In 2017, Shelby, NC had a population of 97k people with a median age of 41.7 and a median household income of $40,002. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Shelby, NC declined from 97,113 to 97,038, a -0.0772% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,134 to $40,002, a 2.22% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Shelby, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.7%), White (Hispanic) (1.8%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.32%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.14%). N/A% of the people in Shelby, NC speak a non-English language, and 98.4% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Shelby, NC is $110,500, and the homeownership rate is 67.4%. Most people in Shelby, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Shelby, NC is 2 cars per household.