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Shellsburg is a city in Benton County, in the Cedar Rapids metro area.
The community was named for Shellsburg, PA
The latitude of Shellsburg is 42.093N. The longitude is -91.869W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 791 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 962.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Shellsburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Benton 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 52332 ZIP code.
38% of Shellsburg residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shellsburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shellsburg was $17,352, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Shellsburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Shellsburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $365. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $917.
Libraries in Shellsburg include Shellsburg Public Library ... View libraries
Benton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shellsburg political report.
The average commute time for Shellsburg workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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