Poverty in Shelby, Alabama

What is the poverty rate in Shelby, Alabama?
The poverty rate in Shelby is 51.2%. One out of every 2 residents of Shelby lives in poverty.

How many people in Shelby, Alabama live in poverty?
723 of 1,413 Shelby residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Shelby compare to the rest of Alabama?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Alabama is 18.0%, meaning Shelby has a dramatically higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Alabama.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Shelby, Alabama Poverty Rate By Race

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Shelby, Alabama Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Shelby, Alabama?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Shelby, Alabama is 53.4%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Shelby, Alabama is 49.4%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Shelby, Alabama

Male residents of Shelby, Alabama are slightly(8%) more likely to live in poverty than females.

337 of 631 males in Shelby live below the poverty line.

386 of 782 females in Shelby live below the poverty line.

Poverty Rate in Shelby, Alabama

The poverty rate in Shelby is 51.2%.
Shelby is in Shelby County.
Alabama Poverty Rate by City
Here is a comparison of Poverty Rate by city(minimum 1,000 residents) in Shelby County.
City Poverty Rate
Alabaster 11.1%
Brantleyville 12.6%
Brook Highland 16.1%
Chelsea 4.6%
Columbiana 18.3%
Harpersville 19.2%
Highland Lakes 2.4%
Indian Springs Village 5.6%
Meadowbrook 5.7%
Montevallo 22.3%
Pelham 4.6%
Shelby 51.2%
Shoal Creek 2.9%
Vandiver 11.9%
Westover 9.2%
Wilsonville 14.1%

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