From a total population of 21,449, Shelby has a median age of 40.3. The average age of males, in Shelby, is 39.3 while the average age of females is 40.9. When you compare this to median age of North Carolina, Shelby is 2.5 years older.
The median income of individuals, in Shelby, is $20,585 while the average household income is $32,500. When comparing the median income of people living in Shelby to the rest of North Carolina, the average income in Shelby is $5,023 less.