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People

Total Population 122
Male Share of the Population 54.9%
Female Share of the Population 45.1%
Senior Citizens 27.9%
Employed Population 16+ 48
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 52.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 3.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $36,875
% Above Poverty Level 82%
% Below Poverty Level 18%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 12.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.5%
Median Gross Rent $400
Median House Value $59,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23%
US/American 0%
English 13.1%
Irish 9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Shirleysburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 65 miles N of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 95 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland
County Huntingdon
Standard Zip Codes 17260
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.297
Longitude -77.874

Shirleysburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station RAYSTOWN LAKE 2
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
Station SHIPPENSBURG
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 39.8 inches
Station LEWISTOWN
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Shirleysburg, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Aughwick (17066)

Lucy Furnace (17066)

Shirley (17066)

Silver Ford (17066)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cassville 114 $55,313

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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