Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania

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Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania
Borough
Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°13′22″N 76°57′15″W / 40.22278°N 76.95417°W / 40.22278; -76.95417Coordinates: 40°13′22″N 76°57′15″W / 40.22278°N 76.95417°W / 40.22278; -76.95417
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Cumberland
Government
 • Type Borough Council
Area
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation 420 ft (130 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,569
 • Density 5,105.8/sq mi (1,971.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 717

Shiremanstown is a borough in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,569 at the 2010 census. William Bigler (January 11, 1814 – August 9, 1880), who was governor of Pennsylvania from 1852 to 1855, and later a U.S. Senator, was born in Shiremanstown.

Shiremanstown is part of the HarrisburgCarlisle Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Shiremanstown is located at 40°13′22″N 76°57′15″W / 40.222889°N 76.954159°W / 40.222889; -76.954159.[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 404
1890 432 6.9%
1900 504 16.7%
1910 545 8.1%
1920 635 16.5%
1930 731 15.1%
1940 777 6.3%
1950 887 14.2%
1960 1,212 36.6%
1970 1,773 46.3%
1980 1,719 −3.0%
1990 1,567 −8.8%
2000 1,521 −2.9%
2010 1,569 3.2%
Est. 2012 1,566 −0.2%
Sources:[2][3][4]

As of the 2000 census,[3] there were 1,521 people, 719 households, and 407 families residing in the borough. The population density was 5,105.8 people per square mile (1,957.5/km2). There were 742 housing units at an average density of 2,490.8 per square mile (955.0/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 95.33% White, 0.53% African American, 0.07% Native American, 2.43% Asian, 0.33% from other races, and 1.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.53% of the population.

There were 719 households out of which 22.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.3% were non-families. 38.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the borough the population was spread out with 20.2% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 84.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.5 males.

The median household income in the borough was $43,971, and the median income for a family was $55,268. Males had a median income of $37,500 versus $30,326 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $21,812. About 1.8% of families and 5.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.5% of those under age 18 and 2.8% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 

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