Shiremanstown, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Shiremanstown had a population of 1,626 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Shiremanstown: Shiremans, Shirmanstown.

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


Total Population 1,626
Daytime Population: Workers 386
Daytime Population: Residents 728
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,114
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 1,626
Population in Familes 1,204
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 5,477
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $54,168
Average Household Income $68,134
Per Capita Income $30,715


Total Housing Units 761 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 429 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 304 (39.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $166,534
Average Home Value $167,016


Total Households 733
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 416
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 0.49% 0.63%
Households 0.34% 0.54%
Families 0.17% 0.43%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

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, 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 # 731 59th
Population Density # 112 94th
Diversity Index # 347 80th
Median Household Income # 723 59th
Per Capita Income # 471 73rd

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