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Shelton Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
41,155
Unemployment Rate
3.6%
Poverty Rate
4.4%
Non-Citizens
4.5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 16 responses
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  • Friendly and United
    38%
  • Family oriented
    25%
  • Very outgoing
    19%
  • Nosy
    6%
  • Progressive
    6%
  • SUPPORTIVE WHEN MY DAUGHTER WAS VERY SICK
    6%

Shelton Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    85%
  • Hispanic
    8%
  • Asian
    4%
  • African American
    2%
  • Two or more races
    1%
  • Other race
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    52%
  • Male
    48%
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    21%

Income

Median Household Income
$94,446
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    12%
  • $25-$44k
    11%
  • $45-$74k
    17%
  • $75-$149k
    35%
  • $150k+
    25%
Median Individual Income
$43,979
National
$27,419
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    21%
  • $15-$34k
    21%
  • $35-$64k
    25%
  • $65k+
    33%

Community

Poll
81%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.16 responses
Poll
65%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted.17 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 13 responses
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  • Not to live in downtown
    54%
  • Get involved in the community
    23%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    8%
  • It's a small town, everyone knows everyone
    8%
  • Near Stratford, Sikorsky air traffic is audible.
    8%
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