Shirley, Indiana

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Population in 2019: 888 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.2%
 
Males: 443  (49.9%)
Females: 445  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

34.2 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 47384.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,311 (it was $37,000 in 2000)
Shirley:

$56,311
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,939 (it was $16,603 in 2000)

Shirley town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $86,092 (it was $81,000 in 2000)
Shirley:

$86,092
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $132,291; detached houses: $136,205; townhouses or other attached units: $181,518; in 2-unit structures: $105,730; mobile homes: $22,268

Median gross rent in 2019: $757.

March 2019 cost of living index in Shirley: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.5%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.1% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Shirley, IN (2019)
    • 85088.4%White alone
    • 949.8%Two or more races
    • 90.9%Hispanic

Races in Shirley detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
Indiana average:

1.19
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Ancestries: American (39.5%), German (9.5%), English (5.2%), Irish (3.3%), French (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1029 feet

Land area: 0.37 square miles.

Population density: 2,400 people per square mile   (low).

Shirley, Indiana map

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.5%
Indiana:

5.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $757 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $784 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anderson, IN (15.5 miles , pop. 59,734).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (30.9 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (173.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Wilkinson, IN (1.2 miles ),
Kennard, IN (1.8 miles ),
Greensboro, IN (2.5 miles),
Markleville, IN (2.5 miles ),
Cadiz, IN (2.5 miles),
Knightstown, IN (2.7 miles ),
Spiceland, IN (2.9 miles ),
Dunreith, IN (3.1 miles)

Latitude: 39.89 N, Longitude: 85.58 W

Area code: 765

Distribution of median household income in Shirley, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Shirley, IN in 2019
Shirley satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Indiana:

4.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +6 (+0.8%).
Most common industries in Shirley, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (14.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.7%)
  • Machinery (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Gasoline stations (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Shirley, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Electricians (5.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (9.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)

Average climate in Shirley, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Shirley, Indiana average temperatures Shirley, Indiana average precipitation Shirley, Indiana humidity Shirley, Indiana wind speed Shirley, Indiana snowfall Shirley, Indiana sunshine Shirley, Indiana clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 80.0. This is about average.

City:

80.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.52
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Shirley-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 128% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/14/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the Shirley town center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 9.3 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shirley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 158.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 146.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 158.7 miles away from Shirley center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 143.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 177.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 77.9 miles away from Shirley center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Henry County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shirley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Shirley:

  • NRA - BALL DIALYSIS AT FOREST RIDGE (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; NEW CASTLE, IN)
  • OCCAZIO HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; NEW CASTLE, IN)
  • RESIDENTIAL CRF INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; NEW CASTLE, IN)
  • NEW CASTLE COMMUNITY CARE CENT (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; NEW CASTLE, IN)
  • DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICE ALTERNAT (Hospital, about 12 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, IN)
  • COVENANT HOSPICE LLC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; NEW CASTLE, IN)
  • MIDDLETOWN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MIDDLETOWN, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shirley:

  • Anderson University (about 16 miles; Anderson, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,378)
  • Ball State University (about 24 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • Ivy Tech Community College (about 32 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 71,493)
  • Harrison College-Indianapolis (about 32 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,244)
  • Butler University (about 32 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,388)
  • American College of Education (about 32 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,718)
  • University of Indianapolis (about 33 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,625)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • 93.9 in Shirley is now 93.9 W230AR which rebroadcasts WJCF

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Shirley Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Henry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Shirley and their reported violations in the past:

CADE APARTMENTS (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-18-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-20-2011)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

68.6%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.2%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Shirley (2011 data):

  • STAR Financial Bank: Shirley Branch at 310 Main Street, branch established on 1973/11/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,622.5 mil, Deposits: $1,346.4 mil, headquarters in Fort Wayne, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 48 total offices, Holding Company: Star Financial Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Shirley:

Marital status in Shirley, IN
  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

For population 25 years and over in Shirley:

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Indiana average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Shirley, IN (based on Henry County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,85575
Mainline Protestant6,31234
Catholic6262
Other2752
Black Protestant1801
None30,214-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
This county:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Henry County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Henry County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Henry County:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.2%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.5%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Shirley:

49.5%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.9%
Indiana:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Shirley:

28.7
Indiana:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Shirley:

21.4%
Indiana:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.3%
Indiana:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Shirley:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Shirley:

30.6%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

58.3%
Indiana:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Shirley:

76.3%
Indiana:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Shirley, IN Residents

Shirley government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $20,000 ($22.52)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($1.13)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $326,000 ($367.12)
    Water Utilities: $76,000 ($85.59)
    Sewerage: $61,000 ($68.69)
    Regular Highways: $46,000 ($51.80)
    Police Protection: $44,000 ($49.55)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($11.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($12.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $72,000 ($81.08)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($5.63)

Shirley government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $513,000 ($577.70)
    Other: $3,000 ($3.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($2.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000 ($4.50)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000 ($18.02)
    Highways: $11,000 ($12.39)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $33,000 ($37.16)
    Donations From Private Sources: $12,000 ($13.51)
    Rents: $5,000 ($5.63)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($4.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $110,000 ($123.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $33,000 ($37.16)
    Highways: $32,000 ($36.04)
    General Local Government Support: $31,000 ($34.91)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($1.13)
  • Tax - Property: $217,000 ($244.37)
    Public Utilities Sales: $8,000 ($9.01)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.13)

Shirley government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $274,000 ($308.56)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $274,000 ($308.56)

Shirley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,000 ($23.65)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $441,000 ($496.62)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $362,000 ($407.66)

5.32% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,793 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Indiana average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Madison County, IN  0.71% ($37,597 average AGI)
from Hancock County, IN  0.69% ($50,984)
from Delaware County, IN  0.63% ($31,913)


5.64% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,001 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Madison County, IN  0.88% ($35,377 average AGI)
to Delaware County, IN  0.66% ($39,959)
to Hancock County, IN  0.63% ($37,922)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shirley:

  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBRI (1500 AM; daytime; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXLW (950 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WHBU (1240 AM; 1 kW; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WNTS (1590 AM; 5 kW; BEECH GROVE, IN; Owner: S + M BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGNR (1470 AM; 1 kW; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTLC (1310 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shirley:

  • WKWH-FM (94.3 FM; RUSHVILLE, IN; Owner: RSE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGNR-FM (97.9 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WNOU (93.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFMS (95.5 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: WFMS LICO, INC)
  • WYXB (105.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZPL (99.5 FM; GREENFIELD, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMDH-FM (102.5 FM; NEW CASTLE, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQME (98.7 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: ANDERSON UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WENS (97.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKPW (90.7 FM; KNIGHTSTOWN, IN; Owner: IN SOLDIERS & SAILORS CHILDRENS HME)
  • WFBQ (94.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRZX (103.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLBC-FM (104.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: MUNCIE SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WJCF (88.1 FM; MORRISTOWN, IN; Owner: INDIANA COMMUNITY RADIO CORP.)
  • WGRL (93.9 FM; NOBLESVILLE, IN; Owner: INDY LICO, INC.)
  • WTPI (107.9 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WHHH (96.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WTTS (92.3 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WHTI (96.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WRGF (89.7 FM; GREENFIELD, IN; Owner: GREENFIELD CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Shirley:

  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WTHR (Channel 13; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOINDIANA, INC.)
  • WXIN (Channel 59; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WISH-TV (Channel 8; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRTV (Channel 6; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHMB-TV (Channel 40; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALV-CA (Channel 50; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOHIO, INC..)
  • WBXI-CA (Channel 47; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WKOG-LP (Channel 31; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: KINGDOM OF GOD MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WIPB (Channel 49; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDNI-LP (Channel 65; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WFYI (Channel 20; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIPX-LP (Channel 51; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTTK (Channel 29; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTTV (Channel 4; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIIH-CA (Channel 11; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTBU-TV (Channel 69; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: BUTLER UNIVERSITY)
  • WMUN-LP (Channel 26; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: FULL GOSPEL FELLOWSHIP, MUNCIE IND.)

Shirley fatal accident list:

Apr 19, 2014 08:09 PM, First St, Lat: 39.893578, Lon: -85.575097, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 19, 2012 02:24 PM, Sr-109, Lat: 39.858275, Lon: -85.576358, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 6, 1981 03:35 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 12.6mTotal length
  • 7,450Total average daily traffic
  • 538Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,510Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Shirley)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Town Hall (Lat: 39.885889 Lon: -85.578028), Call Sign: WNBZ888,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.100 MHz, Grant Date: 02/23/2015, Expiration Date: 02/27/2025, Registrant: Tech Elect & Comm, 319 North 5th Street, Richmond, IN 47374-3014, Phone: (765) 966-0073, Fax: (800) 232-8224, Email:
  • Lat: 39.971194 Lon: -85.538250, Call Sign: WRDB481,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.537 MHz, 463.243 MHz, 463.575 MHz, 467.537 MHz, 468.243 MHz, Grant Date: 03/19/2019, Expiration Date: 03/19/2029, Certifier: Bart Butterfield, Registrant: J&k Communications, Inc., 222 Towerview Drive, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-7975, Fax: (260) 244-3253, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • KENNARD, 333 North Grant Road (Lat: 39.935917 Lon: -85.544556), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 91.1 m, Call Sign: WQRI905,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 05/23/2013, Expiration Date: 05/23/2023, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Shirley)

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 11. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 26 took place in 2004, and the least - 0 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Shirley, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (40.9%), and Outside Fires (39.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Shirley, IN
    • 7440.9%Structure Fires
    • 7239.8%Outside Fires
    • 2513.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 105.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shirley, IN
Most common first names in Shirley, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert2168.5 years
William1673.0 years
Charles1672.9 years
James1470.7 years
Mary1275.0 years
John1172.1 years
Harold1067.4 years
Richard967.6 years
Helen778.3 years
George778.1 years
Most common last names in Shirley, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Riggs1875.7 years
Smith1175.9 years
Wisehart1077.0 years
Davis879.8 years
Coon769.0 years
Harris771.6 years
Miller778.6 years
Anderson677.2 years
Turner663.5 years
Johns579.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Shirley, IN
  • 76.9%Utility gas
  • 17.2%Electricity
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Shirley, IN
  • 58.6%Utility gas
  • 41.4%Electricity


Shirley compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Larry R. Bennett (2)
  • Christopher Austin (1)
  • David A. Score (1)
  • Michael D. Score (1)
  • Larry Bennett (1)

Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2023.