Shelby Information

Shelby Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Shelby, IA

General Shelby Information

State: Iowa

County: Shelby County

Close cities: Persia, IA, Portsmouth, IA, Shelby, IA, Avoca, IA, Neola, IA, Minden, IA, Tennant, IA

Shelby Population (census data)
Total 655 (-5.5% since 2000)
Male 321 (49.0%)
Female 334 (51.0%)

Population Density: 400 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 75.6 (US Avg is 100)

Shelby Elevation: 1,338 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1877

Land Area: 1.64 square miles

Median Household Income: $40,053

Zip Codes: 51570.

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Shelby Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (98.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (43.8%)
  • Irish (13.6%)
  • Danish (10.8%)
  • United States (8.3%)
  • English (8.3%)
  • Dutch (3.6%)

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