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Population (year 2000): 19,477. Estimated population in July 2005: 21,263 (+9.2% change)
Males: 8,847 (45.4%), Females: 10,630 (54.6%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 38.9 years
Median household income: $29,345 (year 2000)
Median house value: $79,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Shelby:

  • White Non-Hispanic (56.4%)
  • Black (41.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (12.9%), German (9.5%), English (6.8%), Irish (4.3%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%), Scottish (2.0%).North Carolina

Elevation: 853 feet

Land area: 18.1 square miles

Shelby,

For population 25 years and over in Shelby

  • High school or higher: 73.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shelby city

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

2.6% Foreign born (1.0% Asia, 0.8% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -360 (-1.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NC Gastonia, (24.7 miles pop. 66,277).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Charlotte, (49.0 miles pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (546.8 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Springs, NC (4.2 miles Patterson Oak, NC (4.3 miles Light NC (6.4 miles Earl, NC (7.3 miles Kingstown, NC (8.4 miles Lattimore, NC (8.9 miles Lawndale, NC (9.0 miles Waco, Springs, NC Boiling (9.1 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 32 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 1997: 37 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 1998: 51 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 1999: 26 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2000: 60 buildings, average cost: $121,000
  • 2001: 65 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2002: 48 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2003: 55 buildings, average cost: $175,900
  • 2004: 42 buildings, average cost: $183,700
  • 2005: 40 buildings, average cost: $176,800

Latitude: 35.29 N, Longitude: 81.54 W

Area code: 704


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (27.3%), Educational,health and social services (20.6%), Retail trade (12.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,478 (+43.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,241 (53.8%)


 

Crime in Shelby by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 3 7 4 6
    per 100,000 15.4 35.9 20.5 30.8
Rapes 14 13 20 14
    per 100,000 71.9 66.7 102.7 71.9
Robberies 87 99 88 56
    per 100,000 446.7 508.3 451.8 287.5
Assaults 187 118 124 174
    per 100,000 960.1 605.8 636.6 893.4
Burglaries 445 419 424 428
    per 100,000 2284.7 2151.3 2176.9 2197.5
Thefts 1,472 1,310 1,120 1,217
    per 100,000 7557.6 6725.9 5750.4 6248.4
Auto thefts 110 86 65 82
    per 100,000 564.8 441.5 333.7 421.0
877.6 791.2 733.6 761.9

Average climate in Shelby, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Shelby,

Shelby-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the Shelby city center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category 4 tornado 19.6 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Nick Maddox - 2005 NFL player (Carolina Panthers, born: Dec 11, 1980), Todd Coffey - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Cincinnati Reds, born: Sep 9, 1980), Charlotte Smith-Taylor - WNBA player (Washington Mystics, born: Aug 23, 1973), Don Gibson - musician, Van Eskeridge - College football player (East Carolina Pirates).


Hospital/medical center in Shelby:
  • CLEVELAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (201 GROVER ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Shelby:
  • CRAWLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; BOILING SPRINGS, NC)
  • KINGS MOUNTAIN HOSPITAL INC (about 13 miles; KINGS MOUNTAIN, NC)
  • UPSTATE CAROLINA MEDICAL CENTER (about 19 miles; GAFFNEY, SC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Shelby:
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 33 miles; HICKORY, NC; ID: HKY)
  • CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 43 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; ID: CLT)
  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 55 miles; GREER, SC; ID: GSP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Shelby:
  • SHELBY MUNI (about 6 miles; SHELBY, NC; ID: EHO)
  • WILSON'S (about 29 miles; HICKORY, NC; ID: E40)
  • GASTONIA MUNI (about 29 miles; GASTONIA, NC; ID: AKH)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 40 $72,030 $21,609 0 $0
Streets and Highways 12 $26,885 $26,885 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,298 $27,576 0 $0
Firefighters 55 $139,354 $30,404 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 66 $182,699 $33,218 0 $0
Other Government Administration 8 $31,864 $47,796 9 $3,684
Financial Administration 22 $58,569 $31,946 3 $4,049
Other and Unallocable 16 $38,236 $28,677 4 $1,109
Sewerage 21 $56,406 $32,232 0 $0
Gas Supply 16 $45,595 $34,196 0 $0
Police - Other 14 $28,213 $24,182 12 $5,856
Electric Power 10 $30,037 $36,044 0 $0
Water Supply 21 $57,606 $32,917 1 $1,041
Housing and Community Development(Local) 12 $33,602 $33,602 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 26 $59,920 $27,655 20 $6,706
Totals for Government 340 $863,314 $30,469 49 $22,446
Colleges/Universities in Shelby:
  • CLEVELAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,227; Location: 137 S POST RD; Public; Website: www.cleveland.cc.nc.us)
  • SHELBY AVIATION (Location: MUNICIPAL AIRPORT PO BOX 970; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shelby:
  • GARDNER-WEBB UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; BOILING SPRINGS, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,563)
  • GASTON COLLEGE (about 25 miles; DALLAS, NC; FT enrollment: 2,473)
  • CATAWBA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 32 miles; HICKORY, NC; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; FT enrollment: 4,976)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT SPARTANBURG (about 36 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; FT enrollment: 3,041)
  • SPARTANBURG TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 42 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 45 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; FT enrollment: 2,221)
Public high schools in Shelby:
  • CREST SENIOR HIGH (Students: 1,558; Location: 800 OLD BOILING SPRINGS; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SHELBY HIGH (Students: 862; Location: 230 E DIXON BOULEVARD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Shelby:
  • TWELVE OAKS ACADEMY (Students: 12; Location: 701 WEST OAK STREET; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Shelby:
  • CREST MID SCH OF TECHNOLOGY (Students: 1,372; Location: 315 BEAVERDAM CHURCH ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • TOWNSHIP THREE ELEMENTARY (Students: 776; Location: 526 DAVIS ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SHELBY MIDDLE (Students: 753; Location: 400 W MARION STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ELIZABETH ELEMENTARY (Students: 692; Location: 220 S POST ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SPRINGMORE ELEMENTARY (Students: 688; Location: 616 MCBRAYER HOMESTEAD ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BOILING SPRINGS ELEMENTARY (Students: 618; Location: 1522 PATRICK AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • UNION ELEMENTARY (Students: 583; Location: 1440 UNION CHURCH ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MARION ELEMENTARY (Students: 463; Location: 410 FOREST HILL DRIVE; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • WASHINGTON MATH AND SCIENCE (Students: 456; Location: 1907 STONY POINT ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 421; Location: 1166 WYKE ROAD; Grades: PK - 03)
Library in Shelby:
  • CLEVELAND COUNTY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $955,727; Location: 104 HOWIE DRIVE; 132,847 books; 4,298 audio materials; 5,397 video materials; 219 serial subscriptions)
 

Shelby compared to North Carolina state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Shelby:
  • WOHS (730 AM; 1 kW; SHELBY, NC; Owner: KTC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WADA (1390 AM; 1 kW; SHELBY, NC; Owner: EDWIN KEITH JOHNSON)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WWOL (780 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
Strongest FM radio stations in Shelby:
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WSGE (91.7 FM; DALLAS, NC; Owner: GASTON COLLEGE)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYFG (91.1 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGWG (88.3 FM; BOILING SPRINGS, NC; Owner: GARDNER-WEBB JUNIOR COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WFHE (90.3 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • W232AV (94.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: DAVID TORRES)
TV broadcast stations around Shelby:
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • W38CN (Channel 38; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

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