Shelby Information

Shelby Information

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

General Shelby Information

State: Nebraska

County: Polk County

Close cities: Shelby, NE, Ulysses, NE, Clarks, NE, Rising City, NE, Gresham, NE, Osceola, NE, Stromsburg, NE, Garrison, NE, Surprise, NE

Shelby Population (census data)
Total 624 (-9.7% since 2000)
Male 296 (47.4%)
Female 328 (52.6%)

Population Density: 1,147 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 73.7 (US Avg is 100)

Shelby Elevation: 1,637 feet above sea level

Land Area: 0.54 square miles

Median Household Income: $48,337

Zip Codes: 68662.

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Shelby Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (97.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (55.8%)
  • Irish (14.5%)
  • Polish (13.0%)
  • Swedish (8.1%)
  • English (7.2%)
  • Czech (7.1%)

Local Shelby Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Kansas City Royals
NFL Football: Minnesota Vikings, Kansas City Chiefs
NBA Basketball: Denver Nuggets
NHL Hockey: Colorado Avalanche
NCAA Sports: University of Nebraska, Creighton University

Shelby School Information

High Schools
Shelby High School (650 N Walnut Box 218, Shelby, NE, 68662 - Shelby Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Shelby Elementary School (650 N Walnut Box 218, Shelby, NE, 68662 - Shelby Public Schools District)

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