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People

Total Population122
Male Share of the Population54.9%
Female Share of the Population45.1%
Senior Citizens27.9%
Employed Population 16+48
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married52.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher3.4%
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 Level82%
% Below Poverty Level18%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work12.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone34.5%
Median Gross Rent$400
Median House Value$59,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23%
US/American0%
English13.1%
Irish9%

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

Shirleysburg Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 65 miles N of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City95 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland
CountyHuntingdon
Standard Zip Codes17260
Phone Area Codes814
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude40.297
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)

StationRAYSTOWN LAKE 2
Distance11.5 miles
Jan Temp18 to 35 F
Apr Temp36 to 60 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip38.2 inches
StationSHIPPENSBURG
Distance25.5 miles
Jan Temp21 to 37 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 65 F
Annual Precip39.8 inches
StationLEWISTOWN
Distance25.5 miles
Jan Temp19 to 36 F
Apr Temp38 to 62 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip40.8 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

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cassville114$55,313

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

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