Shelburn, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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Shelburn, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Shelburn had a population of 1,275 as of July 1, 2018. Shelburn ranks in the upper 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 Shelburn is located at latitude 39.1784 and longitude -87.3936 in Sullivan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Shelburn (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sullivan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 541 feet.

The Town of Shelburn (GNIS ID: 2397654) 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 Shelburn is located within Township of Curry, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sullivan County.

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


Total Population 1,275
Population in Households 1,275
Population in Familes 1,021
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,859
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $39,515
Average Household Income $48,255
Per Capita Income $18,656


Total Housing Units 556 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 314 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 69 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $73,393
Average Home Value $84,904


Total Households 487
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 338
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 0.22% -0.13%
Households 0.05% -0.21%
Families 0.14% -0.36%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   3.24%

Shelburn, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shelburn 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 # 299 56th
Population Density # 159 77th
Diversity Index # 417 39th
Median Household Income # 596 13th
Per Capita Income # 648 5th

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