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Shoals is a town in Martin County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for its location at a shallow place in the river

The latitude of Shoals is 38.666N. The longitude is -86.791W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 505 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 814.


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Median household income
Local
$23,750
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Shoals demographic reports
Shoals is on the White River
Former and merged names include:
· Daugherty's Shoals
Because of its caves and cliffs, the region was a popular hideout for bootleggers during Prohibition
Local festivals include:
  • Catfish Festival - June 30-July 4, 2007
Dates often change. Check Shoals web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Shoals demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Martin 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 47581 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Shoals residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shoals ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shoals was $14,234, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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4% of Shoals residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Shoals, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $204.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $528.


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Libraries in Shoals include Shoals Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Shoals workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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