Shell Valley, North Dakota Population 2021

1,174
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Shell Valley is a city located in North Dakota. Shell Valley has a 2020 population of 1,174. Shell Valley is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -1.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,197 in 2010. Shell Valley reached it's highest population of 1,396 in 2015.

The average household income in Shell Valley is $43,753 with a poverty rate of 33.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $294 per month, and the median house value is $67,300. The median age in Shell Valley is 25.8 years, 28.4 years for males, and 25.2 years for females.

Shell Valley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Shell Valley was:

  • Native American: 96.00%
  • Two or more races: 2.64%
  • White: 1.36%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Shell Valley, North Dakota is 1,174 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,300.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,197.

Shell Valley, North Dakota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native1,12796.00%
Two or More Races312.64%
White161.36%
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Shell Valley Population by Race

Shell Valley Population Pyramid $2021

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Shell Valley Median Age

25.8


Total

28.4


Male

25.2


Female

Shell Valley Adults

There are 733 adults, (47 of whom are seniors) in Shell Valley.

Shell Valley Age Dependency

71.1

Age Dependency Ratio

6.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

64.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Shell Valley Sex Ratio

Female

551

46.93%

Male

623

53.07%

Shell Valley Population by Age

Shell Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shell Valley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family79.8%20.2%
All57%43%
Married54.3%45.7%
Female44.7%55.3%
Male4.8%95.2%

57.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shell Valley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3743.1457
Female1324.0344.7
Non Family1291.2579.8
Married924.254.3
Male214.524.8

3.9

Average Family Size

3.14

Average Household Size

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Shell Valley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade142.18%
9th to 12th Grade10115.73%
High School Graduate15724.45%
Some College19029.60%
Associates Degree12018.69%
Bachelors Degree294.52%
Graduate Degree314.83%
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Shell Valley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shell Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American62452057
White11
2+ Races773

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 42.86%.

Shell Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,551$30,658$30,417
Less Than 9th Grade$$2,500$22,614
High School Graduate$26,103$$
Some College$24,896$$24,615
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$76,384$$

$30,551

Average Earnings

$30,658

Average Male

$30,417

Average Female

Shell Valley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shell Valley Language by Age

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Shell Valley Language

99.40% of Shell Valley residents speak only English, while 0.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.60% of the population.

Shell Valley Language

Shell Valley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,12337032.95%
Multiple272074.07%
Hispanic2020100.00%
White16531.25%

33.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.52%

Male Poverty Rate

35.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shell Valley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shell Valley is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shell Valley is White, with 31.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.81%.

Shell Valley Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.78%
Some College27.42%
High School21.66%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Shell Valley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Unemployed20.69%
Male Employed17.53%
Female Employed9.34%

Shell Valley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shell Valley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,438$43,753
Families$36,513$54,730
Married Families--
Non Families$25,139$21,095
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Income by Household Type

Shell Valley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

25.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.0%

Male Marriage Rate

31.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Shell Valley Married by Age and Sex

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Shell Valley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Shell Valley Marital Status by Race

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Shell Valley Marital Status

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1

Number of Veterans

1

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
First Gulf War

Shell Valley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541
75+
65 to 74
55 to 64
18 to 34

Shell Valley Veterans by Age

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Shell Valley Veterans by Race

Shell Valley Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shell Valley Veterans by Education

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61.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.1%

Employment Rate

18.6%

Unemployment Rate

Shell Valley Employment by Age

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Shell Valley Employment by Race

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Shell Valley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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95.06%

Born in Shell Valley

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Shell Valley residents were born in the United States, with 95.06% having been born in North Dakota. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Shell Valley Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,1740.00%
20201,1740.00%
20191,174-126-9.69%
20181,300-60-4.41%
20171,36012410.03%
20161,236-160-11.46%
20151,396312.27%
20141,365675.16%
20131,298715.79%
20121,227-119-8.84%
20111,34614912.45%
20101,1970.00%

Shell Valley Population by Year