Shelbyville, IN

Shelbyville profile

Living in Shelbyville

Shelbyville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 19,407 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Shelbyville is the 45th largest community in Indiana.

When you are in Shelbyville, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.89% of Shelbyville’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Shelbyville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shelbyville who work in office and administrative support (9.67%), sales jobs (9.36%), and management occupations (8.13%).

The percentage of adults in Shelbyville with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.11% of adults in Shelbyville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Shelbyville in 2018 was $25,795, which is upper middle income relative to Indiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,180 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 German, Irish, English, European, and Scottish.

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