Shelby County MO Information


Shelby County Subdivisions

Shelby County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,221
Daytime Population: Workers 2,395
Daytime Population: Residents 3,256
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,651
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 6,023
Population in Familes 4,932
Population in Group Qrtrs 198
Population Density2 12
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $36,830
Average Household Income $48,405
Per Capita Income $19,965


Total Housing Units 3,206 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,803 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 690 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 713 (22.2%)
Median Home Value $87,885
Average Home Value $152,135


Total Households 2,493
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,672
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.33% -0.41%
Households -0.48% -0.52%
Families -0.62% -0.63%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   2.23%


Shelby County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shelby County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 107 8th
Population Density # 103 11th
Diversity Index # 98 16th
Median Household Income # 91 22nd
Per Capita Income # 98 16th

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