Shelby

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  9. Shelby Immigration & Civil Rights Information
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Shelby Legal Resources

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Shelby Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 19,477
  • Land Area (2000): 46.977 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.063 square kilometers

Shelby Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 15,783 2002 20,132 2005 21,629
2000 20,912 2003 19,803 2006 21,687
2001 19,808 2004 21,553 2007 21,437

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Houses (2000): 8,853

Shelby Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 18,352 94.64%
 Rural, Farm 0 0.00%
 Rural, Non-farm 1,039 5.36%

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Shelby Employment Information

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Shelby Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 322 8.01%
2. Construction 286 7.11%
3. Health Care 212 5.27%
4. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 197 4.90%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 188 4.68%
6. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 156 3.88%
7. Truck Transportation 153 3.81%
8. Public Administration 151 3.76%
9. Machinery Manufacturing 141 3.51%
10. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 122 3.03%
11. Food and Beverage Stores 121 3.01%
12. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 119 2.96%
13. Educational Services 112 2.79%
14. Repair and Maintenance 109 2.71%
15. Metal Manufactuing 108 2.69%
16. Nonmetallic Mineral Manufacturing 104 2.59%
17. Finance and Insurance 103 2.56%
18. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 70 1.74%
19. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 64 1.59%
20. Department and Other General Stores 59 1.47%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 693 17.36%
2. Educational Services 452 11.32%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 241 6.04%
4. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 218 5.46%
5. Finance and Insurance 166 4.16%
6. Social Assistance 156 3.91%
7. Public Administration 143 3.58%
8. Department and Other General Stores 117 2.93%
9. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 111 2.78%
10. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 90 2.25%
11. Personal and Laundry Services 87 2.18%
12. Food and Beverage Stores 80 2.00%
13. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 76 1.90%
14. Metal Manufactuing 74 1.85%
15. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 73 1.83%
16. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 70 1.75%
17. Nonmetallic Mineral Manufacturing 67 1.68%
18. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 66 1.65%
19. Machinery Manufacturing 65 1.63%
20. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 61 1.53%

Shelby Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 263 6.54%
2. Other Sales and Related Occupations 235 5.85%
3. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 200 4.98%
4. Other Installation / Maintenance 197 4.90%
5. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 188 4.68%
6. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 178 4.43%
7. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 174 4.33%
8. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 151 3.76%
9. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 121 3.01%
10. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 109 2.71%
11. Law Enforcement Workers 100 2.49%
12. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 98 2.44%
13. Vehicle Mechanics 95 2.36%
14. Top Executives 92 2.29%
15. Assemblers and Fabricators 88 2.19%
16. Other Management Occupations 85 2.11%
17. Business Operations Specialists 81 2.01%
18. Other Material Moving Workers 80 1.99%
19. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 74 1.84%
20. Operations Managers Non Finance 74 1.84%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Production Occupations 271 6.79%
2. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 235 5.89%
3. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 228 5.71%
4. Cashiers 161 4.03%
5. Assemblers and Fabricators 157 3.93%
6. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 151 3.78%
7. Other Sales and Related Occupations 139 3.48%
8. Other Office and Admin Support 131 3.28%
9. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 122 3.06%
10. Registered Nurses 120 3.01%
11. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 120 3.01%
12. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 114 2.86%
13. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 112 2.81%
14. Other Management Occupations 108 2.71%
15. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 100 2.51%
16. Secretaries and Admins 100 2.51%
17. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 99 2.48%
18. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 96 2.40%
19. Health Technologists and Technicians 96 2.40%
20. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 90 2.25%

Shelby Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 7,445 49.62%
15-35 hours 1,386 9.24%
1-14 hours 323 2.15%
No regular hours 5,851 38.99%

Shelby Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 174 2.25%
5 AM-5:29 AM 206 2.67%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 265 3.43%
6 AM-6:29 AM 521 6.75%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 783 10.14%
7 AM-7:29 AM 952 12.33%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 1,594 20.65%
8 AM-8:29 AM 974 12.62%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 247 3.20%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 422 5.47%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 153 1.98%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 35 0.45%
Noon-3:59 PM 608 7.88%
4 PM-11:59 PM 786 10.18%

Shelby Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 401 5.19%
5-9 1,601 20.74%
10-14 1,778 23.03%
15-19 1,248 16.17%
20-24 909 11.77%
25-29 355 4.60%
30-34 501 6.49%
35-39 87 1.13%
40-44 115 1.49%
45-59 284 3.68%
60-89 317 4.11%
At least 90 124 1.61%

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


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 27 0.35% 6,265 81.15%
30-44 0 0.00% 703 9.11%
45-59 0 0.00% 284 3.68%
At least 60 0 0.00% 441 5.71%

Shelby Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 15 0.19%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,237 15.70%
 Car / truck / van, solo 6,262 79.46%
 Motorcycle 13 0.16%
 Other 19 0.24%
 Public transportation 27 0.34%
 Walked 147 1.87%
 Worked at home 161 2.04%

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Shelby Family Information

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Households (2000): 7,894 (18,736 people)
Families (2000): 5,157 (15,341 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 1,663
People at same address in 1995: 11,006

Shelby Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 1,268 16.06%
$10,000-$14,999 781 9.89%
$15,000-$19,999 726 9.20%
$20,000-$24,999 643 8.15%
$25,000-$29,999 612 7.75%
$30,000-$34,999 503 6.37%
$35,000-$39,999 398 5.04%
$40,000-$44,999 382 4.84%
$45,000-$49,999 367 4.65%
$50,000-$59,999 640 8.11%
$60,000-$74,999 614 7.78%
$75,000-$99,999 371 4.70%
$100,000-$124,999 191 2.42%
$125,000-$149,999 112 1.42%
$150,000-$199,999 116 1.47%
$200,000 or more 170 2.15%

Shelby Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 2,504 31.59%
 Family, 2 people 2,373 29.94%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 231 2.91%
 Family, 3 people 1,245 15.71%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 24 0.30%
 Family, 4 people 886 11.18%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 9 0.11%
 Family, 5 people 411 5.18%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 8 0.10%
 Family, 6 people 140 1.77%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 4 0.05%
 Family, 7 or more people 90 1.14%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 2 0.03%

Shelby Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 5,694 27.81%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 2,176 10.63%
Public Assistance 367 1.79%
Retirement 1,372 6.70%
Self Employment 677 3.31%
Social Security 2,825 13.80%
Supplemental Security 556 2.72%
Wage / Salary 5,487 26.80%
Other 1,320 6.45%

Shelby Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 2,165 64.82%
 With children under 18 1,175 35.18%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 519 7.80%
 Married 4,034 60.64%
 Never Married 1,854 27.87%
 Widowed 245 3.68%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 900 10.46%
 Married 4,327 50.31%
 Never Married 1,881 21.87%
 Widowed 1,493 17.36%

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Shelby Education Information

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Shelby Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 1,241 8.53%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 2,778 19.09%
 High school diploma or equivalent 4,707 32.35%
 Some college, no degree 2,576 17.70%
 Associate degree 809 5.56%
 Bachelors degree 1,640 11.27%
 Graduate or professional degree 800 5.50%

Shelby Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 305 1.57% 90 0.46% 395 2.03%
Kindergarten 339 1.74% 5 0.03% 344 1.77%
Grades 1-4 954 4.90% 25 0.13% 979 5.03%
Grades 5-8 1,191 6.11% 36 0.18% 1,227 6.30%
Grades 9-12 1,116 5.73% 46 0.24% 1,162 5.97%
Undergrad college 427 2.19% 91 0.47% 518 2.66%
Graduate or professional school 49 0.25% 66 0.34% 115 0.59%
Total 4,381 22.49% 359 1.84% 4,740 24.34%

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Shelby Public Benefits Information

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Shelby Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 15,460 82.23%
 Below Poverty Level 3,341 17.77%

Shelby 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 Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 123

Shelby Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 9.694 1.331 0.063 4.245 15.333 0.317 21.162 72.040 3.675 97.193
2000 8.942 0.669 0.143 4.160 13.915 0.239 21.280 70.390 5.260 97.169
2001 5.957 0.656 0.353 4.998 11.965 0.353 21.153 66.135 4.342 91.983
2002 6.159 0.993 0.199 4.371 11.723 0.596 21.061 55.633 3.229 80.519
2003 8.787 0.707 0.303 2.828 12.624 0.303 21.613 61.455 4.141 87.209
2004 7.424 0.510 0.325 2.552 10.811 0.278 25.704 53.728 3.062 82.494
2005 5.271 0.462 0.231 3.190 9.154 0.740 21.499 50.210 4.577 76.286
2006 4.334 0.646 0.231 3.089 8.300 0.231 17.199 39.425 4.196 60.820
2007 4.012 0.933 0.093 3.219 8.257 0.420 15.114 38.018 2.379 55.511

Shelby Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 15 67
2005 15 67
2006 16 71
2007 17 68

Shelby Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 1,776
2000 2,323
2001 2,059
2002 1,857

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Shelby Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Shelby Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 2,732 14.03%
10-19 Years 2,586 13.28%
20-29 Years 2,184 11.21%
30-39 Years 2,518 12.93%
40-49 Years 2,676 13.74%
50-59 Years 2,097 10.77%
60-69 Years 1,717 8.82%
70-79 Years 1,729 8.88%
80-89 Years 1,007 5.17%
90+ Years 231 1.19%

Shelby Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 8,847 45.42%
 Female 10,630 54.58%

Shelby Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 10,985 56.40%
 African-American 7,922 40.67%
 Hispanic/Latino 304 1.56%
 Multiracial 119 0.61%
 Asian 106 0.54%
 Other Race 23 0.12%
 Amerindian 15 0.08%
 Pacific Islander 3 0.02%

Shelby Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 2,511 27.88%
2. German 1,846 20.50%
3. English 1,328 14.74%
4. Irish 819 9.09%
5. Scotch Irish 597 6.63%
6. Scottish 389 4.32%
7. French Non-Basque 269 2.99%
8. Dutch 207 2.30%
9. Italian 166 1.84%
10. Polish 120 1.33%

Shelby Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 17,377 95.76%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 305 1.68%
3. French 132 0.73%
4. Gujarathi 95 0.52%
5. Greek 45 0.25%
6. German 43 0.24%
7. Other Slavic 40 0.22%
8. Chinese 32 0.18%
9. Other West Germanic 26 0.14%
10. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 11 0.06%

Shelby Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 18,894 97.44%
 Naturalized immigrant 172 0.89%
 Not a citizen 325 1.68%

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Shelby 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 Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

28150 28151 28152