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People

Total Population 3,272
Male Share of the Population 58.5%
Female Share of the Population 41.5%
Senior Citizens 14.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,270
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 46%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,500
% Above Poverty Level 83.6%
% Below Poverty Level 16.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.5%
Median Gross Rent $534
Median House Value $125,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.8%
US/American 0.1%
English 5.6%
Irish 14.4%

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

Shelby Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 74 miles N of Great Falls, Montana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 487 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Toole
Standard Zip Codes 59474
Phone Area Codes 406
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.505
Longitude -111.856

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 VALIER
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 53 to 80 F
Oct Temp 34 to 59 F
Annual Precip 12.2 inches
Station CUT BANK MUNICIPAL AP
Distance 25.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 28 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 50 to 76 F
Oct Temp 32 to 54 F
Annual Precip 12.5 inches
Station BLACKLEAF
Distance 43 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 34 F
Apr Temp 28 to 54 F
Jul Temp 47 to 78 F
Oct Temp 28 to 58 F
Annual Precip 13.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Lothair (59474)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Conrad 2,604 $49,875
Cut Bank 2,985 $65,938
Kevin 110 $32,188
Valier 577 $66,375

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

Shelby Public Libraries

Library
Toole County Library
229 MAPLE AVE
Shelby, Montana
(406) 434-5411

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Shelby Hospitals

MARIAS MEDICAL CENTER - CAH
(Government - Local)
640 PARK DRIVE
(406) 434-3200
Emergency Service: Yes

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SHELBY HIGH SCHOOL
1001 VALLEY STREET
406-424-8910
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 195 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

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