Shippensburg, PA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,580 housing units in Shippensburg. This represents a 9% growth from 2,366 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,580 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Shippensburg is about 40.3%. Shippensburg's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.9%. Average household size is 2.33 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Shippensburg were built after 1948.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.50%
One Bedroom17.10%
Two Bedrooms31.80%
Three Bedrooms33.60%
Four Bedrooms12.90%
Five Bedrooms or more3%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.45
Median year structure was built1944
Median Value of occupied units$89,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$79,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.26
Median year structure was built1953
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$423

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3%
Home Equity Loan13.70%
Simple Mortgage37.10%
Debt Free46.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.5%