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Shelton Jobs Overview

15,375
Job Openings
5.2%
Unemployment Rate
$62,610
Median Base Salary
41k
Population

Shelton has the 729th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 4.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Shelton is part of the Bridgeport metro area. Unemployment in the Bridgeport area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Bridgeport has the 37th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Shelton is above average at $62,610, and the median cost of a home in Shelton is $348,200, which is above the national average. 37% of workers in Shelton hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 92% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Shelton. 72% of Shelton workers drive to work alone, 9% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Shelton spend an average of 25 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.