Shelley, Idaho Population 2020

4,612
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Shelley is a city located in Idaho. With a 2020 population of 4,612, it is the 34th largest city in Idaho and the 4990th largest city in the United States. Shelley is currently growing at a rate of 2.08% annually and its population has increased by 4.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,409 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Shelley has a population density of 2,571 people per square mile.

The average household income in Shelley is $61,191 with a poverty rate of 12.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $781 per month, and the median house value is $142,300. The median age in Shelley is 24 years, 25.1 years for males, and 24 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.2 males.

Shelley Demographics

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

  • White: 88.83%
  • Two or more races: 6.82%
  • Other race: 2.95%
  • Native American: 1.40%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Shelley, Idaho is 4,612, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,424.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,409.

Shelley, Idaho Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,88288.83%
Two or More Races2986.82%
Some Other Race1292.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native611.40%
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Shelley Population Pyramid 2020

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Shelley Median Age

24


Total

25.1


Male

24


Female

Shelley Adults

There are 2,577 adults, (371 of whom are seniors) in Shelley.

Shelley Age Dependency

98.1

Age Dependency Ratio

16.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

81.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Shelley Sex Ratio

Female

2,262

51.76%

Male

2,108

48.24%

Shelley Households and Families

Shelley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shelley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.6%24.4%
All68.1%31.9%
Non Family56.1%43.9%
Female55.4%44.6%
Male44.9%55.1%

68.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2623.4668.1
Married8374.0575.6
Non Family2621.456.1
Male984.0844.9
Female653.2655.4

3.95

Average Family Size

3.46

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Shelley Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade411.89%
9th to 12th Grade25711.82%
High School Graduate63629.25%
Some College62528.75%
Associates Degree1687.73%
Bachelors Degree36316.70%
Graduate Degree843.86%
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Shelley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,9231,666382
Hispanic20816722
Other Race111111
Multiple Races434343

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 multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,302$36,932$27,656
Less Than High School$30,054$30,163$
High School Grad$22,827$24,173$19,048
Some College$32,543$45,221$31,161
Bachelors Degree$58,098$59,366$29,145
Graduate Degree$68,977$$

$31,302

Average Earnings

$36,932

Average Male

$27,656

Average Female

Shelley Language

Shelley Language by Age

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Shelley Language

93.76% of Shelley residents speak only English, while 6.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.78% of the population.

Shelley Poverty

Shelley Poverty by Race

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12.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.30%

Male Poverty Rate

12.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shelley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shelley is White, with 14.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shelley is White, with 14.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.34%.

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Name Poverty
High School26.89%
Less Than High School24.16%
Some College6.81%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed10.51%
Male Employed4.61%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Shelley Income

Shelley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,451$61,191
Families$58,788$69,941
Married Families$65,684-
Non Families$18,500$19,744
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Shelley Marital Status

Shelley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.1%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

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 Veterans

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175

Number of Veterans

175

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam56
World War II55
Second Gulf War37
First Gulf War14
Korea13
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Age Group Veterans
75+82
65 to 7432
55 to 6424
18 to 3423
35 to 5414
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Shelley Veterans by Education

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8.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shelley Employment Status

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68.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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77.32%

Born in Idaho

96.32%

Native Born

3.68%

Foreign Born

2.72%

Non Citizen

0.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.32% of Shelley residents were born in the United States, with 77.32% having been born in Idaho. 2.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,612942.08%
20194,518942.12%
20184,42460.14%
20174,418942.17%
20164,32470.16%
20154,317-38-0.87%
20144,355-29-0.66%
20134,384-23-0.52%
20124,407-46-1.03%
20114,453220.50%
20104,4316181.51%
20003,8132770.76%
19903,5362360.69%
19803,3006862.36%
19702,61420.01%
19602,6120.00%