Chalfont, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 4,204 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.8%
 
Males: 2,005  (47.7%)
Females: 2,199  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

42.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18914.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $90,090 (it was $63,491 in 2000)
Chalfont:

$90,090
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $41,895 (it was $26,248 in 2000)

Chalfont borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $346,476 (it was $171,700 in 2000)
Chalfont:

$346,476
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $385,121; detached houses: $424,142; townhouses or other attached units: $252,613; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $290,972

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,240.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chalfont: 104.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.6%
(2.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.3% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Chalfont, PA (2010)
    • 3,71892.7%White alone
    • 1213.0%Asian alone
    • 681.7%Hispanic
    • 571.4%Black alone
    • 300.7%Two or more races
    • 120.3%American Indian alone
    • 30.07%Other race alone

Races in Chalfont detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Chalfont, Pennsylvania as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chalfont is 811 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Chalfont by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.5)
1
(24.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(47.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.8)
1
(23.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(74.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(47.4)
6
(149.2)
5
(124.3)
1
(24.6)
1
(24.5)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
22
(525.3)
22
(523.6)
37
(872.0)
28
(668.9)
19
(453.4)
34
(805.5)
57
(1,417)
8
(198.8)
18
(442.7)
12
(294.5)
18
(439.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(23.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.9)
1
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.5)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)32.520.934.936.324.837.4101.916.719.435.137.1

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City-data.com crime index in Chalfont, PA

Crime rate in Chalfont detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Pennsylvania average:

1.98
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Chalfont, PA City Guides:

Ancestries: Italian (21.6%), Irish (14.9%), German (13.1%), American (8.9%), Polish (5.9%), Greek (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/11/1901

Elevation: 260 feet

Land area: 1.65 square miles.

Population density: 2,550 people per square mile   (average).

Chalfont, Pennsylvania map

229 residents are foreign born (2.9% Asia, 1.7% Europe, 0.6% Latin America).

This borough:

5.6%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,770 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,968 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Philadelphia, PA (20.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Brittany Farms-Highlands, PA (1.1 miles ),
New Britain borough, PA (1.3 miles ),
Montgomeryville, PA (1.8 miles ),
Doylestown borough, PA (2.1 miles ),
Hatfield borough, PA (2.2 miles ),
Silverdale borough, PA (2.3 miles ),
Lansdale borough, PA (2.3 miles ),
Dublin borough, PA (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 40.29 N, Longitude: 75.21 W

Distribution of median household income in Chalfont, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Chalfont, PA in 2017
Chalfont satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Chalfont, PA
Historical housing units in Chalfont, PA

Population change in the 1990s: +939 (+31.7%).
Most common industries in Chalfont, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Chemicals (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.2%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Educational services (14.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.9%)
  • Chemicals (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Chalfont, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Computer specialists (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Registered nurses (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.7%)
  • Computer specialists (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Registered nurses (7.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)

Average climate in Chalfont, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Chalfont, Pennsylvania average temperatures Chalfont, Pennsylvania average precipitation Chalfont, Pennsylvania humidity Chalfont, Pennsylvania wind speed Chalfont, Pennsylvania snowfall Chalfont, Pennsylvania sunshine Chalfont, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 91.4. This is worse than average.

City:

91.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.339. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.339
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.89. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.89
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.526. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.526
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.75
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0173. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0173
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Chalfont-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the Chalfont borough center killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 tornado 21.5 miles away from the borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chalfont-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 43.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 257.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 283.5 miles away from Chalfont center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 22.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 300.1 miles away from Chalfont center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bucks County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chalfont topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Chalfont:

  • UNIQUE AID (978 HICKORY RIDGE DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Chalfont:

  • BARC/BLYTHEWOOD (Hospital, about 2 miles away; DOYLESTOWN, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-LANSDALE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MONTGOMERYVILLE, PA)
  • MEDICAL CTR AGING DOYLESTOWN (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; DOYLESTOWN, PA)
  • PINE RUN HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; DOYLESTOWN, PA)
  • EVERGREEN TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NEW BRITAIN, PA)
  • FOUNDATIONS BEHAVIORAL HEALTH (Hospital, about 3 miles away; DOYLESTOWN, PA)
  • AT HOME REHAB LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; DOYLESTOWN, PA)

Amtrak station near Chalfont:

  • 20 miles: ARDMORE (STATION RD. & LANCASTER AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chalfont:

  • Delaware Valley College (about 3 miles; Doylestown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,025)
  • Gwynedd Mercy University (about 7 miles; Gwynedd Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,125)
  • Montgomery County Community College (about 9 miles; Blue Bell, PA; FT enrollment: 8,723)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington (about 14 miles; Abington, PA; FT enrollment: 3,155)
  • Bucks County Community College (about 14 miles; Newtown, PA; FT enrollment: 6,898)
  • Arcadia University (about 14 miles; Glenside, PA; FT enrollment: 3,542)
  • Strayer University-Pennsylvania (about 17 miles; Trevose, PA; FT enrollment: 2,027)

Public high school in Chalfont:

  • UNAMI MS (Students: 976, Location: 160 SOUTH MOYER RD, Grades: 7-9)

Public elementary/middle school in Chalfont:

  • BUTLER EL SCH (Students: 804, Location: 200 BRITTANY DR, Grades: KG-6)

Private elementary/middle school in Chalfont:

  • ST JUDE CATHOLIC EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 362, Location: 323 W BUTLER AVE, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Chalfont: Rosemore Estates (A), Chalfont Chemical Fire Engine Company 1 Station 34 (B), Chalfont Station (C), Company 34 Rescue Squad 34 (D), Chalfont Borough Hall (E), Chalfont Police Station (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Chalfont Square Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Chalfont: Chalfont United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pine Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Art21 / Twenty First Century Art (Art Museums; 520 Airy Avenue), Byers' Choice Limited (Tours & Charters; 4355 County Line Road).

Hotel: Chalfont Motor Lodge (413 West Butler Avenue).

Bucks County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chalfont and their reported violations in the past:

TABORA FARMS AND ORCHARD (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This borough:

2.7 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

74.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

5.1%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
39 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
9 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
60 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Chalfont (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Chalfont Branch at 4275 County Line Rd, branch established on 2000/07/01; New Britain Branch at 191 East Butler Avenue, branch established on 1968/07/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Susquehanna Bank: 329 North Main Street at 329 North Main Street, branch established on 2007/04/26. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Chalfont Branch at 251 West Butler Avenue, branch established on 1997/03/10. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
  • Univest Bank and Trust Co.: Suburban Community Bank Branch at 195 East Butler Avenue, branch established on 1996/11/06. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $2,175.3 mil, Deposits: $1,749.8 mil, headquarters in Souderton, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Univest Corporation Of Pennsylvania
  • TD Bank, National Association: New Britain Branch at 499 West Butler Avenue, branch established on 2001/06/02. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Chalfont Branch at 280 West Butler Pike, branch established on 2007/01/30. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: New Britain Acme Branch at 505 West Butler Avenue, branch established on 1997/10/16. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Firstrust Savings Bank: New Britain Village Square Branch at 4275 County Line Road, branch established on 1996/06/19. Info updated 2008/10/10: Bank assets: $2,487.2 mil, Deposits: $1,995.0 mil, headquarters in Conshohocken, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Chalfont:

Marital status in Chalfont, PA
  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 56.9%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

For population 25 years and over in Chalfont:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Chalfont
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chalfont, PA (based on Bucks County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic321,96341
Mainline Protestant61,154157
Evangelical Protestant29,487140
Other16,15946
Orthodox7774
Black Protestant4036
None195,306-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 98
Here:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 74
Here:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 105
Bucks County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 453
Here:

7.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Bucks County:

8.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Bucks County:

23.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

57.8%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

59.2%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.5
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.3%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Chalfont:

7.1%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Chalfont:

7.0
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.2%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

65.5%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.0%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chalfont, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$55,466$95,0850$0
Streets and Highways 3$13,341$53,3640$0
Financial Administration 2$9,402$56,4120$0
Other Government Administration 2$11,315$67,8901$221
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,884
Totals for Government 14$89,524$76,7352$2,105

Chalfont government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $505,000 ($120.12)
    Regular Highways: $239,000 ($56.85)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $744,000 ($176.97)
    Regular Highways: $524,000 ($124.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $523,000 ($124.41)
    Central Staff Services: $299,000 ($71.12)
    Local Fire Protection: $160,000 ($38.06)
    General Public Buildings: $146,000 ($34.73)
    General - Other: $119,000 ($28.31)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $72,000 ($17.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $34,000 ($8.09)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($6.90)
  • Employee Retirement - Other Investments - Other: $646,000 ($153.66)
    Benefit Payments: $30,000 ($7.14)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $28,000 ($6.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($1.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $92,000 ($21.88)
    Central Staff Services: $82,000 ($19.51)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($4.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $803,000 ($191.01)

Chalfont government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $57,000 ($13.56)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.24)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $54,000 ($12.84)
    Local Employee Contribution: $19,000 ($4.52)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,000 ($0.24)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $508,000 ($120.84)
    Housing and Community Development: $194,000 ($46.15)
    Other: $7,000 ($1.67)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $40,000 ($9.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $269,000 ($63.99)
    Rents: $112,000 ($26.64)
    Donations From Private Sources: $75,000 ($17.84)
    Fines and Forfeits: $32,000 ($7.61)
    Sale of Property: $23,000 ($5.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $202,000 ($48.05)
    Highways: $84,000 ($19.98)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.71)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $623,000 ($148.19)
    Property: $613,000 ($145.81)
    Public Utility License: $77,000 ($18.32)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $69,000 ($16.41)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $48,000 ($11.42)

Chalfont government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $119,000 ($28.31)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $108,000 ($25.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000 ($2.62)

Chalfont government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,470,000 ($1063.27)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $576,000 ($137.01)

4.77% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($77,673 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,159 average AGI)
Bucks County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Philadelphia County, PA  1.13% ($62,218 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, PA  0.98% ($70,744)
from Mercer County, NJ  0.30% ($89,508)


4.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($103,811 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,129 average AGI)
Bucks County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, PA  1.00% ($70,296 average AGI)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.81% ($53,169)
to Mercer County, NJ  0.15% ($57,929)
Businesses in Chalfont, PA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Safeway1
CVS1Starbucks1
DHL1Subway1
FedEx3U-Haul2
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS3
McDonald's1Vons1

Strongest AM radio stations in Chalfont:

  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WISP (1570 AM; 5 kW; DOYLESTOWN, PA; Owner: HOLY SPIRIT RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WNPV (1440 AM; 3 kW; LANSDALE, PA; Owner: WNPV INC.)
  • WNAP (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NORRISTOWN, PA; Owner: WNAP, INC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chalfont:

  • WBMR (91.7 FM; TELFORD, PA; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WBYO (88.9 FM; SELLERSVILLE, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIOQ (102.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Chalfont:

  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
Chalfont fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Chalfont fatal accident list:

Nov 19, 1991 06:55 PM, 152, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 26, 1983 03:99 AM, 00178, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 23, 1980 00:01 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 1, 1976 01:08 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 1, 1975 01:08 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 21.3mTotal length
  • $1,080,000Total costs
  • 177,423Total average daily traffic
  • 18,039Total average daily truck traffic
  • 165,359Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Chalfont, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 22000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Chalfont, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Chalfont)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Main St At Rr (Lat: 40.290944 Lon: -75.211278), Call Sign: KGE263, Licensee ID: L00410998,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.1400 MHz, 46.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 10/31/1996, Expiration Date: 01/15/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Registrant: Chalfont Chemical Fire Engine Co No 1, Main St, Chalfont, PA 18914, Phone: (215) 822-9685
  • 615 Limekiln Pike (Lat: 40.302889 Lon: -75.218500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 19.8 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: KRU982,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.995 MHz, 151.250 MHz, Grant Date: 04/07/2015, Expiration Date: 04/26/2025, Registrant: New Britain, Township Of, 207 Park Avenue, Chalfont, PA 18914, Phone: (215) 822-1391, Fax: (215) 822-6051, Email:
  • Fmc Technologies, 400 Highpoint Dr (Lat: 40.260917 Lon: -75.213694), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPWY418, Licensee ID: L00475274,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.800 MHz, Grant Date: 02/07/2003, Expiration Date: 02/07/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/13/2013, Certifier: John M Schueren, Registrant: Fmc Technologies, 400 Highpoint Drive, Chalfont, PA 18914, Phone: (215) 822-4300, Fax: (215) 822-4553, Email:
  • Lat: 40.274000 Lon: -75.240361, Call Sign: WQDL563,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.615 MHz, 159.975 MHz, Grant Date: 09/24/2005, Expiration Date: 09/24/2015, Cancellation Date: 11/28/2015, Certifier: Alex Jushchyshyn, Registrant: Scott Communications, Inc., 2888 Bethlehem Pike, Hatfield, PA 19440, Phone: (215) 997-9500, Fax: (215) 822-8713, Email:
  • WTP, Lat: 40.292472 Lon: -75.203611, Call Sign: WQKG264,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.112 MHz, 456.112 MHz, Grant Date: 02/15/2019, Expiration Date: 05/07/2029, Certifier: John Lichtfuss, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 4371 County Line Road (Lat: 40.272528 Lon: -75.254278), Type: Building, Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WQVA279,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz, Grant Date: 12/04/2014, Expiration Date: 12/04/2024, Certifier: Patrick Brady, Registrant: Waveware Technologies, Inc, 2630 National Dr., Garland, TX 75041, Phone: (972) 479-1702, Fax: (972) 479-1735, Email:
  • Lat: 40.262639 Lon: -75.216139, Call Sign: WQWP616,
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.262 MHz, 467.925 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2015, Expiration Date: 10/20/2025, Certifier: Lisa Marsland, Registrant: Licom Communications, 2450 Durham Rd., Bristol, PA 19007, Phone: (215) 945-0998, Fax: (215) 945-1016

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • STATION, 300 Skunk Hollow (Lat: 40.325361 Lon: -75.224611), Structure height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WNTL443,
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.850 MHz, Grant Date: 11/14/1991, Expiration Date: 11/14/1996, Phone: (215) 257-9400
  • SKUNK HOLLOW, 300 Skunkhollow Road (Lat: 40.325389 Lon: -75.224611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WPQP543, Licensee ID: L00003151,
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.850 MHz, Grant Date: 07/28/2000, Expiration Date: 07/28/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/02/2010, Certifier: Russell A Mumaw, Registrant: Blooming Glen Contractors, 901 Minsi Trail, Blooming Glen, PA 18911, Phone: (215) 257-9400, Fax: (610) 222-4964
  • PA-PHL5746A, 320 Lower State Road (Lat: 40.251806 Lon: -75.186611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46.6 m, Call Sign: WQKS346,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19375.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/31/2009, Expiration Date: 08/31/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • PA-PHL5754A, 1700 Horizon Dr (Lat: 40.261500 Lon: -75.216694), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 43.6 m, Call Sign: WQKS367,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/31/2009, Expiration Date: 08/31/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • PA-PHL0516B, 230 Schoolhouse Rd. / Hv248 (Lat: 40.280750 Lon: -75.236722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQKV378,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/24/2009, Expiration Date: 09/24/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • Eureka UnitSub, Lat: 40.260889 Lon: -75.198861, Type: Pole, Structure height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WQMQ231,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2010, Expiration Date: 10/20/2020, Certifier: Michael Pezzano, Registrant: Exelon Energy, 2900 Lord Baltimore Dr, Baltimore, MD 21244, Phone: (410) 470-8561, Fax: (410) 470-8599, Email:
  • PA-PHL393A, 207 Park Avenue (Lat: 40.296083 Lon: -75.204889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQOU711,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17865.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/03/2012, Expiration Date: 02/03/2022, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chalfont)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Chalfont)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

24 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$275,71428$219,929159$218,79918$105,6678$131,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$308,50010$214,8002$12,0001$65,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$103,0006$250,00030$288,3673$48,3330$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$294,0002$284,00022$243,8642$216,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$286,00010$228,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1019.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$261,3336$339,833
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$98,0002$269,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$329,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$330,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1019.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Chalfont, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Chalfont, PA - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 29. The highest number of reported fires - 66 took place in 2016, and the least - 2 in 2013. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Chalfont, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (57.7%), and Outside Fires (25.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Chalfont, PA
    • 26757.7%Structure Fires
    • 11725.3%Outside Fires
    • 5111.0%Other
    • 286.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chalfont, PA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chalfont, PA
  • 37.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 28.4%Electricity
  • 26.7%Utility gas
  • 5.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chalfont, PA
  • 59.0%Electricity
  • 19.1%Utility gas
  • 17.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.5%No fuel used


Chalfont compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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