Living in Shelby, NC

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Shelby SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Shelby, NC Cost Of Living

89
Shelby's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Shelby, North Carolina Info Snack

Shelby is a city in and the county seat of Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States. It lies near the western edge of the Charlotte combined statistical area. The population was 20,323 at the 2010 census.
Population
20,053
Unemployment
10.3%
Poverty
26.3%
Median Home
$116,100
Median Income
$36,192
Median Rent
$718

Shelby, NC Photos

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Rankings for Shelby in North Carolina

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Map Of Shelby, NC

Population over time in Shelby

Year Population % Change
2017 20,053 -0.0%
2016 20,058 -1.0%
2015 20,259 0.1%
2014 20,245 -0.2%
2013 20,283 -0.3%
2012 20,335 0.0%
2011 20,331 -0.2%
2010 20,377 -0.2%
2009 20,417 -

Race / Ethnicity in Shelby

White
56.9% (11,415)
African American
37.0% (7,420)
American Indian
0.0% (10)
Asian
0.7% (146)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.2% (231)
Hispanic
4.1% (831)
Race Shelby NC USA
White 56.9% 63.3% 61.1%
African American 37.0% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 2.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.2% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.1% 9.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Shelby, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
12.9% (257,936)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.4% (207,815)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.7% (314,902)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.7% (194,368)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.1% (362,088)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.2% (264,781)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.6% (172,364)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.8% (156,228)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.5% (29,583)
$200,000 or more
2.3% (45,230)
Income Shelby NC USA
Less than $10,000 12.9% 6.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.4% 5.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.7% 10.7% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.7% 10.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.1% 14.2% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.2% 18.1% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.6% 12.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.8% 12.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.5% 4.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.3% 4.9% 7.0%

Gender in Shelby

Female
55.9% (11,218)
Male
44.1% (8,835)
Gender Shelby NC USA
Female 55.9% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 44.1% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Shelby for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (1,002)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (2,406)
High School / GED
30.0% (6,015)
Some College
19.0% (3,810)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (2,005)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (3,007)
Master's Degree
6.0% (1,203)
Professional Degree
2.0% (401)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (200)
Education Shelby NC USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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from Shelby lived here 34 years best town and best fire dept. in Cleveland county

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