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Shippensburg
  • Town in Pennsylvania

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grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Shippensburg is a town in Pennsylvania with a population of 5,621. Shippensburg is in Franklin County. Living in Shippensburg offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many young professionals live in Shippensburg and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Shippensburg are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$126,600
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$793
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    56%
  • Own
    44%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    52.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    52.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    17.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    87.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    580.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    22%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    4%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  11%

Working in Shippensburg

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$42,605
National
$64,994

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