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People

Total Population 766
Male Share of the Population 49.9%
Female Share of the Population 50.1%
Senior Citizens 19.7%
Employed Population 16+ 384
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 62%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,696
% Above Poverty Level 84.9%
% Below Poverty Level 15.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.7%
Median Gross Rent $548
Median House Value $73,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.9%
US/American 0%
English 4.3%
Irish 12.5%

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

Shelby Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles NW of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 77 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Polk
Standard Zip Codes 68662
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.192
Longitude -97.425

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 OSCEOLA
Distance 7.4 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 66 F
Annual Precip 28.8 inches
Station SURPRISE
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 27.4 inches
Station GENOA 2 W
Distance 25.2 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 34 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 66 F
Annual Precip 28 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bellwood 345 $50,625
Duncan 451 $67,750
Gresham 283 $48,214
Osceola 824 $69,000
Stromsburg 1,129 $68,824

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

Shelby Public Libraries

Library
Shelby Public Library
255 WALNUT
Shelby, Nebraska
(402) 527-5181

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Shelby High Schools

SHELBY HIGH SCHOOL
402-527-5946
Serves 140 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.3

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