Shelby, OH

Shelby profile

Living in Shelby

Shelby is a somewhat small city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 9,031 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Shelby is the 184th largest community in Ohio.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Shelby is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.58% of the Shelby workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Shelby is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Shelby who work in office and administrative support (13.57%), sales jobs (9.34%), and teaching (4.71%).

Shelby is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The percentage of adults in Shelby with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.05% of adults in Shelby have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Shelby in 2018 was $24,793, which is middle income relative to Ohio, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,172 for a family of four. However, Shelby contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Shelby home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shelby residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Shelby include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Shelby is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.