Income/capita 45%
Household income 5%
Unemployment 13%
Income per capita$16,336$24,280$29,829
Median household income$52,820$49,174$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,135$59,554$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,265$30,762$35,192
Median earnings male$31,327$31,790$36,919
Median earnings female$21,780$20,292$26,250
Unemployment rate5.3%3.9%4.7%
Poverty level12.4%15.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Shelley is 45% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Shelley is 5% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Shelley is 13% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Shelley is 18% lower than the national average

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      Shelley employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry22.2%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector13.1%16.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%5.6%
      Wholesale & retail services10.6%10.6%
      Public administration7.2%6.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.8%2.3%
      Education, health & social services12.2%41.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ammon, ID14,767$63,04514%
      Iona, ID2,266$62,24013%
      Groveland, ID1,007$54,9431%
      Lincoln, ID2,808$54,7661%
      Ucon, ID1,251$49,58310%
      Shelley, ID4,372$52,8205%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      South Haven, MI4,372$45,12318%
      Kenmar, PA4,373$34,73237%
      Oasis, CA4,374$22,21060%
      Waverly, OH4,374$38,01531%
      Lebanon, IL4,369$60,2739%
      Shelley, ID4,372$52,8205%
      Source: The Shelley, ID employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).