Shelby County, OH

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Population

48,902

0.096% decline

Poverty Rate

8.89%


Median Age

39.3


Median Household Income

$57,673

2.68% growth

Number of Employees

24,430

1.54% growth

Median Property Value

$137,800

2.53% growth

About

In 2017, Shelby County, OH had a population of 48.9k people with a median age of 39.3 and a median household income of $57,673. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Shelby County, OH declined from 48,949 to 48,902, a -0.096% decrease and its median household income grew from $56,169 to $57,673, a 2.68% increase.

The population of Shelby County, OH is 93.2% White Alone, 2.83% Black or African American Alone, and 1.49% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Shelby County, OH speak a non-English language, and 98.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Shelby County, OH is $137,800, and the homeownership rate is 70.8%. Most people in Shelby County, OH commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Shelby County, OH is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Ohio across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

The economy of Shelby County, OH employs 24.4k people. The largest industries in Shelby County, OH are Manufacturing (8,543 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,776 people), and Retail Trade (2,419 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($52,596), Public Administration ($52,100), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($46,842).

Median household income in Shelby County, OH is $57,673. Males in Shelby County, OH have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,809. The income inequality in Shelby County, OH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$57,673

2017 value

± $2,610

2.68%

1 Year Growth

± 6.33%

Households in Shelby County, OH have a median annual income of $57,673, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $56,169 in 2016, which represents a 2.68% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,819

Average Male Salary

± $967

$45,809

Average Female Salary

± $722

In 2017, full-time male employees in Ohio made 1.35 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Ohio by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $61,297 ± $5,164

  2. White

    $47,402 ± $598

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $43,729 ± $34,565

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Ohio workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.29 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Ohio by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Shelby County, OH is from Ohio.

0.461

2017 Wage GINI

0.461

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0776% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Ohio across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9716

  2. Census Tract 9717

  3. Census Tract 9715

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Shelby County, OH was Census Tract 9716 with a value of $72,654, followed by Census Tract 9717 and Census Tract 9715, with respective values of $70,430 and $65,298.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Shelby County, OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.89% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Shelby County, OH (4.29k out of 48.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    3,779 ± 398

  2. Black

    345 ± 156

  3. Two Or More

    95 ± 121

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Shelby County, OH is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

24.4k

2017 Value

± 913

1.54%

1 Year growth

± 5.22%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Shelby County, OH grew at a rate of 1.54%, from 24.1k employees to 24.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Shelby County, OH, are Production Occupations (4,871 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,001 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,982 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Shelby County, OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Shelby County, OH, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (4,871 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,001 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,982 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Shelby County, OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (3.44 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (1.88 times), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.64 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Shelby County, OH, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($70,411), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($70,000), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($68,229).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

24.4k

2017 Value

± 913

1.54%

1 Year growth

± 5.22%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Shelby County, OH grew at a rate of 1.54%, from 24.1k employees to 24.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Shelby County, OH, are Manufacturing (8,543 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,776 people), and Retail Trade (2,419 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Shelby County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Shelby County, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Shelby County, OH, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (8,543 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,776 people), and Retail Trade (2,419 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Shelby County, OH has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (3.45 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.59 times), and Construction (0.985 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Shelby County, OH, by median earnings, are Utilities ($52,596), Public Administration ($52,100), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($46,842).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $68.6B

  2. $67.9B

  3. $51B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $68.6B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($67.9B) and Machinery ($51B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Ohio products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$675B

2020 Value

$952B

Projected 2045 Value

41.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Ohio trade was $675B. This is expected to increase 41.1% to $952B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Ohio trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $49.2B

  2. $37.6B

  3. $35.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $49.2B, followed by Indiana with $37.6B and Pennsylvania and $35.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Ohio shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

95.5% of the population of Shelby County, OH has health coverage, with 58.9% on employee plans, 11.5% on Medicaid, 12.3% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 1.17% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Shelby County, OH was $8,712 in 2014. This is a 5.14% increase from the previous year ($8,286).

Primary care physicians in Shelby County, OH see 2574 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.15% increase from the previous year (2448 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4052 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1519 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.8%). Additionally, Hocking County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,574 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Shelby County, OH see an average of 2,574 patients per year. This represents a 5.15% increase from the previous year (2,448 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Shelby County, OH in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

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State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,712

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,371

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,007

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,038

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Ohio (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.14%, from $8,286 to $8,712.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.53%

Uninsured

58.9%

Employer Coverage

11.5%

Medicaid

12.3%

Medicare

11.6%

Non-Group

1.17%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Shelby County, OH declined by 21% from 5.74% to 4.53%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Shelby County, OH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.8% prevalence

  2. 15.9% prevalence

  3. 15.3% prevalence

Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Ohio, at 16.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Ohio by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Shelby County, OH is home to a population of 48.9k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.98% of Shelby County, OH residents were born outside of the country (967 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Shelby County, OH is composed of 45.6k White Alone residents (93.2%), 1.38k Black or African American Alone residents (2.83%), 729 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.49%), 626 Two or More Races residents (1.28%), 460 Asian Alone residents (0.941%), 130 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.266%), 9 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0184%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

35

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 8.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Shelby County, OH was 39.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 35. But people in Shelby County, OH are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Shelby County, OH residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.98%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

967 people

1.68%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

821 people

As of 2017, 1.98% of Shelby County, OH residents (967 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Shelby County, OH was 1.68%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. India

    56,561 ± 5,825 people

  2. Mexico

    44,953 ± 5,195 people

  3. China

    32,750 ± 4,437 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 56,561 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 44,953 and China with 32,750.

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Citizenship

98.8%

2017 Citizenship

99%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.8% of Shelby County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Shelby County, OH was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    45.6k ± 20

  2. Black or African American Alone

    1.38k ± 146

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    729 ± 186

In 2017, there were 32.9 times more White Alone residents (45.6k people) in Shelby County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.38k Black or African American Alone and 729 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Shelby County, OH as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,163 ± 168

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    430 ± 147

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    399 ± 103

Shelby County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.7 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Shelby County, OH was $137,800 in 2017, which is 0.6 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $134,400 to $137,800, a 2.53% increase. The homeownership rate in Shelby County, OH is 70.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Shelby County, OH have an average commute time of 17.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Shelby County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$137,800

2017 Median

± $4,157

$134,400

2016 Median

± $4,543

In 2017, the median property value in Shelby County, OH grew to to $137,800 from the previous year's value of $134,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Shelby County, OH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Shelby County, OH the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$57,673

Median Household Income

± $2,610

18.7k

Number of Households

± 774

In 2017, the median household income of the 18.7k households in Shelby County, OH grew to $57,673 from the previous year's value of $56,169.

The following chart displays the households in Shelby County, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Shelby County, OH distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Shelby County, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

70.8%

2017 Homeownership

70.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 70.8% of the housing units in Shelby County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Shelby County, OH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

17.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Shelby County, OH have a shorter commute time (17.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.09% of the workforce in Shelby County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.6%

  2. Carpooled

    8.88%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.67%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Shelby County, OH was Drove Alone (85.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.88%) and those who Worked At Home (2.67%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Shelby County, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Shelby County, OH have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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