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Shelby County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2016: 6,181 (all rural); it was 6,799 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 977
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 934
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,061
Renter-occupied apartments: 670 (it was 684 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

31%

Land area: 501 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 12 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Shelby County: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (35.2%), Construction (24.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 26%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 74%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Shelby County, Missouri:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.5%)
Median resident age:  42.2 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years
Males: 3,086  (49.9%)
Females: 3,095  (50.1%)
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Average household size:
Shelby County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,146 ($29,448 in 1999)

This county:

$43,146
Missouri:

$51,746

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $346 (lower quartile is $251, upper quartile is $421)
This county:

$346
State:

$606


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $78,381 (it was $49,900 in 2000)
Shelby:

$78,381
Missouri:

$151,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $50,353 - $131,718

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $120,299
Here:

$120,299
State:

$199,711

Townhouses or other attached units: $237,416
Here:

$237,416
State:

$185,692

In 2-unit structures: $86,525
Here:

$86,525
State:

$123,941

Mobile homes: $117,763
Here:

$117,763
State:

$92,392
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $910
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $362

Institutionalized population: 153

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 13
  • Thefts: 27
  • Auto thefts: 1

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 19
  • Thefts: 38
  • Auto thefts: 2
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $167,300
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $172,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $778 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $665 (0.9%)

Shelby County household income distribution in 2009 Shelby County home values distribution Shelby County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.4%
Shelby County:

14.4%
Missouri:

14.0%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 72.3% for Black residents, 48.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 59.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.2 years old
(Males: 41.0 years old, Females: 43.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.7 years old, Black residents: 19.3 years old, American Indian residents: 10.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Shelby County is $352 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $574 a month.

Cities in this county include: Shelbina, Clarence, Shelbyville, Hunnewell, Bethel, Leonard.

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: Boone County, Indiana , Ocean County, New Jersey , Mineral County, West Virginia , Sierra County, California , Rio Blanco County, Colorado , Morgan County, Illinois .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 185
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 35 (65.3% naturalized citizens)

Shelby County:

0.6%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 4
  • 2000 to 2009: 21
  • 1990 to 1999: 9
  • 1980 to 1989: 14
  • 1970 to 1979: 3
  • Before 1970: 10
Note: State values scaled to Shelby County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 71.5%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,599
  • One, attached: 69
  • Two: 23
  • 3 or 4: 152
  • 5 to 9: 10
  • 10 to 19: 14
  • 20 or more: 16
  • Mobile homes: 317
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Shelby County with a mortgage: 751 (15 second mortgage, 15 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,047

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

61.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Shelby County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,20522
Mainline Protestant6218
Catholic5442
None2,003-
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: 2
Shelby County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Shelby County:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

7.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Shelby County:

9.7%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Shelby County:

28.7%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.2%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Shelby County:

Average size of farms: 442 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $87,281
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $158.83
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.12%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 49.91%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $75,050
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 62.21%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.80%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $79,930
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.61%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.09
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.17%
Corn for grain: 41485 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 12301 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 108142 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Shelby County-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 77% smaller 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, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 243.2 miles away from Shelby 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 234.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 227.2 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 253.9 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, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 262.7 miles away from Shelby County center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 244.5 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:

  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 15, 2015 to July 27, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4238: August 07, 2015, FEMA Id: 4238, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: September 09, 2014 to September 11, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4200: October 31, 2014, FEMA Id: 4200, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 29, 2013 to June 11, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4130: July 18, 2013, FEMA Id: 4130, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1961: March 23, 2011, FEMA Id: 1961, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3317: February 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 12, 2010 to July 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1934: August 17, 2010, FEMA Id: 1934, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 08, 2009 to May 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1847: June 19, 2009, FEMA Id: 1847, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3303: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Flooding, and a Tornado, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to September 24, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1809: November 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1809, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1773: June 25, 2008, FEMA Id: 1773, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 12 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Shelby County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 11, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Romania (26%)
  • Macedonia (17%)
  • Germany (14%)
  • Korea (9%)
  • Mexico (6%)
  • Moldova (3%)
  • Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Shelby County (%):

  • German (33%)
  • American (21%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Shelby County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,795 (76.9%)
  • Carpooled: 175 (7.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 15 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 158 (6.8%)
  • Worked at home: 194 (8.3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 129 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 99 people in nursing homes
  • 26 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 117 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 29 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 17 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in college/university student housing
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,717.

4.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($22,935 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
Missouri average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.68% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($19,602 average AGI)
0.79% relocated from other states ($3,343 average AGI)
Shelby County:

0.79%
Missouri average:

2.54%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Macon County, MO  0.66% ($20,750 average AGI)
from Monroe County, MO  0.50% ($24,833)
from Marion County, MO  0.41% ($27,000)


6.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,013 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Missouri average:

6.91%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.58% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($20,596 average AGI)
1.74% relocated to other states ($5,417 average AGI)
Shelby County:

1.74%
Missouri average:

2.76%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Macon County, MO  0.69% ($42,529 average AGI)
to Boone County, MO  0.57% ($21,357)
to Randolph County, MO  0.45% ($16,000)
to Marion County, MO  0.41% ($27,900)
to Monroe County, MO  0.41% ($32,700)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Shelby County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Shelby County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 1.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Shelby County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Shelby County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Shelby County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,399 (1,203 aged, 196 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 216 (15%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Shelby County, Missouri in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (154)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (90)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (73)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (61)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (58)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (56)
  • Congestive heart failure (53)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (49)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (33)
  • Chronic ischaemic heart disease, unspecified (27)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,246
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,498

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 30

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 44

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,181
  • In family households: 4,904 (912 male householders, 696 female householders)
    1,364 spouses, 1,604 children (1,455 natural, 52 adopted, 93 stepchildren), 116 grandchildren, 21 brothers or sisters, 12 parents, 75 other relatives, 89 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,008 (412 male householders (360 living alone)), 452 female householders (412 living alone)), 139 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 267

Size of family households: 855 2-persons, 320 3-persons, 248 4-persons, 95 5-persons, 51 6-persons, 41 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 772 1-person, 71 2-persons, 7 3-persons, 11 4-persons.

945 married couples with children.
295 single-parent households (80 men, 215 women).

95.6% of residents of Shelby speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
3.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (88% speak English very well, 13% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $51,438,000 ($7,667 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,141,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $19,735,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $12,085,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,534,000
Federal grants: $8,376,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,193,000 ($596,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,516,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $207,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $721,000
Federal Government insurance: $21,403,000

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

Births: 402
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 466
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +16
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Shelby County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.35 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.5
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 32
  • 2010 to 2013: 23
  • 2000 to 2009: 452
  • 1990 to 1999: 345
  • 1980 to 1989: 223
  • 1970 to 1979: 440
  • 1960 to 1969: 316
  • 1950 to 1959: 353
  • 1940 to 1949: 191
  • 1939 or earlier: 829
Note: State values scaled to Shelby population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Shelby County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Shelby County population
  • 1 room: 15
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 22
  • 4 rooms: 168
  • 5 rooms: 363
  • 6 rooms: 432
  • 7 rooms: 327
  • 8 rooms: 141
  • 9+ rooms: 308
  • 1 room: 18
  • 2 rooms: 21
  • 3 rooms: 84
  • 4 rooms: 95
  • 5 rooms: 130
  • 6 rooms: 166
  • 7 rooms: 116
  • 8 rooms: 31
  • 9+ rooms: 30
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Shelby County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Shelby County population
  • no bedroom: 15
  • 1 bedroom: 73
  • 2 bedrooms: 398
  • 3 bedrooms: 945
  • 4 bedrooms: 290
  • 5+ bedrooms: 51
  • no bedroom: 18
  • 1 bedroom: 120
  • 2 bedrooms: 177
  • 3 bedrooms: 245
  • 4 bedrooms: 126
  • 5+ bedrooms: 12
Cars and other vehicles available in Shelby County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Shelby County population
  • no vehicle: 33
  • 1 vehicle: 375
  • 2 vehicles: 723
  • 3 vehicles: 398
  • 4 vehicles: 210
  • 5+ vehicles: 56
  • no vehicle: 78
  • 1 vehicle: 293
  • 2 vehicles: 212
  • 3 vehicles: 73
  • 4 vehicles: 30
  • 5+ vehicles: 10

88% of Shelby County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Missouri.

Shelby County:

88.1%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 4,722
  • Other state: 1,397
  • Northeast: 62
  • Midwest: 836
  • South: 403
  • West: 91

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Shelby County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33.4%)
  • Electricity (29.8%)
  • Utility gas (26.2%)
  • Wood (6.5%)
  • Other fuel (2.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • Electricity (46.1%)
  • Utility gas (22.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.6%)
  • Wood (2.0%)
  • No fuel used (1.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 82
Here:

11.8%
Missouri:

12.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 38
Here:

13.1%
Missouri:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 42
Here:

31.1%
Missouri:

24.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Shelby County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,176,000
    General - Other: $334,000
    Health Services - Other: $233,000
    Police Protection: $142,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $121,000
    Financial Administration: $107,000
    Welfare - Other: $104,000
    Central Staff Services: $86,000
    Corrections - Other: $52,000
    General Public Buildings: $43,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $697,000

Shelby County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $127,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $21,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,262,000
    Health & Hospitals: $244,000
    General Support: $43,000
  • Tax - Property: $422,000
    Total General Sales: $379,000
    NEC: $17,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 135
  • Number of aged recipients: 14
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 121
  • Number of recipients under 18: 21
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 90
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 24
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 56
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 54
Shelby County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Shelby County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Shelby County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William9276.4 years
Mary8983.2 years
James8375.7 years
John8179.0 years
Charles5874.5 years
George4476.3 years
Robert4270.9 years
Helen3880.7 years
Harry3478.2 years
Harold3372.8 years
Most common last names in Shelby County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4076.4 years
Jones3580.2 years
Wood3581.1 years
White3278.6 years
Davis2881.6 years
Buckman2479.3 years
Magruder2384.6 years
Moore2380.0 years
Brown2281.4 years
Chinn2176.6 years
Businesses in Shelby County, MO
NameCountNameCount
H&R Block1Subway1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1