Shelby County IN Information

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Shelby County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Shelby County IN Housing Affordability Index is 178
State of Indiana Housing Affordability Index is 180
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Shelby County IN Wealth Index is 69
State of Indiana Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 45,132
Population in Households 44,449
Population in Familes 36,549
Population in Group Qrtrs 683
Population Density 110
Diversity Index1 19
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,636
Average Household Income $67,809
Per Capita Income $26,558
Wealth Index3 69

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 19,508 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,526 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,139 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,843 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $150,633
Housing Affordability Index2 178
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 17,665
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 12,304
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.17% 0.19%
Households 0.22% 0.23%
Families 0.07% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

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Shelby County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shelby County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 33 65th
Population Density # 35 63rd
Diversity Index # 38 60th
Median Household Income # 31 67th
Per Capita Income # 41 57th

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