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Public library, Shelbina
Location of Shelbina, Missouri
|• Total||2.33 sq mi (6.05 km2)|
|• Land||2.33 sq mi (6.05 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||778 ft (237 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||680.51/sq mi (262.71/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0726302|
Shelbina was platted in 1857 when the railroad was extended to that point. The name "Shelbina" is derived from Shelby County. A post office called Shelbina has been in operation since 1858.
The Benjamin House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.
Shelbina is located at(39.692312, -92.039856).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.34 square miles (6.06 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,704 people, 717 households, and 443 families living in the city. The population density was 728.2 inhabitants per square mile (281.2/km2). There were 860 housing units at an average density of 367.5 per square mile (141.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.8% White, 0.5% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% Asian, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.
There were 717 households, of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.2% were non-families. 34.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.85.
The median age in the city was 43.5 years. 23.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.1% were from 25 to 44; 26.4% were from 45 to 64; and 22.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.
- Willard Robison (1894–1968); musician, composer of popular songs
- Sam Walton, founder of Walmart
- Duke Cunningham, US Navy fighter pilot during the Vietnam War, former U.S. Congressman (R) from California, and jailed for corruption, i.e. taking bribes for his vote, and selling his political influence.
Public education in Shelbina is administered by Shelby County R-IV School District, which operates two elementary schools, one middle school and South Shelby High School.
Shelbina has a lending library, the Shelbina Carnegie Public Library.
In Spanish: Shelbina (Misuri) para niños
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