Shelby County IN Information


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  1. Shelby County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forShelby County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Shelby County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 44,970
Population in Households 44,287
Population in Familes 36,286
Population in Group Qrtrs 683
Population Density2 109
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $57,296
Average Household Income $74,757
Per Capita Income $29,442


Total Housing Units 19,359 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,226 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,313 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,820 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $150,569
Average Home Value $179,721


Total Households 17,539
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 12,226
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 0.14% 0.15%
Households 0.17% 0.16%
Families 0.0% 0.06%
Median Household Income   3.27%
Per Capita Income   3.6%


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, 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 # 33 65th
Population Density # 35 63rd
Diversity Index # 38 60th
Median Household Income # 15 85th
Per Capita Income # 14 86th

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