Demographics

People

Total Population921
Male Share of the Population43.4%
Female Share of the Population56.6%
Senior Citizens20.5%
Employed Population 16+476
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married59.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.5%
Median Earnings25+$36,855
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$42,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,750
% Above Poverty Level86.3%
% Below Poverty Level13.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone23.9%
Median Gross Rent$747
Median House Value$146,400

Ancestry

Irish16.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.5%
English7.1%
Norwegian4.6%
Czech3.1%
Dutch2.4%
Polish2.1%
Swedish2%
German1.7%
Italian1.4%
French Except Basque1.3%
Swiss1%
Scottish0.9%
Canadian0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
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Shellsburg Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyBenton County
Standard Zip Codes52332
Phone Area Codes319
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.1
Approximate Longitude-91.89

Shellsburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationVINTON
Distance8.4 miles
Jan Temp9 to 26 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip34.2 inches
StationINDEPENDENCE
Distance26.9 miles
Jan Temp9 to 26 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 63 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches
StationOELWEIN 2 S
Distance38.5 miles
Jan Temp6 to 24 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 61 F
Annual Precip34.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Atkins1,861$102,692
Center Point2,534$90,969
Newhall993$80,543
Palo1,182$79,615
Urbana1,477$95,417
Vinton5,124$67,941

Shellsburg Public Libraries

Shellsburg Public Library
110 MAIN ST
Shellsburg, Iowa
(319) 436-2112

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Shellsburg Public Schools

Shellsburg Elementary School
203 Cottage St
ZIP: 52332
(319) 436-4728
Primary
Total Enrollment 252
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