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Shippensburg
  • Town in Pennsylvania

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

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Shippensburg is a town in Pennsylvania with a population of 5,688. 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
$153,600
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$898
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    56%
  • Own
    44%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    108.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    18.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    72.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,177.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    36.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    16%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    8%
  • 55-64 years
    7%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

Working in Shippensburg

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$50,963
National
$75,149

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