Shelby County, TX Demographic Data

Shelby County, TX Summary

Shelby County is located in Texas
  • Population: 25,703
  • Area: 834.62 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 795.58 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 39.03 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 30.79 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 323.16 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Shelby County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
13,160
51%
50.8
Male
12,565
49%
49.2
Total Population
25,725
 
321,419,000

Shelby County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
1,846
7.2% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
1,923
7.5% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
2,002
7.8% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
1,661
6.5% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
1,896
7.4% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
2,806
10.9% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
3,114
12.1% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
3,259
12.7% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
1,562
6.1% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
1,593
6.2% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
2,301
8.9% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
1,287
5.0% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
475
1.8% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
18,834
73.2%
77.1
Female
9,642
51.2%
51.4
Male
9,192
48.8%
48.6
21 Years and over
17,929
69.7%
72.9
62 Years and over
4,900
19.0%
18.3
65 Years and over
4,063
15.8%
14.9
Female
2,220
54.6%
55.9
Male
1,843
45.4%
44.1
Median Age (years)
37
NR
NR

Shelby County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
25,562
99.4% 
96.9
White
20,413
79.4% 
73.1
Black or African American
4,537
17.6% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
16
0.1% 
0.8
Asian
227
0.9% 
5.4
Asian Indian
10
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
47
0.2% 
1.3
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
170
0.7% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
29
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
29
0.1% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
340
1.3% 
4.8
Two or More Races
163
0.6% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
4,534
17.6% 
17.6
Mexican
4,404
17.1% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
33
0.1% 
1.7
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
97
0.4% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
21,191
82.4% 
82.4

Shelby County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
1,545
9.4% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
2,206
13.5% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
5,859
35.7% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
3,704
22.6% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
656
4.0% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
1,566
9.6% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
861
5.3% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
3,751
22.9%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
12,646
77.2%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
2,427
14.9%
30.6

Shelby County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
5,384
27.0%
33.5%
Now Married
9,571
48.0%
47.5
Divorced
2,516
12.6%
11.0%
Separated
684
3.4%
2.1
Widowed
1,799
9.0
5.8%

Shelby County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
19,661
82.3%
78.5%
Languages other than english
4,218
17.7%
21.5%
Spanish
3,709
15.5%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
32
0.1%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
217
0.9%
3.5%
Other Languages
260
1.1%
1.0%

Shelby County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
1,026
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
609
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
1,534
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
1,165
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
1,485
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
1,543
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
829
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
720
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
252
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
233
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
37,756
 
55,775
Per capita income
20,753
 
29,979

Shelby County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
1,339
13.2%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
741
7.3%
9.8
Construction
989
9.7%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
2,292
22.6%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
457
4.5%
6.5
Information
46
0.5%
2.1
Manufacturing
1,212
11.9%
10.3
Other services except public administration
722
7.1%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
489
4.8%
11.3
Public administration
326
3.2%
4.6
Retail trade
822
8.1%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
498
4.9%
5.1
Wholesale trade
229
2.3%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
2,248
22.1%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
2,740
27.0%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
1,704
16.8%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
1,778
17.5%
23.6%
Service occupations
1,692
16.7%
18.0%

Shelby County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
10,053
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
7,707
76.7%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,554
15.5%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
73
0.7%
5.2
Walked
187
1.9%
2.8
Other means
119
1.2%
1.8
Worked at home
413
4.1%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
25.0
 
26.0

Shelby County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
603
6.4%
8.9
1 vehicles
3,241
34.5%
33.5
2 vehicles
3,492
37.2%
37.2
3 or more
2,060
21.9%
20.3

Shelby County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
9,396
78.9%
87.7
Owner Occupied
6,806
72.4%
63.0
Renter Occupied
2,590
27.6%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
2,506
21.1%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
5
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Shelby County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
11,902
1 room
193
1.6%
2.3
2 rooms
217
1.8%
2.5
3 rooms
586
4.9%
9.0
4 rooms
2,299
19.3%
16.6
5 rooms
3,344
28.1%
20.0
6 rooms
2,717
22.8%
17.9
7 rooms
1,401
11.8%
12.1
8 rooms
752
6.3%
8.5
9 rooms or more
393
3.3%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Shelby County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
11,902
 
 
1-unit, detached
7,541
63.4%
61.4
1-unit, attached
104
0.9%
5.8
2-units
255
2.1%
3.7
3 or 4 units
375
3.2%
4.5
5 to 9 units
76
0.6%
4.8
10 to 19 units
4
0.0%
4.6
20 or more units
40
0.3%
8.8
Mobile home
3,487
29.3%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
20
0.2%
0.1

Shelby County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
918
7.7%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
816
6.9%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
1,241
10.4%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
1,299
10.9%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
2,299
19.3%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
1,969
16.5%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
1,751
14.7%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
1,239
10.4%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
355
3.0%
2.5%
2014 or later
15
0.1%
0.5%

Shelby County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
2,400
25.5%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
748
8.0%
4.7
Electricity
5,848
62.2%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
55
0.6%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
270
2.9%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
6
0.1%
0.5
No fuel used
69
0.7%
1.2

Shelby County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
2,770
 
47140700.0
$2,500 to $2,999
23
0.8%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
73
2.6%
11.8%
$3,000 or more
126
4.5%
9.9%
Less than $500
128
4.6%
1.5%
$1,500 to 1,999
325
11.7%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
674
24.3%
29.2%
$500 to $999
1,421
51.3%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
1,185
42.9%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
570
20.6%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
413
15.0%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
160
5.8%
7.3%
35.0% or more
433
15.7%
22.3%
Not Computed
9
NR
NR

Shelby County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
2,037 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.1%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$1,500 to $1,999
9
0.4%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
126
6.2%
27.9%
Less than $500
764
37.5%
11.0%
$500 to $999
1,138
55.9%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
553
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
568
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
307
15.9%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
163
8.4%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
259
13.4%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
140
7.2%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
276
14.3%
9.2%
35.0% or more
788
40.8%
41.4%
Not Computed
657
NR
NR

Shelby County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
6,806
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
2,143
31.5%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
2,285
33.6%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
870
12.8%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
553
8.1%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
456
6.7%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
420
6.2%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
71
1.0%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
8
0.1%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
75,100
 
194,500
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