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Population (year 2000): 38,101. Estimated population in July 2005: 39,477 (+3.6% change)
Males: 18,437 (48.4%), Females: 19,664 (51.6%)

Fairfield County

Median resident age: 39.8 years
Median household income: $67,292 (year 2000)
Median house value: $217,300 (year 2000)

Shelton, CT residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Shelton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.1%)
  • Hispanic (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • Asian Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: Italian (28.4%), Irish (17.7%), Polish (13.7%), German (11.2%), English (11.1%), Slovak (4.2%).Connecticut

Elevation: 130 feet

Land area: 30.6 square miles

Shelton,

For population 25 years and over in Shelton

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shelton city

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

9.5% Foreign born (5.5% Europe, 2.0% Asia, 1.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,694 (+7.6%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CT Milford, (7.7 miles pop. 52,305).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY (39.5 miles Brookhaven, pop. 448,248).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (68.3 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: CT Shelton, (0.0 miles CT Derby, (3.3 miles CT Ansonia, (4.5 miles CT (5.7 miles Monroe, CT (6.7 miles Trumbull, .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 159 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 1997: 135 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 1998: 212 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 1999: 159 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 2000: 117 buildings, average cost: $92,100
  • 2001: 119 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2002: 141 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2003: 85 buildings, average cost: $164,600
  • 2004: 126 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2005: 134 buildings, average cost: $151,900

Latitude: 41.31 N, Longitude: 73.13 W

Shelton, Connecticut business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.4%), Manufacturing (18.4%), Retail trade (12.6%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,631 (+6.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,237 (26.1%)

Crime in Shelton by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 1 6 5 6 4
    per 100,000 5.2 2.6 15.7 13.1 15.7 10.5
Robberies 5 6 4 7 12 16
    per 100,000 13.1 15.7 10.5 18.4 31.5 42.0
Assaults 13 27 16 8 11 10
    per 100,000 34.1 70.9 42.0 21.0 28.9 26.2
Burglaries 133 91 131 111 96 123
    per 100,000 349.1 238.8 343.8 291.3 252.0 322.8
Thefts 368 436 313 241 223 295
    per 100,000 965.9 1144.3 821.5 632.5 585.3 774.3
Auto thefts 81 66 60 65 82 86
    per 100,000 212.6 173.2 157.5 170.6 215.2 225.7
92.9 96.3 87.4 74.3 79.8 93.7

Average climate in Shelton, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Shelton-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 25% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the Shelton city center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1962, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Dan Orlovsky - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Aug 18, 1983).

Main business address for: AMERICAN SKANDIA LIFE ASSURANCE CORP/CT (INSURANCE CARRIERS, NEC), BALDWIN TECHNOLOGY CO INC (PRINTING TRADES MACHINERY & EQUIPMENT), TRANSWITCH CORP /DE (SEMICONDUCTORS & RELATED DEVICES), IROQUOIS GAS TRANSMISSION SYSTEM LP (NATURAL GAS TRANSMISSION), RAYTECH CORP (MISCELLANEOUS FABRICATED METAL PRODUCTS), FLEXIINTERNATIONAL SOFTWARE INC/CT (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE).


Hospitals/medical centers near Shelton:
  • GRIFFIN HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; DERBY, CT)
  • BRIDGEPORT HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; BRIDGEPORT, CT)
  • SOUTHWEST CONNECTICUT MENTAL HEALTH (about 8 miles; BRIDGEPORT, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in Shelton, CT

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Shelton:
  • IGOR I SIKORSKY MEMORIAL (about 11 miles; BRIDGEPORT, CT; ID: BDR)
  • TWEED-NEW HAVEN (about 18 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; ID: HVN)
  • DANBURY MUNI (about 24 miles; DANBURY, CT; ID: DXR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Shelton:
  • WATERBURY-OXFORD (about 12 miles; OXFORD, CT; ID: OXC)
  • WATERBURY (about 24 miles; WATERBURY, CT; ID: N41)
  • MERIDEN MARKHAM MUNI (about 26 miles; MERIDEN, CT; ID: MMK)

Amtrak stations near Shelton:
  • 10 miles: BRIDGEPORT (525 WATER ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: NEW HAVEN (50 UNION AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 469 $2,121,937 $54,292 147 $178,570
Health 21 $70,908 $40,518 1 $1,617
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 140 $544,578 $46,678 25 $20,634
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shelton:
  • SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; FAIRFIELD, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,120)
  • SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 8,808)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN (about 12 miles; WEST HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 3,081)
  • FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; FAIRFIELD, CT; FT enrollment: 4,197)
  • GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • YALE UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 11,011)
  • UNIVERSITY OF BRIDGEPORT (about 17 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 2,162)
Public high school in Shelton:
  • SHELTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,731; Location: 120 MEADOW ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Shelton:
  • INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 940; Location: 675 CONSTITUTION BLVD.; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • ELIZABETH SHELTON SCHOOL (Students: 680; Location: 138 WILLOUGHBY RD.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MOHEGAN SCHOOL (Students: 598; Location: 47 MOHEGAN RD.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LONG HILL SCHOOL (Students: 541; Location: 565 LONG HILL AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • BOOTH HILL SCHOOL (Students: 470; Location: 544 BOOTH HILL RD.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LAFAYETTE SCHOOL (Students: 385; Location: 54 GROVE ST.; Grades: PK - 06)
  • SUNNYSIDE SCHOOL (Students: 303; Location: 418 RIVER RD.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • RIPTON SCHOOL (Students: 91; Location: 382 LONG HILL AVE.; Grades: PK - 12)
  • HOMEBOUND (Location: 124 MEADOW STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Shelton:
  • SHELTON CATHOLIC REGIONAL (Students: 432; Location: 430 CORAM AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST LAWRENCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 318; Location: 503 SHELTON AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SUSANNA WESLEY NURSERY SCHOOL (Students: 229; Location: 338 WALNUT TREE HILL ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • BRIGHT HORIZONS CHILDRENS CTR (Students: 24; Location: 3 CORPORATE DR; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Shelton:
  • PLUMB MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $875,333; Location: 65 WOOSTER ST.; 146,072 books; 3,487 audio materials; 5,685 video materials; 420 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Shelton: Rolling Ridge Commercial Park (A), Shelton Research Industrial Park (B), Sunnyside Boat Ramp (C), Brownson Country Club (D), Highland Golf Course (E), Plumb Memorial Library (F), Huntington Historical Society Building (G).

Shopping Centers: Edwards Shopping Center (1), Mariahs Way Shopping Center (2), Shelton Square Shopping Center (3), South Side Plaza Shopping Center (4), Huntington Village Center Shopping Center (5), Huntington Plaza Shopping Center (6), White Hill Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Shelton include: Grace Bible Church (A), Saint Josephs Church (B), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (C), Shelton Congregational Church (D), Church of the Good Shepherd (E), Trinity Lutheran Church (F), White Hills Church (G), Huntington Congregational Church (H).

Cemeteries: Lawn Cemetery (1), Lower White Hills Cemetery (2), Saint Pauls Cemetery (3), Riverside Cemetery (4), Coram Cemetery (5).

Lakes and reservoirs: Cranberry Pond (A), Baird Millpond (B), Chordas Pond (C), Tri-Lake (D), Lake Housatonic (E), Shelton Reservoir Number 3 (F), Shelton Reservoir (G), Isinglass Reservoir (H).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Curtiss Brook (A), Boehm Brook (B), Butternut Hollow Brook (C), Burying Ground Brook (D), Ivy Brook (E), Upper White Hills Brook (F), Black Brook (G), Harvey Pete Brook (H), Sharps Brook (I).

Parks in Shelton include: Webb Mountain Park (1), Indian Well State Park (2), Nike Recreation Fields (3), Riverview Park (4), Far Mill Park (5), Pine Rock Park (6), Sunnyside Field (7).

Post office: (A).  


Shelton compared to Connecticut state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Shelton:
  • WADS (690 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ANSONIA, CT; Owner: RADIO AMOR, INC.)
  • WFIF (1500 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MILFORD, CT)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WELI (960 AM; 5 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDJZ (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: PEOPLE'S BROADCAST NETWORK, LLC)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFNW (1380 AM; 5 kW; NAUGATUCK, CT; Owner: CANDIDO DIAS CARRELO)
  • WICC (600 AM; 1 kW; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WATR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WATR, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Shelton:
  • WMNR-FM1 (88.1 FM; HUNTINGTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W220CF (91.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WPKN (89.5 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WPKN, INC.)
  • WRXC (90.1 FM; SHELTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WYBC-FM (94.3 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: YALE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMNR (88.1 FM; MONROE, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WEBE (107.9 FM; WESTPORT, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALK-FM (97.5 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
TV broadcast stations around Shelton:
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W28AJ (Channel 28; ALLINGTOWN, CT; Owner: PAGING ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WFTY (Channel 67; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WLNY (Channel 55; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • W65DZ (Channel 65; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: PAGING ASSOCIATES, INC.)

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