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Shoals, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The Town of Shoals had a population of 830 as of July 1, 2015. Shoals ranks in the lower 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 Shoals is located at latitude 38.6665 and longitude -86.7926 in Martin County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Shoals (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Martin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 505 feet.

The Town of Shoals (GNIS ID: 2397661) 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.

The Town of Shoals is located within Township of Halbert, a minor civil division (MCD) of Martin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Shoals population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Shoals: Daugherty's Shoals.

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Shoals, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 830
Population in Households 830
Population in Familes 600
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 463
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 415
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 223
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 439 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 297 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 118 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $88,281
Average Home Value $102,349


Median Household Income $31,312
Average Household Income $38,330
Per Capita Income $18,278
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.79% 1.08%
Households 1.9% 1.13%
Families 3.2% 1.23%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   2.62%
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.


Shoals, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shoals 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 376 45th
Population Density1 # 584 14th
Diversity Index2 # 482 29th
Median Household Income # 653 4th
Per Capita Income # 587 14th

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