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Shelby County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2019: 6,045 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Shelby County: 76.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.8%), Manufacturing (15.5%), Retail trade (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 71%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 14%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Shelby County, MO (2019)
    • 5,73095.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1061.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 971.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 621.0%Two or more races
    • 160.3%Asian alone
    • 120.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

42.6 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years
Males: 3,037  (50.2%)
Females: 3,008  (49.8%)
Average household size:
Shelby County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,631 ($29,448 in 1999)
This county:

$45,631
Missouri:

$57,409

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $398 (lower quartile is $330, upper quartile is $451)
This county:

$398
State:

$659


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $77,160 (it was $49,900 in 2000)
Shelby:

$77,160
Missouri:

$168,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $44,332 - $159,286

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $137,163
Here:

$137,163
State:

$215,938

Townhouses or other attached units: $285,827
Here:

$285,827
State:

$197,464

In 2-unit structures: $116,123
Here:

$116,123
State:

$160,378

Mobile homes: $112,752
Here:

$112,752
State:

$75,368

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $915
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $366

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
Shelby County, MO map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $138,100
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 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
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $10,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Shelby, MO residents
Average permit cost in Shelby, MO
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $921 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $646 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Shelby, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Shelby, MO in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Shelby, MO in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.3%
Shelby County:

15.3%
Missouri:

12.9%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.1% for Black residents, 36.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 125.0% for American Indian residents, 49.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.6 years old
(Males: 40.5 years old, Females: 44.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.1 years old, Black residents: 16.8 years old, American Indian residents: 10.8 years old, Asian residents: 37.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 50.0 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 November 2020:
Here:

2.7%
Missouri:

3.9%

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

Current college students: 185
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 53 (80.3% naturalized citizens)

Shelby County:

0.9%
Whole state:

4.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 162010 or later
  • 62000 to 2009
  • 21990 to 1999
  • 141980 to 1989
  • 31970 to 1979
  • 10Before 1970

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: 2,576
  • One, attached: 68
  • Two: 12
  • 3 or 4: 120
  • 10 to 19: 26
  • 20 to 49: 26
  • 50 or more: 4
  • Mobile homes: 388
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Housing units in Shelby County with a mortgage: 684 (0 second mortgage, 9 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,177

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

60.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Shelby County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Missouri state average. It is 318% 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 243.2 miles away from Shelby County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 350.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 243.2 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 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 Shelby 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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Missouri Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4490, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 29, 2019, FEMA Id: 4451, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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
  • 14 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Shelby County (24) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 12, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Shelby

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,636 (74.1%)
  • Carpooled: 151 (6.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 8 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 182 (8.2%)
  • Worked at home: 229 (10.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

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


  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Costa Rica (47%)
  • North Macedonia (Macedonia) (17%)
  • Korea (15%)
  • Philippines (13%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Shelby County


  • German (32%)
  • American (21%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • European (3%)
  • Dutch (3%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $45,214.

3.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,859 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.79%
Missouri average:

7.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.79% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($31,859 average AGI)
1.40% relocated from other states ($11,630 average AGI)
Shelby County:

1.40%
Missouri average:

2.68%

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


4.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,566 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
Missouri average:

7.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.96% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($34,566 average AGI)
1.10% relocated to other states ($5,754 average AGI)
Shelby County:

1.10%
Missouri average:

2.80%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Macon County, MO  1.22% ($30,800 average AGI)

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 2019: 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 population in Shelby County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.6%
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: 1,399 (1,203 aged, 196 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 216 (15%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (122)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (10)

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: 6,045
  • Male householders: 1,348 (400 living alone), Female householders: 1,127 (399 living alone)
  • 1,302 spouses (1,301 opposite-sex spouses), 138 unmarried partners, (133 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,548 children (1,425 natural, 36 adopted, 86 stepchildren), 52 grandchildren, 18 brothers or sisters, 34 parents, 29 foster children, 48 other relatives, 127 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 269

Size of family households: 907 2-persons, 274 3-persons, 195 4-persons, 155 5-persons, 59 6-persons, 15 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 790 1-person, 69 2-persons, 1 3-persons, 8 4-persons.

929 married couples with children.
334 single-parent households (102 men, 232 women).

96.3% of residents of Shelby speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 16% speak English not well).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (83% speak English very well, 17% 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:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

4.3

Year house built in Shelby County, Missouri
  • Year house built in Shelby County, Missouri
  • 2192014 or later
  • 532010 to 2013
  • 3232000 to 2009
  • 3841990 to 1999
  • 2751980 to 1989
  • 3681970 to 1979
  • 3451960 to 1969
  • 2331950 to 1959
  • 2401940 to 1949
  • 8591939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Shelby County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Shelby County, Missouri
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Shelby County, Missouri
  • 31 room
  • 352 rooms
  • 303 rooms
  • 1534 rooms
  • 2915 rooms
  • 4796 rooms
  • 3027 rooms
  • 2058 rooms
  • 3429+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shelby County, Missouri
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shelby County, Missouri
  • 161 room
  • 232 rooms
  • 913 rooms
  • 744 rooms
  • 1335 rooms
  • 1376 rooms
  • 577 rooms
  • 708 rooms
  • 309+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Shelby County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Shelby County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Shelby County, Missouri
  • 3no bedroom
  • 1161 bedroom
  • 3882 bedrooms
  • 1,0023 bedrooms
  • 2664 bedrooms
  • 565+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shelby County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shelby County, Missouri
  • 16no bedroom
  • 1131 bedroom
  • 2362 bedrooms
  • 1423 bedrooms
  • 754 bedrooms
  • 495+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Shelby County, Missouri 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
  • 56no vehicle
  • 4491 vehicle
  • 6842 vehicles
  • 4283 vehicles
  • 1854 vehicles
  • 365+ 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
  • 40no vehicle
  • 2821 vehicle
  • 2092 vehicles
  • 813 vehicles
  • 224 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles

86.8% 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, 81% lived in Missouri.

Shelby County:

86.8%
State average:

84.8%

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

  • This state: 4,551
  • Other state: 1,411
  • Northeast: 42
  • Midwest: 876
  • South: 324
  • West: 164
Year householders moved into unit in Shelby County, MO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Shelby County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 37.6%Electricity
  • 30.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 24.7%Utility gas
  • 5.0%Wood
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Solar energy
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 48.4%Electricity
  • 20.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.0%Utility gas
  • 12.3%Wood
  • 2.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 63
Here:

9.6%
Missouri:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 77
Here:

27.8%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9
Here:

8.7%
Missouri:

26.0%

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: $89,000
    Regular Highways: $35,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $26,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,039,000
    General - Other: $588,000
    Police Protection: $342,000
    Central Staff Services: $280,000
    Financial Administration: $251,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $133,000
    Correctional Institutions: $109,000
    General Public Buildings: $65,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $131,000
    Interest Earnings: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $197,000
    Police Protection: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,420,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $758,000
    Other: $239,000
  • Tax - Property: $922,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $860,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $558,000

Shelby County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $89,000
    Regular Highways: $35,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $26,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,039,000
    General - Other: $588,000
    Police Protection: $342,000
    Central Staff Services: $280,000
    Financial Administration: $251,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $133,000
    Correctional Institutions: $109,000
    General Public Buildings: $65,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $131,000
    Interest Earnings: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $197,000
    Police Protection: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,420,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $758,000
    Other: $239,000
  • Tax - Property: $922,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $860,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $558,000

Shelby County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $89,000
    Regular Highways: $35,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $26,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,039,000
    General - Other: $588,000
    Police Protection: $342,000
    Central Staff Services: $280,000
    Financial Administration: $251,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $133,000
    Correctional Institutions: $109,000
    General Public Buildings: $65,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $131,000
    Interest Earnings: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $197,000
    Police Protection: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,420,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $758,000
    Other: $239,000
  • Tax - Property: $922,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $860,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $558,000

Shelby County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $89,000
    Regular Highways: $35,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $26,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,039,000
    General - Other: $588,000
    Police Protection: $342,000
    Central Staff Services: $280,000
    Financial Administration: $251,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $133,000
    Correctional Institutions: $109,000
    General Public Buildings: $65,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $131,000
    Interest Earnings: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $197,000
    Police Protection: $5,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,420,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $758,000
    Other: $239,000
  • Tax - Property: $922,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $860,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $558,000

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
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