|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Shelton is 10,763. Shelton, Washington is the 2,972nd largest city in the US.
Shelton is located entirely in Mason County.
The current population of Shelton (10,763) is it's peak population.
Shelton has grown 27.2% since the 2000. Shelton, Washington is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 70% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Shelton has a population density of 1,708.8 people per square mile.
|2966||Manville, New Jersey||10,812||5.3%|
|2970||Morro Bay, California||10,779||3.7%|
|2971||Mount Kisco, New York||10,777||7.6%|
|2974||Essex Junction, Vermont||10,748||24.9%|
|2976||Corning, New York||10,738||-0.7%|
|2977||Pingree Grove, Illinois||10,725||5635.2%|
The total voting age population of Shelton, Washington, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 6,710. The voting age population is 48.6% male and 51.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.5% of the residents of Shelton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Shelton are 76.2% White, 11.1% Other, 7.6% Two or more races, 2.6% American Indian, 1.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, 0.7% Black and 0.6% Asian. Additionally, 21.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Shelton, 26.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 41.4%. On a per-household basis, 21.6% of families are below the poverty line in Shelton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.6% of Shelton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.8% of Shelton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.4% have a bachelor's degree and 3.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Shelton residents aged 5 and older, 17.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 15.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Shelton is 7.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Shelton, 18.3% 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 $40,809.
In Shelton, 52.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 48.0% of housing units in Shelton.
Of all the housing units in Shelton, 17.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Shelton, 12.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 460 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Shelton is $932.
In Shelton, 75.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.