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People

Total Population 1,672
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 15.7%
Employed Population 16+ 414
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 23.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15%
Median Earnings25+ $18,477
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,229
Median Earnings With High School Degree $13,636

Wealth

Median Family Income $21,875
% Above Poverty Level 49.1%
% Below Poverty Level 50.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.3%
Median Gross Rent $442
Median House Value $62,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 86.7%
US/American 0%
English 2%
Irish 1.5%

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

Shaw Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 82 miles SE of Pine Bluff, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 114 miles S of Memphis, Tennessee
County Bolivar
Standard Zip Codes 38773
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.601
Longitude -90.773

Shaw 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 CLEVELAND
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 51 F
Apr Temp 53 to 74 F
Jul Temp 74 to 93 F
Oct Temp 54 to 77 F
Annual Precip 55.1 inches
Station CLEVELAND 3 N
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 49 F
Apr Temp 51 to 73 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 50.9 inches
Station MINTER CITY 2 SE
Distance 30.3 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 50 F
Apr Temp 51 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 58.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Shaw, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Litton (38773)

Steiner (38773)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Benoit 462 $20,833
Boyle 1,053 $32,303
Cleveland 12,339 $50,768
Indianola 10,281 $28,036
Pace 174 $56,667
Sunflower 1,047 $24,750

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

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Shaw High Schools

SHAW HIGH SCHOOL
214 DEAN BLVD
662-754-4181
A Title I School.
Serves 276 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.3

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