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Encyclopedia > Shelby County, Illinois
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Shelby County is a county located in the state of Illinois. As of 2000, the population is 22,893. Its county seat is Shelbyville, Illinois6.


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,989 km˛ (768 mi˛). 1,965 km˛ (759 mi˛) of it is land and 25 km˛ (10 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 1.24% water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 22,893 people, 9,056 households, and 6,502 families residing in the county. The population density is 12/km˛ (30/mi˛). There are 10,060 housing units at an average density of 5/km˛ (13/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 98.94% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.21% Asian American, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.14% from other races, and 0.41% from two or more races. 0.48% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 9,056 households out of which 31.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.20% are married couples living together, 7.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.20% are non-families. 25.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.50 and the average family size is 2.99.


In the county the population is spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 26.20% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 17.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 97.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.70 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $37,313, and the median income for a family is $44,372. Males have a median income of $31,904 versus $21,075 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,313. 9.10% of the population and 6.50% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 11.90% of those under the age of 18 and 9.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


Cities and towns

  • Cowden
  • Findlay
  • Herrick
  • Oconee
  • Shelbyville
  • Sigel
  • Stewardson
  • Strasburg
  • Tower Hill
  • Windsor
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Shelby County, Illinois Information (358 words)
Shelby County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois.
In the county the population was spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 26.20% from 25 to 44, 23.40% from 45 to 64, and 17.80% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county was $37,313, and the median income for a family was $44,372.
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