Shelton, CT
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Shelton, Connecticut Info Snack

Population
41,141
Unemployment
5.5%
Poverty
5.1%
Median Home
$349,300
Median Income
$97,131
Median Rent
$1,466

Shelton SnackAbility

9
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
7
Diversity
7
Safety
9
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
5

Shelton, CT Crime Report

326
Total Crimes
789.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-68.12%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Shelton
/ 100k People
Connecticut
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 326 789.6 1,610.2 2,476.7
Violent Crime 22 53.3 183.6 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.9 5.0
Robbery 7 17.0 54.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 7 17.0 105.0 250.2
Property Crime 304 736.3 1,426.6 2,109.9
Burglary 61 147.7 180.7 340.5
Larceny 219 530.4 1,078.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 24 58.1 167.3 219.9

Shelton, CT Cost Of Living

135
Shelton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Shelton Connecticut National Average
Overall 135 124 100
Services 125 123 100
Groceries 109 108 100
Health 113 112 100
Housing 166 137 100
Transportation 110 114 100
Utilities 142 129 100

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Rankings for Shelton in Connecticut

Map Of Shelton, CT

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Population over time in Shelton

Year Population % Change
2019 41,141 -0.0%
2018 41,155 -0.3%
2017 41,282 0.7%
2016 40,979 0.5%
2015 40,783 0.8%
2014 40,472 1.2%
2013 40,006 0.9%
2012 39,641 0.8%
2011 39,310 0.6%
2010 39,061 -

Race / Ethnicity in Shelton

White
83.7% (34,443)
African American
1.6% (673)
American Indian
0.1% (48)
Asian
4.3% (1,788)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (42)
Two Or More
1.2% (510)
Hispanic
8.8% (3,637)
Race Shelton CT USA
White 83.7% 66.9% 60.7%
African American 1.6% 9.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 4.3% 4.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.2% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.8% 16.1% 18.0%

Gender in Shelton

Female
52.2% (21,491)
Male
47.8% (19,650)
Gender Shelton CT USA
Female 52.2% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 47.8% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Shelton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (1,234)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (1,645)
High School / GED
26.0% (10,696)
Some College
17.0% (6,993)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (3,291)
Bachelor's Degree
23.0% (9,462)
Master's Degree
16.0% (6,582)
Professional Degree
2.0% (822)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (411)
Education Shelton CT USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 17.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 23.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 16.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Shelton, Connecticut

Less than $10,000
3.3% (137,772)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.8% (113,369)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.4% (262,326)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.6% (229,027)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.8% (321,044)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.7% (562,018)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.6% (520,077)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.7% (852,306)
$150,000 to $199,999
14.6% (601,418)
$200,000 or more
12.5% (514,739)
Income Shelton CT USA
Less than $10,000 3.3% 5.0% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.8% 3.5% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.4% 7.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.6% 6.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.8% 10.4% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.7% 15.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.6% 12.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.7% 17.3% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 14.6% 9.5% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 12.5% 12.6% 7.7%

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