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
Shelby is a blue-collar town, with 43.80% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. 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
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Shelby has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Shelby has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Shelby than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Shelby may be for you.
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.
As is often the case in a small town, Shelby doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.