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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Shelton is 41,474. Shelton, Connecticut is the 953rd largest city in the US.
Shelton is located entirely in Fairfield County.
The current population of Shelton (41,474) is it's peak population.
Shelton has grown 8.5% since the 2000. Shelton, Connecticut's growth is below average. 62% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Shelton has a population density of 1,291.7 people per square mile.
|948||Peachtree Corners, Georgia||42,108|
|949||Grove City, Ohio||41,787||51.1%|
|955||Rancho Palos Verdes, California||41,295||0.1%|
The total voting age population of Shelton, Connecticut, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 32,212. The voting age population is 47.8% male and 52.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.1% of the residents of Shelton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Shelton are 89.5% White, 4.3% Asian, 2.0% Other, 1.9% Black, 1.9% Two or more races, 0.1% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 8.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Shelton, 5.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 3.3%. On a per-household basis, 3.2% of families are below the poverty line in Shelton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 67.1% of Shelton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.6% of Shelton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 42.7% have a bachelor's degree and 19.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Shelton residents aged 5 and older, 17.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 9.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Shelton is 5.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Shelton, 12.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Shelton is $97,131.
In Shelton, 80.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 19.4% of housing units in Shelton.
Of all the housing units in Shelton, 11.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Shelton, 12.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Shelton is $1,466.
In Shelton, 85.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.