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People

Total Population 1,200
Male Share of the Population 50.9%
Female Share of the Population 49.1%
Senior Citizens 13.1%
Employed Population 16+ 409
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 45.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $36,875
% Above Poverty Level 72.8%
% Below Poverty Level 27.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20.2%
Median Gross Rent $585
Median House Value $51,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.4%
US/American 0%
English 7.6%
Irish 10.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Shelburn Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles S of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 77 miles SW of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Sullivan
Standard Zip Codes 47879
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.178
Longitude -87.393

Shelburn Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SHAKAMAK STATE PARK
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Station PALESTINE 2 W
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Station TERRE HAUTE IN STATE
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Shelburn, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Curry (47879)

East Shelburn (47879)

Jackson Hill (47879)

Scott City (47879)

Wilfred (47879)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dugger 799 $53,083
Farmersburg 1,257 $53,125
Hymera 680 $45,375
Jasonville 2,370 $31,029
Merom 184 $61,875
Sullivan 4,184 $33,531

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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