Shelbyville, TN Population

Population: 16,105. Estimated population in July 2020: 18,648 (+15.8% change)
Males: 7,820 (48.6%), Females: 8,285 (51.4%)

Bedford County

Zip codes: 37160.

Median resident age: 33.5 years
Median household income: $31,593
Median house value: $69,600

Races in Shelbyville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (68.6%)
  • Black (15.0%)
  • Hispanic (14.5%)
  • Other race (5.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (22.8%), Irish (6.2%), English (6.1%), German (4.6%), French (1.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Elevation: 765 feet

Land area: 15.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Shelbyville

  • High school or higher: 63.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shelbyville city

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

11.7% Foreign born (11.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,428 (+9.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Shelbyville:

  • BEDFORD COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (845 UNION STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Shelbyville:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Shelbyville:

  • SMYRNA (about 36 miles; SMYRNA, TN; Abbreviation: MQY)
  • NASHVILLE INTL (about 46 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: BNA)
  • HUNTSVILLE INTL-CARL T JONES FIELD (about 63 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Abbreviation: HSV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Shelbyville:

  • BOMAR FIELD-SHELBYVILLE MUNI (about 5 miles; SHELBYVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: SYI)
  • PUCKETT (about 17 miles; EAGLEVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: 50M)
  • TULLAHOMA REGIONAL ARPT/WM NORTHERN FIELD (about 18 miles; TULLAHOMA, TN; Abbreviation: THA)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Shelbyville:

  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGY CENTER AT SHELBYVILLE (Full-time enrollment: 278; Location: 1405 MADISON ST; Public; Website: www.shelbyville.tec.tn.us)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shelbyville:

  • MOTLOW STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; Tullahoma, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,256)
  • MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; MURFREESBORO, TN; Full-time enrollment: 16,617)
  • COLUMBIA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; COLUMBIA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,784)
  • DAVID LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,260)
  • BELMONT UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,654)
  • ALABAMA A & M UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; NORMAL, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,886)
  • VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,823)

Schools

Public high schools in Shelbyville:

  • CENTRAL HIGH (Students: 1,044; Location: 401 EAGLE BL; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BEDFORD COUNTY ADULT HIGH SCH (Students: 1; Location: 326 E DEPOT ST; Grades: 12 – 12)
Private high school in Shelbyville:

  • VICTORY BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 88; Location: PO 1030; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Shelbyville:

  • HARRIS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 751; Location: 400 ELM ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 624; Location: 500 SNELL RD; Grades: KG – 08)
  • THOMAS INTERMEDIATE (Students: 507; Location: 515 TATE AVENUE; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • EAKIN PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 498; Location: 1100 GLENOAKS RD; Grades: KG – 03)
  • SOUTH SIDE PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 335; Location: 903 CANNON BL; Grades: KG – 03)
  • EAST SIDE PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 329; Location: 421 ELLIOTT ST; Grades: KG – 03)

Libraries

Library in Shelbyville:

  • ARGIE COOPER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $223,937; Location: 100 S. MAIN STREET; 54,058 books; 861 audio materials; 1,081 video materials; 72 serial subscriptions)

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