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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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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.
13% of Shelton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Shelton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $477. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $887.
Libraries in Shelton include William G. Reed Public Library ... View libraries
Mason County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shelton political report.
The average commute time for Shelton workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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