Shelton is a city located in Fairfield County Connecticut. With a 2020 population of 41,131, it is the 14th largest city in Connecticut and the 950th largest city in the United States . Shelton is currently growing at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 3.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 39,559 in 2010. Shelton reached it's highest population of 41,232 in 2016. Spanning over 32 miles, Shelton has a population density of 1,343 people per square mile.
The average household income in Shelton is $121,788 with a poverty rate of 5.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,466 per month, and the median house value is $349,300. The median age in Shelton is 47.2 years, 46.6 years for males, and 47.6 years for females.