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Shelbyville, Missouri
—  City  —
Location of Shelbyville, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Shelby
Area[1]
 • Total 0.82 sq mi (2.12 km2)
 • Land 0.78 sq mi (2.01 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.11 km2)
Elevation 761 ft (232 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 552
 • Estimate (2019)[3] 513
 • Density 661.08/sq mi (255.26/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63469
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-67196[4]
GNIS feature ID 0726308[5]

Shelbyville is a city in Shelby County, Missouri, United States. The population was 552 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Shelby County.[6]

History[]

Shelbyville was platted in 1836.[7] Like the county in which it is located, Shelbyville was named for Governor Isaac Shelby of Kentucky.[8] A post office has been in operation at Shelbyville since 1836.[9]

Geography[]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.82 square miles (2.12 km2), of which, 0.78 square miles (2.02 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.[10]

Demographics[]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1850 359
1860 440 22.6%
1870 530 20.5%
1880 619 16.8%
1890 486 −21.5%
1900 777 59.9%
1910 685 −11.8%
1920 690 0.7%
1930 704 2.0%
1940 756 7.4%
1950 635 −16.0%
1960 657 3.5%
1970 601 −8.5%
1980 645 7.3%
1990 582 −9.8%
2000 682 17.2%
2010 552 −19.1%
Est. 2019 513 [3] −24.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 552 people, 240 households, and 151 families living in the city. The population density was 707.7 inhabitants per square mile (273.2 /km2). There were 279 housing units at an average density of 357.7 per square mile (138.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.4% White, 0.4% African American, 0.2% Native American, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 240 households, of which 27.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.3% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.1% were non-families. 33.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.85.

The median age in the city was 44.8 years. 23.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.3% were from 25 to 44; 29.1% were from 45 to 64; and 20.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.4% male and 51.6% female.

2000 census[]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 682 people, 262 households, and 164 families living in the city. The population density was 881.2 people per square mile (342.0/km2). There were 291 housing units at an average density of 376.0 per square mile (145.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.21% White, 0.44% African American, 0.73% Asian, 0.29% from other races, and 1.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.47% of the population.

There were 262 households, out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.1% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.4% were non-families. 35.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 28.7% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.2 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household was $28,542, and the median income for a family was $36,944. Males had a median income of $24,844 versus $20,288 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,759. About 8.1% of families and 16.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.0% of those under age 18 and 35.7% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[]

  • Edward McKendree Bounds, attorney, author and prominent clergyman of the Methodist Episcopal Church South.
  • Norm Stewart, former University of Missouri basketball coach.

References[]

External links[]

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