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Shelby County, Illinois (IL)

County population in 2019: 21,568 (22% urban, 78% rural); it was 22,893 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,997
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,458
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,333
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,761 (it was 1,723 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

33%

Land area: 759 sq. mi.

Water area: 9.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Shelby County: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (30.9%), Educational, health and social services (23.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 44%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 51%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Shelby County, IL (2019)
    • 20,75890.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2321.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1500.7%Two or more races
    • 1440.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 640.3%Asian alone
    • 140.06%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 70.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

45.7 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years
Males: 10,626  (49.3%)
Females: 10,942  (50.7%)
Average household size:
Shelby County:

2.0 people
Illinois:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,606 ($37,313 in 1999)
This county:

$55,606
Illinois:

$69,187

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $437 (lower quartile is $363, upper quartile is $554)
This county:

$437
State:

$889


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $103,744 (it was $67,400 in 2000)
Shelby:

$103,744
Illinois:

$209,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $69,012 - $164,383
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $989
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $446

Institutionalized population: 175
Shelby County, IL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 57 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 1998: 65 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 1999: 56 buildings, average cost: $97,100
  • 2000: 51 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2001: 48 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2002: 53 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2004: 79 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2006: 100 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 2007: 125 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2008: 87 buildings, average cost: $77,800
  • 2009: 75 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 2010: 53 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 2011: 27 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 2012: 38 buildings, average cost: $158,400
  • 2013: 28 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2014: 32 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2015: 38 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 2016: 35 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2017: 26 buildings, average cost: $288,400
  • 2018: 28 buildings, average cost: $236,700
  • 2019: 41 buildings, average cost: $184,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Shelby, IL residents
Average permit cost in Shelby, IL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,761 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,714 (1.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Shelby, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Shelby, IL in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Shelby, IL in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.9%
Shelby County:

9.9%
Illinois:

11.5%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 45.7 years old
(Males: 44.2 years old, Females: 47.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.1 years old, Black residents: 17.4 years old, American Indian residents: 41.0 years old, Asian residents: 50.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 37.7 years old, Other race residents: 35.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Shelby County is $409 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $492 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $641 a month.

Cities in this county include: Shelbyville, Moweaqua, Windsor, Stewardson, Findlay, Cowden, Tower Hill, Strasburg, Herrick, Sigel.

Shelby County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Churchill County, Nevada , Dearborn County, Indiana , Mendocino County, California , Graham County, Kansas , Osborne County, Kansas , Phillips County, Kansas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.9%
Illinois:

6.5%

Unemployment by year in Shelby, IL
County total employment by year in Shelby, IL
County average yearly wages by year in Shelby, IL

Current college students: 772
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 101 (39.2% naturalized citizens)

Shelby County:

0.5%
Whole state:

13.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 42010 or later
  • 302000 to 2009
  • 101990 to 1999
  • 131980 to 1989
  • 261970 to 1979
  • 43Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 50.3%

Shelby County marital status for males Shelby County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,777
  • One, attached: 200
  • Two: 111
  • 3 or 4: 255
  • 5 to 9: 53
  • 10 to 19: 7
  • 20 to 49: 88
  • 50 or more: 23
  • Mobile homes: 1,095

Housing units in Shelby County with a mortgage: 3,431 (72 second mortgage, 149 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,082

Here:

42.9% with mortgage
State:

62.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Shelby County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,21641
Mainline Protestant2,71320
Catholic2,6353
Other122
None10,787-
Shelby County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Shelby County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Shelby County:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

7.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Shelby County:

9.3%
Illinois:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Shelby County:

26.6%
State:

25.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.9%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Shelby County:

Average size of farms: 342 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $77,328
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $205.86
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.43%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 22.88%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $64,928
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 84.74%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $91,751
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.90%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.82
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 11.73%
Corn for grain: 166704 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 13080 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 168378 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 33 acres

Earthquake activity:

Shelby County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 200% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 81.2 miles away from Shelby County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 81.2 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 62.7 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 111.3 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.1 miles away from Shelby County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 66.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Illinois Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4489, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Straight-Line Winds and Flooding, Incident Period: April 16, 2013 to May 05, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4116: May 10, 2013, FEMA Id: 4116, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1960: March 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1960, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Illinois Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 30, 2006 to December 01, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1681: February 09, 2007, FEMA Id: 1681, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Illinois Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3230: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3230, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Illinois Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 21, 2002 to May 23, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1416: May 21, 2002, FEMA Id: 1416, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Illinois Winter Snow Storm, Incident Period: January 01, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3134: January 08, 1999, FEMA Id: 3134, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • Illinois Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: May 15, 1990 to July 03, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-871: June 22, 1990, FEMA Id: 871, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Shelby County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Shelby

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,223 (79.8%)
  • Carpooled: 565 (8.6%)
  • Bus: 30 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 37 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 158 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 510 (7.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (28%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (16%)
  • Philippines (14%)
  • Norway (8%)
  • Lithuania (7%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Korea (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Shelby County


  • German (28%)
  • American (24%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Shelby County, Illinois in 2000:

  • 244 people in nursing homes
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Shelby County, Illinois in 2010:

  • 167 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 27 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,579.

5.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,893 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Illinois average:

4.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.96% relocated from other counties in Illinois ($34,675 average AGI)
0.65% relocated from other states ($5,218 average AGI)
Shelby County:

0.65%
Illinois average:

1.87%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Christian County, IL  0.82% ($39,535 average AGI)
from Effingham County, IL  0.78% ($31,941)
from Coles County, IL  0.59% ($34,863)
from Macon County, IL  0.59% ($50,784)
from Moultrie County, IL  0.43% ($35,595)
from Fayette County, IL  0.38% ($44,030)


5.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,831 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
Illinois average:

5.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.88% relocated to other counties in Illinois ($30,863 average AGI)
0.90% relocated to other states ($7,970 average AGI)
Shelby County:

0.90%
Illinois average:

2.67%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Christian County, IL  0.84% ($34,644 average AGI)
to Effingham County, IL  0.83% ($34,417)
to Macon County, IL  0.70% ($42,852)
to Coles County, IL  0.51% ($32,591)
to Moultrie County, IL  0.43% ($36,784)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0

Births per 1000 population in Shelby County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Shelby County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Shelby County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Shelby County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Shelby County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Shelby County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Shelby County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Shelby County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Shelby County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,324 (3,776 aged, 548 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 222 (4%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Shelby County, Illinois in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (458)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (352)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (333)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (132)
  • Unspecified dementia (93)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (69)
  • Congestive heart failure (65)
  • Respiratory arrest (55)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (15)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.46
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,978
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 201
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 21,295

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,187
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,201
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 13
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 45

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,568
  • Male householders: 4,609 (1,160 living alone), Female householders: 4,617 (1,467 living alone)
  • 5,026 spouses (4,995 opposite-sex spouses), 613 unmarried partners, (563 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,329 children (4,732 natural, 208 adopted, 398 stepchildren), 612 grandchildren, 79 brothers or sisters, 81 parents, 0 foster children, 190 other relatives, 231 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 213

Size of family households: 3,400 2-persons, 1,171 3-persons, 849 4-persons, 383 5-persons, 262 6-persons, 43 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,628 1-person, 445 2-persons, 54 3-persons, 1 4-persons, 2 5-persons.

3,066 married couples with children.
814 single-parent households (241 men, 573 women).

99.4% of residents of Shelby speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 30% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 31% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $131,274,000 ($5,851 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,248,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $59,760,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $31,922,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $12,395,000
Federal grants: $14,679,000
Federal procurement contracts: $7,092,000 ($5,999,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,425,000 ($809,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,022,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,691,000
Federal Government insurance: $54,605,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,259
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,335
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

43 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -467
Here -21 per 1000 residents
State -31 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Shelby County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.17 millions of gallons per day (57% from ground, 43% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.2

Year house built in Shelby County, Illinois
  • Year house built in Shelby County, Illinois
  • 1432014 or later
  • 1602010 to 2013
  • 7772000 to 2009
  • 1,1571990 to 1999
  • 1,0671980 to 1989
  • 1,5911970 to 1979
  • 1,1621960 to 1969
  • 1,1741950 to 1959
  • 4871940 to 1949
  • 2,9241939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Shelby County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Shelby County, Illinois
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Shelby County, Illinois
  • 111 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 1113 rooms
  • 8334 rooms
  • 1,5925 rooms
  • 1,5646 rooms
  • 1,4487 rooms
  • 7658 rooms
  • 1,1209+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shelby County, Illinois
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shelby County, Illinois
  • 1651 room
  • 292 rooms
  • 1803 rooms
  • 3314 rooms
  • 3375 rooms
  • 2636 rooms
  • 2147 rooms
  • 558 rooms
  • 1509+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Shelby County, Illinois
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Shelby County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Shelby County, Illinois
  • 14no bedroom
  • 2331 bedroom
  • 1,8452 bedrooms
  • 4,1973 bedrooms
  • 8664 bedrooms
  • 3195+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shelby County, Illinois
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shelby County, Illinois
  • 190no bedroom
  • 2221 bedroom
  • 5192 bedrooms
  • 5563 bedrooms
  • 2124 bedrooms
  • 335+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Shelby County, Illinois in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Shelby County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Shelby County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 107no vehicle
  • 1,8111 vehicle
  • 3,2002 vehicles
  • 1,5713 vehicles
  • 5474 vehicles
  • 2355+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Shelby County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Shelby County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 226no vehicle
  • 6301 vehicle
  • 5872 vehicles
  • 2653 vehicles
  • 204 vehicles
  • 175+ vehicles

90.6% of Shelby County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in Illinois.

Shelby County:

90.6%
State average:

87.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 19,435
  • Other state: 2,016
  • Northeast: 163
  • Midwest: 913
  • South: 763
  • West: 170
Year householders moved into unit in Shelby County, IL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Shelby County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 55.4%Utility gas
  • 27.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.6%Electricity
  • 4.2%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 53.9%Utility gas
  • 24.2%Electricity
  • 19.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 381
Here:

19.0%
Illinois:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 57
Here:

5.0%
Illinois:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 71
Here:

14.5%
Illinois:

27.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Shelby County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $665,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,931,000
    Police Protection: $2,298,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,814,000
    Health - Other: $1,604,000
    General - Other: $1,203,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $551,000
    Correctional Institutions: $187,000
    Air Transportation: $176,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $650,000
    Health and Hospitals: $195,000
    Highways: $138,000
    General Local Government Support: $25,000
    Other: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $959,000
    General Revenue - Other: $206,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $249,000
    Central Staff Services: $205,000
    Regular Highways: $84,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,896,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,230,000
    Transit Utilities: $752,000
    Highways: $595,000
    Health and Hospitals: $204,000
    Other: $13,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,307,000
    Other Selective Sales: $62,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,228,000

Shelby County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $665,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,931,000
    Police Protection: $2,298,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,814,000
    Health - Other: $1,604,000
    General - Other: $1,203,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $551,000
    Correctional Institutions: $187,000
    Air Transportation: $176,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $650,000
    Health and Hospitals: $195,000
    Highways: $138,000
    General Local Government Support: $25,000
    Other: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $959,000
    General Revenue - Other: $206,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $249,000
    Central Staff Services: $205,000
    Regular Highways: $84,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,896,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,230,000
    Transit Utilities: $752,000
    Highways: $595,000
    Health and Hospitals: $204,000
    Other: $13,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,307,000
    Other Selective Sales: $62,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,228,000

Shelby County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $665,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,931,000
    Police Protection: $2,298,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,814,000
    Health - Other: $1,604,000
    General - Other: $1,203,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $551,000
    Correctional Institutions: $187,000
    Air Transportation: $176,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $650,000
    Health and Hospitals: $195,000
    Highways: $138,000
    General Local Government Support: $25,000
    Other: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $959,000
    General Revenue - Other: $206,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $249,000
    Central Staff Services: $205,000
    Regular Highways: $84,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,896,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,230,000
    Transit Utilities: $752,000
    Highways: $595,000
    Health and Hospitals: $204,000
    Other: $13,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,307,000
    Other Selective Sales: $62,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,228,000

Shelby County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $665,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,931,000
    Police Protection: $2,298,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,814,000
    Health - Other: $1,604,000
    General - Other: $1,203,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $551,000
    Correctional Institutions: $187,000
    Air Transportation: $176,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $650,000
    Health and Hospitals: $195,000
    Highways: $138,000
    General Local Government Support: $25,000
    Other: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $959,000
    General Revenue - Other: $206,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $249,000
    Central Staff Services: $205,000
    Regular Highways: $84,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,896,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,230,000
    Transit Utilities: $752,000
    Highways: $595,000
    Health and Hospitals: $204,000
    Other: $13,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,307,000
    Other Selective Sales: $62,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,228,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 327
  • Number of aged recipients: 23
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 304
  • Number of recipients under 18: 40
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 233
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 54
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 138
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 145
Most common first names in Shelby County, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William17678.2 years
John17578.2 years
Mary15579.9 years
James14875.3 years
Charles14478.4 years
George10778.8 years
Robert10174.2 years
Helen8179.1 years
Ruth8179.9 years
Ralph6876.9 years
Most common last names in Shelby County, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9478.4 years
Miller8078.6 years
Brown6678.1 years
Beck5776.8 years
Storm5480.5 years
Davis5177.2 years
Jones5083.0 years
Adams3976.5 years
Thompson3880.1 years
Moore3779.5 years
Businesses in Shelby County, IL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Nike2
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Subway3
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1