The City of Shelton had a population of 42,197 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Shelton: Huntington, Huntington Landing, Ripton.
|Population in Households||41,684|
|Population in Familes||35,417|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||513|
|Median Household Income||$90,630|
|Average Household Income||$115,583|
|Per Capita Income||$44,645|
|Total Housing Units||16,942 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||12,501 (73.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,681 (21.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||760 ( 4.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$365,403|
|Average Home Value||$393,219|
|Average Household Size||2.58|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.31%|
|Per Capita Income||2.69%|
The table below compares Shelton to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 Density||# 73||49th|
|Diversity Index||# 57||61st|
|Median Household Income||# 35||76th|
|Per Capita Income||# 62||57th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Connecticut Census Data Comparison Tool.