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Shelbyville is a township in Shelby County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Shelbyville. For links to other places called Shelbyville, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Shelbyville is 39.389N. The longitude is -88.747W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 650 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,944.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Shelbyville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Shelby County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61957 ZIP code.
33% of Shelbyville residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shelbyville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shelbyville was $17,661, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Shelbyville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Shelbyville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $309. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $686.
Shelby County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shelbyville political report.
The average commute time for Shelbyville workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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