Shirleysburg, PA 17260 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17260: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shirleysburg, PA 17260

Acceptable Alternative
Mount Union, PA 17260

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 25
  • Single Family Addresses: 450
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Huntingdon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.321, Longitude -77.849
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Shirleysburg, PA 17260 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,526
Daytime Population: Workers 591
Daytime Population: Residents 885
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,476
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 1,524
Population in Familes 1,249
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 44
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $40,060
Average Household Income $53,897
Per Capita Income $21,420


Total Housing Units 727 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 496 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 110 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 121 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $99,291
Average Home Value $139,667


Total Households 606
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 421
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.04% -0.25%
Households 0.02% -0.23%
Families -0.1% -0.29%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   3.35%

Shirleysburg, PA 17260 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17260 to the other 1,663 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1057 37th
Population Density # 1399 16th
Diversity Index # 1125 32nd
Median Household Income # 1444 13th
Per Capita Income # 1442 13th

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