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Shelbyville, MI
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Living in Shelbyville



Shelbyville is a somewhat small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 6,686 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Shelbyville is the 159th largest community in Michigan.

Also of interest is that Shelbyville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Shelbyville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Shelbyville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One downside of living in Shelbyville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Shelbyville, the average commute to work is 30.60 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Shelbyville 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.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Shelbyville rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.16% 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 2018 was $33,954, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,816 for a family of four. However, Shelbyville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Shelbyville include German, Dutch, English, Irish, and Polish.

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


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