Shelby employment information

Income per capita$10,087$20,956$28,555
Median household income$18,295$39,464$53,482
Median income owner occupied$29,063$49,112$68,142
Median income renter occupied$14,702$23,702$33,219
Median earnings male$18,517$31,341$36,116
Median earnings female$16,458$21,815$25,692
Unemployment rate10.9%6.3%5.8%
Poverty level52.0%22.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Shelby is 65% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Shelby is 66% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Shelby is 87% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Shelby is 233% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Shelby median earnings by income bracket

Shelby employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry0.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector18.3%14.7%
Financial & insurance services5.3%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services19.2%21.0%
Public administration12.5%15.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%32.3%

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Merigold, MS475$42,70820%
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Pace, MS140$34,12536%
Beulah, MS374$33,12538%
Alligator, MS382$29,37545%
Shelby, MS2,224$18,29566%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pegram, TN2,225$60,62513%
Lyons, CO2,225$90,60369%
Stratford, TX2,223$43,80418%
Ashville, AL2,225$36,47132%
Friday Harbor, WA2,223$46,71913%
Shelby, MS2,224$18,29566%
Source: The Shelby, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.