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Shelton is a city in Mason County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for David Shelton, homesteader

The latitude of Shelton is 47.215N. The longitude is -123.099W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 23 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,789.


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Median household income
Local
$32,500
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Shelton demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 53. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 6.1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • OysterFest - Oct. 6-7, 2007
  • Mason County Fair & Rodeo - July 27-29, 2007
  • Mason County Forest Festival - May 31-June 3, 2007
  • SalmonFest - Aug. 18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Shelton web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Potlatch State Park, Stretch Point State Park

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Ancestry & family history

18% of Shelton residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shelton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shelton was $16,303, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Shelton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Shelton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $477.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $887.


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Libraries in Shelton include William G. Reed Public Library ... View libraries

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Mason County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shelton political report.

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The average commute time for Shelton workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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