StatisticSheltonConnecticutNational
Population40,9793,565,287328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,33873691
Median age46.740.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1837%43%43%
Speak English82%78%79%
Speak Spanish5%12%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Shelton is 82% higher than Connecticut
  • The median age in Shelton is 15% higher than Connecticut
  • In Shelton 92.71% of the population is White
  • In Shelton 1.43% of the population is Black
  • In Shelton 3.70% of the population is Asian

Compare Shelton, CT Demographics

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      Shelton population breakdown by race

      RaceSheltonConnecticutNational
      White92.71%77.14%73.35%
      Black1.43%10.39%12.63%
      Asian3.70%4.26%5.22%
      American Indian0.03%0.26%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.08%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race1.11%2.98%3.06%
      Other race0.94%4.95%4.75%
      In Shelton, 6.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Shelton age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Shelton, CT demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).