Shelbyville, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 21,532 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +33.7%
Males: 10,370  (48.2%)
Females: 11,162  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

34.4 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37160.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,048 (it was $31,593 in 2000)
Shelbyville:

$40,048
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,648 (it was $14,260 in 2000)

Shelbyville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $120,463 (it was $69,600 in 2000)
Shelbyville:

$120,463
TN:

$167,500

Median gross rent in 2017: $755.

March 2019 cost of living index in Shelbyville: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.8%
(22.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.5% for Black residents, 22.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 28.3% for other race residents, 33.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Shelbyville, TN (2017)
    • 12,96560.6%White alone
    • 4,99923.4%Hispanic
    • 2,63012.3%Black alone
    • 8203.8%Two or more races
    • 1300.6%Other race alone
    • 560.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 80.04%American Indian alone

Races in Shelbyville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 102 registered sex offenders living in Shelbyville, Tennessee as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Shelbyville is 208 to 1.


Crime rates in Shelbyville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.0)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(22.0)
6
(31.8)
12
(61.3)
9
(45.2)
14
(69.7)
13
(63.3)
14
(68.2)
15
(72.4)
9
(43.5)
17
(81.5)
7
(33.0)
18
(83.7)
12
(55.5)
12
(55.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
36
(198.1)
21
(111.2)
20
(102.1)
18
(90.4)
13
(64.7)
11
(53.6)
5
(24.4)
16
(77.3)
8
(38.7)
9
(43.1)
12
(56.6)
13
(60.4)
13
(60.1)
14
(64.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
77
(423.8)
63
(333.6)
67
(342.1)
82
(412.0)
85
(423.3)
98
(477.4)
79
(385.0)
98
(473.3)
101
(488.7)
107
(513.0)
134
(631.9)
126
(585.7)
148
(684.6)
126
(580.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
227
(1,249)
161
(852.5)
113
(576.9)
171
(859.2)
124
(617.6)
143
(696.6)
113
(550.7)
134
(647.2)
105
(508.0)
135
(647.2)
146
(688.5)
130
(604.3)
125
(578.2)
96
(442.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
459
(2,526)
450
(2,383)
392
(2,001)
409
(2,055)
397
(1,977)
487
(2,372)
528
(2,573)
485
(2,342)
452
(2,187)
433
(2,076)
514
(2,424)
512
(2,380)
495
(2,290)
498
(2,294)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
55
(302.7)
51
(270.1)
44
(224.7)
28
(140.7)
24
(119.5)
32
(155.9)
22
(107.2)
21
(101.4)
23
(111.3)
26
(124.7)
33
(155.6)
52
(241.7)
47
(217.4)
63
(290.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(11.0)
1
(5.3)
2
(10.2)
1
(5.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(19.5)
3
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.8)
3
(14.1)
2
(9.3)
3
(13.9)
2
(9.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)407.5302.1286.5299.3311.7328.1289.0322.9285.8319.1336.8359.1348.8334.8

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City-data.com crime index in Shelbyville, TN

Crime rate in Shelbyville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 51 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: American (29.2%), English (7.3%), Irish (4.2%), German (3.4%), French (1.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1819

Elevation: 765 feet

Land area: 15.5 square miles.

Population density: 1,392 people per square mile   (low).

Shelbyville, Tennessee map

2,420 residents are foreign born (8.9% Latin America, 1.3% Africa).

This city:

11.3%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,024 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,044 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Murfreesboro, TN (25.7 miles , pop. 68,816).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (49.2 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (444.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Wartrace, TN (2.7 miles ),
Bedford, TN (2.7 miles ),
Flat Creek-Normandy, TN (2.7 miles ),
Bell Buckle, TN (3.0 miles ),
Normandy, TN (3.3 miles),
Unionville, TN (3.4 miles ),
Christiana, TN (3.8 miles ),
Lynchburg, TN (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 35.49 N, Longitude: 86.45 W

Shelbyville nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Pencil City, Walking Horse Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,474 (+25.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,054 (63.8%)

Area code: 931

Distribution of median household income in Shelbyville, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Shelbyville, TN in 2017
Shelbyville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 85 buildings, average cost: $59,100
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $69,100
  • 1999: 62 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 2000: 61 buildings, average cost: $61,000
  • 2001: 47 buildings, average cost: $59,700
  • 2002: 71 buildings, average cost: $55,400
  • 2003: 117 buildings, average cost: $62,000
  • 2004: 362 buildings, average cost: $62,600
  • 2005: 198 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2006: 167 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 2007: 82 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2008: 78 buildings, average cost: $90,900
  • 2009: 48 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $72,400
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $75,600
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $90,900
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2014: 22 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2015: 44 buildings, average cost: $164,800
  • 2016: 68 buildings, average cost: $155,300
  • 2017: 75 buildings, average cost: $155,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Shelbyville, TN residents
Average permit cost in Shelbyville, TN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Historical population in Shelbyville, TN
Historical housing units in Shelbyville, TN

Population change in the 1990s: +1,428 (+9.7%).
Most common industries in Shelbyville, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (8.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.8%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.2%)
  • Food (8.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (9.1%)
  • Food (8.2%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Shelbyville, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.9%)

Average climate in Shelbyville, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Shelbyville, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 69.9. This is about average.

City:

69.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Shelbyville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.5 miles away from the Shelbyville city center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

On 4/16/1998, a category F5 tornado 25.6 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shelbyville-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 83.1 miles away from Shelbyville center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 219.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 187.8 miles away from Shelbyville center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 151.2 miles away from Shelbyville center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 233.6 miles away from Shelbyville center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 141.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bedford County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shelbyville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Shelbyville:

  • HERITAGE MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 2835 HWY 231 N)
  • BEDFORD CO NH (845 UNION STREET)
  • CHRISTIAN CARE CENTER OF BEDFORD COUNTY, LLC (835 UNION STREET)
  • GLEN OAKS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (1101 GLEN OAKS ROAD)
  • DCI SHELBYVILLE (1701 N MAIN ST.)
  • HERITAGE HOME HEALTH (635 N MAIN STREET SUITE D)

Airports and heliports located in Shelbyville:

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Colleges/Universities in Shelbyville:

  • Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Shelbyville (Full-time enrollment: 476; Location: 1405 Madison St; Public; Website: www.tcatshelbyville.edu)
  • Buchanan Beauty College (Full-time enrollment: 22; Location: 925 Sevier Street; Private, for-profit; Website: buchananbeautycollege.shutterfly.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shelbyville:

  • Motlow State Community College (about 13 miles; Tullahoma, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
  • Middle Tennessee State University (about 26 miles; Murfreesboro, TN; FT enrollment: 21,628)
  • Columbia State Community College (about 38 miles; Columbia, TN; FT enrollment: 3,383)
  • Lipscomb University (about 47 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,827)
  • Trevecca Nazarene University (about 49 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,223)
  • Belmont University (about 49 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,795)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 50 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)

Public high school in Shelbyville:

  • SHELBYVILLE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 401 EAGLE BL, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Shelbyville:

  • VICTORY BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 85, Location: 2000 N MAIN ST, Grades: UG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Shelbyville:

  • HARRIS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 818, Location: 570 EAGLE BL, Grades: 6-8)
  • LIBERTY ELEMENTARY (Students: 659, Location: 500 SNELL RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • SOUTH SIDE ELEMENTARY (Students: 404, Location: 903 CANNON BL, Grades: PK-5)
  • EAKIN ELEMENTARY (Location: 1100 GLENOAKS RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • EAST SIDE ELEMENTARY (Location: 421 ELLIOTT ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • THOMAS MAGNET (Location: 515 TATE AVENUE, Grades: KG-5)
  • LEARNING WAY ELEMENTARY (Location: 200 LEARNING WAY DR, Grades: KG-5)
See full list of schools located in Shelbyville

Library in Shelbyville:

  • ARGIE COOPER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $283,759; Location: 100 S. MAIN STREET; 54,055 books; 1 e-books; 1,149 audio materials; 1,610 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 32 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 122 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Shelbyville: Tennessee Walking Horse National Showgrounds (A), Walnut Valley Farms (B), Grays Crossing (C), Sanford Fire Brigade Station 2 Shelbyville Manufacturing Center (D), Sanford Fire Brigade Station 4 Liquid Manufacturing Technical Center (E), Shelbyville Fire Department Station 2 (F), Shelbyville Fire Department Station 1 (G), Volunteer Fire Services (H), Shelbyville Hydroelectric Station (I), Bedford County Jail (J), Bedford County Courthouse (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Big Springs Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Shelbyville include: Southside Church (A), Calvary Baptist Church (B), Edgemon Baptist Church (C), Episcopal Church of the Redeemer (D), Shelbyville First Baptist Church (E), Shelbyville Mills Baptist Church (F), Southside Baptist Church (G), Woodfork African Methodist Episcopal Church (H), West End United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Willowmount Cemetery (1), Bell Cemetery (2), McCuistion Cemetery (3), Brown Cemetery (4), Mount Ararat Cemetery (5), Coates Cemetery (6), Thompson Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Shelbyville include: Shelbyville Courthouse Square Historic District (1), East Shelbyville Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Central Tennessee Amusement (Amusement & Theme Parks; 125 Wall Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Best Western Celebration Inn (724 Madison Street) (1), Country Hearth Inn-Shelbyville (1607 N Main St) (2), Bedford Inn (727 Madison Street) (3), Blue Ribbon Inn (717 North Main Street) (4), Country Hearth Inn (1607 North Main Street) (5), Budget Motel (1000 Madison Street) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Bedford County - Shelbyville- Juvenile Court (104 East Depot Street) (1), Bedford County - General Sessions Court Clerk- Circuit Court- Clerk (Court House) (2), Bedford County - Chancery Court Clerk (Court House) (3), Purdy Court Pool (907 Purdy Court) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Samuel Escue Tillman - Career military educator, Ann Nixon Cooper - Centenarian, Donna Rowland - Politician, Ernest A. Pickup - 5'10" with black hair, George Balch - Navy admiral, Henry Brevard Davidson - General, Joe Cash - World Champion Waterskiier, R. Ewing Thomason - Politician, George McConnell (baseball) - Major League Baseball pitcher, Jim Mitchell (American football) - Football player.

Bedford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Shelbyville and their reported violations in the past:

SHELBYVILLE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 27,740, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Record Keeping - In JUL-20-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-04-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2008)
BEDFORD COUNTY UD (Population served: 17,963, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-02-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-28-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2009)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In FEB-2006. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-29-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-26-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2007), St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-24-2007), St BCA signed (OCT-26-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-29-2008)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In APR-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2007), St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-24-2007), St BCA signed (OCT-26-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-29-2008)
  • Failure Submit Filter Profile/CPE Report - In FEB-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2007), St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-24-2007), St BCA signed (OCT-26-2007)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2007), St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-24-2007), St BCA signed (OCT-26-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-29-2008)
  • Failure Submit Filter Profile/CPE Report - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2007), St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-24-2007), St BCA signed (OCT-26-2007)
  • 2 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Shelbyville that have no violations reported:

  • FLAT CREEK CO OP (Population served: 1,928, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • FLAT CREEK CO OP #2 (Population served: 430, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.8%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.4%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Shelbyville in 2010:

  • 176 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 175 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 44 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Shelbyville in 2000:

  • 247 people in nursing homes
  • 101 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Shelbyville (2011 data):

  • First Community Bank of Bedford County: First Community Bank Of Bedford Coun, Airport Park Branch, Madison Street Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $319.3 mil, Deposits: $240.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Shelbyville Main at 111 North Spring Street, branch established on 1915/09/30; Drive-In Branch at 101 Elm Street, branch established on 1958/05/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Pinnacle National Bank: 604 N Main St Branch at 604 N Main St, branch established on 1929/01/01. Info updated 2010/01/06: Bank assets: $4,846.7 mil, Deposits: $3,690.4 mil, headquarters in Nashville, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc.
  • PEOPLES BANK OF BEDFORD COUNTY: Peoples Bank Of Bedford County at 1122 North Main Street, branch established on 2000/12/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $103.3 mil, Deposits: $91.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices
  • First Bank: Shelbyville Branch at 508 Madison Street, branch established on 1965/05/06. Info updated 2012/02/21: Bank assets: $2,074.4 mil, Deposits: $1,734.5 mil, headquarters in Lexington, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 54 total offices, Holding Company: First South Bancorp, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Shelbyville Branch at 100 North Side Square, branch established on 1886/07/12. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Traders National Bank: Branch at 1602 North Main Street, branch established on 2010/01/11. Info updated 2007/07/17: Bank assets: $156.3 mil, Deposits: $141.7 mil, headquarters in Tullahoma, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Tracorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Shelbyville:

Marital status in Shelbyville, TN
  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

For population 25 years and over in Shelbyville:

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Shelbyville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Shelbyville, TN (based on Bedford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,79471
Mainline Protestant3,44923
Catholic9001
Black Protestant6075
Other3752
None24,933-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Here:

2.74 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Bedford County:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Bedford County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
This county:

5.70 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.7%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Bedford County:

28.2%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.1%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.5%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.2%
State:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.5%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.0%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Shelbyville:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Shelbyville:

31.9%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Shelbyville:

52.9%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Shelbyville:

78.0%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Shelbyville, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 77$368,284$57,3951$1,429
Police Protection - Officers 41$175,048$51,2340$0
Firefighters 36$130,864$43,6210$0
Streets and Highways 25$74,237$35,6340$0
Parks and Recreation 17$44,657$31,52326$19,802
Solid Waste Management 10$26,361$31,6330$0
Police - Other 9$22,933$30,5773$752
Other Government Administration 5$20,826$49,9828$5,533
Financial Administration 5$20,000$48,0000$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,444$32,6643$4,595
Health 2$6,176$37,0560$0
Airports 2$5,629$33,7747$4,900
Natural Resources 1$3,138$37,6560$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$807
Totals for Government 232$903,597$46,73849$37,818

Shelbyville government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $13,841,000 ($642.81)
    Electric Utilities: $2,109,000 ($97.95)
    Regular Highways: $832,000 ($38.64)
    Water Utilities: $419,000 ($19.46)
    Air Transportation: $260,000 ($12.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $144,000 ($6.69)
    Police Protection: $77,000 ($3.58)
    Central Staff Services: $29,000 ($1.35)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $32,021,000 ($1487.14)
    Water Utilities: $4,722,000 ($219.30)
    Police Protection: $3,991,000 ($185.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,836,000 ($131.71)
    Regular Highways: $1,924,000 ($89.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,734,000 ($80.53)
    Central Staff Services: $1,204,000 ($55.92)
    Air Transportation: $1,079,000 ($50.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $894,000 ($41.52)
    Financial Administration: $857,000 ($39.80)
    General - Other: $286,000 ($13.28)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $180,000 ($8.36)
    Libraries: $143,000 ($6.64)
    Health - Other: $139,000 ($6.46)
    Public Welfare - Other: $129,000 ($5.99)
    Sewerage: $71,000 ($3.30)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $122,000 ($5.67)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $708,000 ($32.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $506,000 ($23.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $451,000 ($20.95)
    Police Protection: $234,000 ($10.87)
    Regular Highways: $124,000 ($5.76)
    Financial Administration: $65,000 ($3.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $65,000 ($3.02)
    Sewerage: $60,000 ($2.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $47,000 ($2.18)
    Air Transportation: $37,000 ($1.72)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($0.98)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($0.70)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,572,000 ($258.78)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $250,000 ($11.61)

Shelbyville government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,983,000 ($184.98)
    Air Transportation: $874,000 ($40.59)
    Other: $446,000 ($20.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $267,000 ($12.40)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $31,000 ($1.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($0.23)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-138,000 ($-6.41)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,992,000 ($138.96)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,824,000 ($84.71)
    General Revenue - Other: $680,000 ($31.58)
    Fines and Forfeits: $420,000 ($19.51)
    Sale of Property: $31,000 ($1.44)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $36,166,000 ($1679.64)
    Water Utilities: $4,197,000 ($194.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,811,000 ($84.11)
    Highways: $552,000 ($25.64)
    Other: $253,000 ($11.75)
    Sewerage: $88,000 ($4.09)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($1.16)
  • Tax - Property: $8,022,000 ($372.56)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,004,000 ($46.63)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $497,000 ($23.08)
    Public Utilities Sales: $197,000 ($9.15)
    Other Selective Sales: $186,000 ($8.64)
    Other License: $53,000 ($2.46)

Shelbyville government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,677,000 ($867.41)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,003,000 ($696.78)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,674,000 ($170.63)

Shelbyville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,902,000 ($134.78)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $9,770,000 ($453.74)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $43,985,000 ($2042.77)

6.87% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,240 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Rutherford County, TN  2.07% ($46,082 average AGI)
from Coffee County, TN  0.52% ($35,739)
from Davidson County, TN  0.43% ($34,315)


6.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,159 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Rutherford County, TN  1.66% ($40,196 average AGI)
to Coffee County, TN  0.66% ($34,027)
to Davidson County, TN  0.41% ($34,507)
Businesses in Shelbyville, TN
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets3
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Best Western1Nike1
Burger King1Nissan1
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless2Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Ruby Tuesday1
FedEx3SONIC Drive-In2
Ford1Subway2
GameStop1T-Mobile1
Goodwill2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hardee's1UPS4
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
Kroger1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture2Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Shelbyville:

  • WLIJ (1580 AM; 5 kW; SHELBYVILLE, TN)
  • WZNG (1400 AM; 1 kW; SHELBYVILLE, TN; Owner: HOPKINS-HALL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMGC (810 AM; 5 kW; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: RADIO 810 NASHVILLE, LIMITED)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WMSR (1320 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shelbyville:

  • WBIA (88.3 FM; SHELBYVILLE, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WWTN (99.7 FM; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFCM-FM (91.7 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WBUZ (102.9 FM; LA VERGNE, TN; Owner: WYCQ, INC)
  • WRLT (100.1 FM; FRANKLIN, TN; Owner: TUNED-IN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WUSX (93.3 FM; TULLAHOMA, TN; Owner: TENNNESSE VALLEY RADIO, INC)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WMOT (89.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKDF (103.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNRQ (105.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSIX-FM (97.9 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPLN-FM (90.3 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WAYM (88.7 FM; COLUMBIA, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WFTZ (101.5 FM; MANCHESTER, TN; Owner: PHASE TWO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYTM-FM (105.5 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, TN; Owner: TIME BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WTML (91.5 FM; TULLAHOMA, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W263AE (100.5 FM; LEWISBURG, TN; Owner: WEATHER RADAR ASSOCIATES)
  • WAUT (88.5 FM; TULLAHOMA, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Shelbyville:

  • WNAB (Channel 58; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NASHVILLE LICENSE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WSMV-TV (Channel 4; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHTN (Channel 39; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION NETWORK, INC.)
  • WETV-LP (Channel 11; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: CHANNEL ELEVEN, INC.)
  • WHRT-LP (Channel 27; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: LANDMARK ARTS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Shelbyville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 88Number of bridges
  • 587ft / 179mTotal length
  • $17,322,000Total costs
  • 425,650Total average daily traffic
  • 40,084Total average daily truck traffic
  • 606,384Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Shelbyville, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51920-1929
  • 51930-1939
  • 61940-1949
  • 121950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 111980-1989
  • 111990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 142010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Shelbyville, TN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Shelbyville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 104 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Shelbyville, TN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 145 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Shelbyville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Shelbyville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 37 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 173. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 252 took place in 2005, and the least - 26 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Shelbyville, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (40.2%), and Structure Fires (34.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Shelbyville, TN
    • 1,18140.2%Outside Fires
    • 1,00234.1%Structure Fires
    • 63221.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1254.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shelbyville, TN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Shelbyville, Tennessee:

  • Americas Best Value Inn, 317 N Cannon Blvd, Shelbyville, Tennessee 37160 , Phone: (931) 684-6050, Fax: (931) 684-2714
  • Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Shelbyville, 1207 N Main St, Shelbyville, Tennessee 37160 , Phone: (931) 684-8343
  • Best Western Celebration Inn & Suites, 724 Madison St, Shelbyville, Tennessee 37160 , Phone: (931) 684-2378, Fax: (931) 685-4936
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Shelbyville, Tennessee
Most common first names in Shelbyville, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James69271.5 years
William58174.2 years
Mary55078.3 years
John42574.4 years
Robert36772.7 years
Thomas22771.1 years
Annie19480.2 years
Charles19171.3 years
George18674.4 years
Willie16378.1 years
Most common last names in Shelbyville, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith26375.4 years
Brown20874.0 years
Thompson14777.4 years
Reed14472.0 years
Williams13376.3 years
Arnold12877.6 years
Jones12670.4 years
Sanders12177.9 years
Johnson11372.2 years
Crowell11081.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Shelbyville, TN
  • 53.0%Electricity
  • 44.4%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Shelbyville, TN
  • 80.0%Electricity
  • 18.5%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used


Shelbyville compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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