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Shelburn, Indiana
Town
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Location of Shelburn in the state of Indiana
Location of Shelburn in the state of Indiana
Country United States
State Indiana
County Sullivan
Township Curry
Area
 • Total 0.69 sq mi (1.79 km2)
 • Land 0.69 sq mi (1.79 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 541 ft (165 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,252
 • Estimate (2012) 1,238
 • Density 1,814.5/sq mi (700.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47879
Area code(s) 812
FIPS code 18-69192
GNIS feature ID 443342

Shelburn is a town in Curry Township, Sullivan County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 1,252 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Terre Haute Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Shelburn was named after the town's founder, Paschal Shelburn. The Shelburn post office has been in operation since 1861.

Geography

Shelburn is located at Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:mw' not found. (39.179506, -87.396900).

According to the 2010 census, Shelburn has a total area of 0.69 square miles (1.79 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 387
1890 378 −2.3%
1900 523 38.4%
1910 2,055 292.9%
1920 1,814 −11.7%
1930 1,548 −14.7%
1940 1,606 3.7%
1950 1,412 −12.1%
1960 1,299 −8.0%
1970 1,281 −1.4%
1980 1,259 −1.7%
1990 1,147 −8.9%
2000 1,268 10.5%
2010 1,252 −1.3%
Est. 2015 1,223 −2.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,252 people, 485 households, and 334 families residing 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.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,268 people, 510 households, and 350 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,926.0 people per square mile (741.8/km²). There were 585 housing units at an average density of 888.6 per square mile (342.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.79% White, 0.24% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.39% from other races, and 1.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.55% of the population.

There were 510 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.0% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the town, the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 94.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $25,714, and the median income for a family was $30,294. Males had a median income of $26,467 versus $20,521 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,752. About 17.0% of families and 18.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.5% of those under age 18 and 12.7% of those age 65 or over.


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