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Shippenville, Pennsylvania
—  Borough  —
Shippenville, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Shippenville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 41°15′03″N 79°27′45″W / 41.25083°N 79.4625°W / 41.25083; -79.4625
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Clarion
Settled 1826
Incorporated 1889
 - Type Borough Council
 - Mayor Eric Sterner (R)
 - Total 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
Population (2000)
 - Total 505
 - Density 1,241.8/sq mi (475.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 16254

Shippenville is a borough in Clarion County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 505 at the 2000 census.



Shippenville is located at 41°15′3″N 79°27′45″W / 41.25083°N 79.4625°W / 41.25083; -79.4625 (41.250919, -79.462534)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.1 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] 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/sq mi (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.


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