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Shelton Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
9,996
Unemployment Rate
3.8%
Poverty Rate
24.9%
Non-Citizens
8.7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 3 responses
Report
  • Family oriented
    67%
  • Homebodies
    33%

Shelton Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    40%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    72%
  • Hispanic
    19%
  • Two or more races
    5%
  • Asian
    1%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    1%
  • African American
    1%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Other race
    0%
Gender
  • Male
    51%
  • Female
    49%
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    15%

Income

Median Household Income
$40,141
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    30%
  • $25-$44k
    23%
  • $45-$74k
    23%
  • $75-$149k
    21%
  • $150k+
    2%
Median Individual Income
$21,865
National
$27,419
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    37%
  • $15-$34k
    35%
  • $35-$64k
    19%
  • $65k+
    9%

Community

Poll
50%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.4 responses
Poll
50%
of people say LGBT residents are not very accepted.4 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 4 responses
Report
  • Get to know your neighbors
    25%
  • It's a small town, everyone knows everyone
    25%
  • Most people live here to commute to Olympia
    25%
  • Olympia is better
    25%
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