The Village of Shelton had a population of 1,222 as of July 1, 2020. Shelton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Shelton is located at latitude 40.7792 and longitude -98.7309 in Buffalo County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Shelton encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Buffalo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,018 feet.
While the primary coordinates for Village of Shelton are located in Buffalo County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Hall County.
The Village of Shelton (GNIS ID: 2399798) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Shelton: Wood River Center.
|Total Population||1,222 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,222 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||1,046 (85.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$56,606|
|Average Household Income||$66,203|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||7%|
|Per Capita Income||$24,777|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||512 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||341 (66.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||115 (22.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||57 (11.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$100,794|
|Average Home Value||$120,294|
|Housing Affordability Index3||282|
|Average Household Size||2.69|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.87%|
|Per Capita Income||2.29%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.65%|
The table below compares Shelton to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 96||84th|
|Population Density||# 77||87th|
|Median Household Income||# 240||59th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 421||73rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 522||10th|
|Diversity Index||# 23||96th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nebraska Census Data Comparison Tool.