Shelby, MT Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,343 housing units in Shelby. This represents a 3.1% growth from 1,302 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,243 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 100 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Shelby is about 70.1%. Shelby's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 10.6%. Average household size is 2.33 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Shelby were built after 1959.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.50%
One Bedroom18.40%
Two Bedrooms25.90%
Three Bedrooms30.40%
Four Bedrooms18.40%
Five Bedrooms or more5.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.3
Median year structure was built1956
Median Value of occupied units$65,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$66,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.4
Median year structure was built1968
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$350

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage5%
Home Equity Loan5.90%
Simple Mortgage49.40%
Debt Free39.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.3%