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Shirleysburg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Shirleysburg had a population of 159 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Shirleysburg is located at latitude 40.2974 and longitude -77.8764 in Huntingdon County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Shirleysburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Huntingdon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 597 feet.

The Borough of Shirleysburg (GNIS ID: 1215280) 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 Shirleysburg 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 Shirleysburg: Aughwick, Fort Shirley.

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


Total Population 159
Population in Households 159
Population in Familes 129
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 996
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 67
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 46
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 72 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $173,500


Median Household Income $44,081
Average Household Income $50,554
Per Capita Income $21,344
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.94% 0.62%
Households 1.25% 0.59%
Families 4.0% 0.43%
Median Household Income   2.72%
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.

Shirleysburg, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shirleysburg 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 # 1670 5th
Population Density1 # 1076 39th
Diversity Index2 # 1031 41st
Median Household Income # 1157 34th
Per Capita Income # 1419 20th

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