Shelbyville, TN

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2022 Population
23,676
2.92% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marsha Blackburn
Republican Party
US Senator
Bill Hagerty
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
31.3
1.88% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
18.1%
4.9% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$50,694
12.3% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$173,600
23.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Shelbyville, TN had a population of 23.7k people with a median age of 31.3 and a median household income of $50,694. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Shelbyville, TN grew from 23,005 to 23,676, a 2.92% increase and its median household income grew from $45,160 to $50,694, a 12.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Shelbyville, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.9%), White (Hispanic) (11.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.4%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.1%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.89%).

None of the households in Shelbyville, TN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

90.9% of the residents in Shelbyville, TN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Shelbyville, TN are Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Shelbyville (197 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Shelbyville, TN was $173,600, and the homeownership rate was 49.5%.

Most people in Shelbyville, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Shelbyville, TN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Shelbyville, TN is home to a population of 23.7k people, from which 90.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 11.2% of Shelbyville, TN residents were born outside of the country (2.64k people).

In 2022, there were 4.91 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.5k people) in Shelbyville, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.74k White (Hispanic) and 2.69k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

90.9%
2022 Citizenship
92.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 90.9% of Shelbyville, TN residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Shelbyville, TN was 92.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Shelbyville, TN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    13.5k ± 633
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.74k ± 934
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.69k ± 405
24.4%
Hispanic Population
5.78k people

In 2022, there were 4.91 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.5k people) in Shelbyville, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.74k White (Hispanic) and 2.69k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

24.4% of the people in Shelbyville, TN are hispanic (5.78k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Shelbyville, TN as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

11.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.64k people
9.44%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.17k people

As of 2022, 11.2% of Shelbyville, TN residents (2.64k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Shelbyville, TN was 9.44%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    278 ± 236
  2. Vietnam
    253 ± 129
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    154 ± 131

Shelbyville, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Shelbyville, TN employs 11.2k people. The largest industries in Shelbyville, TN are Manufacturing (2,616 people), Retail Trade (1,699 people), and Construction (1,081 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($63,156), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,426), and Transportation & Warehousing ($58,352).

Occupations

11.2k
2022 Value
± 1,017
5.71%
1 Year growth
± 12.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Shelbyville, TN grew at a rate of 5.71%, from 10.6k employees to 11.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Shelbyville, TN, are Production Occupations (1,801 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,182 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,075 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Shelbyville, TN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.2k
2022 Value
± 1,017
5.71%
1 Year growth
± 12.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Shelbyville, TN grew at a rate of 5.71%, from 10.6k employees to 11.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Shelbyville, TN, are Manufacturing (2,616 people), Retail Trade (1,699 people), and Construction (1,081 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Shelbyville, TN, though some of these residents may live in Shelbyville, TN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$34,143
Median earning men ± $1,920
$29,383
Median earning women ± $5,078

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($90,096), Public Administration ($52,986), and Manufacturing ($47,083).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($65,484), Public Administration ($43,955), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($39,904).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.15%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.29M people employed in Tennessee. This represents a 3.15% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.8%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Tennessee.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Tennessee went to Donald J. Trump with 60.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (37.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.978%).

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing the state of Tennessee. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Tennessee

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Marsha Blackburn
Senator from Tennessee1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Bill Hagerty
Senator from Tennessee2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty are the senators currently representing Tennessee.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Tennessee over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Tennessee

Tennessee is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Tennessee have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Shelbyville, TN awarded 197 degrees. The student population of Shelbyville, TN in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 444 male students and 106 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Shelbyville, TN are White (148 and 75.9%), followed by Black or African American (18 and 9.23%), Hispanic or Latino (11 and 5.64%), and Two or More Races (9 and 4.62%).

The largest universities in Shelbyville, TN by number of degrees awarded are Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Shelbyville (197 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Shelbyville, TN are Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology (59 and 29.9%), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (47 and 23.9%), and Electrician (15 and 7.61%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.806% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.744% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.75M), Some college (1.2M), and Bachelors Degree (956k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Shelbyville, TN was $173,600 in 2022, which is 0.616 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $140,300 to $173,600, a 23.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Shelbyville, TN is 49.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Shelbyville, TN have an average commute time of 24.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Shelbyville, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Shelbyville, TN is $50,694. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Shelbyville, TN was Census Tract 9504.01 with a value of $77,188, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9506, with respective values of $73,777 and $55,264.

Property

$173,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$13,578
$4,112
Median Property Taxes
±$610

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Shelbyville, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Shelbyville, TN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

49.5%
Homeownership
2022
61.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 49.5% of the housing units in Shelbyville, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 49.8%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Shelbyville, TN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9504.01
  2. Census Tract 9501
  3. Census Tract 9506

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Shelbyville, TN was Census Tract 9504.01 with a value of $77,188, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9506, with respective values of $73,777 and $55,264.

The following map shows all of the places in Shelbyville, TN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$50,694
Median Household Income
± $4,117
8.31k
Number of Households
± 865

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.31k households in Shelbyville, TN grew to $50,694 from the previous year's value of $45,160.

The following chart displays the households in Shelbyville, TN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Shelbyville, TN is from Tennessee.
0.462
2022 Wage GINI in Tennessee
0.463
2021 Wage GINI in Tennessee

In 2022, the income inequality in Tennessee was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.289% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Tennessee was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Tennessee in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Tennessee across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (70.9%)
  2. Carpooled (22.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.31%)

In 2022, 70.9% of workers in Shelbyville, TN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (22.6%) and those who worked at home (4.31%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

24.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Shelbyville, TN have a shorter commute time (24.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.62% of the workforce in Shelbyville, TN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Shelbyville, TN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Shelbyville, TN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Shelbyville, TN (4.19k out of 23.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 12 - 14.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Shelbyville, TN is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

80.8% of the population of Shelbyville, TN has health coverage, with 38.5% on employee plans, 23.6% on Medicaid, 7.02% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 1.5% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Bedford County, TN see 3551 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.63% increase from the previous year (3269 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3860 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1320 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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3,551 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Bedford County, TN

Primary care physicians in Bedford County, TN see an average of 3,551 patients per year. This represents a 8.63% increase from the previous year (3,269 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Bedford County, TN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 31.6% under 18 years, 22.9% between 18 and 34 years, 35.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.99% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.3% were men and 52.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

19.2%
Uninsured
38.5%
Employer Coverage
23.6%
Medicaid
7.02%
Medicare
10.2%
Non-Group
1.5%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Shelbyville, TN grew by 14.2% from 16.8% to 19.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Shelbyville, TN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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