Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania

related topics
{borough, population, unit_pref}
{household, population, female}

Shiremanstown is a borough in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,521 at the 2000 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.



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 (0.8 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, 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/sq mi (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.

Full article ▸

related documents
Nescopeck, Pennsylvania
Chest Springs, Pennsylvania
Callimont, Pennsylvania
Summerhill, Pennsylvania
Sykesville, Pennsylvania
Scalp Level, Pennsylvania
Smicksburg, Pennsylvania
Shippingport, Pennsylvania
Ringtown, Pennsylvania
Blairsville, Pennsylvania
Central City, Pennsylvania
Elizabethville, Pennsylvania
Sankertown, Pennsylvania
Utica, Pennsylvania
East Conemaugh, Pennsylvania
Carrolltown, Pennsylvania
Fallston, Pennsylvania
East Vandergrift, Pennsylvania
Wormleysburg, Pennsylvania
Royalton, Pennsylvania
Fawn Grove, Pennsylvania
St. Petersburg, Pennsylvania
West Liberty, Pennsylvania
Delta, Pennsylvania
Southmont, Pennsylvania
Hookstown, Pennsylvania
Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania
Fairfield, Pennsylvania
Koppel, Pennsylvania
Patterson Heights, Pennsylvania