Shippenville, Pennsylvania

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Shippenville, Pennsylvania
Houses on Main Street
Houses on Main Street
Location of Shippenville in Clarion County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Shippenville in Clarion County, Pennsylvania.
Map showing Clarion County in Pennsylvania
Map showing Clarion County in Pennsylvania
Shippenville is located in Pennsylvania
Shippenville
Shippenville
Location of Shippenville in Clarion County, Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 41°15′03″N 79°27′45″W / 41.25083°N 79.46250°W / 41.25083; -79.46250Coordinates: 41°15′03″N 79°27′45″W / 41.25083°N 79.46250°W / 41.25083; -79.46250
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyClarion
Settled1826
Incorporated1889
Government
 • TypeBorough Council
 • MayorEric Sterner (R)
Area
 • Total0.31 sq mi (0.79 km2)
 • Land0.31 sq mi (0.79 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,342 ft (409 m)
Population
 • Total480
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
449
 • Density1,462.54/sq mi (565.36/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
16254
FIPS code42-70368
Websitewww.shippenvilleboro.com

Shippenville is a borough in Clarion County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 480 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Shippenville is located in northwestern Clarion County at 41°15′3″N 79°27′45″W / 41.25083°N 79.46250°W / 41.25083; -79.46250 (41.250919, -79.462534).[4] U.S. Route 322 passes through the borough, leading southeast 5 miles (8 km) to Clarion, the county seat, and northwest 23 miles (37 km) to Franklin. Interstate 80 is 5 miles (8 km) to the south via US 322 and Pennsylvania Route 66.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Shippenville has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.79 km2), all of it land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880388
1890336−13.4%
1900313−6.8%
191037820.8%
192045219.6%
19304734.6%
19405179.3%
19505221.0%
196059914.8%
19706020.5%
1980558−7.3%
1990474−15.1%
20005056.5%
2010480−5.0%
Est. 2016449[2]−6.5%
Sources:[5][6][7]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 505 people, 209 households, and 138 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,241.8 people per square mile (475.6/km²). There were 226 housing units at an average density of 555.7 per square mile (212.8/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.01% White, 0.59% Asian and 0.40% Pacific Islander. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.59% of the population.

There were 209 households, out of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.5% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 21.8% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 20.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.1 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $31,667, and the median income for a family was $34,773. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $20,125 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $16,216. About 11.8% of families and 12.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.5% of those under age 18 and 3.1% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 13, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Shippenville borough, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 24, 2015.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  6. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 17 June 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.

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