For population 25 years and over in Shelby:
For population 15 years and over in Shelby town:
118 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia, 0.7% Europe, 0.4% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: La Crosse, WI (3.5 miles , pop. 51,818).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (102.6 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (222.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: La Crosse, WI (1.9 miles ), Medary, WI (2.5 miles ), Brownsville, MN (2.5 miles ), Greenfield, WI (2.6 miles ), La Crescent, MN (2.6 miles ), Bergen, WI (2.6 miles ), Barre, WI (2.6 miles ), French Island, WI (2.6 miles ).
Latitude: 43.77 N, Longitude: 91.20 W
Population change in the 1990s: -110 (-2.3%).
Work and jobs in Shelby: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Shelby, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Shelby-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/5/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the Shelby town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/26/1959, a category F3 tornado 19.4 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in La Crosse County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Shelby:
Amtrak station near Shelby:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shelby:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Shelby compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Shelby (based on La Crosse County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.14%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 17
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Number of full-service restaurants: 84
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,486 average adjusted gross income)
0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($206 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.49% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,218 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($99 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Shelby:
Strongest FM radio stations in Shelby:
TV broadcast stations around Shelby:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Shelby, WI
Total length: 34 meters (112ft)
Total average daily traffic: 35,658
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,090
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 44,471
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1