Shippensburg, PA 17257 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17257: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Shippensburg, PA 17257

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Cumberland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.039, Longitude -77.554
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 17257 has segments in 2 Counties (Cumberland, Franklin).

  • Businesses Addresses: 547
  • PO Box Addresses: 182
  • Residential Addresses: 10,999
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 587
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,412

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 17257 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 17257 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Shippensburg, PA 17257 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 30,013
Population in Households 27,415
Population in Familes 20,497
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,598
Population Density2 240
Diversity Index3 22
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,040
Average Household Income $64,871
Per Capita Income $23,959

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,327 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,733 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,857 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 737 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $187,128
Average Home Value $217,073
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,590
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 6,665
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.76% 0.82%
Households 0.75% 0.82%
Families 0.68% 0.77%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Shippensburg, PA 17257 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17257 to the other 1,675 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 106 94th
Population Density # 850 49th
Diversity Index # 485 71st
Median Household Income # 858 49th
Per Capita Income # 1248 26th

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