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People

Total Population 578
Male Share of the Population 43.4%
Female Share of the Population 56.6%
Senior Citizens 15.7%
Employed Population 16+ 294
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 46.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.3%
Median Earnings25+ $35,060
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $10,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,500
% Above Poverty Level 82.4%
% Below Poverty Level 17.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation 2.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.5%
Median Gross Rent $625
Median House Value $98,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.7%
US/American 0%
English 8.3%
Irish 18.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Shelby Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles NE of Council Bluffs, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 30 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Pottawattamie
Metro Area Omaha
Standard Zip Codes 51570
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.51
Longitude -95.45

Shelby Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HARLAN
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
Station OAKLAND
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
Station ATLANTIC 1 NE
Distance 24.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Avoca 1,378 $76,458
Hancock 169 $48,125

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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