Shelby Real Estate Market Overview

Could Shelby, NC be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Shelby. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Shelby such as Kings Mount...ain and Cherryville. When you’re ready, Trulia has 114 resale and new homes in Shelby lined up for you, including open houses, and 76 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more


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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Shelby show a -80% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a 27% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Shelby for Jan 27 to Apr 26 was $26,366 based on 1 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Shelby was $17, a decrease of -78% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Shelby for Mar 27 to Apr 27 was $825.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Shelby can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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Best Schools in Shelby

There are 17 schools in Shelby.

Elementary Schools

Jefferson Elementary School

Public, PK - 4


Boiling Springs Elementary School

Public, PK - 5


Springmore Elementary School

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools

Crest Middle School Of Technology

Public, 6 - 8


Shelby Middle School

Public, 7 - 8


Shelby Intermediate School

Public, 5 - 6

High Schools

Cleveland Early College High School

Public, 9 - 12


Crest High School

Public, 9 - 12


North Shelby School

Public, PK - 12


Get to know your neighbors in Shelby by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

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Most people in Shelby commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
99% commute by car
0% commute by bike
0% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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