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The Town of Shirley had a population of 853 as of July 1, 2015. Shirley ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Shirley is located at latitude 39.891 and longitude -85.5801 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Shirley (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,027 feet.
While the primary coordinates for Town of Shirley are located in Hancock County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Henry County.
The Town of Shirley has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Shirley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||853|
|Population in Familes||724|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.51|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||373 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||264 (70.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||76 (20.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||33 ( 8.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$116,768|
|Average Home Value||$137,738|
|Median Household Income||$52,426|
|Average Household Income||$57,123|
|Per Capita Income||$21,679|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.78%|
|Per Capita Income||2.53%|
The table below compares Shirley to the other 681 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.
|Total Population||# 369||46th|
|Population Density1||# 54||92nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 493||27th|
|Median Household Income||# 226||67th|
|Per Capita Income||# 375||45th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.