Shelby, AL

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Shelby Profile


Overview

Shelby is a tiny town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 940 people and just one neighborhood, Shelby is the 303rd largest community in Alabama.

Shelby real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Shelby house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Shelby isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Shelby are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Shelby is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Shelby who work in office and administrative support (26.09%), management occupations (11.07%), and healthcare suport services (10.28%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Shelby is worth considering.

Shelby is a very car-oriented town. 100.00% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Shelby is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Shelby has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.

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

Shelby Demographics

The population of Shelby has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 5.28% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Shelby in 2018 was $26,535, which is upper middle income relative to Alabama, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $106,140 for a family of four. However, Shelby contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Shelby is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 Irish, Scots-Irish, Italian, English, and German.

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


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Shelby, AL HOMES

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TYPE OF Shelby, AL HOMES

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SIZE OF Shelby, AL HOMES

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SIZE OF Shelby, AL HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Occupations

 

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

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Education

 

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Shelby VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 19
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Shelby Property CRIMES

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AL* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Columbiana Middle School
222 Joinertown Road
Columbiana, AL 35051
06-08
Shelby County High School
101 Washington St
Columbiana, AL 35051
09-12
Shelby Elementary School
19099 Highway 145
Shelby, AL 35143
PK-05
Elvin Hill Elementary School
201 Washington St
Columbiana, AL 35051
KG-05
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

SHELBY COUNTY


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Alabama

(10 is best)

Better than of AL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
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Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 28.9% 54.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 24.8% 48.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.1% 6.3%

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