Shipshewana, IN Profile: Facts & Data

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Shipshewana, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Shipshewana had a population of 744 as of July 1, 2018. Shipshewana ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Shipshewana is located at latitude 41.675 and longitude -85.5763 in LaGrange County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Shipshewana (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. LaGrange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 889 feet.

The Town of Shipshewana (GNIS ID: 2397658) 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 Shipshewana is located within Township of Newbury, a minor civil division (MCD) of LaGrange County.


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Shipshewana, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 744
Population in Households 744
Population in Familes 675
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 631
Diversity Index3 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,323
Average Household Income $90,673
Per Capita Income $26,862

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 376 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 254 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $240,244
Average Home Value $278,642
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 337
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 263
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.5% 1.36%
Households 1.54% 1.39%
Families 4.92% 1.33%
Median Household Income   4.53%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Shipshewana, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shipshewana to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 398 42nd
Population Density # 544 20th
Diversity Index # 550 19th
Median Household Income # 414 39th
Per Capita Income # 240 65th

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