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Demographics

People

Total Population708
Male Share of the Population49.9%
Female Share of the Population50.1%
Senior Citizens21.8%
Employed Population 16+341
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married61.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.5%
Median Earnings25+$31,111
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,361

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,000
% Above Poverty Level81.4%
% Below Poverty Level18.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home0.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.9%
Median Gross Rent$713
Median House Value$84,000

Ancestry

German48%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)21.9%
Irish15%
Czech10.2%
English7.5%
Swedish5.6%
Polish3%
Norwegian2.8%
Dutch1.7%
Scottish1.3%
Swiss1.1%
French Except Basque1.1%
Italian1.1%
Welsh0.8%
Canadian0.7%
Danishn0.7%
Austrian0.3%
Luxemburger0.1%
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Shelby Almanac

CategoryValue
County Polk County
Standard Zip Codes68662
Phone Area Codes402
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.19
Approximate Longitude-97.42

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)

StationOSCEOLA
Distance7.4 miles
Jan Temp12 to 33 F
Apr Temp38 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 88 F
Oct Temp40 to 66 F
Annual Precip28.8 inches
StationSURPRISE
Distance8.5 miles
Jan Temp10 to 32 F
Apr Temp37 to 62 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp37 to 66 F
Annual Precip27.4 inches
StationGENOA 2 W
Distance25.2 miles
Jan Temp11 to 34 F
Apr Temp37 to 64 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp38 to 66 F
Annual Precip28 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bellwood337$56,875
Duncan484$73,250
Gresham296$66,250
Osceola810$66,875
Stromsburg1,162$67,969

Shelby Public Libraries

Shelby Community Library
648 N. WALNUT
Shelby, Nebraska
(402) 527-5181

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Shelby Public Schools

Shelby - Rising City Elementary School
650 N Walnut, Po Box 218
ZIP: 68662
(402) 527-5946
Primary
Total Enrollment 178
Shelby - Rising City High School
650 N Walnut, Po Box 218
ZIP: 68662
(402) 527-5946
High
Total Enrollment 117
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