In 2020, Shelby, NC had a population of 97.8k people with a median age of 41.9 and a median household income of $43,512. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Shelby, NC grew from 97,282 to 97,765, a 0.496% increase and its median household income grew from $42,247 to $43,512, a 2.99% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Shelby, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.6%), Other (Hispanic) (1.87%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.6%), and White (Hispanic) (1.55%).
None of the households in Shelby, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.7% of the residents in Shelby, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Shelby, NC was $130,000, and the homeownership rate was 68.4%.
Most people in Shelby, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Shelby, NC was 2 cars per household.