Shiremanstown, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Shiremanstown had a population of 1,605 as of July 1, 2016. Shiremanstown ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Shiremanstown is located at latitude 40.2223 and longitude -76.9558 in Cumberland County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Shiremanstown (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 420 feet.

The Borough of Shiremanstown (GNIS ID: 1215154) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Shiremanstown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Shiremanstown: Shiremans, Shirmanstown.

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Shiremanstown, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,605
Population in Households 1,605
Population in Familes 1,190
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 5,406
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 725
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 411
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 758 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 425 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 300 (39.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $166,532
Average Home Value $166,706


Median Household Income $51,311
Average Household Income $64,775
Per Capita Income $29,260
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.62%
Households 0.22% 0.57%
Families 0.0% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Shiremanstown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shiremanstown to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 739 58th
Population Density1 # 111 94th
Diversity Index2 # 342 81st
Median Household Income # 800 55th
Per Capita Income # 461 74th

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