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Sellersburg, Indiana - Basic Facts

Sellersburg is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Sellersburg.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Clark County at latitude 38.3981 and longitude -85.755. Clark County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 486 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Sellersburg (see map) encompass a land area of 6.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sellersburg: Sellersburgh.

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Sellersburg, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 6,239
Population in Households 6,142
Population in Familes 5,112
Population in Group Qrtrs 97
Population Density1 1,582
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 2,483
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,724
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,655 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,893 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 590 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 172 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $144,752
Average Home Value $157,382


Median Household Income $49,537
Average Household Income $58,655
Per Capita Income $22,956
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.42% 0.59%
Households 0.38% 0.57%
Families 0.37% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Sellersburg, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sellersburg to the other 681 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 105 85th
Population Density1 # 252 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 147 79th
Median Household Income # 309 55th
Per Capita Income # 301 56th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.