Shelbyville, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 3,415.
Males: 1,620  (47.4%)
Females: 1,795  (52.6%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip code: 75973

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,094 (it was $29,884 in 2000)
Shelbyville:

$36,094
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,714 (it was $16,361 in 2000)

Shelbyville CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $70,146 (it was $50,800 in 2000)
Shelbyville:

$70,146
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $80,178; Detached houses: $95,823; Townhouses or other attached units: $117,499; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $90,066; Mobile homes: $49,635; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $33,024
Shelbyville races chart
  • White alone - 2,300 (70.3%)
  • Black alone - 810 (24.8%)
  • Hispanic - 134 (4.1%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.2%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Shelbyville: 126.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 292 feet

Land area: 216.6 square miles.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (very low).

Shelbyville, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Shelbyville:

  • High school or higher: 70.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shelbyville CCD:

  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 12.0%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Shelbyville, Texas as of March 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Shelbyville to the number of sex offenders is 285 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Shelbyville CCD:  0.5% ($261)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
Shelbyville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Shreveport, LA (51.3 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (162.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Huxley, TX (1.5 miles ), Converse, LA (3.6 miles ), Noble, LA (3.7 miles ), Stanley, LA (4.0 miles) , Center, TX (4.1 miles ), Zwolle, LA (4.1 miles ), Logansport, LA (4.2 miles ), Joaquin, TX (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 31.74 N, Longitude: 93.91 W

Shelbyville household income distribution Shelbyville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Food (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Health care (28%)
  • Food (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

Work and jobs in Shelbyville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Shelbyville, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Shelbyville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/12/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the Shelbyville place center killed 18 people and injured 77 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the place center injured 18 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shelbyville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 349.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 257.0 miles away from Shelbyville center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 259.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 249.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 339.5 miles away from Shelbyville center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 410.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Shelby County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Fires: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shelbyville:

  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 42 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; Full-time enrollment: 11,542)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 48 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 7,700)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 50 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 57 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • Angelina College (about 58 miles; Lufkin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,478)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 58 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • LeTourneau University (about 70 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 2,357)

Public high school in Shelbyville:

  • Shelbyville School (Students: 751; Location: 343 FM 417 W; Grades: EE-12; Our rating: 74)
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Notable locations in Shelbyville: East Hamilton Boat Ramp Recreation Site (A), Snyders Boat Ramp (B), Ragtown Recreation Site (C), Welchs Store (D), Dreka Work Center (E), Alexanders Store (F), Boles Field (G), Davis Ranch (H), Jordans Store (I), Pauls Store (J), Shelbyville Volunteer Fire Department (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Shelbyville include: West Hamilton Church (A), Browns Chapel (B), Bell Chapel (C), Carls Chapel (D), Triumph Church (E), Carrolltown Church (F), Dunnigan Church (G), East Hamilton Church (H), East Liberty Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Carroll Cemetery (1), Rather Cemetery (2), Holly Springs Cemetery (3), Daugherty Cemetery (4), East Hamilton Cemetery (5), East Liberty Cemetery (6), Hollow Springs Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Mason Lake (A), Goodsons Lake (B), Old River Lake (C), Windham Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bivens Branch (A), Bell Creek (B), Beauchamp Creek (C), Sandy Creek (D), McGrue Creek (E), Buckley Creek (F), Yellow Branch (G), Wooten Creek (H), Wilson Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shelby County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

14.2%
Whole state:

15.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

6.0%
Whole state:

6.7%

Shelbyville compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Shelbyville (2011 data):

  • Farmers State Bank: Shelbyville Branch at 5033 State Hwy 87 South, branch established on 1997/04/07. Info updated 2010/07/21: Bank assets: $343.1 mil, Deposits: $301.0 mil, headquarters in Center, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Wood (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Shelbyville CCD (based on Shelby County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.33%
Here: 59.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist AssociationBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents44.5%24.7%11.8%9.2%4.3%
Congregations16.5%31.8%9.4%15.3%11.8%
NameAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Catholic ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%1.5%0.9%0.3%0.5%
Congregations4.7%2.4%2.4%2.4%3.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Shelby County:

2.28 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Shelby County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Shelby County:

3.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

4.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Shelby County:

28.4%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.1%
State:

15.7%

5.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Nacogdoches County, TX  0.63% ($27,200 average AGI)
from Panola County, TX  0.45% ($34,694)
from Harris County, TX  0.38% ($37,667)


5.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,158 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Nacogdoches County, TX  1.02% ($26,111 average AGI)
to Panola County, TX  0.39% ($32,742)
to Harris County, TX  0.38% ($20,033)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shelbyville:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDET (930 AM; 1 kW; CENTER, TX; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KSYB (1300 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: AMISTAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSML (1260 AM; 5 kW; DIBOLL, TX; Owner: KASA FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPBL (1240 AM; 1 kW; HEMPHILL, TX; Owner: PHILLIP BURR)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shelbyville:

  • KQBB (100.5 FM; CENTER, TX; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KJVC (92.7 FM; MANSFIELD, LA; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KORI (104.7 FM; MANSFIELD, LA; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KQSI (92.5 FM; SAN AUGUSTINE, TX; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Shelbyville:

  • KAIN-LP (Channel 55; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: MARY GILL LEE)
  • KNTS-LP (Channel 17; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Owner: RICHARD GILL)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Shelbyville, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 177
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 268
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 51
  • Fatalities: 194
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 461
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

Shelbyville fatal accident list:

Mar 15, 1981 07:05 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Thomas F Riley, 0.59 Miles Ne Of The Intersection Of F-M 139 And Cr 2536(Bearing 265.6 Degrees) (Lat: 31.704139 Lon: -93.920194), Type: 65.5, Overall height: 64 m
    Registrant: 4056942100, Stormi.Sanchez@crossroads.Us, 5 N. MCCORMICK AVE.
  • John E Hargrove, North Side Of Fm 2694, 1.35 Miles West Of Huxley, Tx (Lat: 31.763611 Lon: -93.900000), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 48419 m, Overall height: 79.2 m
    Registrant: 9362752314, Info@newsignals.Net, 880 STATE HIGHWAY 21 E
  • John E Hargrove, North Side Of Fm 2694, 1.35 Miles West Of Huxley, Tx (Lat: 31.763611 Lon: -93.900000), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 48419 m, Overall height: 79.2 m
    Registrant: 4099942203, John.Hargrove@newsignals.Net, 786 FM 253
  • John E Hargrove, North Side Of Fm 2694, 1.35 Miles West Of Huxley, Tx (Lat: 31.763611 Lon: -93.900000), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 48419 m, Overall height: 79.2 m
    Registrant: 4099942203, John.Hargrove@newsignals.Net, 786 FM 253

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Ellora TX, 274 Fm 3184 (Lat: 31.704639 Lon: -93.908417), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 57 m, Call Sign: WQQH725
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/14/2012, Expiration Date: 12/14/2022, Certifier: Craig Riebkes
    Registrant: Blooston Mordkofsky Dickens Duffy & Prendergast LLP, 2120 L St Nw, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 828-5536, Fax: (202) 828-5568
  • Huxley Sub, North Side Of Fm 2694, 1.35 Miles West Of Huxley, Tx (Lat: 31.763611 Lon: -93.900000), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQQX210
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz, 6835.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/19/2013, Expiration Date: 03/19/2023, Certifier: John E Hargrove Pe
    Registrant: New Signals Engineering Corporation, 786 Fm 253, Buna, TX 77612, Phone: (409) 994-2203, Fax: (936) 570-1800, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB5TAX
    Grant Date: 06/09/1992, Expiration Date: 06/09/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2004
    Registrant: Russell C Scott, Rt 1 Box 1510, Shelbyville, TX 75973
  • Call Sign: KC5COR
    Grant Date: 09/07/1993, Expiration Date: 09/07/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2005
    Registrant: Clifford E Hart, Rt 1 Box 1467, Shelbyville, TX 75973
  • Call Sign: KJ5LQ, Previous Call Sign: KB5WNJ, Licensee ID: L00468372
    Grant Date: 06/21/2003, Expiration Date: 07/06/2013
    Registrant: Billy G Andrews, 7188 Fm 2261, Shelbyville, TX 75973

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY R44 II (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-AE1A5 (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 644WB , Serial Number: 12499, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 06/24/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher Scott Tyre, 3393 Fm 417 E, Shelbyville, TX 75973

Most common first names in Shelbyville, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3070.3 years
John2975.5 years
William2577.7 years
Robert1870.4 years
Mary1380.5 years
George1276.6 years
Willie1275.5 years
Thomas1176.2 years
Henry967.9 years
Billy866.5 years
Most common last names in Shelbyville, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Cartwright3569.6 years
Garrett1969.0 years
Risinger1779.9 years
Smith1479.1 years
Lout1476.6 years
Vaughn1279.4 years
Wilburn1275.8 years
Duncan1181.2 years
Windham1180.1 years
Miller973.7 years
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