In 2019, Shelby City PUMA, NC had a population of 137k people with a median age of 45.2 and a median household income of $43,248. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Shelby City PUMA, NC declined from 137,230 to 136,689, a −0.394% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,591 to $43,248, a 3.98% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Shelby City PUMA, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.7%), White (Hispanic) (3.04%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.48%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.13%). 5.06% of the households in Shelby City PUMA, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.6% 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 Gardner-Webb University (1,172 degrees awarded in 2019), Isothermal Community College (1,078 degrees), and Cleveland Community College (907 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Shelby City PUMA, NC was $133,000, and the homeownership rate was 69.7%. Most people in Shelby City PUMA, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.3 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.