Shelby, OH Demographics


Population (year 2000): 9,821. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,471 (-3.6% change)
Males: 4,689 (47.7%), Females: 5,132 (52.3%)

Richland County

Zip code: 44875

Median resident age: 36.9 years
Median household income: $35,938 (year 2000)
Median house value: $81,300 (year 2000)

Races in Shelby:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (34.1%), Irish (14.4%), English (10.2%), United States (10.2%), Italian (3.0%), Dutch (3.0%).

Elevation: 1102 feet

Land area: 5.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Shelby

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shelby city

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +70 (+0.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Shelby:

  • RICHLAND HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; MANSFIELD, OH)
  • MEDCENTRAL HEALTH SYSTEM (about 13 miles; MANSFIELD, OH)
  • SCCI HOSPITAL – MANSFIELD (about 13 miles; MANSFIELD, OH)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Shelby:

  • MANSFIELD LAHM REGIONAL (about 12 miles; MANSFIELD, OH; ID: MFD)
  • LORAIN COUNTY REGIONAL (about 46 miles; LORAIN/ELYRIA, OH; ID: LPR)
  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; ID: OSU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Shelby:

  • SHELBY COMMUNITY (about 3 miles; SHELBY, OH; ID: 12G)
  • GALION MUNI (about 11 miles; GALION, OH; ID: GQQ)
  • WILLARD (about 11 miles; WILLARD, OH; ID: 8G1)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Shelby:

  • PIONEER CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER A VOC SCH DIS (Full-time enrollment: 46; Location: 27 RYAN RD; Public; Website: www.ncocc-k12.org/pctc/)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shelby:

  • ASHLAND UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; ASHLAND, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,404)
  • OBERLIN COLLEGE (about 42 miles; OBERLIN, OH; FT enrollment: 2,899)
  • LORAIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; ELYRIA, OH; FT enrollment: 4,008)
  • OTTERBEIN COLLEGE (about 57 miles; WESTERVILLE, OH; FT enrollment: 2,226)
  • DENISON UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; GRANVILLE, OH; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • BALDWIN-WALLACE COLLEGE (about 65 miles; BEREA, OH; FT enrollment: 3,849)
  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 66 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 42,666)

Schools

Public high school in Shelby:

  • SHELBY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 768; Location: 109 W SMILEY AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Shelby:

  • SHELBY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 403; Location: 16 PARK AVE; Grades: 05 – 09)
  • AUBURN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 304; Location: 109 AUBURN AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • RUSSELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 279; Location: 111 E WHITNEY AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 278; Location: 25 HIGH SCHOOL AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • DOWDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 222; Location: 18 SENECA DR; Grades: KG – 06)
  • PIONEER CAREER & TECHNOLOGY (Location: 27 RYAN RD; Grades: PK – 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Shelby:

  • ST MARY SCHOOL (Students: 221; Location: 26 WEST ST; Grades: PK – 6)
  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 70; Location: 5754 STATE ROUTE 61 SOUTH; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Shelby:

  • MARVIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $762,366; Location: 29 W. WHITNEY; 71,168 books; 1,618 audio materials; 2,401 video materials; 297 serial subscriptions)