Living in Shippensburg, PA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-10

Shippensburg SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
9
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
6

Shippensburg, PA Crime Report

47
Total Crimes
841.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-67.23%
Below National Average

Shippensburg, PA Cost Of Living

96
Shippensburg's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

Shippensburg, Pennsylvania Info Snack

Shippensburg is a borough in Cumberland and Franklin counties in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Settled in 1730, Shippensburg lies in the Cumberland Valley, 41 miles (66 km) southwest of Harrisburg, and is part of the Harrisburg–Carlisle Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 5,492 at the 2010 census. Of this, 4,416 were in Cumberland County, and 1,076 were in Franklin County.
Population
5,479
Unemployment
5.5%
Poverty
17.6%
Median Home
$147,600
Median Income
$37,614
Median Rent
$802

Rankings for Shippensburg in Pennsylvania

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Map Of Shippensburg, PA

Population over time in Shippensburg

Year Population % Change
2017 5,479 -1.4%
2016 5,558 0.5%
2015 5,529 0.0%
2014 5,527 0.9%
2013 5,479 2.0%
2012 5,374 0.1%
2011 5,371 -1.8%
2010 5,471 -1.0%
2009 5,526 -
Crime/100k Shippensburg PA USA
Violent Crime 17.9 306.0 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.1 5.0
Robbery 17.9 76.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 0.0 188.0 246.8
Property Crime 823.8 1489.9 2199.5
Burglary 89.5 211.6 376.0
Larceny 662.6 1175.9 1594.6
Car Theft 71.6 102.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Shippensburg

White
81.8% (4,481)
African American
5.9% (324)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.1% (61)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
4.6% (251)
Hispanic
6.6% (362)
Race Shippensburg PA USA
White 81.8% 76.8% 61.1%
African American 5.9% 10.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.1% 3.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.6% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.6% 7.1% 17.8%

Household Income For Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
4.6% (25,057)
$10,000 to $14,999
13.5% (73,987)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.4% (73,198)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.1% (77,144)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.3% (83,654)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.8% (86,811)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.6% (41,827)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.4% (57,216)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.8% (15,389)
$200,000 or more
2.5% (13,613)
Income Shippensburg PA USA
Less than $10,000 4.6% 6.3% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 13.5% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.4% 9.6% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.1% 9.5% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.3% 12.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.8% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.6% 12.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.4% 14.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.8% 5.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.5% 6.0% 7.0%

Gender in Shippensburg

Female
53.0% (2,906)
Male
47.0% (2,573)
Gender Shippensburg PA USA
Female 53.0% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 47.0% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Shippensburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (219)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (657)
High School / GED
38.0% (2,082)
Some College
10.0% (547)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (219)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (1,041)
Master's Degree
9.0% (493)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (219)
Education Shippensburg PA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 38.0% 35.0% 27.0%
Some College 10.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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