Shelton, Washington

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Population in 2013: 9,750 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.5%
 
Males: 4,965  (50.9%)
Females: 4,785  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  35.9 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98584.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,030 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Shelton:

$38,030
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,916 (it was $16,303 in 2000)

Shelton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $160,087 (it was $93,300 in 2000)
Shelton:

$160,087
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $237,807; Detached houses: $261,994; Townhouses or other attached units: $706,573; In 2-unit structures: $213,892; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $307,603; Mobile homes: $115,380; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $43,446

Median gross rent in 2013: $792.

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  • Races in Shelton, WA (2013)

    Shelton races chart
    • 7,21072.5%White alone
    • 1,98920.0%Hispanic
    • 3653.7%Two or more races
    • 1962.0%American Indian alone
    • 850.9%Asian alone
    • 520.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 410.4%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Shelton: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (13.1%), English (11.1%), Irish (8.7%), United States (6.9%), Norwegian (6.0%), French (2.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1890

Elevation: 6 feet

Land area: 5.56 square miles.

Population density: 1,755 people per square mile   (low).

Shelton,WA real estate house value index trend

Shelton, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Shelton:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shelton city:

  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

1,199 residents are foreign born (10.1% Latin America).

This city:

12.1%
Washington:

13.5%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 47 registered sex offenders living in Shelton, Washington as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Shelton to the number of sex offenders is 209 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,806 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,775 (1.1%)

Shelton satellite photo by USGS

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.21 N, Longitude: 123.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,651 (+36.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,595 (45.6%)

Area code: 360

Shelton household income distribution Shelton home values distribution

Crime rates in Shelton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0100100000022
per 100,000 0.011.50.00.011.00.00.00.00.00.00.020.120.4
Rapes 1516141212151014171514155
per 100,000 174.9184.1160.0134.9132.3162.7106.9150.2181.4161.1140.2150.651.1
Robberies 69911131622571981112
per 100,000 70.0103.5102.9123.7143.4173.5235.253.674.7204.180.1110.4122.7
Assaults 25213025372540373945523117
per 100,000 291.5241.6342.9281.1408.1271.1427.7396.9416.1483.4520.6311.2173.8
Burglaries 139134138143189175151164135148167183143
per 100,000 1,620.81,541.61,577.11,608.02,084.51,897.81,614.61,759.31,440.51,589.91,672.01,836.81,462.2
Thefts 835720839827876694832643633603519621526
per 100,000 9,736.58,283.59,588.69,299.49,661.47,526.38,896.56,897.76,754.26,477.65,196.26,233.15,378.3
Auto thefts 5361115112153110104767598826681
per 100,000 618.0701.81,314.31,259.41,687.41,192.91,112.1815.3800.31,052.7821.0662.5828.2
Arson 3246534205162
per 100,000 35.023.045.767.555.132.542.821.50.053.710.060.220.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 767.3741.0822.0782.3914.9761.6795.1676.2682.0737.4627.4683.1534.2

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City-data.com crime index 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 2013, including police officers: 21 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Washington average:

1.49
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.8%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +722 (+9.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Shelton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Shelton, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Shelton-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 153% 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 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 466.7 miles away from Shelton center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 397.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: 12, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 6, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shelton topographic map

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 and medical centers in Shelton:

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

Airports and heliports located in Shelton:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shelton:

  • The Evergreen State College (about 12 miles; Olympia, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,613)
  • South Puget Sound Community College (about 16 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 3,981)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 26 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 5,228)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 28 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 29 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • University of Puget Sound (about 30 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,788)
  • Bates Technical College (about 32 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 4,929)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 17.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

17.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.978. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.978
U.S.:

0.303

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 7.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.78
U.S.:

9.14

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

BEARDS COVE (Population served: 1,030, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
JARRELL COVE STATE PARK (Address: E 391 WINGERT RD , Population served: 643, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
CANAL MUTUAL WATER (Address: 21971 N Hwy. 101 , Population served: 152, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
BAYSHORE (Address: 21971 N Hwy. 101 , Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
CHERRY PARK (Address: 21971 N Hwy. 101 , Population served: 111, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
ARCADIA ESTATES (Address: 21971 N Hwy. 101 , Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
LAKE TRASK TIMBER TRAILS ASSN (Population served: 107, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
LOGGERS BAR & GRILL (Address: 7431 W SHELTON MATLOCK RD , Population served: 73, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

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

  • ALDERBROOK WATER CO (Address: 21971 N Hwy. 101 , Population served: 3,118, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BAY EAST (Address: 21971 N Hwy. 101 , Population served: 91, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BLUE BEAR PARK (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MADRONA BEACH SUPPLY (Address: 21971 N Hwy. 101 , Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • AGATE BEACH (Address: 21971 N Hwy. 101 , Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.9%
(23.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 56.7% for Black residents, 51.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.4% for American Indian residents, 14.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 78.9% for other race residents, 21.8% 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

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, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Shelton compared to Washington state average:

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

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Washington average:

11.4

Shelton travel time to work - commute Shelton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Utility gas (23%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,5362
Evangelical Protestant3,32726
Other2,6498
Mainline Protestant2,43512
None43,752-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$41,424$55,2321$1,285
Other Government Administration 9$55,763$74,3516$12,004
Judicial and Legal 3$14,268$57,0722$5,873
Police Protection - Officers 18$108,231$72,1540$0
Police - Other 3$12,175$48,7000$0
Streets and Highways 9$48,908$65,2111$4,644
Welfare 0$0 2$3,178
Solid Waste Management 4$19,339$58,0170$0
Sewerage 8$42,377$63,5662$2,363
Parks and Recreation 3$15,436$61,7440$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$11,343$68,0580$0
Water Supply 6$29,765$59,5300$0
Other and Unallocable 4$18,247$54,7415$2,644
Totals for Government 78$417,276$64,19619$31,991

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

  • Construction - Fire Protection: $123,000 ($12.62)
    Regular Highways: $83,000 ($8.51)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,533,000 ($157.23)
    General - Other: $1,437,000 ($147.38)
    Sewerage: $1,006,000 ($103.18)
    Financial Administration: $598,000 ($61.33)
    Regular Highways: $530,000 ($54.36)
    Central Staff Services: $487,000 ($49.95)
    Fire Protection: $485,000 ($49.74)
    Water Utilities: $402,000 ($41.23)
    Parks & Recreation: $385,000 ($39.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $366,000 ($37.54)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $328,000 ($33.64)
    Corrections - Other: $311,000 ($31.90)
    Health Services - Other: $286,000 ($29.33)
    Housing & Community Development: $145,000 ($14.87)
    General Public Buildings: $125,000 ($12.82)
    Libraries: $34,000 ($3.49)
    Welfare - Other: $3,000 ($0.31)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $436,000 ($44.72)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $192,000 ($19.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $394,000 ($40.41)
    General - Other: $267,000 ($27.38)
    Regular Highways: $175,000 ($17.95)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($0.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($0.51)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($0.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,891,000 ($501.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($3.69)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,833,000 ($188.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,114,000 ($114.26)
    All Other: $393,000 ($40.31)
    Parks & Recreation: $35,000 ($3.59)
    Housing & Community Development: $5,000 ($0.51)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $92,000 ($9.44)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $881,000 ($90.36)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $275,000 ($28.21)
    Interest Earnings: $206,000 ($21.13)
    General Revenue, NEC: $155,000 ($15.90)
    Rents: $46,000 ($4.72)
    Property Sale Other: $3,000 ($0.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,009,000 ($103.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $446,000 ($45.74)
    All Other: $250,000 ($25.64)
    General Support: $73,000 ($7.49)
    Health & Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Tax - Property: $1,610,000 ($165.13)
    Total General Sales: $1,455,000 ($149.23)
    Public Utilities: $895,000 ($91.79)
    NEC: $551,000 ($56.51)
    Other Selective Sales: $83,000 ($8.51)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $645,000 ($66.15)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $10,822,000 ($1109.95)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $154,000 ($15.79)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,546,000 ($466.26)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $5,680,000 ($582.56)
    Water Utilities: $576,000 ($59.08)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $750,000 ($76.92)
    Water Utilities: $69,000 ($7.08)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,886,000 ($603.69)

7.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,015 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.26%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($197 average AGI)
Mason County:

0.06%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kitsap County, WA  1.40% ($37,278 average AGI)
from Thurston County, WA  1.25% ($34,861)
from Pierce County, WA  0.77% ($49,679)


7.18% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,377 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.18%
Washington average:

6.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Thurston County, WA  1.46% ($34,826 average AGI)
to Kitsap County, WA  1.28% ($41,338)
to Pierce County, WA  0.67% ($39,510)

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)
Shelton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Shelton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 37m121ftTotal length
  • $28,118,000Total costs
  • 81,831Total average daily traffic
  • 7,123Total average daily truck traffic
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 Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Burger King1McDonald's2
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Safeway1
Dennys1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx3Super 81
Ford1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Jack In The Box1U-Haul1
Kroger1UPS3
La-Z-Boy1Vons1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1

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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