Shelton, Washington

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Population in 2017: 10,146 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +20.2%
 
Males: 5,295  (52.2%)
Females: 4,851  (47.8%)
Median resident age:

36.7 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98584.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,909 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Shelton:

$41,909
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,021 (it was $16,303 in 2000)

Shelton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $178,247 (it was $93,300 in 2000)
Shelton:

$178,247
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $320,090; detached houses: $344,957; townhouses or other attached units: $866,415; in 2-unit structures: $277,401; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $491,950; mobile homes: $165,579; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $51,173

Median gross rent in 2017: $961.

March 2019 cost of living index in Shelton: 89.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.0%
(19.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.1% for Black residents, 41.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.4% for American Indian residents, 52.8% for other race residents, 28.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Shelton, WA (2017)
    • 7,41172.6%White alone
    • 2,00819.7%Hispanic
    • 5505.4%Two or more races
    • 1261.2%Asian alone
    • 410.4%Black alone
    • 430.4%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 57 registered sex offenders living in Shelton, Washington as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Shelton is 178 to 1.


Crime rates in Shelton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.1)
2
(20.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(132.3)
15
(162.7)
10
(106.9)
14
(150.2)
17
(181.4)
15
(161.1)
14
(140.2)
15
(150.6)
5
(51.1)
8
(82.3)
5
(51.2)
7
(71.2)
7
(70.0)
13
(127.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
13
(143.4)
16
(173.5)
22
(235.2)
5
(53.6)
7
(74.7)
19
(204.1)
8
(80.1)
11
(110.4)
12
(122.7)
9
(92.6)
10
(102.5)
5
(50.9)
8
(80.0)
3
(29.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
37
(408.1)
25
(271.1)
40
(427.7)
37
(396.9)
39
(416.1)
45
(483.4)
52
(520.6)
31
(311.2)
17
(173.8)
22
(226.2)
30
(307.4)
15
(152.6)
16
(160.0)
36
(353.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
189
(2,084)
175
(1,898)
151
(1,615)
164
(1,759)
135
(1,440)
148
(1,590)
167
(1,672)
183
(1,837)
143
(1,462)
159
(1,635)
90
(922.3)
76
(773.1)
96
(960.0)
103
(1,011)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
876
(9,661)
694
(7,526)
832
(8,896)
643
(6,898)
633
(6,754)
603
(6,478)
519
(5,196)
621
(6,233)
526
(5,378)
618
(6,355)
573
(5,872)
454
(4,619)
388
(3,880)
504
(4,947)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
153
(1,687)
110
(1,193)
104
(1,112)
76
(815.3)
75
(800.3)
98
(1,053)
82
(821.0)
66
(662.5)
81
(828.2)
38
(390.8)
30
(307.4)
68
(691.8)
46
(460.0)
50
(490.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(55.1)
3
(32.5)
4
(42.8)
2
(21.5)
0
(0.0)
5
(53.7)
1
(10.0)
6
(60.2)
2
(20.4)
2
(20.6)
1
(10.2)
1
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(29.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)919.9765.8799.5679.9685.8741.4630.9686.8537.1538.8457.3396.9371.2489.5

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Shelton, WA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 21 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Washington average:

1.42
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Ancestries: English (9.8%), European (9.4%), American (7.6%), Irish (5.1%), German (3.8%), Norwegian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1890

Elevation: 6 feet

Land area: 5.56 square miles.

Population density: 1,826 people per square mile   (low).

Shelton, Washington map

1,087 residents are foreign born (9.5% Latin America).

This city:

10.7%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,015 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,452 (1.4%)

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 )

Latitude: 47.21 N, Longitude: 123.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,549 (+25.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,108 (29.8%)

Area code: 360

Distribution of median household income in Shelton, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Shelton, WA in 2017
Shelton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.3%
Washington:

5.2%
Historical population in Shelton, WA
Historical housing units in Shelton, WA

Population change in the 1990s: +722 (+9.4%).
Most common industries in Shelton, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (12.9%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Wood products (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.2%)
  • Public administration (11.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.1%)
  • Wood products (9.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
  • Educational services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Public administration (14.3%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.6%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Shelton, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Cashiers (7.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
  • Child care workers (3.5%)

Average climate in Shelton, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Shelton, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.6. This is about average.

City:

64.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

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.:

0.267
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.82. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.82
U.S.:

8.46

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 Shelton 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 Shelton 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 Shelton center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 466.7 miles away from the city 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 Shelton 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 (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 11, Mudslides: 9, Landslides: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Winds: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shelton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Shelton:

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

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:

  • MASON COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 96, Location: 470 E EAGLE RIDGE DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • SHELTON VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 24, Location: 201 W SHELTON VALLEY RD, Grades: KG-7)
  • MT OLIVE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 5, Location: 206 E WYANDOTTE AVE, Grades: KG-1)
See full list of schools located in Shelton

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

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:

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)
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Shelton:

Marital status in Shelton, WA
  • Never married: 37.9%
  • Now married: 33.9%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

For population 25 years and over in Shelton:

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.4
Washington average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Shelton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Shelton, WA (based on Mason County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Mason 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.
Washington:

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

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Mason County:

29.9%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mason County:

13.7%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Shelton:

46.9%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Shelton:

42.5%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Shelton:

22.3%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.3%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Shelton:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.2%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Here:

53.0%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Shelton:

76.7%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Shelton, WA Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 18$108,231$72,1540$0
Financial Administration 9$41,424$55,2321$1,285
Other Government Administration 9$55,763$74,3516$12,004
Streets and Highways 9$48,908$65,2111$4,644
Sewerage 8$42,377$63,5662$2,363
Water Supply 6$29,765$59,5300$0
Solid Waste Management 4$19,339$58,0170$0
Other and Unallocable 4$18,247$54,7415$2,644
Judicial and Legal 3$14,268$57,0722$5,873
Police - Other 3$12,175$48,7000$0
Parks and Recreation 3$15,436$61,7440$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$11,343$68,0580$0
Welfare 0$0 2$3,178
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 78$417,276$64,19619$31,991

Shelton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $624,000 ($61.50)
    Regular Highways: $81,000 ($7.98)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,457,000 ($242.16)
    Police Protection: $1,820,000 ($179.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,353,000 ($133.35)
    Sewerage: $1,147,000 ($113.05)
    Financial Administration: $870,000 ($85.75)
    Water Utilities: $809,000 ($79.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $747,000 ($73.63)
    Central Staff Services: $650,000 ($64.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $562,000 ($55.39)
    Regular Highways: $457,000 ($45.04)
    General Public Buildings: $235,000 ($23.16)
    Housing and Community Development: $186,000 ($18.33)
    Correctional Institutions: $105,000 ($10.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $73,000 ($7.19)
    Health - Other: $49,000 ($4.83)
    Libraries: $32,000 ($3.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $427,000 ($42.09)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $597,000 ($58.84)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $347,000 ($34.20)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $304,000 ($29.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $14,192,000 ($1398.78)
    General - Other: $407,000 ($40.11)
    Water Utilities: $344,000 ($33.90)
    Police Protection: $27,000 ($2.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($1.97)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,858,000 ($577.37)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($1.28)

Shelton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,947,000 ($389.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,403,000 ($138.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $337,000 ($33.22)
    Other: $284,000 ($27.99)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $1,036,000 ($102.11)
    Other: $253,000 ($24.94)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,292,000 ($127.34)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $271,000 ($26.71)
    Special Assessments: $243,000 ($23.95)
    Fines and Forfeits: $132,000 ($13.01)
    Rents: $116,000 ($11.43)
    Sale of Property: $91,000 ($8.97)
    Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($2.46)
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000 ($1.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,458,000 ($143.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,147,000 ($113.05)
    Highways: $234,000 ($23.06)
    General Local Government Support: $116,000 ($11.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Tax - Property: $2,533,000 ($249.66)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,749,000 ($172.38)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,576,000 ($155.33)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $573,000 ($56.48)
    Other License: $226,000 ($22.27)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $86,000 ($8.48)
    Amusements Sales: $43,000 ($4.24)
    Other Selective Sales: $39,000 ($3.84)
    Severance: $1,000 ($0.10)

Shelton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,356,000 ($4667.46)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,485,000 ($3103.19)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,006,000 ($2070.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,135,000 ($506.11)

Shelton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,185,000 ($412.48)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,855,000 ($675.64)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $282,000 ($27.79)

9.34% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,137 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.34%
Washington average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kitsap County, WA  1.69% ($46,021 average AGI)
from Thurston County, WA  1.31% ($42,391)
from King County, WA  0.91% ($75,376)


7.40% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,278 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.40%
Washington average:

6.40%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Thurston County, WA  1.53% ($50,301 average AGI)
to Kitsap County, WA  1.30% ($46,352)
to Pierce County, WA  0.70% ($41,993)
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

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Shelton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 226ft / 69.1mTotal length
  • $45,975,000Total costs
  • 242,075Total average daily traffic
  • 19,847Total average daily truck traffic
  • 268,361Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Shelton, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 121970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Shelton, WA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Shelton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 105 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Shelton, WA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 27 (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: 398 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Shelton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 53 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Shelton)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 258. The highest number of fire incidents - 519 took place in 2018, and the least - 163 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Shelton, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (41.7%), and Outside Fires (37.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Shelton, WA
    • 1,83041.7%Structure Fires
    • 1,65637.7%Outside Fires
    • 50711.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 3959.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shelton, WA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Shelton, WA
  • 49.8%Electricity
  • 42.0%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Wood
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Shelton, WA
  • 80.5%Electricity
  • 17.6%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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 above state average.
  • House age 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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  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Guatemala (population 500+)"
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