Living in Chambersburg, PA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Chambersburg SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Chambersburg, PA Crime Report

637
Total Crimes
3,038.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
18.32%
Above National Average

Chambersburg, PA Cost Of Living

97
Chambersburg's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

Chambersburg, Pennsylvania Info Snack

Chambersburg is a borough in the South Central region of Pennsylvania, United States. It is 13 miles (21 km) north of Maryland and the Mason-Dixon line and 52 miles (84 km) southwest of Harrisburg in the Cumberland Valley, which is part of the Great Appalachian Valley. Chambersburg is the county seat of Franklin County. According to the United States Census Bureau the 2010 population was 20,268. When combined with the surrounding Greene, Hamilton, and Guilford Townships, the population of Greater Chambersburg is 52,273. Chambersburg is at the core of the Chambersburg, PA Micropolitan Statistical Area which includes surrounding Franklin County. The population of the Chambersburg Micropolitan Area in 2010 was 149,618.
Population
20,734
Unemployment
5.4%
Poverty
18.1%
Median Home
$158,700
Median Income
$47,963
Median Rent
$827

Chambersburg, PA Photos

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Rankings for Chambersburg in Pennsylvania

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Map Of Chambersburg, PA

Population over time in Chambersburg

Year Population % Change
2017 20,734 0.5%
2016 20,640 0.3%
2015 20,576 0.3%
2014 20,519 0.4%
2013 20,430 0.3%
2012 20,360 0.7%
2011 20,217 0.4%
2010 20,131 1.0%
2009 19,924 -
Crime/100k Chambersburg PA USA
Violent Crime 286.2 306.0 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.1 5.0
Robbery 62.0 76.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 205.1 188.0 246.8
Property Crime 2752.6 1489.9 2199.5
Burglary 348.2 211.6 376.0
Larceny 2285.1 1175.9 1594.6
Car Theft 119.3 102.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Chambersburg

White
66.7% (13,838)
African American
11.7% (2,430)
American Indian
0.3% (56)
Asian
1.2% (250)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.5% (101)
Two Or More
2.9% (608)
Hispanic
16.6% (3,451)
Race Chambersburg PA USA
White 66.7% 76.8% 61.1%
African American 11.7% 10.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 3.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.9% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 16.6% 7.1% 17.8%

Household Income For Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Less than $10,000
5.6% (116,709)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.1% (126,555)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.8% (224,774)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.2% (293,935)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.4% (319,150)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.5% (425,534)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.7% (284,089)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.8% (160,896)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.5% (73,243)
$200,000 or more
2.3% (48,509)
Income Chambersburg PA USA
Less than $10,000 5.6% 6.3% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.1% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.8% 9.6% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.2% 9.5% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.4% 12.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.5% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.7% 12.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.8% 14.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.5% 5.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.3% 6.0% 7.0%

Gender in Chambersburg

Female
52.5% (10,883)
Male
47.5% (9,851)
Gender Chambersburg PA USA
Female 52.5% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 47.5% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Chambersburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (1,658)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (1,658)
High School / GED
38.0% (7,878)
Some College
15.0% (3,110)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (1,451)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (3,110)
Master's Degree
7.0% (1,451)
Professional Degree
2.0% (414)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Chambersburg PA USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 38.0% 35.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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