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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    A-
Shelby is a town in Wisconsin with a population of 4,866. Shelby is in La Crosse County and is one of the best places to live in Wisconsin. Living in Shelby offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Shelby there are a lot of bars and parks. Many retirees live in Shelby and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Shelby are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$208,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,094
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    9%
  • Own
    91%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    19%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Shelby

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$80,785
National
$55,322
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Shelby Reviews

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La Crosse is a great place to grow up in. you have everything you need right where you live. All of your hardware stores, sporting good stores, malls, etc. are all on the north side. Then you have downtown where you can find many mom-and-pop shops. Also there are literally over one hundred bars downtown giving you somewhere new to hangout or eat with your friends. not to mention the bluffs on one side of La Crosse and the river on the other making the city a beautiful place. you can find big company stores but there are also those locally owned businesses that make the community close.
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With La Crosse holding the record for most bars on one street, obviously alcohol heavily consumed beverage in this city. along with that, the local bars have awesome food. If a bar isn't so much what you like there are also other restaurants that have a wide variety of food and drink. A popular breakfast spot is Rosie's Café, a little restaurant that supplies you with the best pot of coffee you can find in the area after a crazy night.
If your looking for a place to live that has all four seasons than you have hit the jackpot. Winters get cold and lots of snow. Spring is usually rainy but around mid 50's and feels great once you get tired of the cold. Summer gets hot especially in August but it's very sunny and you can do a lot when it's nice out. Fall is cool, not to hot and not to cold. with all seasons the area provides activities to do around the community.