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Shoals, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Shoals had a population of 760 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Shoals: Daugherty's Shoals.

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


Total Population 760
Population in Households 760
Population in Familes 539
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 424
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $33,232
Average Household Income $47,352
Per Capita Income $22,635


Total Housing Units 418 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 253 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 127 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $82,415
Average Home Value $136,858


Total Households 380
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 200
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.06% -0.16%
Households 0.13% -0.11%
Families 0.69% -0.2%
Median Household Income   3.63%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Shoals, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shoals 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 # 394 42nd
Population Density # 592 13th
Diversity Index # 428 37th
Median Household Income # 666 2nd
Per Capita Income # 488 28th

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