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People

Total Population1,143
Male Share of the Population45%
Female Share of the Population55%
Senior Citizens15.6%
Employed Population 16+541
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married52.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.5%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$69,583
% Above Poverty Level82.3%
% Below Poverty Level17.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.8%
Median Gross Rent$657
Median House Value$151,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.5%
US/American0%
English4.3%
Irish12.6%

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

Shellsburg Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 13 miles NW of Cedar Rapids, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City206 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
CountyBenton
Standard Zip Codes52332
Phone Area Codes319
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude42.094
Longitude-91.869

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
Atkins1,839$98,500
Center Point2,478$86,367

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

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Shellsburg Public Library
"110 MAIN ST., BOX 248"
Shellsburg, Iowa
(319) 436-2112

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