Shelbyville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 19,133 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Shelbyville is the 45th largest community in Indiana.
Shelbyville is a blue-collar town, with 38.99% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Shelbyville is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shelbyville who work in office and administrative support (12.30%), sales jobs (9.14%), and food service (8.04%).
Being a small city, Shelbyville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Shelbyville rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.11% of adults 25 and older in Shelbyville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Shelbyville in 2010 was $22,015, which is middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,060 for a family of four. However, Shelbyville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Shelbyville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Shelbyville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shelbyville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Shelbyville include Irish, English, Scottish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Shelbyville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.