For population 25 years and over in Shelby:
For population 15 years and over in Shelby city:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $549 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (74.4 miles , pop. 55,085).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (92.6 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (356.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Winstonville, MS (1.6 miles ), Mound Bayou, MS (2.3 miles ), Duncan, MS (2.6 miles ), Merigold, MS (2.8 miles ), Alligator, MS (3.2 miles ), Gunnison, MS (3.2 miles ), Renova, MS (3.5 miles ), Pace, MS (3.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.95 N, Longitude: 90.77 W
Area code: 662
Crime rates in Shelby (2007):
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Crime rates in Shelby (2008):
Population change in the 1990s: +122 (+4.4%).
Work and jobs in Shelby: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Shelby, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Shelby-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 155% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Shelby city center injured 48 people and caused $4 million in damages.
On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.5 miles away from the city center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Shelby-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 26.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/2002 at 20:05:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 7.3 miles away from Shelby center
On 4/11/1996 at 21:54:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Bolivar County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 3, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Dorsett Davis - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Jan 24, 1979), Erma Franklin - African- female singer, Gerald Wilson - Musician, Barbara Siggers Franklin - Female singer, Choker Campbell - Saxophonist, Hattie Littles - Soul singer.
Hospitals/medical centers in Shelby:
Other hospitals/medical centers near Shelby:
Airports located in Shelby:
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See full list of schools located in Shelby
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shelby:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Shelby and their reported violations in the past:CITY OF SHELBY (Population served: 2922, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 46.9%
(38.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.1% for Black 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)
108 people in nursing homes in 2000
Shelby compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in Shelby (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008 2012
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Shelby city (based on Bolivar County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.76%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 15
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Shelby government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Shelby government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Shelby government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):
Shelby government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,417 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:
6.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,146 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Shelby:
Strongest FM radio stations in Shelby:
TV broadcast stations around Shelby:
Shelby fatal accident list:
Nov 8, 2008 06:24 PM, 2nd St, Lat: 34.017094, Lon: -90.735225, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 4, 2000 11:13 PM, Us-61, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 25, 1985 87:99 PM, 0699999999, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 16, 1984 09:50 PM, 060001, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 1, 1983 03:00 AM, 060795, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 12, 1980 05:55 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 25, 1977 00:48 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $122,000
Total average daily traffic: 760
Total average daily truck traffic: 60
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 1,140
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Shelby)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Shelby)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shelby, MS