The population of Shelly Beach in 2006 was 844 people. By 2011 the population was 871 showing a population growth of 3% in the area during that time.
The predominant age group in Shelly Beach is 0 – 14 years.
Households in Shelly Beach are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying over $2000.00 per month on mortgage repayments.
In general, people in Shelly Beach work in a professional occupation.
In 2006, 67% of the homes in Shelly Beach were owner-occupied compared with 69% in 2011.
Currently the median sale price of houses in the area is $770,000.