Shelton demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,6959791
Median age36.437.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1854%44%43%
Speak English85%81%79%
Speak Spanish14%8%13%
Shelton, WA has a population of 9,832 and is the 3,989th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,695 per sq mi which is 1653% higher than the Washington average and 1771% higher than the national average. The median age in Shelton is 36 which is approximately 3% lower than the Washington average of 38. In Shelton, 45% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 85% speak English and 14% speak Spanish. 56% of Shelton residents were born in Washington, 33% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 11% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Shelton is 1653% higher than Washington.
  • The median age in Shelton is 3% lower than Washington.
  • In Shelton 78.89% of the population is White.
  • In Shelton 0.45% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Shelton 0.97% of the population is Asian.

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Shelton population breakdown by race

Black or African American0.45%3.63%12.63%
American Indian2.65%1.33%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.05%0.63%0.18%
Mixed race6.15%5.34%3.06%
Other race10.84%3.92%4.75%
In Shelton, 18.9% 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.

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