Shelbyville 71 Excellent
Shelbyville Livability #138 ranked city in Tennessee#11,366 ranked city in the USARanks better than 61% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Shelbyville Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
A- Shelbyville Cost of Living Cost of living is 7% lower than Tennessee
8317% less expensive than the US average
8911% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Shelbyville cost of living
F Shelbyville Crime Total crime is 8% higher than Tennessee
Total crime
3,73145% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2745% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-4%Year over year crime is down
Shelbyville crime
D- Shelbyville Employment Household income is 24% lower than Tennessee
Median household income
$35,62036% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$17,91840% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%6% lower than the US average
Shelbyville employment
B- Shelbyville Housing Home value is 29% lower than Tennessee
Median home value
$104,20044% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$69627% lower than the US average
Home ownership
47%25% lower than the US average
Shelbyville real estate or Shelbyville rentals
D- Shelbyville Schools HS graduation rate is 17% lower than Tennessee
High school grad. rates
66%20% lower than the US average
School test scores
49%1% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
0:1100% lower than the US average
Shelbyville K-12 schools
B+ Shelbyville User Ratings There are a total of 5 ratings in Shelbyville
Overall user rating
75% 5 total ratings
User reviews rating
70% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
78% 4 total surveys
all Shelbyville poll results

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      Living in Shelbyville, TN

      Shelbyville is a moderately-sized city located in the state of Tennessee. The city has a population of 20,916 people. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (72% White). Given that fact, Shelbyville could be considered less diverse than other cities. Not a fan of sitting in traffic? One big advantage of living in Shelbyville is the reasonable commute times to work. With an average one way commute time of 23 minutes, getting to work is faster than the national average of 26 minutes.

      Living in Shelbyville can be a fulfilling experience for anyone moving to the city. Having said that, in the state of Tennessee, there are many amazing places to live, so choose wisely! To help you find the best places to live in and around Shelbyville, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like crime, cost of living, education, housing and more.

      With a livability score of 69 out of 100, Shelbyville is ranked #12,319 in the United States and #144 in Tennessee. If we examine each of the categories on their own, we see that Shelbyville ranks well for amenities (A+), cost of living (B+) and housing (B-). There are some categories that Shelbyville ranks poorly for, including: crime (F), education (D-) and employment (D-). It might be worth taking a closer look to figure out why.

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Shelbyville has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Shelbyville. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Shelbyville are affordable. Median real estate prices in Shelbyville come in at $104,200, which is 28.6% lower than the Tennessee average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Shelbyville, the home price to income ratio is 2.9, which is 6.5% lower than the Tennessee average.

      Shelbyville transportation information

      Average one way commute23min25min26min
      Workers who drive to work74.5%83.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool20.7%9.2%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%0.8%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.3%1.4%2.8%
      Working from home2.8%3.9%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a5354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a4711

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      Source: The Shelbyville, TN data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).