Shelburn, Indiana facts for kids
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Location of Shelburn in Sullivan County, Indiana.
|• Total||0.69 sq mi (1.79 km2)|
|• Land||0.69 sq mi (1.79 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||541 ft (165 m)|
|• Density||1,602.03/sq mi (618.96/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||443342|
Shelburn was named after the town's founder, Paschal Shelburn. The Shelburn post office has been in operation since 1861.
Shelburn is located at(39.179506, -87.396900).
According to the 2010 census, Shelburn has a total area of 0.69 square miles (1.79 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,252 people, 485 households, and 334 families living in the town. The population density was 1,814.5 inhabitants per square mile (700.6/km2). There were 556 housing units at an average density of 805.8 per square mile (311.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.2% White, 0.5% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.
There were 485 households, of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.1% were married couples living together, 16.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.1% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.00.
The median age in the town was 37.1 years. 26.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26% were from 25 to 44; 26.5% were from 45 to 64; and 12.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.
Shelburn has a public library, a branch of the Sullivan County Public Library.
- Walter Bullock, screenwriter and songwriter
- Hosea Siner, baseball player for the National League team Boston Doves in 1909
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