Shelby, Mississippi

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Population in 2019: 1,949 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -33.4%
Males: 882  (45.3%)
Females: 1,067  (54.7%)
Median resident age:

40.0 years
Mississippi median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 38774.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $27,540 (it was $17,798 in 2000)
Shelby:

$27,540
MS:

$45,792

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $15,039 (it was $10,567 in 2000)

Shelby city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $69,056 (it was $36,800 in 2000)
Shelby:

$69,056
MS:

$128,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $77,425; detached houses: $86,886; mobile homes: $20,996

Median gross rent in 2019: $479.

March 2019 cost of living index in Shelby: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 48.2%
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  • Races in Shelby, MS (2019)
    • 1,62496.5%Black alone
    • 633.7%White alone
    • 50.3%Two or more races

Races in Shelby detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Shelby, Mississippi as of April 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Shelby is 240 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Mississippi average:

2.14
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Ancestries: American (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 157 feet

Land area: 2.71 square miles.

Population density: 719 people per square mile   (low).

Shelby, Mississippi map

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.1%
Mississippi:

1.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $346 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $592 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (74.4 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (92.6 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (356.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Winstonville, MS (1.6 miles ),
Mound Bayou, MS (2.3 miles ),
Duncan, MS (2.6 miles ),
Merigold, MS (2.8 miles ),
Alligator, MS (3.2 miles ),
Gunnison, MS (3.2 miles ),
Renova, MS (3.5 miles ),
Pace, MS (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 33.95 N, Longitude: 90.77 W

Area code: 662

Distribution of median household income in Shelby, MS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Shelby, MS in 2019
Shelby satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $37,400
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $37,400
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $37,400
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $37,400
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $37,400
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $37,400
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $37,400
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $37,400
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $37,400
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $37,400
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $37,400
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $37,400
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $37,400
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $37,400
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $37,400
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $37,400
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $37,400
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $37,400
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $37,400
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $37,400
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $37,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Shelby, MS residents
Average permit cost in Shelby, MS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.3%
Mississippi:

6.0%
Historical population in Shelby, MS
Historical housing units in Shelby, MS

Population change in the 1990s: +122 (+4.4%).
Most common industries in Shelby, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (14.3%)
  • Health care (14.2%)
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.7%)
  • Chemicals (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.4%)
  • Public administration (12.1%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.2%)
  • Educational services (17.4%)
  • Public administration (16.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.5%)
  • Food (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Chemicals (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Shelby, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)

Average climate in Shelby, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Shelby, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.2. This is about average.

City:

73.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.68
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Shelby-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Shelby city center injured 48 people and caused $4 million in damages.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.5 miles away from the city center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shelby-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 340% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 119.4 miles away from Shelby center
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 117.8 miles away from Shelby center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 119.0 miles away from the city 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 188.5 miles away from Shelby center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 128.5 miles away from Shelby center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 153.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bolivar County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Freezes: 3, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shelby topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Shelby:

  • SHELBY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (107 BROADWAY DRAWER A)
  • SHELBY NURSING AND REHAB CTR (1108 CHURCH STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Shelby:

  • DELTA COMMUNITY HHA (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MOUND BAYOU, MS)
  • OAK GROVE RETIREMENT HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DUNCAN, MS)
  • GENESIS HOSPICE CARE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • NEW COVENANT HOSPICE, LLC (Hospital, about 15 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPICE CARE INC (Hospital, about 15 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • RCG CLEVELAND (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES II (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)

Airports located in Shelby:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shelby:

  • Delta State University (about 15 miles; Cleveland, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,304)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 24 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 39 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 39 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 66 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 66 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 75 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)

Public high school in Shelby:

Public elementary/middle school in Shelby:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Shelby Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Dorsett Davis - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Jan 24, 1979), Erma Franklin - African- female singer, Gerald Wilson - Musician, Barbara Siggers Franklin - Female singer, Choker Campbell - Saxophonist, Hattie Littles - Soul singer.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Shelby and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF SHELBY (Population served: 2,922, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-09-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 222 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.8%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.2%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
108 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Shelby (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Bolivar County: The Bank Of Bolivar County at 2nd And Forest Street, branch established on 1940/09/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $16.6 mil, Deposits: $14.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Bolivar Banking Corporation
  • Southern Bancorp Bank: Shelby Branch at 905 North Broadway, branch established on 1934/02/02. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $1,146.8 mil, Deposits: $966.8 mil, headquarters in Arkadelphia, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancorp, Inc

For population 15 years and over in Shelby:

Marital status in Shelby, MS
  • Never married: 47.0%
  • Now married: 30.3%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

For population 25 years and over in Shelby:

  • High school or higher: 71.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Mississippi average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Shelby, MS (based on Bolivar County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,31248
Black Protestant3,30422
Mainline Protestant2,04319
Catholic9285
Other6875
None16,871-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Bolivar County:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Here:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Bolivar County:

13.3%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

36.4%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bolivar County:

15.1%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.6%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.2%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.7
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Shelby:

20.8%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Shelby:

14.2%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Shelby:

6.6
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Shelby:

38.1%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
Shelby:

50.7%
State:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Shelby:

83.1%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Shelby, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$1,800
Streets and Highways 0$0 12$19,032
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 13$15,127
Police - Other 0$0 6$7,357
Totals for Government 0$0 33$43,316

Shelby government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $211,000 ($108.26)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $340,000 ($174.45)
    Financial Administration: $235,000 ($120.57)
    Regular Highways: $167,000 ($85.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $97,000 ($49.77)
    Water Utilities: $85,000 ($43.61)
    Sewerage: $65,000 ($33.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $21,000 ($10.77)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($10.26)
    Libraries: $15,000 ($7.70)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,000 ($1.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $86,000 ($44.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $483,000 ($247.82)

Shelby government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $187,000 ($95.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $102,000 ($52.33)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $211,000 ($108.26)
    Other: $17,000 ($8.72)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,000 ($0.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $79,000 ($40.53)
    General Revenue - Other: $16,000 ($8.21)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $240,000 ($123.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $162,000 ($83.12)
    Other: $16,000 ($8.21)
    Highways: $8,000 ($4.10)
  • Tax - Property: $431,000 ($221.14)
    Public Utilities Sales: $57,000 ($29.25)
    Other License: $5,000 ($2.57)

Shelby government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,047,000 ($537.20)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $952,000 ($488.46)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $95,000 ($48.74)

Shelby government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $206,000 ($105.70)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $49,000 ($25.14)

4.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,751 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
Mississippi average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Washington County, MS  0.57% ($39,469 average AGI)
from Sunflower County, MS  0.56% ($46,286)
from Shelby County, TN  0.31% ($23,200)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shelby:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDSK (1410 AM; 1 kW; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • WCLD (1490 AM; 1 kW; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WROX (1450 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shelby:

  • WMJW (107.5 FM; ROSEDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WDFX (98.3 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDTL-FM (92.9 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKG (95.3 FM; DREW, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WAID (106.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WYMX (99.1 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCLD-FM (103.9 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WKDJ-FM (96.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WWUN-FM (101.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WTCD (96.9 FM; INDIANOLA, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAO-FM (90.9 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WKXY (92.1 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: CLARKSDALE BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Shelby:

  • WXVT (Channel 15; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • K53FB (Channel 53; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WHCQ-LP (Channel 8; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: DAVID ELLINGTON)
  • WMAO-TV (Channel 23; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W41BV (Channel 41; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Shelby fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Shelby fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 26.0mTotal length
  • $1,530,326,000Total costs
  • 16,990Total average daily traffic
  • 2,642Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,760Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Shelby, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Shelby, MS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Shelby)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Hwy 32 2 Mi Se (Lat: 33.924278 Lon: -90.787056), Call Sign: KES333, Licensee ID: L00043408,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.595 MHz, Grant Date: 08/28/1996, Expiration Date: 10/09/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/10/2002, Registrant: Charles Christmas, Shelby, MS 38774, Phone: (601) 398-7136
  • Lat: 33.923611 Lon: -90.763611, Call Sign: WQSF492,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.705 MHz, Grant Date: 09/12/2013, Expiration Date: 09/12/2023, Certifier: Clint Walton, Registrant: N-Stals, 1065 Roosevelt Road, Vance, MS 38964, Phone: (662) 627-7405, Fax: (662) 627-7405, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 30214, Hwy 61 North Of Hwy 32 (Lat: 33.973250 Lon: -90.763806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 105.1 m, Overall height: 109.7 m, Call Sign: WQOV622, Licensee ID: L01412109,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.00 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/2012, Expiration Date: 02/09/2022, Certifier: Bill Roach, Registrant: State Of Mississippi Wireless Communication Commission, 412 East Woodrow Wilson Ave., Mail Code 66-01, Jackson, MS 39216, Phone: (601) 359-5363, Fax: (601) 359-5362, Email:


FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Shelby)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 36. The highest number of reported fires - 56 took place in 2012, and the least - 23 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Shelby, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (34.5%), and Outside Fires (27.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Shelby, MS
    • 20134.5%Structure Fires
    • 16227.8%Outside Fires
    • 14124.2%Other
    • 7913.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
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Most common first names in Shelby, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Willie6174.8 years
Mary5582.4 years
John4277.2 years
James4071.4 years
Robert3372.0 years
Rosie2074.9 years
William2070.1 years
Jessie1969.2 years
Dorothy1962.4 years
Henry1779.4 years
Most common last names in Shelby, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5278.9 years
Williams3477.9 years
Brown2978.4 years
Smith2975.5 years
Jones2772.9 years
Davis2579.2 years
Harris2277.8 years
Jackson1978.8 years
Robinson1776.4 years
Moore1575.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Shelby, MS
  • 76.7%Utility gas
  • 19.4%Electricity
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Shelby, MS
  • 70.8%Utility gas
  • 29.2%Electricity


Shelby compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Shelby on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 500+"
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