Shelby County, Iowa

Shelby County: County in Iowa, United States of America

About

Shelby County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 12,167 and a population density of 8 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 11,430 inhabitants. Its county seat is Harlan. The county was created 171 years ago in 1850.

Quick Facts about Shelby County

Population : 11,430 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
Different from : Shelby County, Shelby County, Shelby County, Shelby County, Shelby County, Shelby County, Shelby County, Shelby County
Area : 1532 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.1%
Land as percent of area : 99.9%
Named for : Isaac Shelby
Capital : Harlan
Establishment : January 01, 1851
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 15:27:12 (30th June 2022)
Density : 7 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.45% (2010-2020)
Shelby County locator map
Location of Shelby County on Iowa map.
Shelby County IA Courthouse image
Shelby County IA Courthouse
Shelby County IA Courthouse image

Geography

Shelby County is located at 41°41'6"N 95°18'37"W (41.6850900, -95.3102100). It has 5 neighbors: Audubon County, Cass County, Crawford County, Harrison County and Pottawattamie County.

Shelby County map

The largest city of Shelby County is Harlan with a population of 4,795. Other cities include, Shelby population 607, Elk Horn population 601, Earling population 403 and Defiance population 260. See all Shelby County cities & populated places.

Shelby County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Shelby County.

City Name Population Title
Harlan 4,795 City in Iowa, USA
Shelby 607 City in Iowa, United States
Elk Horn 601 American city in Iowa
Earling 403 Human settlement in Shelby County, Iowa, United States of America
Defiance 260 City in Shelby County, Iowa, United States
Panama 206 City in Iowa
Portsmouth 176 Human settlement in Shelby County, Iowa, United States of America
Westphalia 117 City in Iowa, United States
Tennant 63 City in Shelby County, Iowa, United States
Kirkman 61 City in Shelby County, Iowa, United States

Shelby County has 5 neighbours.

  • Harlan

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Shelby County decreased by 6.45% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 12,167 - census
2011 11,992 -1.46% estimation process
2012 12,024 0.27% estimation process
2013 11,899 -1.05% estimation process
2014 11,878 -0.18% estimation process
2015 11,789 -0.75% estimation process
2016 11,655 -1.15% estimation process
2017 11,574 -0.7% estimation process
2018 11,559 -0.13% estimation process
2019 11,454 -0.92% estimation process
2020 11,430 -0.21% estimation process

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