Shelby is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 1,052 people and just one neighborhood, Shelby is the 281st largest community in Alabama.
Real Estate Prices
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
When you are in Shelby, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 43.80% of Shelby’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Shelby is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Shelby who work in office and administrative support (17.77%), sales jobs (11.36%) and healthcare (8.68%).
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.
In Shelby, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.18 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Shelby does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.