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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Shelby is $20,585, which is lower than the state average of $25,608 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Shelby median household income is $32,500, which has grown by 10.75% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 19.16% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Shelby residents spend 20.1 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 23.5 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #370

Shelby, NC
20,585 USD
North Carolina
25,608 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Shelby, NC
25,041 USD
North Carolina
28,159 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Shelby, NC
30,295 USD
North Carolina
32,206 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Shelby, NC
21,603 USD
North Carolina
24,378 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #494
Shelby, NC
32,500 USD
North Carolina
46,693 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Shelby, NC
49,095 USD
North Carolina
64,555 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #389
Shelby, NC
10.75%
North Carolina
19.16%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Shelby, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income17.36%$21,913, see rank19.05%$14,94421.11%$16,919
Social Security Income41.12%$16,145, see rank30.39%$17,54629.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income3.02%$1,522, see rank1.97%$3,4472.82%$3,720
Retirement Income21.52%$20,259, see rank18.51%$21,84017.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Shelby, NC
47,615 USD
North Carolina
57,328 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Shelby, NC
62,673 USD
North Carolina
75,892 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Shelby, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
White$48,867, see rank$51,958$56,900
Black$19,649, see rank$32,930$35,600
Hispanic$19,609, see rank$34,938$42,396
Asian$24,015, see rank$67,138$73,244
Two or More Races$29,732, see rank$38,158$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Shelby, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
less than 25$18,563, see rank$24,189$25,788
25 to 44$29,881, see rank$50,435$58,398
45 to 64$43,510, see rank$55,313$65,027
65 or over$31,194, see rank$35,024$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Shelby, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over16,176, see rank7,717,630248,775,628
Male17,180, 44.39%, see rank48.09%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:24,324, 60.22%, see rank68.62%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces223, 0.32%, see rank2.08%0.73%
Male, Civilian24,301, 59.90%, see rank66.53%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed33,737, 86.89%, see rank89.27%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3564, 13.11%, see rank10.73%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force22,856, 39.78%, see rank31.38%30.72%
Female18,996, 55.61%, see rank51.91%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:24,927, 54.77%, see rank58.22%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.21%0.11%
Female, Civilian24,927, 54.77%, see rank58.01%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed33,956, 80.29%, see rank89.64%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3971, 19.71%, see rank10.36%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force24,069, 45.23%, see rank41.78%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Shelby, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over7,548, 100%4,280,414141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone6,577, 87.14%, see rank81.16%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled479, 6.35%, see rank10.15%9.59%
Public Transportation43, 0.57%, see rank1.12%5.06%
Walked259, 3.43%, see rank1.78%2.78%
Other Means58, 0.77%, see rank1.31%1.79%
Worked at Home132, 1.75%, see rank4.48%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Shelby, NC
20.1 minutes
North Carolina
23.5 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Shelby, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over7,6934,287,690143,435,233
Male13,737, 48.58%, see rank51.42%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations21,128, 30.18%, see rank31.60%33.12%
Service Occupations2671, 17.96%, see rank14.77%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2637, 17.05%, see rank17.18%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations218, 0.48%, see rank1.16%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2102, 2.73%, see rank9.73%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations21,072, 28.69%, see rank18.93%17.94%
Female13,956, 51.42%, see rank48.58%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations21,335, 33.75%, see rank40.55%40.04%
Service Occupations21,086, 27.45%, see rank20.78%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations21,186, 29.98%, see rank30.64%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.26%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.25%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2349, 8.82%, see rank7.22%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Shelby, NCNorth CarolinaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over7,693, 100%4,287,690143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining102, 1.33%, see rank1.39%1.96%
Construction168, 2.18%, see rank6.65%6.17%
Manufacturing1,355, 17.61%, see rank12.48%10.43%
Wholesale Trade145, 1.88%, see rank2.77%2.75%
Retail Trade982, 12.76%, see rank11.81%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities285, 3.70%, see rank4.30%4.93%
Information124, 1.61%, see rank1.80%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing351, 4.56%, see rank6.27%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
551, 7.16%, see rank10.07%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance2,421, 31.47%, see rank23.59%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
719, 9.35%, see rank9.40%9.49%
Public Administration184, 2.39%, see rank4.55%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration306, 3.98%, see rank4.93%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Shelby, NC%North CarolinaU.S.
Population in Poverty5,68728.46%, see rank17.58%15.59%
Family in Poverty1,04521.80%, see rank13.04%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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