For population 25 years and over in Shirleysburg:
For population 15 years and over in Shirleysburg borough:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $770 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (64.9 miles , pop. 52,767).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (95.6 miles , pop. 651,154).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (145.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Orbisonia borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Rockhill Furnace borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Rockhill borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Kistler borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Mount Union borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Cedar Crest, PA (2.6 miles) , Newton Hamilton borough, PA (2.6 miles ), Mapleton borough, PA (2.7 miles ).
Latitude: 40.30 N, Longitude: 77.87 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 814
Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).
Average climate in Shirleysburg, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Shirleysburg-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/16/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.4 miles away from the Shirleysburg borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/20/1989, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the borough center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Shirleysburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 96% 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 96.9 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 98.5 miles away from Shirleysburg 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 35.7 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 86.3 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 Huntingdon County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: R.W. Dromgold - Businessperson and Los Angeles.
Hospitals/medical centers near Shirleysburg:
Amtrak station near Shirleysburg:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shirleysburg:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.1%
(30.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Shirleysburg compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Shirleysburg borough (based on Huntingdon County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.43%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.16% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,543 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.42% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,126 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Shirleysburg:
Strongest FM radio stations in Shirleysburg:
Shirleysburg fatal accident list:
Jul 4, 1976 07:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:3