
15. Metal Manufactuing 796 1.87%
16. Machinery Manufacturing 766 1.80%
17. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 758 1.78%
18. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 704 1.65%
19. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 682 1.60%
20. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 530 1.25%

Shelby Metro Area Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 4,680 9.88%
2. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 3,370 7.11%
3. Other Installation / Maintenance 3,238 6.83%
4. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 2,592 5.47%
5. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 2,044 4.31%
6. Other Sales and Related Occupations 1,786 3.77%
7. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 1,714 3.62%
8. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 1,666 3.52%
9. Vehicle Mechanics 1,660 3.50%
10. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 1,586 3.35%
11. Other Management Occupations 1,294 2.73%
12. Assemblers and Fabricators 1,196 2.52%
13. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 1,106 2.33%
14. Other Construction Trades 1,080 2.28%
15. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 954 2.01%
16. Carpenters 860 1.81%
17. Other Material Moving Workers 748 1.58%
18. Construction Laborers 642 1.35%
19. Law Enforcement Workers 642 1.35%
20. Operations Managers Non Finance 596 1.26%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Production Occupations 3,236 7.61%
2. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 3,166 7.44%
3. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 2,024 4.76%
4. Secretaries and Admins 2,010 4.73%
5. Other Office and Admin Support 1,832 4.31%
6. Cashiers 1,680 3.95%
7. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 1,468 3.45%
8. Registered Nurses 1,426 3.35%
9. Assemblers and Fabricators 1,210 2.84%
10. Other Sales and Related Occupations 1,210 2.84%
11. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 1,204 2.83%
12. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 1,150 2.70%
13. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 1,098 2.58%
14. Health Technologists and Technicians 1,082 2.54%
15. Other Management Occupations 1,078 2.53%
16. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 1,062 2.50%
17. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 984 2.31%
18. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 982 2.31%
19. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 878 2.06%
20. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 812 1.91%

Shelby Metro Area Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 84,871 56.75%
15-35 hours 14,218 9.51%
1-14 hours 3,235 2.16%
No regular hours 47,228 31.58%

Shelby Metro Area Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 2,177 2.51%
5 AM-5:29 AM 2,621 3.03%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 4,847 5.60%
6 AM-6:29 AM 7,940 9.17%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 10,245 11.83%
7 AM-7:29 AM 12,225 14.12%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 15,869 18.33%
8 AM-8:29 AM 7,714 8.91%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 2,763 3.19%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 3,103 3.58%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 1,093 1.26%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 494 0.57%
Noon-3:59 PM 7,296 8.43%
4 PM-11:59 PM 8,185 9.45%

Shelby Metro Area Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 3,014 3.48%
5-9 10,097 11.66%
10-14 14,899 17.21%
15-19 15,202 17.56%
20-24 13,198 15.25%
25-29 5,474 6.32%
30-34 10,210 11.79%
35-39 1,624 1.88%
40-44 2,291 2.65%
45-59 5,100 5.89%
60-89 3,540 4.09%
At least 90 1,923 2.22%

Shelby Metro Area Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 88 0.10% 61,796 71.38%
30-44 0 0.00% 14,125 16.32%
45-59 2 0.00% 5,098 5.89%
At least 60 0 0.00% 5,463 6.31%

Shelby Metro Area Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 58 0.07%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 12,100 13.69%
 Car / truck / van, solo 72,210 81.70%
 Motorcycle 144 0.16%
 Other 526 0.60%
 Public transportation 90 0.10%
 Walked 1,444 1.63%
 Worked at home 1,815 2.05%

Shelby Metro Area Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Shelby Metro Area Family Information

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Households (2000): 74,094 (187,582 people)
Families (2000): 54,352 (161,344 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 21,489
People at same address in 1995: 108,875

Shelby Metro Area Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 8,947 12.01%
$10,000-$14,999 5,290 7.10%
$15,000-$19,999 6,110 8.20%
$20,000-$24,999 5,571 7.48%
$25,000-$29,999 5,508 7.39%
$30,000-$34,999 5,503 7.38%
$35,000-$39,999 4,784 6.42%
$40,000-$44,999 4,815 6.46%
$45,000-$49,999 4,167 5.59%
$50,000-$59,999 7,238 9.71%
$60,000-$74,999 6,849 9.19%
$75,000-$99,999 5,285 7.09%
$100,000-$124,999 2,062 2.77%
$125,000-$149,999 724 0.97%
$150,000-$199,999 704 0.94%
$200,000 or more 968 1.30%

Shelby Metro Area Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 8,746 23.61%
 Family, 2 people 11,807 31.87%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 1,077 2.91%
 Family, 3 people 6,918 18.67%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 136 0.37%
 Family, 4 people 5,242 14.15%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 49 0.13%
 Family, 5 people 2,052 5.54%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 25 0.07%
 Family, 6 people 635 1.71%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 8 0.02%
 Family, 7 or more people 347 0.94%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 4 0.01%

Shelby Metro Area Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 58,947 30.60%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 19,152 9.94%
Public Assistance 2,445 1.27%
Retirement 11,919 6.19%
Self Employment 7,219 3.75%
Social Security 21,774 11.30%
Supplemental Security 3,792 1.97%
Wage / Salary 57,127 29.65%
Other 10,277 5.33%

Shelby Metro Area Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 24,699 59.21%
 With children under 18 17,014 40.79%

Shelby Metro Area Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 6,423 8.95%
 Married 46,442 64.69%
 Never Married 17,079 23.79%
 Widowed 1,845 2.57%

Shelby Metro Area Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 7,824 9.73%
 Married 47,652 59.23%
 Never Married 15,127 18.80%
 Widowed 9,849 12.24%

Shelby Metro Area Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Shelby Metro Area Education Information

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Shelby Metro Area Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 12,423 8.57%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 27,973 19.31%
 High school diploma or equivalent 49,318 34.04%
 Some college, no degree 27,963 19.30%
 Associate degree 9,543 6.59%
 Bachelors degree 12,188 8.41%
 Graduate or professional degree 5,482 3.78%

Shelby Metro Area Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 1,795 1.86% 952 0.99% 2,747 2.85%
Kindergarten 2,707 2.81% 142 0.15% 2,849 2.96%
Grades 1-4 11,180 11.61% 476 0.49% 11,656 12.11%
Grades 5-8 11,090 11.52% 449 0.47% 11,539 11.98%
Grades 9-12 9,134 9.49% 564 0.59% 9,698 10.07%
Undergrad college 4,801 4.99% 3,025 3.14% 7,826 8.13%
Graduate or professional school 350 0.36% 409 0.42% 759 0.79%
Total 41,057 42.64% 6,017 6.25% 47,074 48.89%

Shelby Metro Area Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Shelby Metro Area Business Information

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Shelby Metro Area Businesses Changes By Year

Year  Business Births  Business Deaths
2003 163 148
2004 161 180

Shelby Metro Area Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Shelby Metro Area Public Benefits Information

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Shelby Metro Area Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 163,572 86.77%
 Below Poverty Level 24,943 13.23%

Shelby Metro Area Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Shelby Metro Area Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 219
Shelby Metro Area Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Shelby Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Shelby Metro Area Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 13,591 14.12%
10-19 Years 13,232 13.74%
20-29 Years 12,189 12.66%
30-39 Years 14,284 14.83%
40-49 Years 14,015 14.56%
50-59 Years 11,819 12.27%
60-69 Years 7,890 8.19%
70-79 Years 5,948 6.18%
80-89 Years 2,816 2.92%
90+ Years 503 0.52%

Shelby Metro Area Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 46,306 48.09%
 Female 49,981 51.91%

Shelby Metro Area Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 73,357 76.19%
 African-American 20,010 20.78%
 Hispanic/Latino 1,433 1.49%
 Asian 647 0.67%
 Multiracial 610 0.63%
 Amerindian 137 0.14%
 Other Race 84 0.09%
 Pacific Islander 9 0.01%

Shelby Metro Area Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 36,022 35.47%
2. German 17,727 17.46%
3. English 14,243 14.03%
4. Irish 10,713 10.55%
5. Scotch Irish 5,797 5.71%
6. Scottish 2,886 2.84%
7. Dutch 2,316 2.28%
8. French Non-Basque 1,960 1.93%
9. Italian 1,929 1.90%
10. African 1,246 1.23%

Shelby Metro Area Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 173,503 96.07%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 3,761 2.08%
3. French 908 0.50%
4. German 468 0.26%
5. Laotian 366 0.20%
6. Gujarathi 354 0.20%
7. Vietnamese 152 0.08%
8. Miao / Hmong 150 0.08%
9. Chinese 108 0.06%
10. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 94 0.05%

Shelby Metro Area Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 190,231 98.29%
 Naturalized immigrant 1,014 0.52%
 Not a citizen 2,302 1.19%

Shelby Metro Area Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Shelby Metro Area Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Shelby Metro Area Counties

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Alphabetical | By Population

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Shelby Metro Area Cities

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