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Shelly
Buildings on McKinley Avenue in Shelly
Buildings on McKinley Avenue in Shelly
Location of Shelly, Minnesota
Location of Shelly, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Norman
Area
 • Total 0.21 sq mi (0.55 km2)
 • Land 0.21 sq mi (0.55 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
866 ft (264 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 179
 • Density 848.34/sq mi (327.83/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56581
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-59566
GNIS feature ID 0651947

Shelly is a city in Norman County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 179 at the 2020 census.

History

Shelly was platted in 1896, and named for John Shelly, an early settler. A post office has been in operation at Shelly since 1896.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 195
1920 289 48.2%
1930 308 6.6%
1940 344 11.7%
1950 329 −4.4%
1960 310 −5.8%
1970 260 −16.1%
1980 276 6.2%
1990 225 −18.5%
2000 266 18.2%
2010 191 −28.2%
2020 179 −6.3%
U.S. Decennial Census
2020 Census

2020 census

As of the census of 2020, there were 179 people and 56 households in the city. The population density was 852.4 inhabitants per sqaure mile. There were a total of 105 housing units at an average density of 500.0 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was majority white, with six residents reporting being Hispanic or Latino of any race, or 3.3% of the total population.

The city boast an employement rate of 61.9% with the median household income being $54,375.

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 191 people, 90 households, and 46 families living in the city. The population density was 909.5 inhabitants per square mile (351.2/km2). There were 117 housing units at an average density of 557.1 per square mile (215.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.2% White, 3.1% Native American, 0.5% Asian, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.9% of the population.

There were 90 households, of which 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.3% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 48.9% were non-families. 44.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 27.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the city was 45.9 years. 23.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.9% were from 25 to 44; 27.8% were from 45 to 64; and 24.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.1% male and 53.9% female.

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