Iowa Shelby County Public Schools

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Shelby County, IA

Map of Shelby County, IAShelby County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 590.8 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 21.4 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population declined by 15.2%. On the 2000 census form, 99.5% of the population reported only one race, with 0.1% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 0.7% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.49 persons compared to an average family size of 2.99 persons.

In 2005 retail trade was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $18,126. Per capita income grew by 28.4% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 12,634 Covered Employment 4,990
Growth (%) since 1990 -4.5% Average wage per job $24,799
Households (2000) 5,173 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 5.1%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 7,161 Average wage per job $34,611
Unemployment Rate (2005) 4.0 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County D
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $30,159 Average wage per job D
Median Household Income (2003) $39,594 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 7.8 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 86.6 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 5.6%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 15.3 Average wage per job $30,683

1. ELK HORN-KIMBALLTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 388a, Elk Horn, IA 51531
Phone: (712) 764-4616
County: Shelby County
Enrollment: 102
Grades: PK-4

2. ELK HORN-KIMBALLTON HIGH SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 388a, Elk Horn, IA 51531
Phone: (712) 764-4606
County: Shelby County
Enrollment: 173 5-12

3. HARLAN COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 2102 Durant, Harlan, IA 51537
Phone: (712) 755-3101
County: Shelby County
Enrollment: 597
Grades: 9-12

4. HARLAN COMMUNITY MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 2108 Durant Street, Harlan, IA 51537
Phone: (712) 755-3196
County: Shelby County
Enrollment: 350
Grades: 6-8

5. IKM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 217, Irwin, IA 51446
Phone: (712) 782-3126
County: Shelby County
Enrollment: 130
Grades: PK-4

6. NEW PARK ELEMENTARY
Address: 1003 Tarkington St, Harlan, IA 51537
Phone: (712) 755-5903
County: Shelby County
Enrollment: 255
Grades: PK-3

7. WEST RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 1401 19th St, Harlan, IA 51537
Phone: (712) 755-2725
County: Shelby County
Enrollment: 472
Grades: PK-5