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Shelby is a village in Polk County.
The community was named after an official of the Omaha and Republican Valley Railroad
The latitude of Shelby is 41.192N. The longitude is -97.425W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,640 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 662.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Shelby demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Polk 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 68662 ZIP code.
41% of Shelby residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shelby ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shelby was $15,900, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Shelby residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Shelby, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $266. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $635.
Libraries in Shelby include Shelby Public Library ... View libraries
Polk County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shelby political report.
The average commute time for Shelby workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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