City of Shellman


Census 2000 Demographics

General CharacteristicsNumberPercentU.S.
Total population1,166
Median age (years)31.9N/A35.3
Under 5 years1089.36.8%
18 years and over78767.574.3%
65 years and over14912.812.4%
One race1,16299.797.6%
Black or African American80368.912.3%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)50.412.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.10.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.20.1%
Some other race00.05.5%
Two or more races40.32.4%
Household population1,166100.097.2%
Group quarters population00.02.8%
Average household size2.86N/A2.59
Average family size3.45N/A3.14
Total housing units465
Occupied housing units40787.591.0%
Owner-occupied housing units27868.366.2%
Renter-occupied housing units12931.733.8%
Vacant housing units5812.59.0%
Social CharacteristicsNumberPercentU.S.
Population 25 years and over664
High school graduate or higher40060.280.4%
Bachelor’s degree or higher7010.524.4%
Civilian veterans (civilian population 18 years and over)617.712.7%
Disability status (population 5 years and over)23221.319.3%
Foreign born00.011.1%
Male, Now married, except separated (population 15 years and over)16946.356.7%
Female, Now married, except separated (population 15 years and over)17034.452.1%
Speak a language other than English at home (population 5 years and over)111.017.9%
Economic CharacteristicsNumberPercentU.S.
In labor force (population 16 years and over)46255.863.9%
Mean travel time to work in minutes (workers 16 years and over)30.3N/A25.5
Median household income in 1999 (dollars)20,950N/A41,994
Median family income in 1999 (dollars)29,583N/A50,046
Per capita income in 1999 (dollars)11,267N/A21,587
Families below poverty level8630.19.2%
Individuals below poverty level38933.212.4%
Housing CharacteristicsNumberPercentU.S.
Single-family owner-occupied homes204
Median value (dollars)45,700N/A119,600
Median of selected monthly owner costsN/AN/A
With a mortgage (dollars)558N/A1,088
Not mortgaged (dollars)241N/A295

Source: U.S. Census Bureau