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Population in 2012: 9,800 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.1%
 

Males: 4,984  (50.9%)
Females: 4,816  (49.1%)

Median resident age:  33.1 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 98584.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,560 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Shelton:

$34,560
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,106

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $151,463 (it was $93,300 in 2000)
Shelton:

$151,463
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $174,743; Detached houses: $177,300; Townhouses or other attached units: $191,057; In 2-unit structures: $324,797; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $191,057; Mobile homes: $141,104

Median gross rent in 2012: $771.

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  • White alone - 6,943 (70.7%)
  • Hispanic - 1,964 (20.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 359 (3.7%)
  • Two or more races - 302 (3.1%)
  • Asian alone - 115 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 67 (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 42 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 22 (0.2%)

Races in Shelton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Shelton: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (13.1%), English (10.8%), Irish (8.6%), United States (6.8%), Norwegian (5.8%), Swedish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1890

Elevation: 6 feet

Land area: 5.56 square miles.

Population density: 1,764 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Shelton:

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 12.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shelton city:

  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

1,064 residents are foreign born

This city:  10.8%
Washington:  13.3%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 45 registered sex offenders living in Shelton, Washington as of October 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Shelton to the number of sex offenders is 218 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,713 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,674 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, WA (27.5 miles , pop. 58,211).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (46.1 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (940.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Kamilche, WA (2.3 miles) , Skokomish, WA (2.9 miles ), Skokomish Reservation, WA (3.1 miles) , Olympic, WA (3.5 miles) , Herron Island, WA (3.6 miles) , McCleary, WA (3.7 miles ), Hoodsport, WA (3.7 miles ), Grapeview, WA (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $73,200
  • 2001: 33 buildings, average cost: $86,500
  • 2002: 29 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2003: 31 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2005: 41 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 2006: 29 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $177,600
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $80,100
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $159,900

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 47.21 N, Longitude: 123.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,780 (+38.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,632 (48.7%)

Area code: 360

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Crime rates in Shelton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 010010000002
per 100,000 0.011.50.00.011.00.00.00.00.00.00.020.1
Rapes 151614121215101417151415
per 100,000 174.9184.1160.0134.9132.3162.7106.9150.2181.4161.1140.2150.6
Robberies 699111316225719811
per 100,000 70.0103.5102.9123.7143.4173.5235.253.674.7204.180.1110.4
Assaults 252130253725403739455231
per 100,000 291.5241.6342.9281.1408.1271.1427.7396.9416.1483.4520.6311.2
Burglaries 139134138143189175151164135148167183
per 100,000 1620.81541.61577.11608.02084.51897.81614.61759.31440.51589.91672.01836.8
Thefts 835720839827876694832643633603519621
per 100,000 9736.58283.59588.69299.49661.47526.38896.56897.76754.26477.65196.26233.1
Auto thefts 53611151121531101047675988266
per 100,000 618.0701.81314.31259.41687.41192.91112.1815.3800.31052.7821.0662.5
Arson 324653420516
per 100,000 35.023.045.767.555.132.542.821.50.053.710.060.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 767.5741.2822.2782.5915.1761.7795.3676.3682.2737.5627.6683.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Shelton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 21 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Washington average:

1.47

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Shelton, Washington accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.9%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +722 (+9.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Shelton-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 177% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 28.6 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 26.2 miles away from Shelton center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 37.0 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 12.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 72.0 miles away from Shelton center
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 76.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mason County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 6, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Joseph Kearney - College athletic administrator, Justin Ena - 2005 NFL player (Tennessee Titans, born: Nov 20, 1977), Karol Kennedy - Figure skater, Caleb Schlauderaff - Football player, Jerry Lambert (actor) - Actor, Richard Fiske - Actor.


Hospitals/medical centers in Shelton:

  • FMC SHELTON (Dialysis Facility, 1872 N 13TH LOOP RD)
  • MASON GENERAL HOSPITAL & FAMILY OF CLINICS (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 901 MT VIEW DRIVE)
  • FIR LANE HEALTH AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, 2430 NORTH 13TH STREET)
  • SHELTON HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 153 JOHNS COURT)

Political contributions by individuals in Shelton, WA

Airports and heliports located in Shelton:


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Local government website: www.ci.shelton.wa.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shelton:

  • The Evergreen State College (about 13 miles; Olympia, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,271)
  • South Puget Sound Community College (about 16 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 3,017)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 26 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 3,085)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 28 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,801)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 29 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 2,757)
  • University of Puget Sound (about 30 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,795)
  • Bates Technical College (about 32 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,284)

Public high schools in Shelton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Shelton:

Private elementary/middle schools in Shelton:

  • SHELTON VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 15; Location: 201 W SHELTON VALLEY RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ABBA'S GARDEN ACADEMY (Students: 6; Location: 101 E LAKEWAY DR; Grades: 4 - 11)
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Notable locations in Shelton: Shelton Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Evergreen Square (B), Mason County Medic One (C), Fir Lane Health and Rehabilitation Center (D), Evergreen Shelton Health and Rehabilitation Center (E), Mason County Juvenile Detention Center (F), Mason County Jail (G), Shelton Fire Department (H), Mason County Building 9 (I), Mason County Building 8 (J), Mason County Building 7 (K), Mason County Building 6 (L), Mason County Building 5 (M), Mason County Building 4 (N), Mason County Building 3 (O), Mason County Building 2 (P), Mason County Building 1 (Q), Mason County Courthouse (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Shelton include: Mount Olive Lutheran Church (A), Gateway Christian Fellowship Church (B), New Horizons Church of God (C), Faith Lutheran Church (D), Shelton Christian Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Saint Edward's Catholic Church (G), Bethel Assembly of God Church (H), Mount View Alliance Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Shelton Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Goose Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Goldsborough Creek (A), Shelton Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Shelton City - Museum- Mason County Historical Society Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 427 West Railroad Avenue), Arcadia Private Club Resort (Recreation Areas; 141 S.E. James Road).

Hotels: City Center Best Rates Motel (128 E Alder St), Arcadia Private Club Resort (141 S.E. James Road), Canal Side Resort & Motel (Potlatch).

Courts: Mason County - Shelton- Clerk- Jury Line- Superior Court- Jury (Main Courthouse), Mason County - Shelton- District Court- Jury Information (Main Courthouse), Shelton City - Municipal Court (525 West Cota Street).

 
Mason County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Shelton and their reported violations in the past:

ALDERBROOK WATER CO (Address: 21971 N HWY 101 , Population served: 2700, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2000), St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BEARDS COVE (Population served: 1064, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
JARRELL COVE STATE PARK (Address: E 391 WINGERT RD , Population served: 645, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-30-1996), St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-30-1996)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
MADRONA BEACH SUPPLY (Address: 21971 N HWY 101 , Population served: 252, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2004, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2004, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-30-2000), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-31-1997), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-1997)
  • 2 other older health violations
SPENCER LAKE BAR AND GRILL (Population served: 221, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2004, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SKYLINE DRIVE IN THEATER (Population served: 171, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SANDHILL PARK (Population served: 152, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
T AND C GAS & FOODMART (Population served: 123, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Shelton that have no violations reported:

  • LAKE NAHWATZEL RESORT (Population served: 69, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TEAMSTERS 313 REC AREA (Population served: 51, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HARSTENE ISLAND COMMUNITY CLUB (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VIG (Population served: 29, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.8%
(25.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.7% for Black residents, 51.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.7% for American Indian residents, 9.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 70.6% for other race residents, 22.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.6%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.1%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Shelton, WA

People in group quarters in Shelton in 2010:

  • 178 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 100 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 68 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 51 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 26 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Shelton in 2000:

  • 157 people in nursing homes
  • 132 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 97 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in other workers' dormitories

Shelton compared to Washington state average:

Shelton, Washington environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Shelton (2011 data):

  • KeyBank National Association: Shelton Branch at 410 West Railroad Ave, branch established on 1964/10/31. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Heritage Bank: Shelton Branch at 301 E Wallace Kneeland Plaza, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2011/09/02: Bank assets: $1,202.8 mil, Deposits: $1,009.5 mil, headquarters in Olympia, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Financial Corporation
  • West Coast Bank: Shelton Branch at 2307 Olympic Highway North, branch established on 1987/07/20. Info updated 2010/09/16: Bank assets: $2,424.8 mil, Deposits: $1,925.6 mil, headquarters in Lake Oswego, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 63 total offices, Holding Company: West Coast Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Shelton Branch at 425 Franklin Street, branch established on 1934/06/15. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Anchor Bank: 13 - Shelton Branch at 100 E Wallace Kneeland Blvd, branch established on 2003/06/30. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $486.5 mil, Deposits: $352.2 mil, headquarters in Aberdeen, WA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Anchor Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Shelton, Washington:

  • Little-Creek Casino Resort, 91 W State Rte108, Shelton, WA 98584 , Phone: (360) 427-7711, Fax: (360) 432-7103
  • Super 8 Motel Of Shelton, 2943 Northview Cir, Shelton, WA 98584 , Phone: (800) 800-8000, Fax: (360) 426-1847
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Shelton, Washington

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Shelton travel time to work - commute


Shelton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (69%)
  • Utility gas (24%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Shelton city (based on Mason County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 23.51%
Here23.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchConservative Baptist Association of AmericaAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents30.4%13.7%7.4%6.8%6.4%
Congregations3.1%12.5%6.3%12.5%3.1%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents6.1%5.8%3.8%3.4%16.2%
Congregations6.3%6.3%9.4%3.1%37.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Mason County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Mason County:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Mason County:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Mason County:

29.9%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.7%
State:

13.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$35,764$53,6463$1,895
Other Government Administration 8$35,944$53,9161$2,517
Judicial and Legal 5$21,159$50,7820$0
Police Protection - Officers 20$100,946$60,5681$70
Police - Other 13$51,767$47,7853$3,338
Firefighters 7$37,126$63,6450$0
Fire - Other 3$16,999$67,9960$0
Streets and Highways 15$68,099$54,4790$0
Health 1$4,330$51,9601$2,084
Solid Waste Management 4$16,239$48,7170$0
Sewerage 5$18,845$45,2280$0
Parks and Recreation 4$17,517$52,5514$1,310
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$15,994$47,9820$0
Water Supply 7$29,492$50,5580$0
Other and Unallocable 6$24,004$48,0080$0
Totals for Government 110$494,225$53,91513$11,214

Shelton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Fire Protection: $123,000 ($12.55)
    Regular Highways: $83,000 ($8.47)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,533,000 ($156.43)
    General - Other: $1,437,000 ($146.63)
    Sewerage: $1,006,000 ($102.65)
    Financial Administration: $598,000 ($61.02)
    Regular Highways: $530,000 ($54.08)
    Central Staff Services: $487,000 ($49.69)
    Fire Protection: $485,000 ($49.49)
    Water Utilities: $402,000 ($41.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $385,000 ($39.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $366,000 ($37.35)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $328,000 ($33.47)
    Corrections - Other: $311,000 ($31.73)
    Health Services - Other: $286,000 ($29.18)
    Housing & Community Development: $145,000 ($14.80)
    General Public Buildings: $125,000 ($12.76)
    Libraries: $34,000 ($3.47)
    Welfare - Other: $3,000 ($0.31)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $436,000 ($44.49)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $192,000 ($19.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $394,000 ($40.20)
    General - Other: $267,000 ($27.24)
    Regular Highways: $175,000 ($17.86)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($0.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($0.51)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($0.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,891,000 ($499.08)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($3.67)

Shelton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,833,000 ($187.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,114,000 ($113.67)
    All Other: $393,000 ($40.10)
    Parks & Recreation: $35,000 ($3.57)
    Housing & Community Development: $5,000 ($0.51)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $92,000 ($9.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $881,000 ($89.90)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $275,000 ($28.06)
    Interest Earnings: $206,000 ($21.02)
    General Revenue, NEC: $155,000 ($15.82)
    Rents: $46,000 ($4.69)
    Property Sale Other: $3,000 ($0.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,009,000 ($102.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $446,000 ($45.51)
    All Other: $250,000 ($25.51)
    General Support: $73,000 ($7.45)
    Health & Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Tax - Property: $1,610,000 ($164.29)
    Total General Sales: $1,455,000 ($148.47)
    Public Utilities: $895,000 ($91.33)
    NEC: $551,000 ($56.22)
    Other Selective Sales: $83,000 ($8.47)

Shelton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $645,000 ($65.82)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $10,822,000 ($1104.29)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $154,000 ($15.71)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,546,000 ($463.88)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $5,680,000 ($579.59)
    Water Utilities: $576,000 ($58.78)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $750,000 ($76.53)
    Water Utilities: $69,000 ($7.04)

Shelton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,886,000 ($600.61)

10.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,134 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.62%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($595 average AGI)
Mason County:

0.14%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Kitsap County, WA  2.18% ($43,567 average AGI)
from Thurston County, WA  1.79% ($40,155)
from King County, WA  1.23% ($51,156)


8.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,221 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.20%
Washington average:

7.07%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($123 average AGI)
Mason County:

0.05%
Washington average:

0.16%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Thurston County, WA  1.92% ($40,089 average AGI)
to Kitsap County, WA  1.36% ($34,351)
to King County, WA  0.75% ($34,710)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shelton:

  • KMAS (1030 AM; 10 kW; SHELTON, WA; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KGHO (920 AM; 5 kW; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: SPENCER BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shelton:

  • KRXY (94.5 FM; SHELTON, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KGY-FM (96.9 FM; MCCLEARY, WA; Owner: KGY, INC.)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K209EH (89.7 FM; SHELTON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KAYO-FM (99.3 FM; ELMA, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K205DD (88.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Shelton:

  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Shelton, Washington:
  • Fatal accident count: 21
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 27
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 10
  • Fatalities: 22
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 53
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 5
Washington average:
  • Fatal accident count: 119
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 53
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 300
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19

See more detailed statistics of Shelton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $3,866,000
Total average daily traffic: 32,432
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,185

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Shelton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Shelton, WA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 299 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Shelton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 56 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Shelton)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 214
  • Hazardous Condition: 102
  • Service Call: 49
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Shelton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shelton, WA
Businesses in Shelton, WA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Safeway1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Dennys1Subway3
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx3T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Jack In The Box1U-Haul1
Kroger1UPS3
La-Z-Boy1Vons1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets3

Shelton on our top lists:

  • #91 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
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