Shelley, ID Demographics

Population (year 2000): 3,813. Estimated population in July 2005: 4,131 (+8.3% change)
Males: 1,870 (49.0%), Females: 1,943 (51.0%)

Bingham County

Zip code: 83274

Median resident age: 27.0 years
Median household income: $39,318 (year 2000)
Median house value: $78,600 (year 2000)

Races in Shelley:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.7%)
  • Hispanic (11.8%)
  • Other race (6.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: English (27.9%), United States (18.0%), German (9.3%), Danish (6.7%), Swedish (5.2%), Irish (4.0%).

Elevation: 4629 feet

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Shelley

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shelley city

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

4.8% Foreign born (4.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +188 (+5.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Shelley:

  • IDAHO FALLS RECOVERY CENTER (about 10 miles; IDAHO FALLS, ID)
  • BINGHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; BLACKFOOT, ID)
  • IDAHO STATE HOSPITAL SOUTH (about 23 miles; BLACKFOOT, ID)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Shelley:

  • IDAHO FALLS RGNL (about 10 miles; IDAHO FALLS, ID; ID: IDA)
  • POCATELLO REGIONAL (about 46 miles; POCATELLO, ID; ID: PIH)
  • JACKSON HOLE (about 98 miles; JACKSON, WY; ID: JAC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Shelley:

  • MCCARLEY FLD (about 20 miles; BLACKFOOT, ID; ID: U02)
  • RIGBY-JEFFERSON COUNTY (about 23 miles; RIGBY, ID; ID: U56)
  • ROCKFORD MUNI (about 31 miles; ROCKFORD, ID; ID: 2U4)
Amtrak station near Shelley:

  • 10 miles: IDAHO FALLS (GREYHOUND STA., 850 DENVER RD.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, intercity bus service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shelley:

  • RICKS COLLEGE (about 41 miles; REXBURG, ID; Full-time enrollment: 8,670)
  • IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; POCATELLO, ID; FT enrollment: 10,057)
  • UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY (about 121 miles; LOGAN, UT; FT enrollment: 16,384)
  • WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY (about 151 miles; OGDEN, UT; FT enrollment: 12,112)
  • COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN IDAHO (about 173 miles; TWIN FALLS, ID; FT enrollment: 3,433)
  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BOZEMAN (about 177 miles; BOZEMAN, MT; FT enrollment: 10,380)
  • UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (about 181 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; FT enrollment: 19,866)

Schools

Public high school in Shelley:

  • SHELLEY SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 607; Location: 570 WEST FIR STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Shelley:

  • HAZEL STUART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 521; Location: 475 WEST CENTER STREET; Grades: 02 – 05)
  • DEAN GOODSELL PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 463; Location: 185 WEST CENTER STREET; Grades: PK – 02)
  • DONALD J HOBBS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 457; Location: 350 EAST PINE STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SHELLEY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 200 EAST FIR STREET; Grades: N – N )

Libraries

Library in Shelley:

  • NORTH BINGHAM COUNTY DISTRICT (Operating income: $195,979; Location: 197 W LOCUST ST; 33,651 books; 2,022 audio materials; 1,822 video materials; 46 serial subscriptions)