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People

Total Population 2,224
Male Share of the Population 47.3%
Female Share of the Population 52.7%
Senior Citizens 17.1%
Employed Population 16+ 508
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 17.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.5%
Median Earnings25+ $19,121
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree $17,569

Wealth

Median Family Income $19,167
% Above Poverty Level 48%
% Below Poverty Level 52%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.8%
Median Gross Rent $333
Median House Value $71,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 93.9%
US/American 0%
English 0.5%
Irish 0.5%

Shelby Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 73 miles E of Pine Bluff, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 92 miles SW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Bolivar
Standard Zip Codes 38774
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.95
Longitude -90.767

Shelby Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CLEVELAND 3 N
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 49 F
Apr Temp 51 to 73 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 50.9 inches
Station CLEVELAND
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 51 F
Apr Temp 53 to 74 F
Jul Temp 74 to 93 F
Oct Temp 54 to 77 F
Annual Precip 55.1 inches
Station CLARKSDALE
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 49 F
Apr Temp 52 to 73 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 75 F
Annual Precip 54.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Shelby, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Hushpuckena (38774)

Lombardy (38774)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alligator 382 $30,556
Duncan 418 $28,375
Gunnison 260 $17,500
Merigold 475 $46,250
Mound Bayou 1,871 $27,740
Winstonville 207 $34,750
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Shelby High Schools

BROAD STREET HIGH SCHOOL
1305 MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE
662-398-4040
A Title I School.
Serves 342 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.4

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