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Shelbina, Missouri
City
Location of Shelbina, Missouri
Location of Shelbina, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Shelby
Area
 • Total 2.34 sq mi (6.06 km2)
 • Land 2.34 sq mi (6.06 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 778 ft (237 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,704
 • Estimate (2012) 1,669
 • Density 728.2/sq mi (281.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63468
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-67178
GNIS feature ID 0726302

Shelbina /ʃɛlˈbnə/ is a city in Shelby County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,704 at the 2010 census.

History

Shelbina was platted in 1857 when the railroad was extended to that point. The name "Shelbina" is derived from Shelby County. A post office called Shelbina has been in operation since 1858.

The Benjamin House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.

Geography

Shelbina is located at 39°41′32″N 92°2′23″W / 39.69222°N 92.03972°W / 39.69222; -92.03972 (39.692312, -92.039856).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.34 square miles (6.06 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 1,145
1880 1,289 12.6%
1890 1,691 31.2%
1900 1,733 2.5%
1910 2,174 25.4%
1920 1,809 −16.8%
1930 1,826 0.9%
1940 2,107 15.4%
1950 2,113 0.3%
1960 2,067 −2.2%
1970 2,060 −0.3%
1980 2,169 5.3%
1990 2,172 0.1%
2000 1,943 −10.5%
2010 1,704 −12.3%
Est. 2015 1,639 −3.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,704 people, 717 households, and 443 families residing in the city. The population density was 728.2 inhabitants per square mile (281.2/km2). There were 860 housing units at an average density of 367.5 per square mile (141.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.8% White, 0.5% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% Asian, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 717 households of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.2% were non-families. 34.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 17% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.85.

The median age in the city was 43.5 years. 23.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.1% were from 25 to 44; 26.4% were from 45 to 64; and 22.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,943 people, 843 households, and 503 families residing in the city. The population density was 844.4 people per square mile (326.2/km²). There were 966 housing units at an average density of 419.8/sq mi (162.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.10% White, 0.77% African American, 0.72% Native American, 0.05% from other races, and 0.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.26% of the population.

There were 843 households out of which 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.5% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.3% were non-families. 37.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 22.1% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 25.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 80.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 74.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,800, and the median income for a family was $33,529. Males had a median income of $26,393 versus $18,712 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,645. About 12.3% of families and 16.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.1% of those under age 18 and 12.0% of those age 65 or over.

Notable citizens


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