In 2020, Shelby City PUMA, NC had a population of 136k people with a median age of 45.4 and a median household income of $44,180. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Shelby City PUMA, NC declined from 136,689 to 136,034, a −0.479% decrease and its median household income grew from $43,248 to $44,180, a 2.16% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Shelby City PUMA, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.3%), White (Hispanic) (2.51%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.03%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.41%).
5.19% 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.
98.4% 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 (1,084 degrees awarded in 2020), Isothermal Community College (809 degrees), and Cleveland Community College (686 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Shelby City PUMA, NC was $142,600, and the homeownership rate was 70.1%.
Most people in Shelby City PUMA, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.5 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.