For population 25 years and over in Shelby:
For population 15 years and over in Shelby village:
368 residents are foreign born (16.2% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,977 (2.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Grand Rapids, MI (57.4 miles , pop. 197,800).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (88.9 miles , pop. 596,974).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (139.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: New Era, MI (1.9 miles ), Hart, MI (2.5 miles ), Rothbury, MI (2.7 miles ), Pentwater, MI (3.5 miles ), Montague, MI (3.7 miles ), Walkerville, MI (3.7 miles ), Whitehall, MI (3.8 miles ), Hesperia, MI (4.1 miles ).
Latitude: 43.61 N, Longitude: 86.36 W
Area code: 231
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Crime rates in Shelby (2001):
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +30 (+1.6%).
Work and jobs in Shelby: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Shelby, Michigan
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Shelby-area historical tornado activity is below Michigan state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 57.8 miles away from the Shelby village center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.6 miles away from the village center killed 5 people and injured 142 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Oceana County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Winds: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Paul Griffin (basketball) - Basketball player.
Airports located in Shelby:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shelby:
Public high schools in Shelby:
See full list of schools located in Shelby, School District: SHELBY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Public elementary/middle schools in Shelby:
Library in Shelby:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Shelby and their reported violations in the past:SHELBY ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 325, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:SHELBY BP (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:PAR FIVE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:PETERSON FARMS #2 CHERRY PLANT (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:MINNIWANCA NORTH 60 BAY (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:THE PIZZA FACTORY (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:WOODLAND FARM MARKET (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:STONEY LAKE YACHT CLUB INC (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Shelby that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.0%
(18.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 23.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 82.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 36.8% for other race residents, 19.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
5 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2000
Shelby compared to Michigan state average:
Banks with branches in Shelby (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Shelby (based on Oceana County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.33%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Shelby government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($63,396 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.44% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,318 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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TV broadcast stations around Shelby:
Shelby, Michigan:See more detailed statistics of Shelby fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Shelby)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Shelby, MI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Shelby)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Shelby)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 61 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shelby, MI
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Total of 19 patent applications in 2008-2014.