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Shelby County, Indiana

Named after the first governor of Kentucky, Isaac Shelby, and organized in 1822

County Seat: Shelbyville

Largest City: Shelbyville (2016 population: 19,048)

Population per Square Mile: 107.82

Square Miles: 411.10

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)44,393330.7%6,484,136
Today (2016)44,324330.7%6,633,053
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*45,183330.7%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-0.2%37 2.3%

*Projection based on 2010 Census counts.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2015-2016NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-18559 -12,135
Net International Migration1940 11,052
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)80360.4%22,358

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2016NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)2,526375.7%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)7,6763517.3%17.4%
College Age (18 to 24)3,478397.8%10.0%
Young Adult (25 to 44)10,5543223.8%25.2%
Older Adult (45 to 64)12,8403229.0%26.1%
Seniors (65 and older)7,2503316.4%14.9%
Median Age41.3  Median Age = 37.6

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone139410.3%0.4%
Asian Alone375300.8%2.2%
Black Alone539361.2%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone62170.1%0.1%
White42,7133396.4%85.6%
Two or More Race Groups496401.1%2.0%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic42,4703295.8%93.2%
Hispanic1,854324.2%6.8%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2015 (Includes detail not shown below)17,19333100.0%100.0%
Married With Children3,1623618.4%19.2%
Married Without Children5,5333532.2%30.0%
Single Parents1,683289.8%9.8%
Living Alone4,5563226.5%28.0%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2016 (estimate)19,15434100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2015 (includes vacant units)19,05234100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
12,4303465.2%61.9%
Median Value (2015)$120,80032  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
4,7632925.0%27.8%
Median Rent (2015)$55522  

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 7,561320.7%1,110,866
Public7,428300.7%1,048,879
Adults (25+ in 2015 ACS)30,456330.7%4,316,273
with High School diploma or higher87.2%50 87.8%
with B.A. or higher degree14.8%62 24.1%

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2015$38,5114191.8%41,940
Median Household Income in 201554,63921108.2%$50,510
Poverty Rate in 201511.9%5382.6%14.4%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1817.2%5884.3%20.4%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201653290.7%7,519
Food Stamp Recipients in 20164,228310.6%722,928
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/20173,078330.6%495,330

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumberRank of Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 2015495380.6%84,008
Births to Teens, 201536380.6%5,876
Deaths, 2015436340.7%62,666

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2016NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force23,208320.7%3,326,893
Employed22,287320.7%3,179,806
Unemployed921320.6%147,087
Annual Unemployment Rate4.06390.9%4.4
June 2017 Unemployment Rate2.86590.3%3.1

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2015 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work23,517100.0%$1,074,939100.0%$45,709
Wage and Salary18,87580.3%$793,09473.8%$42,018
Farm Proprietors4942.1%$5,6170.5%$11,370
Nonfarm Proprietors4,14817.6%$88,9798.3%$21,451
Farm6052.6%$11,0191.0%$18,213
Nonfarm22,91297.4%$1,063,92099.0%$46,435
Private20,26786.2%$918,25385.4%$45,308
  Accommodation, Food Serv.1,3885.9%$24,4612.3%$17,623
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1,0934.6%$36,6343.4%$33,517
  Construction1,5776.7%$88,5198.2%$56,131
  Health Care, Social Serv.1,5056.4%$73,8256.9%$49,053
  Information1310.6%$4,5120.4%$34,443
  Manufacturing5,12821.8%$355,20733.0%$69,268
  Professional, Tech. Serv.4922.1%$22,0292.0%$44,774
  Retail Trade2,0348.6%$53,3805.0%$26,244
  Trans., Warehousing1,6357.0%$88,1228.2%$53,897
  Wholesale Trade6862.9%$41,2943.8%$60,195
  Other Private (not above)4,59819.6%$130,27012.1%$28,332
Government2,64511.2%$145,66713.6%$55,073

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Residential Building Permits, 2016UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed72100.0%100.0%$13,682$3,875,847
Single-Family6286.1%75.2%$12,576$3,417,822
2-Family1013.9%3.1%1,106$64,063
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.9%$0$21,320
5+ Family00.0%20.9%$0$372,642

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in Shelby County

NamePopulation
in 2016
Percent of County
Edinburgh1040.2%*
Fairland5841.3%
Morristown1,3403.0%
St. Paul4160.9%*
Shelbyville19,04843.0%
* This place crosses county lines, so only population in this county is shown.
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