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17257 Zip Code (Shippensburg, PA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Shippensburg, PA (1.69%), Shippensburg University, PA (0.24%)
Counties: Cumberland County, PA (61.38%), Franklin County, PA (38.62%)
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 29,958
Zip code population in 2010: 27,996
Zip code population in 2000: 23,246

Houses and condos: 12,298
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,104
% of renters here:

37%
State:

32%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 17257: 97.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 117.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 255 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

1.2% ($2,295)
Pennsylvania:

1.6% ($2,855)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,418 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,019 (1.3%)

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Males: 14,345  (47.9%)
Females: 15,613  (52.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 17257:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 17257:

  • Never married: 41.2%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

Zip code 17257 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 17257 (2017)
    • 25,884111.3%White
    • 7883.4%Black
    • 6222.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3641.6%Two or more races
    • 2791.2%Asian
    • 310.1%American Indian
    • 270.1%Some other race
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Urban population: 16,537
Rural population: 13,420

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $187,687
17257:

$187,687
Pennsylvania:

$181,200



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 33 registered sex offenders living in 17257 zip code as of February 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 17257 is 904 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

30.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 17257, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $47,417 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$47,417
State:

$61,346

Salary/wage: $41,612 (reported on 80.8% of returns)
Here:

$41,612
State:

$51,902
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 69.4% for AGIs below $25k, 74.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 74.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 33.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,022 (reported on 34.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,022
Pennsylvania:

$1,588
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,415 (reported on 17.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,415
State:

$5,827
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$9,367 (reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

+$9,367
State:

+$14,495
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 18.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,843 (reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

+$10,843
State:

+$16,268
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $25k, 3.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,912 (reported on 9.6% of returns)
17257:

$10,912
Pennsylvania:

$14,550
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $13,700 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
17257:

$13,700
Pennsylvania:

$20,922

Total itemized deductions: $18,402 (21% of AGI, reported on 27.0% of returns)
Here:

$18,402
State:

$23,538

Here:

20.8% of AGI
State:

18.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.4% for AGIs below $25k, 7.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,051 (reported on 20.0% of returns)
Here:

$4,051
State:

$4,025
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,394 (reported on 26.9% of returns)
17257:

$6,394
State:

$9,982
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 4.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,996 (reported on 13.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,996
State:

$2,106
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 58.9%
Here:

59%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 53.1% for AGIs below $25k, 63.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 62.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 61.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 83.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 17257, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $39,452 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$39,452
State:

$48,049

Salary/wage: $35,604 (reported on 82.2% of returns)
Here:

$35,604
State:

$42,646
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 100.3% for AGIs below $10k, 70.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 76.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 79.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 59.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,161 (reported on 46.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,161
Pennsylvania:

$1,657
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.7% for AGIs below $10k, 2.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,034 (reported on 23.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,034
State:

$3,566
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $10k, 1.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,682 (reported on 16.6% of returns)
Here:

+$5,682
State:

+$9,716
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$11,673 (reported on 14.3% of returns)
Here:

+$11,673
State:

+$14,267
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.9% for AGIs below $10k, 4.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from farming: +$11,776 (reported on 3.2% of returns)
Here:

+$11,776
State:

+$274
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -4.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,617 (reported on 1.9% of returns)
17257:

$2,617
Pennsylvania:

$2,903
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $10,106 (reported on 0.6% of returns)
Here:

$10,106
Pennsylvania:

$14,674
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $15,437 (21% of AGI, reported on 27.3% of returns)
Here:

$15,437
State:

$18,804

Here:

21.4% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.9% for AGIs below $10k, 6.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,312 (4% of AGI, reported on 22.6% of returns)
Here:

$3,312
State:

$3,337

Here:

4.3% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,901 (reported on 76.7% of returns)
17257:

$4,901
State:

$8,008
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $10k, 4.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,473 (reported on 11.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,473
State:

$1,643

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 61.9%
Here:

62%
State:

56%
(% for various income ranges: 54.8% for AGIs below $10k, 65.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 64.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 64.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$52,086
Pennsylvania:

$59,195
Shippensburg, PA (17257) map Nearest zip codes: 17266, 17254, 17240, 17222, 17241, 17246.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

45.7%
Pennsylvania:

45.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.1%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,070
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 10,001


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 335 (277 now married, 60 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 8,065 (2,581 now married, 5,512 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 17257 with a mortgage: 4,273 (157 second mortgage, 595 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,676

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,359
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $469

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

18.0%
Whole state:

12.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

9.6%
Whole state:

6.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.7
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1802014 or later
  • 4602010 to 2013
  • 2,3322000 to 2009
  • 2,0311990 to 1999
  • 1,4201980 to 1989
  • 1,5091970 to 1979
  • 1,0301960 to 1969
  • 8011950 to 1959
  • 7221940 to 1949
  • 1,7421939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Shippensburg, PA (17257)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Shippensburg, PA (17257)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 401 bedroom
  • 1,2152 bedrooms
  • 3,5343 bedrooms
  • 1,3954 bedrooms
  • 4095+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shippensburg, PA (17257)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shippensburg, PA (17257)
  • 279no bedroom
  • 7111 bedroom
  • 1,3612 bedrooms
  • 1,2813 bedrooms
  • 4734 bedrooms
  • 1175+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Shippensburg, PA (17257) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Shippensburg, PA (17257) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 264no vehicle
  • 1,4981 vehicle
  • 2,9002 vehicles
  • 1,5253 vehicles
  • 5964 vehicles
  • 1775+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Shippensburg, PA (17257) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Shippensburg, PA (17257) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 723no vehicle
  • 1,7231 vehicle
  • 1,1912 vehicles
  • 2453 vehicles
  • 2054 vehicles
  • 345+ vehicles

  • Zip code 17257 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 17257 household income distribution in 2017
  • 595Less than $10,000
  • 530$10,000 to $14,999
  • 610$15,000 to $19,999
  • 684$20,000 to $24,999
  • 759$25,000 to $29,999
  • 609$30,000 to $34,999
  • 518$35,000 to $39,999
  • 501$40,000 to $44,999
  • 520$45,000 to $49,999
  • 909$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,149$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,387$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,063$100,000 to $124,999
  • 510$125,000 to $149,999
  • 339$150,000 to $199,999
  • 248$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 17257

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 17257
  • 102Less than $10,000
  • 89$10,000 to $14,999
  • 73$15,000 to $19,999
  • 45$20,000 to $24,999
  • 209$25,000 to $29,999
  • 87$30,000 to $34,999
  • 55$40,000 to $49,999
  • 41$50,000 to $59,999
  • 46$60,000 to $69,999
  • 55$70,000 to $79,999
  • 140$80,000 to $89,999
  • 126$90,000 to $99,999
  • 669$100,000 to $124,999
  • 705$125,000 to $149,999
  • 956$150,000 to $174,999
  • 796$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,038$200,000 to $249,999
  • 590$250,000 to $299,999
  • 576$300,000 to $399,999
  • 72$400,000 to $499,999
  • 49$500,000 to $749,999
  • 42$750,000 to $999,999
  • 104$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 36$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 17257

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 17257
  • 38Less than $100
  • 52$100 to $149
  • 65$150 to $199
  • 82$200 to $249
  • 59$250 to $299
  • 164$300 to $349
  • 84$350 to $399
  • 120$400 to $449
  • 318$450 to $499
  • 271$500 to $549
  • 136$550 to $599
  • 247$600 to $649
  • 206$650 to $699
  • 111$700 to $749
  • 170$750 to $799
  • 632$800 to $899
  • 424$900 to $999
  • 338$1,000 to $1,249
  • 28$1,250 to $1,499
  • 228$1,500 to $1,999
  • 30$2,000 to $2,499
  • 43$3,500 or more
  • 122No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $932.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $149,580.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $197,210
  • Black or African American householders: $197,210
  • Asian householders: $204,551
  • Some other race householders: $111,699
  • Two or more races householders: $168,640
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $300,378

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $187,687
17257:

$187,687
Pennsylvania:

$181,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $129,805 - $251,874

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $248,487
Here:

$248,487
State:

$246,314

Townhouses or other attached units: $164,417
Here:

$164,417
State:

$185,143

In 2-unit structures: $152,092
Here:

$152,092
State:

$167,412

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $369,430
Here:

$369,430
State:

$239,223

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $169,052
Here:

$169,052
State:

$279,683

Mobile homes: $66,628
Here:

$66,628
State:

$63,273
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 17257
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,823
  • One, attached: 1,182
  • Two: 342
  • 3 or 4: 524
  • 5 to 9: 710
  • 10 to 19: 595
  • 20 to 49: 391
  • 50 or more: 286
  • Mobile homes: 1,411

Unemployment: 6.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 17257

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 17257
  • 75.3%10,910Drove a car alone
  • 9.7%1,400Carpooled
  • 0.6%84Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.0%7Taxi
  • 0.1%16Motorcycle
  • 1.1%159Bicycle
  • 6.8%986Walked
  • 1.1%155Other means
  • 5.2%748Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 17257

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 17257
  • 831Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,3595 to 9 minutes
  • 2,31510 to 14 minutes
  • 1,57715 to 19 minutes
  • 1,69120 to 24 minutes
  • 99725 to 29 minutes
  • 1,44830 to 34 minutes
  • 24235 to 39 minutes
  • 28040 to 44 minutes
  • 1,04745 to 59 minutes
  • 48260 to 89 minutes
  • 46590 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 59.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,832
  • In family households: 21,063 (3,407 male householders, 3,174 female householders)
    5,030 spouses, 7,852 children (7,299 natural, 194 adopted, 361 stepchildren), 464 grandchildren, 122 brothers or sisters, 76 parents, 164 other relatives, 678 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,797 (2,252 male householders (1,579 living alone)), 2,230 female householders (1,616 living alone)), 2,331 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,105 (211 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,165 2-persons, 1,426 3-persons, 1,096 4-persons, 475 5-persons, 197 6-persons, 227 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 3,193 1-person, 745 2-persons, 325 3-persons, 161 4-persons, 53 5-persons

4,228 married couples with children.
1,748 single-parent households (214 men, 1,534 women).

90.1% of residents of 17257 zip code speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% very well, 24% well, 7% not well).
6.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% very well, 20% well, 15% not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% very well, 27% well, 6% not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (24% very well, 76% well).

Foreign born population: 1,011 (3.4%)
(39.6% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.4%
Whole state:

7.0%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 14%El Salvador
  • 9%Burma
  • 7%Cabo Verde
  • 5%Croatia
  • 4%Japan
  • 4%Bangladesh
  • 4%Eritrea
Most common first ancestries reported in 17257
  • 27%German
  • 19%American
  • 5%Irish
  • 4%English
  • 3%Italian
  • 2%European
  • 2%Pennsylvania German
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3392010 or later
  • 4842000 to 2009
  • 1811990 to 1999
  • 380Before 1990

Zip code 17257 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BEISTLE PAPER DECORATIONS ORANGE ST PLT (14-18 EAST ORANGE STREET in SHIPPENSBURG, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - RCRIS-PAD003007267, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: CONVERTED PAPER AND PAPERBOARD PRODUCTS; COMMERCIAL PRINTING, LITHOGRAPHIC
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BEISTLE CO, THE (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BEISTLE CO THE
  • ARCHITECTURAL WOODSMITHS (40 LURGAN AVENUE in SHIPPENSBURG, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - RCRIS-PAO000074708, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: MILLWORK
    Organizations: SCHAN HENRY (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: ARCHITECTURAL WOODSM/SHIPPENSBURG
  • BECKWITH MACH (RD 3 1/4 N OF RT 66 & I 80 in SHIPPENSBURG, PA)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - RCRIS-528411, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BECKWITH MACHINERY CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BEISTLE PAPER DECORATIONS INTERSTATE 81 PLT & HQ (1 BEISTLE PLAZA in SHIPPENSBURG, PA)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Pennsylvania database) - AFS-23-0396050-1, AIR PROGRAM
    Business SIC classification: CONVERTED PAPER AND PAPERBOARD PRODUCTS; COMMERCIAL PRINTING, LITHOGRAPHIC
    Business NAICS classification: ALL OTHER CONVERTED PAPER PRODUCT MANUFACTURING.; COMMERCIAL LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTING.
    Alternative names: BEISTLE PAPER DECORATIONS I 81PLT & HQ
  • AMOS B BLANK (12540 MONGUL HILL RD in SHIPPENSBURG, PA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: OPERATORS OF DWELLINGS OTHER THAN APARTMENT BUILDINGS
    Alternative names: BLANK, AMOS B
  • AMOS BLANK (ROXBURY RD in SHIPPENSBURG, PA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: OPERATORS OF DWELLINGS OTHER THAN APARTMENT BUILDINGS
    Alternative names: BLANK, AMOS
  • B & B AUTO SERVICE (9338 PINEVILLE RD in SHIPPENSBURG, PA)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BUTTS, LARRY J (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • AFFILIATED IND CABINET MFG (PO BOX 310 in SHIPPENSBURG, PA)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: WOOD OFFICE AND STORE FIXTURES, PARTITIONS, SHELVING, AND LOCKERS
    Alternative names: AFFILIATED INDUSTRIES, AFFILIATED IND CABINENT MFG, AFFILIATED IND/SHIPPENSBURG
  • ANCHOR CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (744 PENOLA ROAD in SHIPPENSBURG, PA)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)

Zip code 17257 marital status for males
Zip code 17257 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 45.5%Electricity
  • 24.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.7%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Wood
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Coal or coke

Population in 1990: 19,302. Population change in the 1990s: +3,944 (+20.4%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 23,443
  • Northeast: 1,548
  • Midwest: 630
  • South: 2,511
  • West: 356

53% of the 17257 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Pennsylvania.

85% of the 17257 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 4% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Shippensburg, PA (17257)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 585
Here:

21.8%
Pennsylvania:

13.8%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 102
Here:

7.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.0%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 495
Here:

11.5%
Pennsylvania:

37.8%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 94,552Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 76,432Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 64,566Management occupations
  • 56,480Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 50,397Legal occupations
  • 49,055Business and financial operations occupations

Companies with biggest federal contracts located in this zip code (SHIPPENSBURG, PA):

  • INGERSOLL-RAND CO (312 INGERSOLL DRIVE) : $1,095,312 in 13 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Miscellaneous Construction Equipment, Warehouse Trucks and Tractors, Self-Propelled by Defense Logistics Agency, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $26,950; 2001: $38,375; 2002: $319,683; 2003: $92,670; 2004: $220,300; 2005: $367,839; 2006: $29,495.

    Biggest contracts:
    $319,683 with Defense Logistics Agency for Miscellaneous Construction Equipment. Signed on 2002-02-20. Completion date: 2002-06-30.
    $294,840 with Defense Logistics Agency for Warehouse Trucks and Tractors, Self-Propelled. Signed on 2005-12-12. Completion date: 2006-04-09.
    $98,874, same as above. Signed on 2004-08-30. Completion date: 2004-11-26.
    $83,689, same as above. Signed on 2004-09-27. Completion date: 2005-01-27.
  • MONN'S FIREWOOD (1246 BALTIMORE RD; small business) : $532,810 in 7 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    Contracts for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $173,315; 2005: $170,596; 2006: $188,899.

    Biggest contracts:
    $188,899 with Army for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services. Signed on 2006-04-14. Completion date: 2007-04-01.
    $173,309, same as above. Signed on 2005-03-04. Completion date: 2006-04-01.
    $146,865, same as above. Signed on 2004-04-29. Completion date: 2005-04-01.
    $26,450, same as above. Signed on 2004-06-24. Completion date: 2005-04-01.
  • ANDOCO INCORPORATED (111 W KING ST; small business) : $457,528 in 70 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Laundry and DryCleaning Services, Clothing, Special Purpose, Custodial Janitorial Services by Army, National Park Service
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $29,167; 2003: $83,712; 2004: $147,049; 2005: $186,680; 2006: $10,920.

    Biggest contracts:
    $144,781 with Army for Laundry and DryCleaning Services. Signed on 2005-09-21. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $46,030, same as above. Signed on 2004-09-29. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $33,082, same as above. Signed on 2002-09-23. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
    $29,900, same as above. Signed on 2004-09-29. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
  • ZULLINGER/BRENIZE OUTDOOR DESI (131 MAINSVILLE RD; small business) : $365,331 in 12 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services, Seeds and Nursery Stock by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $1,167; 2004: $111,047; 2005: $129,868; 2006: $123,249.

    Biggest contracts:
    $133,857 with Army for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services. Signed on 2005-04-20. Completion date: 2006-04-14.
    $123,249, same as above. Signed on 2006-03-24. Completion date: 2007-04-14.
    $102,347, same as above. Signed on 2004-04-27. Completion date: 2005-04-14.
    $4,183, same as above. Signed on 2005-09-26. Completion date: 2005-04-14.
  • RAM TECH INC (57 FOXHILL ROAD; small business) : $272,928 in 4 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    $94,240 with Department of Defense for Other ADP and Telecommunications Services (includes data storage on tapes, compact disks, etc.). Signed on 2005-06-02. Completion date: 2006-06-08.
    $71,200 with Defense Information Systems Agency for Other ADP and Telecommunications Services (includes data storage on tapes, compact disks, etc.). Signed on 2004-09-21. Completion date: 2005-06-08.
    $68,520 with Department of Defense for ADP Facility Operation and Maintenance Services. Signed on 2003-06-06. Completion date: 2004-06-05.
    $38,968 with Defense Information Systems Agency for Other ADP and Telecommunications Services (includes data storage on tapes, compact disks, etc.). Signed on 2004-09-22. Completion date: 2005-06-08.
  • MCCUNE LUMBER COMPANY (80 W BURD ST; small business) : $132,960 in 9 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Lumber and Related Basic Wood Materials, Plywood and Veneer, Boxes, Cartons, and Crates by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $3,898; 2003: $22,967; 2004: $7,467; 2005: $7,988; 2006: $90,640.

    Biggest contracts:
    $90,640 with Army for Lumber and Related Basic Wood Materials. Signed on 2006-05-25. Completion date: 2006-08-02.
    $7,988 with Army for Plywood and Veneer. Signed on 2005-04-14. Completion date: 2005-04-21.
    $7,467 with Army for Boxes, Cartons, and Crates. Signed on 2004-01-20. Completion date: 2004-01-22.
    $5,891 with Army for Plywood and Veneer. Signed on 2003-09-24. Completion date: 2003-09-23.
  • INTERSTATE FORD, INC (196 WALNUT BOTTOM RD; small business) : $29,167 in 2 contracts in 2006
    $27,573 with Army for Trucks and Truck Tractors, Wheeled. Signed on 2006-03-10. Completion date: 2006-03-17.
    $1,594, same as above. Signed on 2006-04-26. Completion date: 2006-03-17.
  • NICHE ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGIES (201 DYKEMAN RD; small business)
    $11,955 with Army for Electrical and Electronic assemblies, Boards, Cards, and Associated Hardware. Signed on 2005-03-14. Completion date: 2005-03-29.
  • SZELENYI, ERIC R (301 N FAYETTE ST; small business)
    $6,860 with Army for Technical Assistance. Signed on 2005-06-02. Completion date: 2005-09-01.
  • EBERSOLE, TIM (71 DILLER DRIVE; small business)
    $5,124 with Army for Recreational Services. Signed on 2004-01-12. Completion date: 2004-04-02.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Food Service Contractors (250-499 employees: 1 establishment, 10-19 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 4, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Civic and Social Organizations (50-99: 1, 20-49: 2, 10-19: 2, 1-4: 3)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Employment Placement Agencies (100-249: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (20-49: 1, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 7, 1-4: 11)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 2,497 people in college/university student housing
  • 96 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 2,243 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 200 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 6 partial tracts)
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 ORIGINATED87$169,329105$179,142446$151,01452$51,6803$270,00031$145,93212$71,073
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$252,22010$126,99032$148,7496$17,7570$00$08$27,695
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$192,14926$86,205157$147,04026$55,7811$250,0004$172,98324$55,463
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$139,5837$131,57696$165,6714$37,9680$03$78,2536$112,733
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$183,9232$50,21522$176,5553$118,7300$01$182,0003$51,533
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$190,04019$177,7870$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$192,3356$167,1151$146,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$299,4401$180,0300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$165,9101$304,1900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 17257
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 17257 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 17257 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 zip code 17257 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 zip code 17257
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Best Western1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Nike1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
FedEx2Rodeway Inn1
Ford1Starbucks1
GameStop1Subway2
Giant1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
KFC1True Value1
Kincaid1U-Haul1
Kmart1UPS3
Kroger1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
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