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Shell Creek is a township in Platte County, in the Columbus metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Shell Creek. For links to other places called Shell Creek, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Shell Creek is 41.517N. The longitude is -97.431W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,516 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 797.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Shell Creek demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Platte County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 68653 ZIP code.
52% of Shell Creek residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shell Creek ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shell Creek was $20,734, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Shell Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Shell Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $321. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $823.
Platte County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shell Creek political report.
The average commute time for Shell Creek workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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