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Shirley is a township in Huntingdon County, in the Huntingdon metro area.
The latitude of Shirley is 40.35N. The longitude is -77.749W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,125 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,526.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Shirley demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Huntingdon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17260 ZIP code.
29% of Shirley residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shirley ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shirley was $15,757, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Shirley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Shirley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $274. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $687.
Huntingdon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Shirley political report.
The average commute time for Shirley workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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