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Shelby Forest, TN (Tennessee) Houses and Residents

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Total population: 8,411 (Urban population: 4,031, Rural population: 4,182 (164 farm, 4,018 nonfarm))

Houses: 3,314 (2,913 occupied: 1,935 owner occupied, 771 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

28%
State:

35%

Housing density: 40 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $157,265.

Median contract rent in 2016: $371 (lower quartile is $201, upper quartile is $468)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $767


Median gross rent in Shelby Forest, TN in 2016: $487

Housing units in Shelby Forest with a mortgage: 1,301 (129 second mortgage, 40 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 527



Shelby Forest, Tennessee Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $158,617 (it was $102,000 in 2000)
Shelby Forest:

$158,617
Tennessee:

$157,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,494 - $227,727

Household type by relationship:

Households: 909,315
  • In family households: 763,349 (130,277 male householders, 101,130 female householders)
    135,865 spouses, 288,562 children (268,691 natural, 6,442 adopted, 13,429 stepchildren), 34,868 grandchildren, 15,859 brothers or sisters, 9,522 parents, 20,027 other relatives, 22,996 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 145,966 (55,407 male householders (43,999 living alone)), 64,157 female householders (55,496 living alone)), 26,402 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 18,329 (11,592 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: -1 1-person, -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

126,592 married couples with children.
88,773 single-parent households (11,723 men, 77,050 women).

97.3% of residents of Shelby Forest speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (43% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 172 (2.0%)
(103.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.6
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Shelby Forest, Tennessee:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 651 bedroom
  • 2412 bedrooms
  • 1,4083 bedrooms
  • 3634 bedrooms
  • 1265+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Shelby Forest population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shelby Forest, Tennessee:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 621 bedroom
  • 1312 bedrooms
  • 3293 bedrooms
  • 554 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Shelby Forest population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Shelby Forest in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 105no vehicle
  • 3991 vehicle
  • 8822 vehicles
  • 5843 vehicles
  • 1774 vehicles
  • 565+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Shelby Forest population

Cars and other vehicles available in Shelby Forest in renter-occupied apartments

  • 82no vehicle
  • 3101 vehicle
  • 1512 vehicles
  • 243 vehicles
  • 104 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Shelby Forest population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Shelby Forest, Tennessee:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1253 rooms
  • 774 rooms
  • 4745 rooms
  • 7246 rooms
  • 3947 rooms
  • 2558 rooms
  • 1549+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Shelby Forest population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shelby Forest, Tennessee:

  • 01 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 383 rooms
  • 1194 rooms
  • 1805 rooms
  • 1526 rooms
  • 727 rooms
  • 88 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Shelby Forest population

Year house built

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Shelby Forest, TN household income distribution

  • 264Less than $10,000
  • 194$10,000 to $14,999
  • 215$15,000 to $19,999
  • 108$20,000 to $24,999
  • 122$25,000 to $29,999
  • 107$30,000 to $34,999
  • 115$35,000 to $39,999
  • 160$40,000 to $44,999
  • 139$45,000 to $49,999
  • 209$50,000 to $59,999
  • 385$60,000 to $74,999
  • 407$75,000 to $99,999
  • 165$100,000 to $124,999
  • 110$125,000 to $149,999
  • 110$150,000 to $199,999
  • 46$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 151995 to March 2000
  • 01990 to 1994
  • 71985 to 1989
  • 381980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 81970 to 1974
  • 211965 to 1969
  • 15Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Shelby Forest population
Shelby Forest commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 16
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 48
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 166
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 361
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 487
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 247
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,014
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 325
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 188
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 425
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 92
  • 90 or more minutes: 72
Shelby Forest, TN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 94.6%
Number of people working at home: 140 (3.8% of all workers)

Shelby Forest mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,868 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 499 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 15 (0%)
  • Walked: 27 (1%)
  • Other means: 32 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 51 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 2,962
 Unclassified or not reported: 2,174
 United States or American: 916
 English: 528
 Irish: 463
 German: 318
 Italian: 184
 Scottish: 139
 Scotch-Irish: 119
 French (except Basque): 113
 European: 72
 Dutch: 69
 Polish: 32
 British: 28
 Norwegian: 27
 Swiss: 27
 Swedish: 21
 French Canadian: 15
 African: 6

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

  • 33%India
  • 26%United Kingdom
  • 14%Korea
  • 13%Germany
  • 8%Philippines
  • 6%Mexico

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

  • This state: 5,847
  • Other state: 2,221
  • Northeast: 103
  • Midwest: 512
  • South: 1,412
  • West: 194

67% of Shelby Forest residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 78% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in Tennessee.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 6
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 8
  • 5th and 6th grade: 20
  • 7th and 8th grade: 50
  • 9th grade: 25
  • 10th grade: 110
  • 11th grade: 64
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 269
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 807
  • Less than 1 year of college: 147
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 414
  • Associate degree: 99
  • Bachelor's degree: 271
  • Master's degree: 31
  • Professional school degree: 28
  • Doctorate degree: 10

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 24
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 26
  • 7th and 8th grade: 54
  • 9th grade: 89
  • 10th grade: 65
  • 11th grade: 101
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 162
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 952
  • Less than 1 year of college: 301
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 440
  • Associate degree: 135
  • Bachelor's degree: 213
  • Master's degree: 32
  • Professional school degree: 38
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

Shelby Forest marital status for males
Shelby Forest marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,654
  • One, attached: 84
  • Two: 77
  • 3 or 4: 10
  • 5 to 9: 19
  • 10 to 19: 9
  • 50 or more: 31
  • Mobile homes: 79

Median worth of mobile homes: $94,803

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.6%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Shelby Forest:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Shelby Forest
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (51.5%)
  • Electricity (30.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.6%)
  • Wood (3.3%)
  • Electricity (54.8%)
  • Utility gas (35.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.1%)
  • Wood (3.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 177
Here:

13.8%
Tennessee:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 75
Here:

12.6%
Tennessee:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 55
Here:

15.7%
Tennessee:

22.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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)