Shelton SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
7

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Shelton, Washington Info Snack

Shelton is the county seat of Mason County, Washington, United States. Shelton is the westernmost city on Puget Sound. The population was 9,834 at the 2010 census. In terms of population, the city is ranked 161 out of approximately 500 municipalities in Washington. Shelton has a unique form of government in the State of Washington, being the only city in the state which still retains the commission form of government.
Population
9,882
Unemployment
8.7%
Poverty
24.0%
Median Home
$150,800
Median Income
$39,072
Median Rent
$886

Rankings for Shelton in Washington

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Map Of Shelton, WA

Population over time in Shelton

Year Population % Change
2017 9,882 0.5%
2016 9,832 0.2%
2015 9,810 0.1%
2014 9,798 -0.3%
2013 9,830 0.2%
2012 9,814 0.2%
2011 9,794 1.0%
2010 9,699 -

Crime in Shelton Per 100k

Crime Shelton WA USA
Violent Crime 310.0 304.5 382.9
Murder 0.0 3.1 5.3
Robbery 80.0 72.8 98.0
Aggravated Assault 160.0 184.6 248.9
Property Crime 5300.0 3173.6 2362.0
Burglary 960.0 590.4 430.4
Larceny 3880.0 2194.4 1694.0
Car Theft 460.0 388.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Shelton

White
73.9% (7,301)
African American
0.4% (40)
American Indian
0.5% (46)
Asian
1.2% (116)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
5.0% (496)
Hispanic
19.1% (1,883)
Race Shelton WA USA
White 73.9% 69.8% 61.5%
African American 0.4% 3.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 8.0% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.0% 4.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 19.1% 12.3% 17.6%

Household Income For Shelton, Washington

Less than $10,000
6.8% (67,197)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.2% (81,032)
$15,000 to $24,999
18.4% (181,828)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.9% (127,477)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.5% (133,407)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.2% (179,852)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.9% (117,595)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.1% (80,044)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.6% (15,811)
$200,000 or more
0.6% (5,929)
Income Shelton WA USA
Less than $10,000 6.8% 5.6% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.2% 3.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 18.4% 7.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.9% 8.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.5% 12.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.2% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.9% 13.5% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.1% 16.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.6% 7.1% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 0.6% 7.3% 6.3%

Gender in Shelton

Female
47.8% (4,723)
Male
52.2% (5,158)
Gender Shelton WA USA
Female 47.8% 50.1% 50.8%
Male 52.2% 49.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Shelton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
9.0% (884)
9-12th Grade
11.6% (1,141)
High School / GED
27.6% (2,724)
Some College
28.9% (2,852)
Associate's Degree
10.6% (1,046)
Bachelor's Degree
9.1% (899)
Master's Degree
2.6% (258)
Professional Degree
0.4% (40)
Doctorate Degree
0.3% (33)
Education Shelton WA USA
< 9th Grade 9.0% 3.8% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 11.6% 5.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 27.6% 22.5% 27.3%
Some College 28.9% 24.0% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 10.6% 9.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 9.1% 21.7% 19.1%
Master's Degree 2.6% 9.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.4% 2.1% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.3% 1.5% 1.4%

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