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Shelton, CT

Shelton is in Connecticut.
41,141
Shelton Population12
$
97,131
Median Household Income2
5.3
%
Unemployment Rate15
 

City Score

 

Population

Shelton is one of the fastest growing large towns outside of New York City. Since 2010, the town's population has grown by 5.3%.

Age

47.2
Median Age7
5.3
%
Population Growth Since 201012

Proportion of Population by Age Group vs. Connecticut average7

 

Race and Ethnicity

Race

67.5
%
Connecticut Population, White18
61.1
%
United States Population, White18

Population Distribution by Race/Ethnicity7

 

Housing

Rent

$
1466
Monthly Average11
19
%
Renters11

Average Home Value6

 

Employment

Income

25.7
%
$100,000+9
5.3
%
<$25,0009

Distribution by Industry2

 

Politics

2020 Presidential Election Results19

Representatives

Governor13 Ned Lamont
Democratic
Senator13 Richard Blumenthal
Democratic
Senator13 Chris Murphy
Democratic
House of Representative13 Jim Himes
Democratic
State Senator13 Kevin C. Kelly
Republican
 

Healthcare

The nearest 5-star hospital, Sharon Hospital, is 42.9 miles from the center of Shelton, the nearest Veterans Affairs medical center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven Campus, is 10.6 miles away

Nearest Hospitals

 

Safety

In Connecticut, 18.8% of adults live in a household with at least one gun, which is a marginal decrease from 2000 when 20.2% of adults lived in households with guns

Gun Laws

Yes
Universal Background Checks14
Yes
Permit to Purchase Law14

Property Crimes and Violent Crimes per 100,000 Residents

 

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