Shippensburg employment information

Income per capita$21,924$28,912$28,555
Median household income$31,744$53,115$53,482
Median income owner occupied$60,029$66,298$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,183$30,128$33,219
Median earnings male$23,235$38,139$36,116
Median earnings female$16,076$25,633$25,692
Unemployment rate7.8%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level28.0%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Shippensburg is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Shippensburg is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Shippensburg is 35% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Shippensburg is 79% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Shippensburg median earnings by income bracket

Shippensburg employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.7%1.1%
Manufacturing sector12.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.0%3.5%
Wholesale & retail services20.3%22.8%
Public administration2.0%3.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.3%1.4%
Education, health & social services17.7%35.5%

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Orrtanna, PA171$72,22235%
Guilford, PA2,257$71,83834%
Jefferson borough (York County), PA639$69,06329%
Mont Alto, PA1,743$55,5734%
Scotland, PA1,206$54,2862%
Shippensburg, PA5,479$31,74441%

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Canal Fulton, OH5,479$44,62517%
Titusville, PA5,479$30,15644%
Rockwood, TN5,480$28,09847%
Centerville, IA5,480$34,52435%
Edgerton, WI5,478$48,9608%
Shippensburg, PA5,479$31,74441%
Source: The Shippensburg, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.