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Shelby County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 26,990 (21% urban, 79% rural); it was 25,224 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,788
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,432
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,506
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,428 (it was 2,089 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

36%

Land area: 794 sq. mi.

Water area: 40.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Shelby County: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (32.2%), Construction (21.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 45%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 51%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Shelby County, TX (2017)
    • 16,31664.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,84619.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4,81519.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4081.6%Asian alone
    • 1390.6%Two or more races
    • 310.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 280.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 80.03%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

37.6 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Males: 13,258  (49.1%)
Females: 13,732  (50.9%)
Average household size:
Shelby County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,283 ($29,112 in 1999)
This county:

$39,283
Texas:

$59,206

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $451 (lower quartile is $280, upper quartile is $610)
This county:

$451
State:

$843


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $110,668 (it was $50,000 in 2000)
Shelby:

$110,668
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,947 - $189,113
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,061
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $349

Institutionalized population: 162

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 17
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 27
  • Burglaries: 103
  • Thefts: 122
  • Auto thefts: 22

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 28
  • Burglaries: 100
  • Thefts: 95
  • Auto thefts: 19
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $51,300
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $95,400
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $39,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $107,900
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $222,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $60,600
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $158,600
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $160,600
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $229,800
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Shelby, TX residents
Average permit cost in Shelby, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,059 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $624 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Shelby, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Shelby, TX in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Shelby, TX in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.2%
Shelby County:

20.2%
Texas:

14.7%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.0% for Black residents, 30.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 90.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 22.2% for other race residents, 13.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 37.6 years old
(Males: 36.8 years old, Females: 38.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.5 years old, Black residents: 35.4 years old, American Indian residents: 23.2 years old, Asian residents: 15.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.9 years old, Other race residents: 30.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Shelby County is $403 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $696 a month.

Cities in this county include: Center, Shelbyville, Aiken-Neuville, Timpson, Tenaha, Joaquin, Huxley.

Shelby County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Choctaw County, Alabama , Madison Parish, Louisiana , Jones County, Mississippi , Coryell County , Henderson County , Terrell County, Georgia , Toombs County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Texas:

3.5%

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

Current college students: 653
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 75.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,740 (11.5% naturalized citizens)

Shelby County:

10.2%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3232010 or later
  • 8022000 to 2009
  • 1,0991990 to 1999
  • 4471980 to 1989
  • 1231970 to 1979
  • 29Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 76.3%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,647
  • One, attached: 93
  • Two: 325
  • 3 or 4: 410
  • 5 to 9: 120
  • 10 to 19: 5
  • 20 to 49: 31
  • 50 or more: 16
  • Mobile homes: 3,769
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Housing units in Shelby County with a mortgage: 2,487 (8 second mortgage, 90 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,332

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

57.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Shelby County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,21669
Catholic1,2632
Black Protestant1,1366
Mainline Protestant1,08015
Other42
None11,749-
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: 6
Shelby County:

2.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This 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.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

4.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Shelby County:

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Shelby County:

28.4%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.1%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Shelby County:

Average size of farms: 175 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $218,763
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $95.16
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.17%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 99.17%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $147,445
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.99%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.04%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $51,388
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.00%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.94
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.13%
Vegetables: 921 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 6 acres

Earthquake activity:

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

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 256.9 miles away from Shelby County center
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 362.9 miles away from the county 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 county 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 237.2 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 343.0 miles away from Shelby County center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 396.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 07, 2016 to March 29, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4266: March 19, 2016, FEMA Id: 4266, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to October 02, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1791: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1791, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3294: September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: 3294, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 07, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3290: August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: 3290, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia, Incident Period: February 01, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3171: February 01, 2003, FEMA Id: 3171, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 05, 2001 to June 20, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1379: June 09, 2001, FEMA Id: 1379, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Shelby County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Shelby

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,809 (78.3%)
  • Carpooled: 1,301 (15.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 32 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 66 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 111 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 326 (3.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (25%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (80%)
  • Burma (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Malaysia (2%)
  • Switzerland (1%)
  • El Salvador (0%)
  • Honduras (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Shelby County


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

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

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

  • 306 people in nursing homes
  • 45 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 29 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
162 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,302.

5.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,090 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.11% relocated from other counties in Texas ($31,468 average AGI)
1.61% relocated from other states ($9,622 average AGI)
Shelby County:

1.61%
Texas average:

2.52%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Nacogdoches County, TX  0.96% ($31,366 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.50% ($43,349)
from Panola County, TX  0.45% ($34,842)
from De Soto Parish, LA  0.39% ($34,061)


5.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,070 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.23% relocated to other counties in Texas ($30,854 average AGI)
1.17% relocated to other states ($8,218 average AGI)
Shelby County:

1.17%
Texas average:

2.32%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Nacogdoches County, TX  0.82% ($33,614 average AGI)
to Panola County, TX  0.44% ($30,270)
to Harris County, TX  0.33% ($28,143)
to Dallas County, TX  0.24% ($34,300)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.4

Births per 1000 population in Shelby County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Shelby County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Shelby County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 29.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.4%
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: 4,725 (3,832 aged, 893 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,310 (19%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (536)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (317)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (230)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (193)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (182)
  • Congestive heart failure (158)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (147)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (138)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (86)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (80)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.82
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,113
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 176
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 38,397

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,644
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,196
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 23

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

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 139.1. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,990
  • In family households: 23,254 (2,605 male householders, 3,813 female householders)
    4,590 spouses, 9,308 children (8,906 natural, 162 adopted, 235 stepchildren), 838 grandchildren, 567 brothers or sisters, 375 parents, 533 other relatives, 642 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,536 (1,691 male householders (1,524 living alone)), 1,364 female householders (1,312 living alone)), 466 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 215

Size of family households: 2,877 2-persons, 1,422 3-persons, 1,183 4-persons, 502 5-persons, 286 6-persons, 126 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,837 1-person, 131 2-persons, 66 3-persons, 23 4-persons.

4,491 married couples with children.
1,743 single-parent households (257 men, 1,486 women).

82.2% of residents of Shelby speak English at home.
15.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (97% speak English very well, 3% speak English well).
1.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (80% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $181,715,000 ($6,947 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,032,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $67,040,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $43,957,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $217,000
Federal grants: $64,911,000
Federal procurement contracts: $781,000 ($-113,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,809,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,462,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,306,000
Federal Government insurance: $403,000

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

Births: 2,064
Here:

78 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,626
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +646
Here:

+25 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +78
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Shelby County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.89 millions of gallons per day (25% from ground, 75% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Year house built in Shelby County, Texas
  • Year house built in Shelby County, Texas
  • 2112014 or later
  • 6752010 to 2013
  • 1,3402000 to 2009
  • 1,7661990 to 1999
  • 1,9241980 to 1989
  • 2,2061970 to 1979
  • 1,1361960 to 1969
  • 1,1511950 to 1959
  • 8051940 to 1949
  • 9491939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Shelby County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Shelby County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Shelby County, Texas
  • 411 room
  • 652 rooms
  • 2463 rooms
  • 5924 rooms
  • 1,9695 rooms
  • 1,6556 rooms
  • 1,0697 rooms
  • 6148 rooms
  • 4379+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shelby County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shelby County, Texas
  • 441 room
  • 1912 rooms
  • 3473 rooms
  • 9534 rooms
  • 5125 rooms
  • 4176 rooms
  • 1737 rooms
  • 288 rooms
  • 359+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Shelby County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Shelby County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Shelby County, Texas
  • 36no bedroom
  • 1131 bedroom
  • 1,3482 bedrooms
  • 4,0983 bedrooms
  • 8504 bedrooms
  • 1955+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shelby County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shelby County, Texas
  • 44no bedroom
  • 5101 bedroom
  • 1,1082 bedrooms
  • 7803 bedrooms
  • 2404 bedrooms
  • 175+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Shelby County, Texas 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
  • 165no vehicle
  • 1,8831 vehicle
  • 2,6882 vehicles
  • 1,1103 vehicles
  • 7134 vehicles
  • 1715+ 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
  • 436no vehicle
  • 1,4101 vehicle
  • 6742 vehicles
  • 1173 vehicles
  • 494 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

86.3% of Shelby County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Texas.

Shelby County:

86.3%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 19,329
  • Other state: 4,775
  • Northeast: 258
  • Midwest: 394
  • South: 3,294
  • West: 800
Year householders moved into unit in Shelby County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Shelby County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 61.2%Electricity
  • 26.6%Utility gas
  • 8.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 69.0%Electricity
  • 22.0%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 174
Here:

5.1%
Texas:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 46
Here:

2.9%
Texas:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 48
Here:

8.8%
Texas:

15.0%

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 2012:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,457,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,133,000
    Police Protection: $2,203,000
    Financial Administration: $586,000
    Health - Other: $421,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $269,000
    Corrections - Other: $229,000
    Libraries: $15,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $355,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,228,000
    Interest Earnings: $221,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,247,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $51,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,477,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $951,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,464,000

Shelby County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,457,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,133,000
    Police Protection: $2,203,000
    Financial Administration: $586,000
    Health - Other: $421,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $269,000
    Corrections - Other: $229,000
    Libraries: $15,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $355,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,228,000
    Interest Earnings: $221,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,247,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $51,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,477,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $951,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,464,000

Shelby County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,457,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,133,000
    Police Protection: $2,203,000
    Financial Administration: $586,000
    Health - Other: $421,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $269,000
    Corrections - Other: $229,000
    Libraries: $15,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $355,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,228,000
    Interest Earnings: $221,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,247,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $51,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,477,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $951,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,464,000

Shelby County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,457,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,133,000
    Police Protection: $2,203,000
    Financial Administration: $586,000
    Health - Other: $421,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $269,000
    Corrections - Other: $229,000
    Libraries: $15,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $355,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,228,000
    Interest Earnings: $221,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,247,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $51,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,477,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $951,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,464,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,012
  • Number of aged recipients: 146
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 866
  • Number of recipients under 18: 154
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 583
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 275
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 421
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 487
Most common first names in Shelby County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James29873.0 years
John22875.2 years
William22277.3 years
Mary17780.3 years
Robert15672.6 years
Willie11775.0 years
George10275.2 years
Thomas9174.4 years
Annie8681.1 years
Charles8468.5 years
Most common last names in Shelby County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13975.4 years
Williams11577.3 years
Johnson11176.5 years
Jones9875.4 years
Hughes9176.4 years
Parker8077.3 years
Adams7573.8 years
Moore7072.1 years
Davis6977.9 years
Brown6878.6 years
Businesses in Shelby County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware3McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike4
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Subway2
Curves1Super 81
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS2
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1