The City of Shelton had a population of 41,426 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Shelton is located at latitude 41.3045 and longitude -73.139 in Fairfield County. The formal boundaries for the City of Shelton (see map below) encompass a land area of 30.63 sq. miles and a water area of 1.28 sq. miles. Fairfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 43 feet.
The City of Shelton (GNIS ID: 2378290) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Shelton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Shelton: Huntington, Huntington Landing, Ripton.
|Population in Households||40,909|
|Population in Familes||34,729|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||517|
|Average Household Size||2.58|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||16,614 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||12,570 (75.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,274 (19.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||770 ( 4.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$366,795|
|Average Home Value||$396,746|
|Median Household Income||$87,111|
|Average Household Income||$109,988|
|Per Capita Income||$42,395|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.8%|
|Per Capita Income||1.45%|
The table below compares Shelton to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 17||89th|
|Population Density1||# 77||46th|
|Diversity Index2||# 58||60th|
|Median Household Income||# 33||77th|
|Per Capita Income||# 58||60th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Connecticut Census Data Comparison Tool.