Shelby County OH Information


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  1. Shelby County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forShelby County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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  3. Ohio Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

Shelby County OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 49,585
Population in Households 48,996
Population in Familes 41,396
Population in Group Qrtrs 589
Population Density2 122
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $55,394
Average Household Income $70,551
Per Capita Income $26,597


Total Housing Units 20,437 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,756 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,843 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,838 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $145,305
Average Home Value $172,681


Total Households 18,599
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 13,307
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.04% -0.08%
Households 0.09% -0.05%
Families -0.09% -0.17%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   3.35%


Shelby County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shelby County to the other 88 counties and county equivalents in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 50 44th
Population Density # 44 51st
Diversity Index # 48 47th
Median Household Income # 24 74th
Per Capita Income # 33 64th

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