Shelton Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Shelton Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
41,129

Age

Under 5 Years:
4.0%
5 - 17:
13.9%
18 - 24:
9.0%
25 - 34:
8.6%
35 - 54:
28.2%
55 - 64:
15.7%
Over 65 Years:
20.6%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
4.6%
4.6%
High School Graduates
93.6%
93.6%
College Graduated
40.3%
40.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Shelton
$46,952
$46,952
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Shelton
$94,446
$94,446
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
4.4%

Employment Industries in Shelton

 
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Healthcare
16.2%
16.2%
Manufacturing
15.3%
15.3%
Retail
11.6%
11.6%
Education
9.9%
9.9%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
7.3%
7.3%
Construction
7.0%
7.0%
Finance
6.4%
6.4%
Accommodation
4.6%
4.6%
Other
3.9%
3.9%
Wholesale
3.0%
3.0%
Public Service
2.8%
2.8%
Real estate
2.6%
2.6%
Administration
2.6%
2.6%
Transportation
2.3%
2.3%
Information Technology
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
85.0%
85.0%
Black Or African American
1.6%
1.6%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.1%
0.1%
Asian
4.2%
4.2%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
1.0%
1.0%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
8.1%
8.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

Italian
24.7%
24.7%
Irish
17.8%
17.8%
Polish
10.0%
10.0%
German
9.3%
9.3%
English
6.8%
6.8%
Portuguese
3.8%
3.8%
Slovak
3.3%
3.3%
Hungarian
2.6%
2.6%
French
2.6%
2.6%
French Canadian
2.6%
2.6%
Russian
2.6%
2.6%
Swedish
1.8%
1.8%
Scottish
1.3%
1.3%
Greek
1.2%
1.2%
Ukrainian
1.1%
1.1%
Czech
1.0%
1.0%
Scots-Irish
0.8%
0.8%
Albanian
0.7%
0.7%
Lithuanian
0.6%
0.6%
Dutch
0.6%
0.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
82.2%
82.2%
Spanish
5.0%
5.0%
Portuguese
3.2%
3.2%
Polish
1.6%
1.6%
Italian
1.2%
1.2%
Langs. of India
1.1%
1.1%
Other Indo-European
1.0%
1.0%
Slavic languages
0.9%
0.9%
French
0.8%
0.8%
Chinese
0.6%
0.6%
Tagalog
0.6%
0.6%
Vietnamese
0.5%
0.5%
German/Yiddish
0.4%
0.4%
Other Asian languages
0.4%
0.4%
Greek
0.4%
0.4%
African languages
0.2%
0.2%
Korean
0.1%
0.1%
Arabic
0.1%
0.1%
Serbo-Croatian
0.1%
0.1%
Russian
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Shelton Residents:
13.5%