Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania

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Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania

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High Points

Shiremanstown strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Shiremanstown Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Shiremanstown Well-Paid Single Men
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Shiremanstown Short Commute Times
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Shiremanstown Low Property Crime
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Shiremanstown Public Transportation Use
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Shiremanstown College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Shiremanstown People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Shiremanstown Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Shiremanstown Low Rate of Poverty
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 19% Shiremanstown Low Violent Crime

Comparative Profile of Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania

Comparing Shiremanstown to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 8 7
Age of the Population 7 6
Racial Diversity 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 6
Male Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 4
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
Median Family Income 9 9
People Above Poverty 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Public Transportation Use 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Working at Home 8 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Housing Recently Built 4 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 4
Affordability of Rents 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 9 10
Low Violent Crime 8 9

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Shiremanstown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles W of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 65 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland
County Cumberland
Metro Area Harrisburg - Lebanon - Carlisle
Standard Zip Codes 17011
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.223
Longitude -76.953

Shiremanstown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.4 inches
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
Distance 28.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches
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Shiremanstown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,521 100%
Male 697 45.8%
Female 824 54.2%
Under 18 307 20.2%
18+ 1,214 79.8%
65+ 294 19.3%
Median Age 39.8
Average Family Size 2.83
White 1,450 95.3%
African-American 8 0.5%
Asian 37 2.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 5 0.3%
Mixed Race 20 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.5%

Estimated Shiremanstown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,480
Growth -41
Growth % -2.7%

Shiremanstown Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 42.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.3%
Irish 7.2%
Italian 6.6%
US/American 6.4%
English 6%
Polish 4.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.7%
Scottish 2.4%
Russian 1.7%
European 1.4%
Welsh 1.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.6%
French Canadian 0.6%
British 0.4%
Lebanese 0.3%
Croatian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Jamaican 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
Serbian 0.3%
Danish 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Bulgarian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Shiremanstown 1,521 $55,268
Camp Hill 7,636 $61,578
Harrisburg 48,950 $29,556
Lemoyne 3,995 $47,438
Mechanicsburg 9,042 $54,228
New Cumberland 7,349 $56,138
Wormleysburg 2,607 $49,342
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