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Population in 2012: 20,360 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.0%
 

Males: 9,414  (46.2%)
Females: 10,946  (53.8%)

Median resident age:  37.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17201, 17202.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,318 (it was $32,336 in 2000)
Chambersburg:

$39,318
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,042

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $153,251 (it was $86,500 in 2000)
Chambersburg:

$153,251
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $172,567; Detached houses: $181,554; Townhouses or other attached units: $150,076; In 2-unit structures: $136,072; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $187,044; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $117,010; Mobile homes: $115,700

Median gross rent in 2012: $728.

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  • White alone - 13,911 (68.8%)
  • Hispanic - 3,550 (17.6%)
  • Black alone - 1,871 (9.3%)
  • Two or more races - 424 (2.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 236 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 223 (1.1%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.01%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chambersburg: 92.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.9%), Irish (13.8%), United States (6.1%), English (5.6%), Italian (3.0%), Polish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/21/1803

Elevation: 621 feet

Land area: 6.87 square miles.

Population density: 2,965 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Chambersburg:

  • High school or higher: 79.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chambersburg borough:

  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

1,920 residents are foreign born (1.0% Asia).

This borough:  9.5%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 53 registered sex offenders living in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania as of July 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Chambersburg to the number of sex offenders is 384 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,447 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,489 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (37.3 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (70.3 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (133.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Guilford, PA (1.8 miles ), Scotland, PA (2.1 miles ), Fayetteville, PA (2.3 miles ), Marion, PA (2.4 miles ), Mont Alto borough, PA (2.9 miles ), Orrstown borough, PA (3.0 miles ), Shippensburg borough, PA (3.3 miles ), Greencastle borough, PA (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 39.93 N, Longitude: 77.66 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,650 (+47.7%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 3,726 (46.4%)

Area code: 717

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Crime rates in Chambersburg by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2011 2012
Murders 10100010202
per 100,000 5.50.05.60.00.00.05.60.011.10.09.8
Rapes 61217581173658
per 100,000 33.067.194.828.044.660.938.916.733.424.639.1
Robberies 1029241315293941183031
per 100,000 55.0162.3133.872.783.7160.6216.9228.3100.3147.5151.5
Assaults 2322362322331961687360423641
per 100,000 1275.81320.61293.11302.91093.6930.2406.1334.1234.0177.1200.4
Burglaries 1019912087100101152143121121120
per 100,000 555.4554.0668.9486.5557.9559.2845.5796.3674.2595.1586.6
Thefts 555527457425499476538703757543661
per 100,000 3052.02948.92547.22376.62784.12635.72992.73914.74218.02670.53231.0
Auto thefts 3629303137373535342123
per 100,000 198.0162.3167.2173.3206.4204.9194.7194.9189.4103.3112.4
Arson 73743607521
per 100,000 38.516.839.022.416.733.20.039.027.99.84.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 306.2) 465.4513.6524.7428.9427.7425.2366.9360.7342.0245.3302.4

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 34 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

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Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +842 (+4.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Chambersburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/16/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the Chambersburg borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 tornado 27.0 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chambersburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 95% 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 89.9 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 91.3 miles away from Chambersburg center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Chris Young (actor) - Actor, Frederick Augustus Tritle - 6th Governor of Arizona Territory, Harry Warner, Jr. - Writer, Jeffrey Coy - Politician, Kenton Harper - Confederate Army general, Michael Simpson Culbertson - Christian missionary, Stephen R. Reed - Politician, Tom Brookens - Baseball player, Tracy Lee Stum - Artist, Jack Mull - Baseball player.

Main business address for: TB WOODS CORP (GENERAL INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY & EQUIPMENT, NEC), FRANKLIN FINANCIAL SERVICES CORP /PA/ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Chambersburg:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE CHAMBERSBURG (Dialysis Facility, 755 NORLAND AVENUE)
  • US RENAL CARE CHAMBERSBURG (Dialysis Facility, PARK FIFTH AVE. PROFESSIONAL CENTER)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 1112 KENNEBEC DRIVE)
  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, 1035 WAYNE AVENUE SUITE 6)
  • LUTHERAN HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, 2700 LUTHER DR)
  • CHAMBERSBURG HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 112 NORTH SEVENTH STREET)
  • FALLING SPRING NURSING AND REH (Nursing Home, 201 FRANKLIN FARM LANE)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-CHAMBERSBURG (Nursing Home, 1070 STOUFFER AVENUE)
  • MENNO-HAVEN, INC. (Nursing Home, 2075 SCOTLAND AVENUE)
  • PENN HALL AT MENNO-HAVEN (Nursing Home, 1425 PHILADELPHIA AVENUE)
  • SHOOK HOME THE (Nursing Home, 55 SOUTH SECOND STREET)

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Local government website: WWW.BOROUGH.CHAMBERSBURG.PA.US

Colleges/Universities in Chambersburg:

  • Wilson College (Full-time enrollment: 373; Location: 1015 Philadelphia Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wilson.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Chambersburg Beauty School (FT enrollment: 69; Location: 171 Cedar Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ChambersburgBeautySchool.com)
  • Franklin County Career and Technology Center (FT enrollment: 62; Location: 1015 Philadelphia Avenue; Public; Website: www.franklincountylpn.org)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chambersburg:

  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 12 miles; Shippensburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,920)
  • Gettysburg College (about 24 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,517)
  • Dickinson College (about 31 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • Shepherd University (about 36 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,351)
  • Frederick Community College (about 36 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 2,359)
  • Messiah College (about 39 miles; Grantham, PA; FT enrollment: 2,732)
  • American Public University System (about 47 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 5,448)

Biggest public high schools in Chambersburg:

Private high schools in Chambersburg:

  • SHALOM CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 520; Location: 126 SOCIAL ISLAND RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CUMBERLAND VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 389; Location: 600 MILLER ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Chambersburg:

Private elementary/middle schools in Chambersburg:

  • CORPUS CHRISTI SCHOOL (Students: 260; Location: 305 N 2ND ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MONTESSORI ACADEMY OF CHAMBERSBURG (Students: 144; Location: 875 RAGGED EDGE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CULBERTSON MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 43; Location: 5992 ROWE RUN RD; Grades: 1 - 10)
  • EMMANUEL MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 33; Location: 2643 APPLE WAY; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 9; Location: 871 STANLEY AVE; Grades: KG - KG)
See full list of schools located in Chambersburg, School District: CHAMBERSBURG AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Chambersburg:

  • FRANKLIN COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $2,079,216; Location: 101 RAGGED EDGE ROAD SOUTH; 199,151 books; 5,400 audio materials; 6,672 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 378 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Chambersburg: Art Studio (A), Charlotte I Davison Hall (B), Frank E Gannett Memorial Field House (C), Harmony Cottage (D), Hawthorne Indoor Arena (E), Helen M Beach 24 Veterinary Medical Center (F), Henry Riddle Hall (G), Jensen Dining Hall (H), John Stewart Memorial Library (I), Lenfest Commons (J), Lortz Hall (K), Magil House (L), Margaret Criswell Disert Hall (M), Mary Belle McElwain Hall (N), Norland Hall (O), Olive Delp Overly Cook Indoor Arena (P), Paul Swain Havens Science Center (Q), Rosenkrans Hall (R), The Hankey Center (S), Borough of Chambersburg Fire Department Friendship Engine and Hose Company 1 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: South Gate Shopping Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Wolf Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Falling Spring Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Chambersburg: Kitts Outdoor Arena (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Bally's Aladdin's Castle Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; Chambersburg Mall), Cluggy's Amusement Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 393 Beddington Boulevard).

Hotels: Fairfield Inn Chambersburg (1122 Wayne Road), Carson Motel (414 West Loudon Street), Angelic Inn At Raged Edge (1090 Ragged Edge Road), Hampton Inn Chambersburg (955 Lesher Rd), Econo Lodge Chambersburg (1110 Sheller Avenue), Angelic Inn at Ragged Edge (1090 Ragged Edge Road), Best Western Chambersburg (211 Walker Road), Budget Inn (2347 Molly Pitcher Hwy), Comfort Inn Chambersburg (3301 Black Gap Road).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.7. This is about average.
City:

36.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.6

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

CHAMBERSBURG BORO WATER SYS (Population served: 17500, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUN-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-28-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-11-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-27-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JAN-27-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and JUL-20-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-20-2001)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2001. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-04-2001)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-2001. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-04-2001)
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation
KAUFFMAN COMMUNITY CENTER (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2006)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-13-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2005), St Compliance Meeting conducted (DEC-05-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2003 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-22-2004), St Public Notif requested (NOV-22-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-22-2004), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
IL CASTELLO (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
EMERY ETTER SCOTLAND CAMP (Population served: 38, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2005), St Public Notif received (FEB-28-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2004), St Public Notif received (NOV-22-2004), St Public Notif requested (NOV-22-2004)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-08-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2003), St Public Notif received (MAR-04-2003), St Public Notif requested (MAR-04-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-04-2003)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2002)
  • 5 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between OCT-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2000)
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chambersburg that have no violations reported:

  • HARDEES OF DAUPHIN (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GREENCASTLE SR ACTIVITY CTR (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.5%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.6% for Black residents, 40.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.8% for American Indian residents, 54.7% for other race residents, 16.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  57.6%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  8.6%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Chambersburg, PA

People in group quarters in Chambersburg in 2010:

  • 405 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 203 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 202 people in college/university student housing
  • 30 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 21 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Chambersburg in 2000:

  • 847 people in nursing homes
  • 243 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 15 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Chambersburg compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Chambersburg, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Chambersburg (2011 data):

  • Farmers and Merchants Trust Company of Chambersburg: 8 branches. Info updated 2009/01/14: Bank assets: $986.3 mil, Deposits: $789.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Franklin Financial Services Corporation
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Chambersburg Main Branch, Stouffer Avenue Branch, Scotland Branch, Norland Avenue Branch, Lincoln Way East Branch, Wayne Avenue Drive-Up Branch. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Orrstown Bank: Norland Avenue Branch, Orchard Drive Branch, Lincoln Way East Branch. Info updated 2007/06/29: Bank assets: $1,449.8 mil, Deposits: $1,220.6 mil, headquarters in Shippensburg, PA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Orrstown Financial Services, Inc.
  • Susquehanna Bank: Chambersburg Loan Branch, Gateway Branch, Chambersburg Financial Ctr. 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.
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Chambersburg Office at 15 South Main Street, branch established on 1866/01/01; Guilford Township Branch at 1720 Lincoln Way East, branch established on 1993/03/20. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • The First National Bank of Mercersburg: Chambersburg Branch at 1680 Orchard Drive, branch established on 2001/11/26; The First National Bank Of Mercersbu at 3141 Black Gap Road, branch established on 2008/01/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $179.1 mil, Deposits: $159.5 mil, headquarters in Mercersburg, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Mercersburg Financial Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Chambersburg Pa Walmart Branch at 1730 Lincoln Way E, branch established on 2009/04/04. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania:

  • Chambersburg Travelodge, 565 Lincoln Way E, Chambersburg, PA 17201 , Phone: (717) 264-4187, Fax: (717) 264-2446
  • Days Inn Of Chambersburg, 30 Falling SPG RDd, Chambersburg, PA 17201 , Phone: (717) 263-1288
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 1095 Wayne Ave, Chambersburg, PA 17201 , Phone: (717) 263-3400, Fax: (717) 263-8386
  • Comfort Inn Chambersburg, 3301 Black Gap Rd, Chambersburg, PA 17201 , Phone: (717) 263-6655, Fax: (717) 263-6655
  • Super 8 Motel, 3648 Old Scotland Rd, Chambersburg, PA 17201 , Phone: (717) 264-6288
  • Best Western, Chambersburg, 211 Walker Rd, Chambersburg, PA 17201 , Phone: (717) 262-4994, Fax: (717) 709-0900
  • Hampton Inn, 955 Lesher Rd, Chambersburg, PA 17201 , Phone: (717) 261-9185, Fax: (717) 261-1984
  • Sleep Inn & Suites, 1435 Doron Dr, Chambersburg, PA 17201 , Phone: (717) 263-0596, Fax: (717) 263-0454
  • 8 other hotels and motels
All 16 fire-safe hotels and motels in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Chambersburg travel time to work - commute


Chambersburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Chambersburg borough (based on Franklin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.02%
Here39.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents19.5%16.9%13.6%7.7%5.8%
Congregations19.2%4.1%10.4%7.3%4.1%
NameBrethren in Christ ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of the BrethrenMennonite Church USAOther
Adherents5.7%5.1%4.7%4.2%16.8%
Congregations5.7%5.7%5.7%7.3%30.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 24
This county:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Franklin County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Franklin County:

2.89 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
Franklin County:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.3%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.2%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Franklin County:

10.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 19$69,971$44,1922$1,388
Other Government Administration 11$52,208$56,95412$9,146
Police Protection - Officers 34$161,702$57,0716$3,084
Police - Other 1$3,303$39,63616$3,903
Firefighters 19$53,873$34,0250$0
Fire - Other 2$9,607$57,6420$0
Streets and Highways 9$32,911$43,8810$0
Solid Waste Management 10$32,880$39,4560$0
Sewerage 13$45,865$42,3370$0
Parks and Recreation 5$17,462$41,9094$5,588
Water Supply 18$77,579$51,7190$0
Electric Power 23$115,577$60,3010$0
Gas Supply 9$41,490$55,3201$416
Other and Unallocable 22$72,978$39,8063$1,654
Totals for Government 195$787,406$48,45644$25,179

Chambersburg government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,363,000 ($165.18)
    Water Utilities: $3,326,000 ($163.36)
    Electric Utilities: $1,522,000 ($74.75)
    Sewerage: $875,000 ($42.98)
    Gas Utilities: $317,000 ($15.57)
    General Public Buildings: $140,000 ($6.88)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $13,013,000 ($639.15)
    Gas Utilities: $10,420,000 ($511.79)
    Central Staff Services: $4,101,000 ($201.42)
    Sewerage: $3,826,000 ($187.92)
    Police Protection: $3,251,000 ($159.68)
    Transit Utilities: $2,374,000 ($116.60)
    Regular Highways: $2,111,000 ($103.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,769,000 ($86.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,369,000 ($67.24)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,269,000 ($62.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,193,000 ($58.60)
    Health - Other: $772,000 ($37.92)
    Parking Facilities: $178,000 ($8.74)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $93,000 ($4.57)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $8,607,000 ($422.74)
    Benefit Payments: $1,183,000 ($58.10)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $327,000 ($16.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $996,000 ($48.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,111,000 ($54.57)
    Electric Utilities: $87,000 ($4.27)
    Gas Utilities: $14,000 ($0.69)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,079,000 ($445.92)

Chambersburg government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,577,000 ($175.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,907,000 ($93.66)
    All Other: $998,000 ($49.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $348,000 ($17.09)
    Parking Facilities: $109,000 ($5.35)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,476,000 ($72.50)
    From Other Governments: $682,000 ($33.50)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,400,000 ($117.88)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,375,000 ($67.53)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $6,000 ($0.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $1,234,000 ($60.61)
    Interest Earnings: $794,000 ($39.00)
    Fines and Forfeits: $133,000 ($6.53)
    General Revenue, NEC: $37,000 ($1.82)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $21,875,000 ($1074.41)
    Gas Utilities: $7,049,000 ($346.22)
    Water Utilities: $3,104,000 ($152.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,534,000 ($75.34)
    All Other: $736,000 ($36.15)
    Housing and Community Development: $70,000 ($3.44)
    General Local Government Support: $16,000 ($0.79)
  • Tax - Property: $2,700,000 ($132.61)
    Individual Income: $1,392,000 ($68.37)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $887,000 ($43.57)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $718,000 ($35.27)
    Public Utility License: $209,000 ($10.27)

Chambersburg government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,326,000 ($1342.14)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,209,000 ($1287.28)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,367,000 ($67.14)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000 ($12.28)

Chambersburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,288,000 ($161.49)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $12,562,000 ($616.99)
    Total Federal Securities: $2,698,000 ($132.51)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,245,000 ($748.77)

5.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,803 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.37%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($528 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Washington County, MD  1.21% ($51,267 average AGI)
from Frederick County, MD  0.38% ($53,848)
from Cumberland County, PA  0.37% ($34,982)


3.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,947 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.97%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($478 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cumberland County, PA  0.58% ($35,582 average AGI)
to Washington County, MD  0.44% ($34,733)
to Adams County, PA  0.16% ($38,196)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chambersburg:

  • WCBG (1590 AM; 5 kW; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WCHA (800 AM; 1 kW; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHYL (960 AM; 5 kW; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chambersburg:

  • WIKZ (95.1 FM; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WSRT (92.1 FM; MERCERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWMD (101.5 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W209BN (89.7 FM; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WQJU (107.1 FM; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PA CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WJRC (90.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chambersburg:

  • WJAL (Channel 68; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WHAG-TV (Channel 25; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: QUORUM OF MARYLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWPB (Channel 31; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)
  • W38AN (Channel 38; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Chambersburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 17
Total length: 50 meters (164ft)
Total costs: $4,000
Total average daily traffic: 134,170
Total average daily truck traffic: 13,947

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 1
  • 1900-1909: 3
  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 6
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Chambersburg, PA


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 269
  • Hazardous Condition: 157
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 14

Incident types - Chambersburg


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chambersburg, PA
Businesses in Chambersburg, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1Marriott1
Aeropostale1MasterBrand Cabinets14
American Eagle Outfitters1Maurices1
Applebee's1McDonald's3
Arby's2Nike6
AutoZone1Pac Sun1
Baskin-Robbins1Panera Bread1
Bath & Body Works1Papa John's Pizza1
Best Western1Payless1
Blockbuster1PetSmart1
Burger King3Pizza Hut2
Burlington Coat Factory1Popeyes1
CVS2Quality1
Carson Pirie Scott1Quiznos1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Cracker Barrel1Red Lobster1
Curves2Red Robin1
Days Inn1Rite Aid1
Deb1Ruby Tuesday1
Decora Cabinetry5Rue211
Dennys1Ryan's Grill1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
Dunkin Donuts3Sears3
FedEx6Sleep Inn1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel4
GNC2Staples1
GameStop2Starbucks2
Goodwill3Subway5
H&R Block4T.G.I. Driday's1
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Hobby Lobby1Target1
Holiday Inn1Travelodge1
JCPenney1True Value1
Jones New York2U-Haul1
KFC1UPS10
Kincaid2Vans1
Kmart1Verizon Wireless1
Kohl's1Victoria's Secret1
Kroger1Waffle House1
La Quinta1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's3
Long John Silver's1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Chambersburg, PA

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