Shipshewana, Indiana Population 2024

857

Shipshewana is a city located in Elkhart County and LaGrange County Indiana. Shipshewana has a 2024 population of 857. Shipshewana is currently growing at a rate of 0.23% annually and its population has increased by 0.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 849 in 2020.

The average household income in Shipshewana is $83,739 with a poverty rate of 12.37%. The median age in Shipshewana is 37.7 years: 37.3 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Shipshewana Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Shipshewana was:

  • White: 91.18%
  • Two or more races: 7.9%
  • Black or African American: 0.92%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
628.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.94% (8)
The current population of Shipshewana, Indiana is 857 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 849.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White79691.18%
Two or more races697.9%
Black or African American80.92%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Shipshewana Population by Race

Shipshewana Population Pyramid 2024

Shipshewana Median Age

37.7

Total

37.3

Male

37.9

Female

Shipshewana Adults

There are 655 adults, (200 of whom are seniors) in Shipshewana.

Shipshewana Age Dependency

91.9

Age Dependency Ratio

44

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Shipshewana Sex Ratio

Female44951.43%
Male42448.57%

Shipshewana Population by Age

Shipshewana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3782.3160.339.7
Married2202.880.519.5
Non Family1211.3433.166.9
Female332.6133.366.7
Male42.250100

2.73

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

60.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Shipshewana Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade254.08%
Associates Degree7512.25%
Bachelors Degree477.68%
Graduate Degree142.29%
High School Graduate22136.11%
Less Than 9th Grade11017.97%
Some College12019.61%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Shipshewana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shipshewana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White56342960
2+ Races40400
Hispanic540
Black441

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 25%.

Shipshewana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$28,929$25,000$39,167
Graduate Degree$6,563$7,083$0
High School Graduate$27,353$46,875$0
Less Than 9th Grade$41,250$58,500$28,500
Overall$30,938$46,071$27,083
Some College$0$0$39,375

$30,938

Average Earnings

$46,071

Average Male

$27,083

Average Female

Shipshewana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shipshewana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Shipshewana Language

75% of Shipshewana residents speak only English, while 25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 22.77% of the population.

Shipshewana Language

Shipshewana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White78710012.71%
Black8675%
Multiple6922.9%

12.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.91%

Male Poverty Rate

14.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shipshewana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shipshewana is Black, with 75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shipshewana is Multiple, with 2.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.21%.

Shipshewana Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School19%
Less Than 9th Grade15.56%
Some College8.21%
Bachelors or Greater1.64%

Shipshewana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed80%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed9.71%
Male Employed5.19%

Shipshewana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shipshewana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$74,861$101,423
Households$53,500$83,739
Married Families$86,667$-999,999,999
Non Families$27,159$45,328

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Shipshewana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Shipshewana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Shipshewana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Shipshewana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Shipshewana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

97

Number of Veterans

90

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War28
Vietnam26
First Gulf War5
Korea2
World War II0

Shipshewana Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+46
65 to 7423
35 to 5417
18 to 3411
55 to 640

Shipshewana Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White599.74%
2+ Races3884.44%

Shipshewana Veterans by Race

Shipshewana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shipshewana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Shipshewana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Shipshewana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Shipshewana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

67.35%

Born in Shipshewana

99.08%

Native Born

0.92%

Foreign Born

0.8%

Non Citizen

0.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.08% of Shipshewana residents were born in the United States, with 67.35% having been born in Indiana. 0.8% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Shipshewana Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202986720.23%
202886520.23%
202786320.23%
202686120.23%
202585920.23%
202485720.23%
202385500%
202285560.71%
202184900%
202084912517.27%
201972460.84%
201871830.42%
201771500%
2016715101.42%
201570550.71%
201470050.72%
201369571.02%
201268850.73%
201168350.74%
201067800%

Shipshewana Population by Year