Shellsburg, Benton County, Iowa

Shellsburg: Human settlement in Benton County, Iowa, United States of America

About

Shellsburg is a city located in the county of Benton in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 983 and a population density of 495 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 957 inhabitants.

The city was created 168 years ago in 1853.

Quick Facts about Shellsburg

Population : 957 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Benton County
Postal code : 52332
Area : 1.98 km2
Altitude : 791 feet / 241 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1854 (168 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 02:07:16 (27th November 2022)
Density : 482 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.72% (2010-2020)

Geography

Shellsburg is located at 42°5'40"N 91°52'10"W (42.0944400, -91.8693500).

Shellsburg map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Shellsburg decreased by 2.72% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 983 - census
2011 996 1.31% estimation process
2012 984 -1.22% estimation process
2013 975 -0.92% estimation process
2014 962 -1.35% estimation process
2015 958 -0.42% estimation process
2016 970 1.24% estimation process
2017 975 0.51% estimation process
2018 975 0% estimation process
2019 972 -0.31% estimation process
2020 957 -1.57% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 6,302
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,433
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -2.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,210
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,435
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.6%
People over 65 (%) : 15.3%
Female persons, % : 54.5%
White only, percent : 82.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 13.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 0.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 80.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 418
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.1%

Shellsburg zip code is 52332. County name: Benton, County fips: 19011

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $137,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,229
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $442
2015-2019 median gross rent : $806
2015-2019 Households : 2,642
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.40
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 84.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 74.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 15.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 18.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.4%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 7,225
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 226,179
2012 total retail sales per capita : $34,701
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 33.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $43,860
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,216
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 628
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 305
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 234
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 133
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 467
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 29
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 549
2010 population per square mile : 758.0
2010 land area in square miles : 8.49

Schools in Shellsburg

College & universities near Shellsburg, IA

Code Name City ZIP
153083 Capri College-Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids (IA) 52404

Post offices near Shellsburg

Post Office Name City ZIP
Shellsburg Post Office Shellsburg (IA) 52332

Other cities in Benton County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Benton County , IA.

City Name Population Title
Vinton 5,019 City in Iowa
Belle Plaine 2,417 City in Iowa, United States
Atkins 1,978 City in Benton County, Iowa, United States
Urbana 1,498 City in Benton County, Iowa, United States
Walford 1,436 City in Iowa, United States of America
Newhall 846 City in Iowa, United States
Blairstown 653 City in Benton County, Iowa, United States
Van Horne 646 Human settlement in Benton County, Iowa, United States of America
Keystone 615 Human settlement in Benton County, Iowa, United States of America
Norway 528 City in Iowa, United States
Garrison 355 City in Benton County, Iowa, United States
Geneva 154 City in Franklin County, Iowa, United States
Mount Auburn 144 Human settlement in Benton County, Iowa, United States of America
Luzerne 92 City in Benton County, Iowa, United States