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Shelby, Iowa - Basic Facts

Shelby is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Shelby.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Shelby County at latitude 41.5161 and longitude -95.4503. Shelby County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,306 feet.

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Shelby, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shelby to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 398 61st
Population Density1 # 721 29th
Diversity Index2 # 604 40th
Median Household Income # 383 62nd
Per Capita Income # 526 48th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Shelby, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 666
Population in Households 666
Population in Familes 546
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 382
Diversity Index2 7
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 278
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 190
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 304 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 222 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $98,494
Average Home Value $128,475
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,849
Average Household Income $59,693
Per Capita Income $25,427
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.9% 0.21%
Households 1.31% 0.43%
Families 2.51% 0.31%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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