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The City of Shelby had a population of 8,971 as of July 1, 2020. Shelby ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Shelby is located at latitude 40.8814 and longitude -82.6618 in Richland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Shelby encompass a land area of 6.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Richland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,099 feet.
The City of Shelby (GNIS ID: 2395862) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Shelby: Gambles Mills, Sharon, Shelby Junction.
|Total Population||8,971 (100%)|
|Population in Households||8,877 (99.0%)|
|Population in Families||7,087 (79.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||94 ( 1.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$45,406|
|Average Household Income||$55,664|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||9%|
|Per Capita Income||$23,305|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||4,373 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,407 (55.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,413 (32.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||553 (12.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$96,905|
|Average Home Value||$123,380|
|Housing Affordability Index3||258|
|Average Household Size||2.32|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.21%|
|Per Capita Income||1.71%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.1%|
The table below compares Shelby to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 199||84th|
|Population Density||# 499||59th|
|Median Household Income||# 952||22nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 830||68th|
|Per Capita Income||# 947||22nd|
|Diversity Index||# 901||25th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.