Shelby County, AL

Current Temperature ° Population 200,941

Homefacts County Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 8.4%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 51.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 40.5%

Registered Offenders

38.73% Lower than national avg.
  • 194 offenders in Shelby County
  • 9.65 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $159,500
  • Median Sales Price: $169,900
  • Foreclosures: 239
  • Homes For Sale: 974
  • Homes For Rent: 8

Environmental Hazards

280 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 31
  • Superfunds: 18
  • Tanks & Spills: 231

Unemployment

Low 3.3%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 4.2%
  • National unemployment average: 4.3%

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32 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 32 K-12 public schools in Shelby County, AL and 6 private schools. Homefacts rates Shelby County's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

1 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

194 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$159,500 compared to April 2016
Median Sales Price
$169,900 compared to April 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    9%
  • Rented
    19%
  • Owned
    72.1%

974 Homes For Sale View All

$209,900
129 Hastings Ln
Alabaster, AL 35114
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$217,800
639 Forest Lakes Dr
Sterrett, AL 35147
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$229,900
116 Astor Cir
Chelsea, AL 35043
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$164,900
5932 E Forest Lakes Cove
Sterrett, AL 35147
3 Beds | 2 Baths

239 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
$118,750  
$103,000
Kentwood
Alabaster, AL 35007
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$NR
High Ridge
Pelham, AL 35124
-- Beds | -- Baths
$NR
Forest Lakes
Sterrett, AL 35147
-- Beds | -- Baths
$NR
Morning Mist
Alabaster, AL 35007
-- Beds | -- Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

896 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Shelby County, AL issued 896 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Shelby County, AL issued 950 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 950 permits, 758 were issued for single family homes and 192 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

8 Rental Properties View All

$1,200
12199 Hwy 280
Sterrett, AL 35147
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$900
2134 Village Ln
Calera, AL 35040
2 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,100
161 Creekstone Trl
Calera, AL 35040
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,000
714 2nd Ave
Alabaster, AL 35007
3 Beds | 2 Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Shelby County, AL
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $665
  • 1 Bedroom: $751
  • 2 Bedrooms: $866
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,163
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,298

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Environmental Hazards

280 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Shelby County, AL
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Shelby County, AL has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Shelby County, AL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.99 Average
    Shelby County, AL is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 45.33°
  • February 47.98°
  • March 57.28°
  • April 64.4°
  • May 71.73°
  • June 79.81°
  • July 80.85°
  • August 80.46°
  • September 74.8°
  • October 63.18°
  • November 53.33°
  • December 45.95°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Shelby County, AL

Earthquakes
Shelby County, AL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Shelby County, AL has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Shelby County, AL has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Shelby County, AL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Shelby County, AL: $70,192

Unemployment

Unemployment in Shelby County is 3.3%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.2% and 9.0% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 30.05%
White Collar - 69.95%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Robert Bentley
  • Sen. Jeff Sessions
  • Sen. Richard C. Shelby

Neighborhood Info

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1 Hospital view all

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