Shelby Cleveland County, North Carolina

Shelby: City in and the county seat of Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States

About

Shelby is a city located in the county of Cleveland in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 20,323 and a population density of 371 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 20,145 inhabitants.

Shelby Quick Facts

Population : 20,145 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Cleveland County
Postal code : 28150–28152
Phone Area Codes : 704
Area : 54.73 km2
Altitude : 869 feet / 265 meters
Capital city : Shelby is capital of Cleveland County
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:31:09 (26th January 2022)
Density : 368 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.88% (2010-2020)
Shelby locator map
Location of Shelby on North Carolina map.
Old Cleveland County Courthouse 2009 image
Old Cleveland County Courthouse 2009
Old Cleveland County Courthouse 2009 image

Geography

Shelby is located at 35°17'32"N 81°32'8"W (35.2923500, -81.5356500).

Shelby map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Shelby decreased by 0.88% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 20,323 - census
2011 20,192 -0.65% estimation process
2012 20,204 0.06% estimation process
2013 20,115 -0.44% estimation process
2014 20,108 -0.03% estimation process
2015 20,017 -0.45% estimation process
2016 20,031 0.07% estimation process
2017 20,024 -0.03% estimation process
2018 20,026 0.01% estimation process
2019 20,026 0% estimation process
2020 20,145 0.59% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 10,056
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 10,126
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -0.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 10,316
April 1, 2010 Population : 10,156
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.8%
People over 65 (%) : 22.0%
Female persons, % : 51.9%
White only, percent : 75.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 19.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.4%
Asians alone % : 0.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 73.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 689
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 58.1%

Shelby zip code is 28150. County name: Cleveland, County fips: 37045

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 58.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $94,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $820
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $378
2015-2019 median gross rent : $643
2015-2019 Households : 4,335
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.21
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 80.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 66.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 83.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 21.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 13.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 27,824
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 138,833
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 87,781
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 371,538
2012 total retail sales per capita : $36,547
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $30,902
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $19,104
Percentage of people living in poverty : 24.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,065
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 515
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 362
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 137
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 841
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 117
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 861
2010 population per square mile : 781.7
2010 land area in square miles : 12.99

Best Things to Do in Shelby

1 Shelby City Parks

Rating: 4.6 (588)

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2 Broad River Greenway

Rating: 4.7 (416)

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Broad River Greenway

3 Challenger 3 Golf & Amusement

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4 City of Shelby Holly Oak Park

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City of Shelby Holly Oak Park

5 Earl Scruggs Center

Rating: 4.7 (162)

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Earl Scruggs Center

Where ot Eat in Shelby

1 Golden Corral Buffet & Grill

Rating: 4 (2031)

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Golden Corral Buffet & Grill

2 Cook Out

Rating: 3.9 (1387)

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Cook Out

3 Applebee's Grill + Bar

Rating: 3.7 (1207)

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4 Bojangles

Rating: 3.9 (1096)

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Bojangles

5 Fatz Cafe

Rating: 3.9 (1091)

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Where to Stay in Shelby

1 Super 8 by Wyndham Shelby

Rating: 3 (449)

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Super 8 by Wyndham Shelby

2 Americas Best Value Inn Shelby

Rating: 3.4 (288)

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Americas Best Value Inn Shelby

3 Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Shelby, NC

Rating: 3.8 (224)

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Other Places in Shelby

1 Shelby City Hall

Rating: 2.9 (12)

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Shelby City Hall

2 Boiling Springs Town Hall

Rating: 4.3 (3)

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Boiling Springs Town Hall

3 Lattimore Town Hall

Rating: 5 (1)

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Lattimore Town Hall

4 Boiling Springs Town Office

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5 Cleveland County

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6 Earl Town Hall

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People born in Shelby (51)

People born in Shelby, including politician Edwin Yates Webb, tennis player Tim Wilkison, actress Nina Repeta, .

List

  • Kay Hagan (American politician (1953-2019)) she was born in 26/05/1953
  • Bobby Bell (American football player) he was born in 17/06/1940
  • David Thompson (American professional basketball player) he was born in 13/07/1954
  • Clyde Roark Hoey (American politician (1877-1954)) he was born in 11/12/1877
  • Duane Ross (athletics competitor) he was born in 05/12/1972
  • Don Gibson (American musician) he was born in 03/04/1928
  • Johnny Best (American musician) he was born in 20/10/1913
  • Travis Padgett (athletics competitor) he was born in 13/12/1986
  • Alvin Gentry (American basketball player and coach) he was born in 05/11/1954
  • Charlotte Smith (American basketball player) she was born in 23/08/1973
  • A. C. Dixon (American pastor) he was born in 01/01/1854
  • Bill Champion (American baseball player) he was born in 28/09/1947
  • Billy Standridge (American stock car racing driver) he was born in 27/11/1953
  • Brandon Spikes (All-American college football player, professional football player, linebacker) he was born in 03/09/1987
  • Bud Hardin (American baseball player) he was born in 14/06/1922
  • Thomas Dixon Jr. (American Baptist minister, lawyer, politician and writer) he was born in 11/01/1864
  • Charlie Harbison (American football player and coach) he was born in 27/10/1959
  • Cliff Washburn (Canadian football player) he was born in 25/01/1980

Schools in Shelby

College & universities near Shelby, NC

Code Name City ZIP
198321 Cleveland Community College Shelby (NC) 28152-6224

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Shelby, NC

Code Name Address Type
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL
CLT Charlotte 1914 North Tryon St. RAIL
KAN Kannapolis 201 South Main St. RAIL
GRV Greenville 1120 West Washington Street RAIL

Post offices near Shelby

Post Office Name City ZIP
Shelby Post Office Shelby (NC) 28150

Other places with the same name (10)

  • Shelby , Ohio city in Ohio, United States with a population of 9,066 people.
  • Shelby , Wisconsin town in Wisconsin, United States with a population of 4,925 people.
  • Shelby , Montana city in and the county seat of Toole County, Montana, United States with a population of 2,995 people.
  • Shelby , Indiana census-designated place in Indiana, United States with a population of 2,737 people.
  • Shelby , Michigan city in and the county seat of Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States with a population of 2,043 people.
  • Shelby , Mississippi city in Mississippi, United States with a population of 1,910 people.
  • Shelby , Nebraska village in Polk County, Nebraska, United States with a population of 694 people.
  • Shelby , Iowa city in Iowa, United States with a population of 607 people.
  • Shelby , South Dakota township in Brown County, South Dakota with a population of 97 people.

Other cities in Cleveland County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cleveland County , NC. (more)

City Name Population Title
Elizabeth City 17,751 City in Pasquotank County and Camden County in the State of North Carolina
Archdale 11,560 City in Randolph County, North Carolina, United States
Kings Mountain 11,118 City in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States of America
Boiling Springs 4,674 City in North Carolina, USA
Belwood 963 City in Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States of America
Grover 709 City in Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States of America
Light Oak 691 Township in Cleveland County, North Carolina
Kingstown 682 Town in North Carolina, United States
Patterson Springs 628 City in Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States of America
Fallston 610 City in Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States of America
Lawndale 589 City in Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States of America
Polkville 552 Human settlement in Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States of America
Lattimore 454 Human settlement in Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States of America
Dover 384 Town in Craven County, North Carolina, United States
Waco 319 Human settlement in Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States of America
Mooresboro 316 Human settlement in Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Shelby distances to largest North Carolina cities