Shippensburg University, Pennsylvania Population 2024

1,961

Shippensburg University is a city located in Cumberland County and Franklin County Pennsylvania. Shippensburg University has a 2024 population of 1,961. Shippensburg University is currently growing at a rate of 0.98% annually and its population has increased by 3.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,887 in 2020.

The average household income in Shippensburg University is $26,600 with a poverty rate of 61.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Shippensburg University is 19.6 years, 19.5 years for males, and 19.7 years for females.

Shippensburg University Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Shippensburg University was:

  • White: 71.36%
  • Black or African American: 15.96%
  • Two or more races: 7.85%
  • Asian: 3.53%
  • Other race: 1.3%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
7,021.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.92% (74)
The current population of Shippensburg University, Pennsylvania is 1,961 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,887.

Shippensburg University, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,37371.36%
Black or African American30715.96%
Two or more races1517.85%
Asian683.53%
Other race251.3%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Shippensburg University Population by Race

Shippensburg University Population Pyramid 2024

Shippensburg University Median Age

19.6

Total

19.5

Male

19.7

Female

Shippensburg University Adults

There are 1,924 adults, (0 of whom are seniors) in Shippensburg University.

Shippensburg University Age Dependency

0

Age Dependency Ratio

0

Old Age Dependency Ratio

0

Child Dependency Ratio

Shippensburg University Sex Ratio

Female87345.37%
Male1,05154.63%

Shippensburg University Population by Age

Shippensburg University Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All262.580100
Non Family222.640100
Married42.250100
Male0000
Female0000

2.25

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

0.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Shippensburg University Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade413.79%
High School Graduate00%
Some College00%
Associates Degree310.34%
Bachelors Degree1137.93%
Graduate Degree1137.93%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Shippensburg University Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shippensburg University Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White252121
2+ Races441
Hispanic330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 84%.

Shippensburg University Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$27,813$2,499$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Some College$0$0$0
Bachelors Degree$13,750$2,499$0
Graduate Degree$65,208$0$0

$27,813

Average Earnings

$2,499

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Shippensburg University Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shippensburg University Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Shippensburg University Language

92.1% of Shippensburg University residents speak only English, while 7.9% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.86% of the population.

Shippensburg University Language

Shippensburg University Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White664162.12%

61.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

85.71%

Male Poverty Rate

20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shippensburg University

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shippensburg University is White, with 62.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shippensburg University is White, with 62.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 78.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0%.

Shippensburg University Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Shippensburg University Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed20%
Female Unemployed0%

Shippensburg University Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shippensburg University Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$20,833$26,600
Families-$-999,999,999
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$26,695

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Shippensburg University Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

1.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

0.5%

Male Marriage Rate

1.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Shippensburg University Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Shippensburg University Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Shippensburg University Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Shippensburg University Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

0

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Shippensburg University Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Shippensburg University Veterans by Age

count

Shippensburg University Veterans by Race

Shippensburg University Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shippensburg University Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

16.5%

Unemployment Rate

Shippensburg University Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Shippensburg University Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Shippensburg University Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

63.72%

Born in Shippensburg University

98.39%

Native Born

1.61%

Foreign Born

0.88%

Non Citizen

0.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.39% of Shippensburg University residents were born in the United States, with 63.72% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Shippensburg University Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,961190.98%
20231,942180.94%
20221,9241246.89%
20211,800-87-4.61%
20201,887-50-2.58%
20191,937-3-0.15%
20181,940-190-8.92%
20172,130-113-5.04%
20162,243-38-1.67%
20152,281-79-3.35%
20142,360-99-4.03%
20132,459793.32%
20122,380-164-6.45%
20112,544-81-3.09%
20102,62500%

Shippensburg University Population by Year