Shippensburg Information

Shippensburg Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Shippensburg, PA

General Shippensburg Information

State: Pennsylvania

County: Cumberland County

Close cities: Scotland, PA, Shippensburg, PA, Newburg, PA, Lurgan, PA, Roxbury, PA, Gap, PA, Biglerville, PA, Walnut Bottom, PA, Orrstown, PA

Shippensburg Population (census data)
Total 5,608 (+0.1% since 2000)
Male 2,581 (46.0%)
Female 3,027 (54.0%)

Population Density: 2,783 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 90.3 (US Avg is 100)

Shippensburg Elevation: 660 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1817

Land Area: 2.02 square miles

Median Household Income: $34,706

Zip Codes: 17257.

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Shippensburg Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (93.4%)
  • Black (3.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (36.0%)
  • Irish (12.0%)
  • United States (9.1%)
  • Italian (7.5%)
  • English (6.4%)
  • Scottish (3.0%)
Foriegn Born: 133 people (2.4%)
  • Europe (41.7%)
  • Asia (25.0%)
  • Africa (16.7%)
  • Latin America (16.7%)

Shippensburg School Information

High Schools
Shippensburg Area Senior High School (201 Eberly Drive, Shippensburg, PA, 17257 - Shippensburg Area School District District)
Middle Schools
Shippensburg Area Middle School (101 Park Place, Shippensburg, PA, 17257 - Shippensburg Area School District District)
Elementary Schools
Grace B Luhrs University Elementary (1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA, 17257 - Shippensburg Area School District District)
James Burd Elementary School (600 Brad Street, Shippensburg, PA, 17257 - Shippensburg Area School District District)
Nancy Grayson Elementary School (301 Lurgan Avenue, Shippensburg, PA, 17257 - Shippensburg Area School District District)

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