Shelton employment information

Income per capita$17,736$31,233$28,555
Median household income$40,833$60,294$53,482
Median income owner occupied$49,964$76,673$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,500$38,141$33,219
Median earnings male$26,013$41,039$36,116
Median earnings female$21,620$26,815$25,692
Unemployment rate6.5%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level26.3%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Shelton is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Shelton is 24% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Shelton is 12% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Shelton is 68% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Shelton median earnings by income bracket

Shelton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.7%2.1%
Manufacturing sector13.6%26.2%
Financial & insurance services0.0%3.3%
Wholesale & retail services22.1%14.6%
Public administration7.2%10.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.5%2.1%
Education, health & social services10.7%27.3%

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Herron Island, WA74$53,0771%
Shelton, WA9,798$40,83324%

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Girard, OH9,799$40,05025%
Bee Ridge, FL9,796$51,9763%
Waldwick, NJ9,808$106,750100%
Fort Meade, MD9,809$61,46215%
Gloucester Point, VA9,784$53,5980%
Shelton, WA9,798$40,83324%
Source: The Shelton, WA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.