In 2018, Shelby City PUMA, NC had a population of 137k people with a median age of 44.7 and a median household income of $41,591. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Shelby City PUMA, NC declined from 137,385 to 137,230, a -0.113% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,671 to $41,591, a 2.26% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Shelby City PUMA, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.7%), White (Hispanic) (2.84%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.41%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.22%). 4.46% of the people in Shelby City PUMA, NC speak a non-English language, and 98.6% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Rutherford, Cleveland (West) & Polk Counties--Shelby City PUMA, NC are Gardner-Webb University (1,187 degrees awarded in 2017), Cleveland Community College (794 degrees), and Isothermal Community College (603 degrees).
The median property value in Shelby City PUMA, NC is $126,500, and the homeownership rate is 69.4%. Most people in Shelby City PUMA, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24 minutes. The average car ownership in Shelby City PUMA, NC is 2 cars per household.
Shelby City PUMA, NC borders Burke & McDowell Counties PUMA, NC, Asheville City PUMA, NC, Henderson & Transylvania Counties PUMA, NC, Lincoln & Cleveland (East) Counties PUMA, NC, Greer City (North & West) & Taylors (Central & East) PUMA, SC, Greer City (East) PUMA, SC, and Cherokee, Newberry, Chester & Union Counties PUMA, SC.