Zip 17257 (Shippensburg, PA) Rankings


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The city of Shippensburg, PA has a population of 17257 and is ranked highly in terms of its livability index. It is known for its strong economy, low cost of living, good education system, and variety of leisure activities. According to the BestPlaces ranking system, it has an overall livability score of 63/100 and ranks #1211 out of all cities in the US. The city also ranks well when it comes to crime rates, with the violent crime rate being lower than the national average. Additionally, Shippensburg ranks highly when it comes to public amenities such as parks and libraries with high scores across all categories. The city also has great healthcare services available with their local hospital having been named one of America's Top Hospitals by Newsweek Magazine in 2011. All these combined factors make Shippensburg a great place to live for people looking for a safe environment with plenty of amenities on offer.

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