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Shelby County, Illinois Facts

Facts
State Illinois
Land area 758.5 square miles
Population Density 29.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 22,119
Population change -1.1%
Under 5 years of age 5.3%
Under 18 21.8%
65 and over 20.2%
Females 50.4%
White 98.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 0.8
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 0.6%
Black or African American 0.4%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 90%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 14.4%
Veterans 2,239
Households and Housing
Households 8,991
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 90.5%
Median household income $47,188
The per capita income $23,069
Live below the poverty line. 11.8%
housing units 10,430
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $86,100
Residents owning their homes. 81.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,699
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $140,900
Retail sales per capita $6,477
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $157,299