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Sidney is a city in Shelby County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Sir Philip Sidney, English poet.

The latitude of Sidney is 40.284N. The longitude is -84.155W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 951 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 20,254.


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Median household income
Local
$38,663
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sidney demographic reports
Sidney is on the Great Miami River.
The invention of a sheet-steel road scraper here stimulated industrial growth
Local festivals include:
  • Shelby County Applefest - Sept. 7-9, 2007
  • Shelby County Fair - July 23-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Sidney web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Sidney demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Shelby County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 45365 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

33% of Sidney residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sidney ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sidney was $19,075, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Sidney residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Sidney, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $378.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $828.


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Libraries in Sidney include Amos Memorial Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Sidney include Sidney Daily News

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Shelby County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sidney political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Sidney workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Sidney between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Sidney include Comfort Inn Sidney, Days Inn, Econo Lodge Sidney, Holiday Inn Sidney.

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