Shelby County MO Information


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  1. Shelby County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forShelby County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Shelby County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 6,207
Population in Households 6,009
Population in Familes 4,908
Population in Group Qrtrs 198
Population Density2 12
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $39,164
Average Household Income $52,310
Per Capita Income $20,921


Total Housing Units 3,188 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,962 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 517 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 709 (22.2%)
Median Home Value $85,868
Average Home Value $126,121


Total Households 2,479
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,659
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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.28% -0.5%
Households -0.43% -0.59%
Families -0.57% -0.68%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.64%


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, 2019 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 # 83 27th
Median Household Income # 92 21st
Per Capita Income # 95 18th

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