Shippensburg University, PA

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Population

2,130

5.04% decline

Median Age

19.7


Poverty Rate

82.3%


Number of Employees

811

8.67% decline

About

In 2017, Shippensburg University, PA had a population of 2.13k people with a median age of 19.7 and a median household income of N/A. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Shippensburg University, PA declined from 2,243 to 2,130, a -5.04% decrease and its median household income N/A from N/A to N/A, a N/A% N/A.

The population of Shippensburg University, PA is 76.7% White Alone, 11.2% Black or African American Alone, and 6.48% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Shippensburg University, PA speak a non-English language, and 95.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Shippensburg University, PA are Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (1,825 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Shippensburg University, PA is N/A, and the homeownership rate is 0%. Most people in Shippensburg University, PA commute by Walked, and the average commute time is 10.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Shippensburg University, PA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Shippensburg University, PA employs 811 people. The largest industries in Shippensburg University, PA are Educational Services (335 people), Accommodation & Food Services (239 people), and Retail Trade (104 people), and the highest paying industries are Retail Trade ($7,589), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($5,466), and Educational Services ($5,442).

Median household income in Shippensburg University, PA is N/A. Males in Shippensburg University, PA have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,502. The income inequality in Shippensburg University, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.469, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

N/A

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± N/A

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1 Year Growth

± N/A%

Households in Shippensburg University, PA have a median annual income of N/A, which is approximately the same the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of N/A in N/A, which represents a N/A% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$67,039

Average Male Salary

± $1,040

$49,502

Average Female Salary

± $757

In 2017, full-time male employees in Pennsylvania made 1.35 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $61,450 ± $4,076

  2. White

    $51,412 ± $642

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $38,644 ± $21,965

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Pennsylvania workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.2 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Shippensburg University, PA is from Pennsylvania.

0.469

2017 Wage GINI

0.469

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.469 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.19% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Pennsylvania across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (N/A)

  1. Census Tract 131.02

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (N/A) in Shippensburg University, PA was Census Tract 131.02 with a value of $26,463, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

82.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Shippensburg University, PA (223 out of 271 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 45 - 54.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    223 ± 210

  2. Hispanic

    17 ± 53

  3. Black

    0 ± 51

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Shippensburg University, PA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

811

2017 Value

± 184

-8.67%

1 Year decline

± 33.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Shippensburg University, PA declined at a rate of -8.67%, from 888 employees to 811 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Shippensburg University, PA, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (196 people), Personal Care & Service Occupations (168 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (112 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Shippensburg University, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Shippensburg University, PA, by number of employees, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (196 people), Personal Care & Service Occupations (168 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (112 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Shippensburg University, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Personal Care & Service Occupations (5.53 times higher than expected), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (4.13 times), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (2.28 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Shippensburg University, PA, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($45,156), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($21,625), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations ($10,658).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

811

2017 Value

± 184

-8.67%

1 Year decline

± 33.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Shippensburg University, PA declined at a rate of -8.67%, from 888 employees to 811 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Shippensburg University, PA, are Educational Services (335 people), Accommodation & Food Services (239 people), and Retail Trade (104 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Shippensburg University, PA, though some of these residents may live in Shippensburg University, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Shippensburg University, PA, by number of employees, are Educational Services (335 people), Accommodation & Food Services (239 people), and Retail Trade (104 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Shippensburg University, PA has an unusually high number of Educational Services (4.46 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (3.87 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.4 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Shippensburg University, PA, by median earnings, are Retail Trade ($7,589), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($5,466), and Educational Services ($5,442).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $88.5B

  2. $57.4B

  3. $55.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $88.5B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($57.4B) and Pharmaceuticals ($55.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Pennsylvania products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$671B

2020 Value

$954B

Projected 2045 Value

42.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $671B. This is expected to increase 42.2% to $954B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $65.4B

  2. $62.6B

  3. $35.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $65.4B, followed by New Jersey with $62.6B and Ohio and $35.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

98.8% of the population of Shippensburg University, PA has health coverage, with 90.5% on employee plans, 1.92% on Medicaid, 0% on Medicare, 5.68% on non-group plans, and 0.751% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Shippensburg University, PA was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Shippensburg University, PA see 1232 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.326% increase from the previous year (1228 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1481 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 559 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16%). Additionally, Clearfield County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,232 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,232 patients per year. This represents a 0.326% increase from the previous year (1,228 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pennsylvania in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,258

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,634

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,407

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,243

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Pennsylvania (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.29%, from $8,877 to $9,258.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

1.17%

Uninsured

90.5%

Employer Coverage

1.92%

Medicaid

0%

Medicare

5.68%

Non-Group

0.751%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Shippensburg University, PA declined by 60.7% from 2.99% to 1.17%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Shippensburg University, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16% prevalence

  2. 13.4% prevalence

  3. 13.2% prevalence

Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania, at 16%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Shippensburg University, PA is home to a population of 2.13k people, from which 95.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.68% of Shippensburg University, PA residents were born outside of the country (121 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Shippensburg University, PA is composed of 1.63k White Alone residents (76.7%), 239 Black or African American Alone residents (11.2%), 138 Hispanic or Latino residents (6.48%), 95 Asian Alone residents (4.46%), 25 Two or More Races residents (1.17%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

20

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

20

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 11.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Shippensburg University, PA was 19.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 20, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 20. But people in Shippensburg University, PA are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Shippensburg University, PA residents was 20.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.68%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

121 people

7.09%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

159 people

As of 2017, 5.68% of Shippensburg University, PA residents (121 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Shippensburg University, PA was 7.09%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. India

    81,562 ± 6,989 people

  2. China

    63,036 ± 6,149 people

  3. Mexico

    54,918 ± 5,741 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 81,562 Pennsylvania residents, followed by China with 63,036 and Mexico with 54,918.

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Citizenship

95.3%

2017 Citizenship

94.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.3% of Shippensburg University, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Shippensburg University, PA was 94.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    1.63k ± 497

  2. Black or African American Alone

    239 ± 194

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    138 ± 61.7

In 2017, there were 6.83 times more White Alone residents (1.63k people) in Shippensburg University, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 239 Black or African American Alone and 138 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Shippensburg University, PA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    0 ± 17

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    0 ± 14

  3. Vietnam

    0 ± 17

Shippensburg University, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Shippensburg University, PA awarded 1,825 degrees. The student population of Shippensburg University, PA is skewed towards women, with 3,171 male students and 3,399 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Shippensburg University, PA are White (1,450 and 81.3%), followed by Black or African American (157 and 8.8%), Hispanic or Latino (74 and 4.15%), and Two or More Races (43 and 2.41%).

The largest universities in Shippensburg University, PA by number of degrees awarded are Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (1,825 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Shippensburg University, PA are General Business Administration & Management (221 and 12.1%), General Psychology (130 and 7.12%), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (128 and 7.01%).

The median tuition costs in Shippensburg University, PA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $9,000 and $16,858 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 109 degrees awarded

  2. 116 degrees awarded

  3. 116 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Shippensburg University, PA was Criminal Justice - Safety Studies with 109 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Shippensburg University, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

1,825 degrees awarded

$9,000

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Shippensburg University, PA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania with 1,825 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

882

Degrees Awarded to Men

943

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 882 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Shippensburg University, PA, which is 0.935 times less than the 943 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,450 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    157 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    74 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Shippensburg University, PA were to White students. These 1,450 degrees mean that there were 9.24 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 157 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Shippensburg University, PA was N/A in N/A, which is N/A times the same as the national average of $229,700. Between N/A and N/A the median property value increased from N/A to N/A, a N/A N/A. The homeownership rate in Shippensburg University, PA is 0%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Shippensburg University, PA have an average commute time of 10.2 minutes, and they commute by Walked. Car ownership in Shippensburg University, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

N/A Median

  1. N/A

    ± N/A

  2. N/A

    ± N/A

In N/A, the median property value in Shippensburg University, PA N/A to N/A from the previous year's value of N/A.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Shippensburg University, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Shippensburg University, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

N/A

Median Household Income

± N/A

66

Number of Households

± 70

In N/A, the median household income of the 66 households in Shippensburg University, PA N/A N/A from the previous year's value of N/A.

The following chart displays the households in Shippensburg University, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $15k - $20k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Shippensburg University, PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Shippensburg University, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

0%

2017 Homeownership

0%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 0% of the housing units in Shippensburg University, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage stayed from the previous year's rate of 0%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Shippensburg University, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

10.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Shippensburg University, PA have a shorter commute time (10.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.37% of the workforce in Shippensburg University, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Walked

    49.3%

  2. Drove Alone

    23.3%

  3. Worked At Home

    13.4%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Shippensburg University, PA was Walked (49.3%), followed by those who Drove Alone (23.3%) and those who Worked At Home (13.4%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Shippensburg University, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Shippensburg University, PA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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