Shelburn, IN 47879 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 47879: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shelburn, IN 47879

Not Acceptable, USPS
Curry, IN 47879
East Shelburn, IN 47879
Jackson Hill, IN 47879
Scott City, IN 47879
Wilfred, IN 47879

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Sullivan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.181, Longitude -87.394
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 61
  • PO Box Addresses: 16
  • Residential Addresses: 1,314
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,314

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Shelburn, IN 47879 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,098
Population in Households 3,097
Population in Familes 2,562
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 48
Diversity Index2 7


Median Household Income $42,039
Average Household Income $54,991
Per Capita Income $21,504


Total Housing Units 1,366 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 902 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 309 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 155 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $82,181
Average Home Value $100,194


Total Households 1,211
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 865
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.1% -0.17%
Households -0.01% -0.23%
Families -0.17% -0.33%
Median Household Income   3.88%
Per Capita Income   3.92%

Shelburn, IN 47879 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47879 to the other 773 ZIP Codes 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 # 392 49th
Population Density # 562 27th
Diversity Index # 601 23rd
Median Household Income # 687 11th
Per Capita Income # 675 13th

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