In 2021, Shelby City PUMA, NC had a population of 134k people with a median age of 45.1 and a median household income of $46,267. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Shelby City PUMA, NC declined from 136,034 to 133,753, a −1.68% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,180 to $46,267, a 4.72% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Shelby City PUMA, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.79%), White (Hispanic) (2.58%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.5%).
5.21% of the households in Shelby City PUMA, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.5% of the residents in Shelby City PUMA, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Rutherford, Cleveland (West) & Polk Counties--Shelby City PUMA, NC are Isothermal Community College (1,304 degrees awarded in 2021), Gardner-Webb University (1,141 degrees), and Cleveland Community College (840 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Shelby City PUMA, NC was $150,900, and the homeownership rate was 70.1%.
Most people in Shelby City PUMA, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Shelby City PUMA, NC was 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.