Shelley, Idaho Population 2021

4,586
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Shelley is a city located in Bingham County Idaho. With a 2020 population of 4,586, it is the 35th largest city in Idaho and the 5007th largest city in the United States . Shelley is currently growing at a rate of 1.33% annually and its population has increased by 4.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,409 in 2010. Shelley reached it's highest population of 4,586 in 2021. Spanning over 2 miles, Shelley has a population density of 2,556 people per square mile.

The average household income in Shelley is $68,257 with a poverty rate of 7.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $759 per month, and the median house value is $155,300. The median age in Shelley is 29.1 years, 25.8 years for males, and 29.9 years for females.

Shelley Demographics

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

  • White: 89.71%
  • Other race: 5.72%
  • Two or more races: 4.57%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Shelley, Idaho is 4,586 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,406.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,409.

Shelley, Idaho Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,92289.71%
Some Other Race2505.72%
Two or More Races2004.57%
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Shelley Population by Race

Shelley Population Pyramid $2021

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Shelley Median Age

29.1


Total

25.8


Male

29.9


Female

Shelley Adults

There are 2,826 adults, (545 of whom are seniors) in Shelley.

Shelley Age Dependency

91.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

67.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Shelley Sex Ratio

Female

2,205

50.43%

Male

2,167

49.57%

Shelley Population by Age

Shelley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shelley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88%12%
All73.2%26.8%
Non Family60.3%39.7%
Female24.2%75.8%
Male0%100%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shelley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3543.2373.2
Married8743.8988
Non Family3021.360.3
Female1653.2224.2
Male133.460

3.77

Average Family Size

3.23

Average Household Size

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Shelley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade381.56%
9th to 12th Grade1636.68%
High School Graduate83734.29%
Some College71529.29%
Associates Degree2158.81%
Bachelors Degree38115.61%
Graduate Degree923.77%
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Shelley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shelley Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,0161,853410
Hispanic38034218
Other Race224224
2+ Races454545

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Shelley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,402$36,765$22,333
Less Than 9th Grade$26,307$$
High School Graduate$19,259$23,445$16,563
Some College$35,547$46,533$30,283
Bachelors Degree$57,917$60,446$32,011
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,402

Average Earnings

$36,765

Average Male

$22,333

Average Female

Shelley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shelley Language by Age

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Shelley Language

92.00% of Shelley residents speak only English, while 8.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.13% of the population.

Shelley Language

Shelley Poverty by Race

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7.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.43%

Male Poverty Rate

8.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shelley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shelley is White, with 9.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shelley is White, with 9.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.61%.

Shelley Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School14.10%
Some College5.70%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Shelley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed4.44%
Female Employed3.52%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Shelley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shelley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,500$68,257
Families$58,516$79,277
Married Families$65,257-
Non Families$19,208$26,338
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Income by Household Type

Shelley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

66.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.7%

Male Marriage Rate

62.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Shelley Married by Age and Sex

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Shelley 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 35-44.

Shelley Marital Status by Race

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Shelley Marital Status

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180

Number of Veterans

180

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam63
World War II45
Second Gulf War44
First Gulf War31
Korea14

Shelley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+88
65 to 7437
18 to 3428
35 to 5416
55 to 6411

Shelley Veterans by Age

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Shelley Veterans by Race

Shelley Veterans by Education

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7.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

70.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shelley Veterans by Education

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65.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Shelley Employment by Age

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Shelley Employment by Race

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Shelley 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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74.04%

Born in Shelley

95.56%

Native Born

4.44%

Foreign Born

3.93%

Non Citizen

0.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.56% of Shelley residents were born in the United States, with 74.04% having been born in Idaho. 3.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Shelley Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,586601.33%
20204,526601.34%
20194,466601.36%
20184,406-2-0.05%
20174,408882.04%
20164,320100.23%
20154,310-38-0.87%
20144,348-33-0.75%
20134,381-23-0.52%
20124,404-46-1.03%
20114,450200.45%
20104,4306171.51%
20003,8132770.76%
19903,5362360.69%
19803,3006862.36%
19702,61420.01%
19602,6120.00%

Shelley Population by Year