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Where is Shelby County, Iowa?

location of Shelby county on a map

Shelby County is a county equivalent area found in Iowa, USA. The county government of Shelby is found in the county seat of Harlan.

With a total 1,531.6 sq. km of land and water area, Shelby County, Iowa is the 1773rd largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 11,948 people, Shelby County has a total 5542 households earning 48783 on average per year.

Shelby County, Iowa - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 19165
Area Codes 712
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Harlan (population: 6,649), Shelby (population: 1,029), Elk Horn (population: 904), Earling (population: 847), Defiance (population: 526), Irwin (population: 506), Portsmouth (population: 495), Panama (population: 445), Kirkman (population: 226), Westphalia (population: 78)
Land Area 4,613 sq miles
Water Area 591 sq miles
Household Income $48,783
Housing Units 5,542
Median Home Value $104,700
High School Grads 91% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 18% of population
Retail Spending $10,996 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $8,692 per capita

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This page was last modified on June 30, 2016.