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Population (year 2000): 8,442. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,065 (+7.4% change)
Males: 4,099 (48.6%), Females: 4,343 (51.4%)

Mason County

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Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $32,500 (year 2000)
Median house value: $94,400 (year 2000)

Shelton, WA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Shelton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.7%)
  • Hispanic (10.9%)
  • Other race (5.8%)
  • American Indian (4.5%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (17.7%), Irish (10.9%), English (10.6%), United States (6.8%), Swedish (4.9%), Norwegian (4.6%).

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Elevation: 6 feet

Land area: 5.6 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Shelton

  • High school or higher: 79.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shelton city

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

8.4% Foreign born (6.2% Latin America, 1.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +722 (+9.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WA Lakewood, (40.0 miles pop. 58,211).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WA Seattle, (60.3 miles pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (964.3 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: WA Skokomish, (9.0 miles WA (15.7 miles McCleary, WA Olympia, (18.8 miles WA (19.6 miles Tumwater, WA (21.3 miles Allyn-Grapeview, WA (23.1 miles Malone-Porter, WA (24.3 miles Lacey, Place, WA (25.0 miles Tanglewilde-Thompson


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 16 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 1998: 24 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $73,200
  • 2001: 33 buildings, average cost: $86,500
  • 2002: 29 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2003: 31 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2005: 41 buildings, average cost: $96,500

Latitude: 47.21 N, Longitude: 123.11 W

Area code: 360


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.0%), Retail trade (13.2%), Public administration (12.9%), Manufacturing (10.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,714 (+32.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,507 (44.4%)


 

Crime in Shelton by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 11.8 0.0 0.0
Rapes 15 16 14 12
    per 100,000 177.7 189.5 165.8 142.1
Robberies 6 9 9 11
    per 100,000 71.1 106.6 106.6 130.3
Assaults 25 21 30 25
    per 100,000 296.1 248.8 355.4 296.1
Burglaries 139 134 138 143
    per 100,000 1646.5 1587.3 1634.7 1693.9
Thefts 835 720 839 827
    per 100,000 9891.0 8528.8 9938.4 9796.3
Auto thefts 53 61 115 112
    per 100,000 627.8 722.6 1362.2 1326.7
712.7 679.5 790.3 771.7


Average climate in Shelton, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Birthplace of: Justin Ena - 2005 NFL player (Tennessee Titans, born: Nov 20, 1977).


Hospital/medical center in Shelton:
  • MASON GENERAL HOSPITAL (901 MT VIEW DR BLDG 1/PO BOX 1668)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Shelton:
  • MARK REED HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; MCCLEARY, WA)
  • PROVIDENCE ST PETER HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; OLYMPIA, WA)
  • ST PETER CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY CENTER (about 25 miles; LACEY, WA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Shelton:
  • OLYMPIA (about 23 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; ID: OLM)
  • GRAY AAF (about 39 miles; FORT LEWIS/TACOMA, WA; ID: GRF)
  • MCCHORD AFB (about 45 miles; TACOMA, WA; ID: TCM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Shelton:
  • SANDERSON FIELD (about 3 miles; SHELTON, WA; ID: SHN)
  • HOSKINS FIELD (about 26 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; ID: 44T)
  • ELMA MUNI (about 27 miles; ELMA, WA; ID: 4W8)

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
Fire - Other 1 $3,667 $44,004 0 $0
Other Government Administration 6 $22,330 $44,660 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 5 $17,232 $41,356 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 21 $92,978 $53,130 0 $0
Police - Other 14 $45,496 $38,996 1 $1,681
Firefighters 6 $34,500 $69,000 21 $2,824
Streets and Highways 12 $48,140 $48,140 0 $0
Health 1 $4,108 $49,296 2 $2,054
Solid Waste Management 4 $14,029 $42,087 0 $0
Sewerage 5 $19,821 $47,570 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 4 $15,300 $45,900 5 $954
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3 $11,706 $46,824 0 $0
Water Supply 4 $16,295 $48,885 0 $0
Financial Administration 9 $29,473 $39,297 1 $280
Other and Unallocable 6 $17,273 $34,546 0 $0
Totals for Government 101 $392,348 $46,615 30 $7,793


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shelton:
  • EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE (about 14 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
  • SOUTH PUGET SOUND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; FT enrollment: 2,908)
  • PIERCE COLLEGE AT FORT STEILACOOM (about 39 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; FT enrollment: 5,921)
  • TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; TACOMA, WA; FT enrollment: 3,710)
  • OLYMPIC COLLEGE (about 41 miles; BREMERTON, WA; FT enrollment: 3,889)
  • CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 42 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; FT enrollment: 3,819)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND (about 44 miles; TACOMA, WA; FT enrollment: 2,754)
Public high schools in Shelton:
  • SHELTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,474; Location: 3737 SHELTON SPRINGS RD.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CHOICE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 221; Location: 807 W. PINE ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MASON COUNTY DETENTION CENTER (Students: 9; Location: 411 N. 5TH ST.; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high school in Shelton:
  • ABBA'S GARDEN ACADEMY (Students: 4; Location: E 101 LAKEWAY DR; Grades: 3 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Shelton:
  • SHELTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 854; Location: 3301 SHELTON SPRINGS RD.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW ELEMENTARY (Students: 585; Location: 534 E. 'K' ST.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • EVERGREEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 519; Location: 900 W. FRANKLIN ST.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PIONEER INTERMEDIATE/MIDDLE SCHL (Students: 460; Location: 611 E AGATE RD.; Grades: 04 - 08)
  • BORDEAUX ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 456; Location: 350 E. UNIVERSITY AVE.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HOOD CANAL ELEM & JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 342; Location: 111 N. HWY 106; Grades: PK - 08)
  • PIONEER PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 337; Location: 110 E SPENCER LAKE RD.; Grades: PK - 03)
  • SOUTHSIDE ELEMENTARY (Students: 267; Location: 161 SE COLLIER RD; Grades: KG - 07)
  • GRAPEVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 164; Location: 822 E MASON BENSON RD; Grades: KG - 08)
  • ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION LEARNING PROGRAM (Students: 57; Location: 807 W. PINE ST.; Grades: KG - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Shelton:
  • SHELTON VALLEY ADVENTIST SCHOO (Students: 22; Location: W 201 SHELTON VALLEY RD; Grades: 1 - 7)

Notable location: Evergreen Square (A). its location on the map

Cemetery: Shelton Memorial Park (1). its location on the map

Lake: Goose Lake (A). its location on the map

Creeks: Goldsborough Creek (A), Shelton Creek (B). their locations on the map


Shelton compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Shelton:
  • KMAS (1030 AM; 10 kW; SHELTON, WA; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KGHO (920 AM; 5 kW; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: SPENCER BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shelton:
  • KRXY (94.5 FM; SHELTON, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KGY-FM (96.9 FM; MCCLEARY, WA; Owner: KGY, INC.)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K209EH (89.7 FM; SHELTON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KAYO-FM (99.3 FM; ELMA, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K205DD (88.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • KAOS (89.3 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: THE EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE)
  • K254AP (98.7 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KAYO-FM1 (99.3 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: BLACK HILLS BROADCASTING, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Shelton:
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)

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