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Population in 2012: 5,500 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.5%
 

Males: 2,848  (51.8%)
Females: 2,652  (48.2%)

Median resident age:  29.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17257.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,616 (it was $27,660 in 2000)
Shippensburg:

$30,616
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,405

Shippensburg borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $166,822 (it was $89,600 in 2000)
Shippensburg:

$166,822
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $147,018; Detached houses: $154,825; Townhouses or other attached units: $108,881; In 2-unit structures: $116,894; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $268,797; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $7,522

Median gross rent in 2012: $660.

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  • White alone - 4,881 (88.9%)
  • Black alone - 225 (4.1%)
  • Hispanic - 180 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 119 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 67 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Shippensburg: 98.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (30.1%), Irish (17.0%), English (7.9%), Italian (7.5%), United States (6.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/26/1817

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 2.02 square miles.

Population density: 2,729 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Shippensburg:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 13.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shippensburg borough:

  • Never married: 48.7%
  • Now married: 30.4%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

235 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This borough:  4.4%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Shippensburg to the number of sex offenders is 262 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,227 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,808 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (43.5 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (70.4 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (126.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Shippensburg University, PA (0.9 miles ), Orrstown borough, PA (2.1 miles ), Newburg borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Scotland, PA (2.6 miles ), Fayetteville, PA (3.1 miles ), Guilford, PA (3.1 miles ), Newville borough, PA (3.2 miles ), Chambersburg borough, PA (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 40.05 N, Longitude: 77.52 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,077 (+20.1%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 550 (21.8%)

Area code: 717

Shippensburg household income distribution Shippensburg home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Shippensburg by Year
Type 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 010104
per 100,000 0.017.80.017.80.072.2
Robberies 112202
per 100,000 17.817.835.935.70.036.1
Assaults 011304
per 100,000 0.017.817.953.50.072.2
Burglaries 61510141517
per 100,000 107.1267.3179.3249.6272.2306.9
Thefts 396447617479
per 100,000 695.91140.6842.71087.51343.01426.0
Auto thefts 032513
per 100,000 0.053.535.989.118.154.2
Arson 00N/A010
per 100,000 0.00.0N/A0.018.10.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 277.6) 37.684.858.695.868.6153.2

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Crime rate in Shippensburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Shippensburg, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +81 (+1.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Shippensburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/16/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.2 miles away from the Shippensburg borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1980, a category F3 tornado 27.9 miles away from the borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shippensburg-area historical earthquake activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.4 miles away from Shippensburg center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cumberland County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: John Hamilton (actor) - Actor, Daniel Duncan (Ohio politician) - Politico, George Noftsker - Baseball player, Harold Mowery - Politician.

Main business address for: ORRSTOWN FINANCIAL SERVICES INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospital/medical center in Shippensburg:

  • SHIPPENSBURG HEALTH CARE CENTE (Nursing Home, 121 WALNUT BOTTOM ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Shippensburg:

  • LUTHERAN HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; CHAMBERSBURG, PA)
  • MENNO-HAVEN, INC. (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CHAMBERSBURG, PA)
  • SWAIM HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NEWVILLE, PA)

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Local government website: www.borough.shippensburg.pa.us

College/University in Shippensburg:

  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (Full-time enrollment: 6,920; Location: 1871 Old Main Drive; Public; Website: www.ship.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Shippensburg:

  • Dickinson College (about 21 miles; Carlisle, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,340)
  • Gettysburg College (about 22 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,517)
  • Messiah College (about 29 miles; Grantham, PA; FT enrollment: 2,732)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 38 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Frederick Community College (about 42 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 2,359)
  • York College Pennsylvania (about 43 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 4,643)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 43 miles; Middletown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,416)

Public high schools in Shippensburg:

Private high school in Shippensburg:

  • ANCHOR CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 77; Location: 744 PINOLA RD; Grades: 1 - 12)

Private elementary/middle schools in Shippensburg:

  • SPRING HILL PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 28; Location: 230 NEWVILLE RD; Grades: 1 - 9)
  • OAK GROVE PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 27; Location: GEPHART RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • CHESTNUT GROVE SCHOOL (PAROCHIAL) (Students: 25; Location: CHESTNUT GROVE RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • CLEARFIELD PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 25; Location: SHALE RD AT ORRSTOWN RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • SOUTH MOUNTAIN PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 24; Location: SOUTH MOUNTAIN RD; Grades: 1 - 9)
  • LIVING FAITH SCHOOL (Students: 18; Location: 297 GOODHART RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MIDDLE RUN PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 17; Location: 901 MEANS HOLLOW RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • MT ROCK PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 14; Location: 7860 RICE RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Shippensburg, School District: SHIPPENSBURG AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Shippensburg:

  • SHIPPENSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $420,440; Location: 73 W KING ST; 62,595 books; 2,800 audio materials; 3,455 video materials; 9 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 210 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Shippensburg: West End Fire and Rescue Company 15 (A), Vigilant Hose Company 1 Station 52 (B), Cumberland Valley Hose Company 2 Station 53 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Veterans Memorial Park (1), Spring Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Four Seasons Crop Care (5985 Olde Scotland Road), Budget Host Shippensburg Inn (10 Hershey Road), Amerihost Inn - Shippensburg (125 Walnut Bottom Rd).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 38.7. This is worse than average.
City:

38.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.6

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

DUTCH COUNTRY STORE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.0%
(24.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.7% for Black residents, 20.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 70.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  45.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  8.8%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Shippensburg, PA

15 people in college/university student housing in 2010
13 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
21 people in nursing homes in 2000

Shippensburg compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Shippensburg, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.


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Banks with branches in Shippensburg (2011 data):

  • Orrstown Bank: at 77 East King Street, branch established on 1919/05/01; Lurgan Branch at 121 Lurgan Avenue, branch established on 1981/02/17. Info updated 2007/06/29: Bank assets: $1,449.8 mil, Deposits: $1,220.6 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Orrstown Financial Services, Inc.
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: King Street Branch at 35-39 East King Street, branch established on 1903/08/26; Walnut Bottom Branch at 28 Walnut Bottom Road, branch established on 1976/12/09. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Farmers and Merchants Trust Company of Chambersburg: Shippensburg Branch at 13 Shippensburg Shopping Center, branch established on 1996/10/28. Info updated 2009/01/14: Bank assets: $986.3 mil, Deposits: $789.0 mil, headquarters in Chambersburg, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Franklin Financial Services Corporation
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Shippensburg Branch at 397 H Baltimore Road, branch established on 2003/10/06. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Shippensburg West Branch at 153 West Orange Street, branch established on 1970/09/10. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Woodforest National Bank: Shippensburg Walmart Branch at 100 South Conestoga Drive, branch established on 2007/09/08. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania:

  • Best Western Shippensburg Hotel, 125 Walnut Btm Rd, Shippensburg, PA 17257 , Phone: (717) 532-5200, Fax: (717) 532-7148
  • Shippen Place Hotel, 32 E King St, Shippensburg, PA 17257 , Phone: (717) 532-4141
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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Shippensburg travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (37%)
  • Utility gas (36%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Shippensburg borough (based on Cumberland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.95%
Here54.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA) General Conference Churches of God
Adherents30.0%18.3%15.2%6.7%4.2%
Congregations3.2%20.2%11.7%6.1%9.3%
NameAssemblies of GodBrethren in Christ ChurchUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.0%2.7%2.4%1.8%15.7%
Congregations3.6%5.3%3.2%1.6%35.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 41
This county:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Cumberland County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
This county:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 60
Cumberland County:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 176
Cumberland County:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.1%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.6%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cumberland County:

12.8%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 5$18,095$43,4281$1,184
Police Protection - Officers 9$38,865$51,8206$3,288
Police - Other 1$2,991$35,8921$821
Streets and Highways 5$18,020$43,2480$0
Solid Waste Management 4$11,730$35,1900$0
Sewerage 9$32,745$43,6600$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,530$27,1806$850
Water Supply 9$31,197$41,5960$0
Transit 9$27,626$36,8350$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$547
Totals for Government 53$185,799$42,06815$6,690

Shippensburg government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $148,000 ($26.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $84,000 ($15.27)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($3.27)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($0.18)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,078,000 ($196.00)
    Sewerage: $739,000 ($134.36)
    Police Protection: $684,000 ($124.36)
    Central Staff Services: $506,000 ($92.00)
    Regular Highways: $469,000 ($85.27)
    General Public Buildings: $301,000 ($54.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $268,000 ($48.73)
    Housing & Community Development: $143,000 ($26.00)
    Fire Protection: $77,000 ($14.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $43,000 ($7.82)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($5.27)
    Parking Facilities: $13,000 ($2.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $103,000 ($18.73)
    General Public Building: $17,000 ($3.09)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,552,000 ($282.18)

Shippensburg government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,622,000 ($294.91)
    All Other: $1,568,000 ($285.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $584,000 ($106.18)
    Parking Facilities: $14,000 ($2.55)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $258,000 ($46.91)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $226,000 ($41.09)
    General Revenue, NEC: $168,000 ($30.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $79,000 ($14.36)
    All Other: $30,000 ($5.45)
    General Support: $4,000 ($0.73)
  • Tax - Property: $473,000 ($86.00)
    Individual Income: $280,000 ($50.91)
    NEC: $133,000 ($24.18)

Shippensburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,967,000 ($1084.91)

7.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,417 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.05%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,372 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.20%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Dauphin County, PA  1.42% ($40,564 average AGI)
from York County, PA  0.87% ($38,928)
from Franklin County, PA  0.36% ($35,582)


6.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($45,435 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($880 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.07%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dauphin County, PA  1.28% ($36,392 average AGI)
to York County, PA  0.85% ($49,538)
to Perry County, PA  0.32% ($34,318)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shippensburg:

  • WEEO (1480 AM; 0 kW; SHIPPENSBURG, PA; Owner: CARY H. SIMPSON)
  • WCBG (1590 AM; 5 kW; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WHYL (960 AM; 5 kW; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCHA (800 AM; 1 kW; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shippensburg:

  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WIKZ (95.1 FM; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WQJU (107.1 FM; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PA CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WJRC (90.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WSRT (92.1 FM; MERCERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Shippensburg:

  • W38AN (Channel 38; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Shippensburg, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 35
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Shippensburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $1,000
Total average daily traffic: 48,691
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,432
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 64,790



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$146,08017$153,67847$125,4716$89,8372$123,83017$122,1430$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$195,2103$122,3703$124,3130$00$00$01$27,190
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$200,3903$115,89713$135,2215$9,7121$242,8002$61,6700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$134,5101$97,1208$140,9450$00$01$97,1200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$171,9000$02$154,4200$00$01$176,7600$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0132.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$98,7401$75,7500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$110,7150$01$141,800
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0132.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 176
  • Hazardous Condition: 52
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Shippensburg


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shippensburg, PA

Most common first names in Shippensburg, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13874.2 years
Mary13280.9 years
William12072.7 years
Robert8971.1 years
Helen8479.2 years
Charles7370.4 years
James7174.1 years
Margaret6977.8 years
George6376.8 years
Harry6274.0 years
Most common last names in Shippensburg, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martin5274.3 years
Smith4373.4 years
Myers3375.5 years
Varner3273.5 years
Miller3171.7 years
Holtry2876.7 years
Johnson2768.0 years
Reed2675.2 years
Rotz2476.3 years
Rosenberry2476.0 years
Businesses in Shippensburg, PA
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
FedEx2Rodeway Inn1
GameStop1Starbucks1
H&R Block1Subway2
KFC1T-Mobile1
Kincaid1Taco Bell1
Kmart1True Value1
Kroger1U-Haul1
Little Caesars Pizza1UPS3
Lowe's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Wendy's1

Shippensburg on our top lists:

  • #87 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Dale W. Starry, Jr. (4)
  • Sanjeev Kuriakose (3)
  • Sanjeev T. Kuriakose (3)
  • Charles Robert Maybury, Jr. (3)
  • Lloyd G. Bier (2)
  • Justin Zupanc (2)
  • Jeffrey A. Kaminski (2)
  • Bradley J. Wagner (2)
  • Evan Twarog (1)
  • John R. Haupt (1)

Total of 32 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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