Shelton, CT Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 14,707 housing units in Shelton. This represents a 13.3% growth from 12,981 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 14,707 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Shelton is about 81.6%. Shelton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.5%. Average household size is 2.65 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Shelton were built after 1971.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1%
One Bedroom7.80%
Two Bedrooms24.50%
Three Bedrooms45.50%
Four Bedrooms18.20%
Five Bedrooms or more3%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.76
Median year structure was built1973
Median Value of occupied units$217,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$180,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.15
Median year structure was built1953
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$574

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage5.50%
Home Equity Loan10.30%
Simple Mortgage58.40%
Debt Free25.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.1%