Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 20,878 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +16.9%
 
Males: 9,765  (46.8%)
Females: 11,113  (53.2%)
Median resident age:

36.8 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17201, 17202.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,300 (it was $32,336 in 2000)
Chambersburg:

$48,300
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,272 (it was $19,278 in 2000)

Chambersburg borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $165,542 (it was $86,500 in 2000)
Chambersburg:

$165,542
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $235,651; detached houses: $263,774; townhouses or other attached units: $96,693; in 2-unit structures: $850,345; in 3-to-4-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $429,307; mobile homes: $67,638

Median gross rent in 2017: $815.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chambersburg: 90.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.0%
(18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.7% for Black residents, 39.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.5% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 8.2% for other race residents, 48.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Chambersburg, PA (2017)
    • 14,28969.3%White alone
    • 3,64017.7%Hispanic
    • 1,8729.1%Black alone
    • 4222.0%Two or more races
    • 3751.8%Asian alone
    • 1490.7%American Indian alone
    • 740.4%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 84 registered sex offenders living in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chambersburg is 245 to 1.


Crime rates in Chambersburg by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.6)
2
(9.6)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(60.9)
7
(38.9)
3
(16.7)
6
(33.4)
5
(24.6)
8
(39.1)
3
(14.7)
10
(48.6)
11
(53.2)
14
(67.4)
4
(19.3)
4
(19.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
29
(160.6)
39
(216.9)
41
(228.3)
18
(100.3)
30
(147.5)
31
(151.5)
46
(225.7)
19
(92.4)
27
(130.6)
27
(130.0)
19
(91.5)
13
(62.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
168
(930.2)
73
(406.1)
60
(334.1)
42
(234.0)
36
(177.1)
41
(200.4)
37
(181.5)
48
(233.5)
54
(261.1)
44
(211.8)
31
(149.3)
43
(205.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
101
(559.2)
152
(845.5)
143
(796.3)
121
(674.2)
121
(595.1)
120
(586.6)
127
(623.1)
123
(598.2)
89
(430.4)
83
(399.6)
72
(346.9)
73
(348.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
476
(2,636)
538
(2,993)
703
(3,915)
757
(4,218)
543
(2,671)
661
(3,231)
660
(3,238)
596
(2,899)
553
(2,674)
527
(2,537)
512
(2,467)
479
(2,285)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
37
(204.9)
35
(194.7)
35
(194.9)
34
(189.4)
21
(103.3)
23
(112.4)
23
(112.9)
35
(170.2)
33
(159.6)
20
(96.3)
17
(81.9)
25
(119.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(33.2)
0
(0.0)
7
(39.0)
5
(27.9)
2
(9.8)
1
(4.9)
1
(4.9)
3
(14.6)
4
(19.3)
5
(24.1)
3
(14.5)
4
(19.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)443.9383.0376.6357.0256.1315.7298.0304.2283.8291.7221.5200.2

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City-data.com crime index in Chambersburg, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 37 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (21.0%), American (11.8%), English (5.5%), Irish (4.3%), Italian (2.5%), Polish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/21/1803

Elevation: 621 feet

Land area: 6.87 square miles.

Population density: 3,040 people per square mile   (average).

Chambersburg, Pennsylvania map

1,705 residents are foreign born (6.4% Latin America, 0.9% Asia).

This borough:

8.2%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,856 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,790 (1.1%)

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: +9,763 (+47.0%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 5,180 (59.1%)

Area code: 717

Distribution of median household income in Chambersburg, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Chambersburg, PA in 2017
Chambersburg satellite photo by USGS

Chambersburg tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Pennsylvania:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +842 (+4.9%).
Most common industries in Chambersburg, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Machinery (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (8.6%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Chambersburg, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.9%)
  • Registered nurses (3.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)

Average climate in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.6. This is about average.

City:

70.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.106. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.106
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.02
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.424. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.424
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.77
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Chambersburg-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 14% smaller 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 near Pennsylvania state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 179.5 miles away from the city center
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 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 216.7 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 the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 162.9 miles away from Chambersburg center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 326.0 miles away from Chambersburg 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 Franklin County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chambersburg topographic map

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

Hospitals in Chambersburg:

  • CHAMBERSBURG HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 112 NORTH SEVENTH STREET)

Nursing Homes in Chambersburg:

  • FALLING SPRING NURSING AND REH (201 FRANKLIN FARM LANE)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-CHAMBERSBURG (1070 STOUFFER AVENUE)
  • MENNO-HAVEN, INC. (2075 SCOTLAND AVENUE)
  • PENN HALL AT MENNO-HAVEN (1425 PHILADELPHIA AVENUE)
  • SHOOK HOME THE (55 SOUTH SECOND STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Chambersburg:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE CHAMBERSBURG (755 NORLAND AVENUE)
  • US RENAL CARE CHAMBERSBURG (PARK FIFTH AVE. PROFESSIONAL CENTER)

Home Health Centers in Chambersburg:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (1112 KENNEBEC DRIVE)
  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (1035 WAYNE AVENUE SUITE 6)
  • LUTHERAN HOME CARE SERVICES (2700 LUTHER DR)

Airports and heliports located in Chambersburg:

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Colleges/Universities in Chambersburg:

  • Wilson College (Full-time enrollment: 554; Location: 1015 Philadelphia Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wilson.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Franklin County Career and Technology Center (Full-time enrollment: 76; Location: 1015 Philadelphia Avenue; Public; Website: www.franklincountylpn.org)
  • Chambersburg Beauty School (Full-time enrollment: 64; Location: 171 Cedar Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ChambersburgBeautySchool.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chambersburg:

  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 12 miles; Shippensburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,051)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 22 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • Gettysburg College (about 24 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 24 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Dickinson College (about 31 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,505)
  • Shepherd University (about 36 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • Frederick Community College (about 36 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)

Public high schools in Chambersburg:

  • CHAMBERSBURG AREA SHS (Students: 1,894, Location: 511 S 6TH ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY CTC (Students: 783, Location: 2463 LOOP RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • CHAMBERSBURG AREA CAREER MAGNET SCH (Location: 2459 LOOP ROAD, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Chambersburg:

  • CUMBERLAND VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 402, Location: 600 MILLER ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • SHALOM CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 360, Location: 126 SOCIAL ISLAND RD, Grades: KG-12)
  • PORTICO RIVER BRETHREN SCHOOL (Students: 38, Location: 5501 FORT MCCORD RD, Grades: 1-9)
  • CALVARY MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 36, Location: 559 OVERCASH RD, Grades: 1-10)
  • EMMANUEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 33, Location: 2643 APPLE WAY, Grades: T1-9)
  • NHS HUMAN SERVICES (Students: 15, Location: 2593 PHILADELPHIA AVE, Grades: UG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Chambersburg:

Private elementary/middle schools in Chambersburg:

  • CORPUS CHRISTI SCHOOL (Students: 261, Location: 305 N 2ND ST, Grades: KG-8)
  • MONTESSORI ACADEMY OF CHAMBERSBURG (Students: 146, Location: 875 RAGGED EDGE RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Chambersburg

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)

Points of interest:

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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

Main business address in Chambersburg: TB WOODS CORP (A). 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).

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.

Franklin 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 Chambersburg and their reported violations in the past:

CHAMBERSBURG BORO WATER SYS (Population served: 17,500, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-16-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-16-2009)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-16-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-16-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-27-2013)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2013)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-06-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 26 other older monitoring violations
SOLOMONS EVANGELICAL LUTH CH (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
KAUFFMAN COMMUNITY CENTER (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-20-2008), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2008), St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2006)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-13-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (DEC-05-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-12-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
NEW GUILFORD BRETH IN CHRIST (Population served: 165, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
IL CASTELLO (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SALEM UNITED BRETH IN CHRIST (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
TWIN BRIDGE MEADOW CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
TRICKLING SPRING CREAMERY (Population served: 100, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In SEP-2011. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2011. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUL-2011. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2011. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2011. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2011)
  • 19 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
  • 11 other older monitoring violations

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

  • RHODES GROVE CAMP (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPIRIT OF CHRIST COM CH (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HARDEES OF DAUPHIN (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

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)

For population 15 years and over in Chambersburg:

Marital status in Chambersburg, PA
  • Never married: 34.7%
  • Now married: 38.1%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

For population 25 years and over in Chambersburg:

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Chambersburg
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Religion statistics for Chambersburg, PA (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,930139
Mainline Protestant19,14781
Catholic10,2596
Other1,5646
Black Protestant8835
Orthodox1201
None97,715-
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: 24
Here:

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.
Pennsylvania:

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:
Franklin County:

8.3%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

27.2%
Pennsylvania:

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

10.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.9%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.4%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.8%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Chambersburg:

13.3%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Chambersburg:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.3%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

51.4%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Chambersburg:

75.5%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chambersburg, 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 34$185,511$65,4740$0
Electric Power 25$146,234$70,1920$0
Other and Unallocable 24$123,387$61,6945$3,135
Firefighters 21$79,391$45,3660$0
Financial Administration 20$104,098$62,4592$4,203
Water Supply 17$93,410$65,9360$0
Sewerage 12$59,617$59,6170$0
Other Government Administration 12$80,365$80,36512$7,221
Gas Supply 10$57,354$68,8250$0
Solid Waste Management 9$33,221$44,2950$0
Streets and Highways 7$30,885$52,9460$0
Parks and Recreation 7$36,863$63,19414$13,622
Fire - Other 4$24,191$72,5730$0
Police - Other 3$13,018$52,0728$2,856
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 1$2,482
Totals for Government 205$1,067,545$62,49042$33,519

Chambersburg government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $13,372,000 ($640.48)
    Water Utilities: $805,000 ($38.56)
    Gas Utilities: $411,000 ($19.69)
    Electric Utilities: $223,000 ($10.68)
    Parking Facilities: $177,000 ($8.48)
    General Public Buildings: $102,000 ($4.89)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($1.53)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $25,399,000 ($1216.54)
    Central Staff Services: $6,663,000 ($319.14)
    Sewerage: $5,508,000 ($263.82)
    Gas Utilities: $5,369,000 ($257.16)
    Police Protection: $4,480,000 ($214.58)
    Regular Highways: $3,301,000 ($158.11)
    Water Utilities: $3,256,000 ($155.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,478,000 ($118.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,854,000 ($88.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,529,000 ($73.23)
    Health - Other: $1,413,000 ($67.68)
    General - Other: $496,000 ($23.76)
    Parking Facilities: $392,000 ($18.78)
    Housing and Community Development: $307,000 ($14.70)
    Natural Resources - Other: $199,000 ($9.53)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $11,471,000 ($549.43)
    Corporate Bonds: $2,440,000 ($116.87)
    Benefit Payments: $1,440,000 ($68.97)
    Other Investments - Other: $556,000 ($26.63)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $110,000 ($5.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $515,000 ($24.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,535,000 ($73.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $684,000 ($32.76)
    Electric Utilities: $682,000 ($32.67)
    General - Other: $633,000 ($30.32)
    Parking Facilities: $476,000 ($22.80)
    Sewerage: $249,000 ($11.93)
    Gas Utilities: $247,000 ($11.83)
    Water Utilities: $247,000 ($11.83)
    Central Staff Services: $150,000 ($7.18)
    Natural Resources - Other: $74,000 ($3.54)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,243,000 ($634.30)

Chambersburg government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $9,390,000 ($449.76)
    Sewerage: $5,570,000 ($266.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,739,000 ($131.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $365,000 ($17.48)
    Parking Facilities: $197,000 ($9.44)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,053,000 ($50.44)
    Local Employee Contribution: $359,000 ($17.20)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $171,000 ($8.19)
    Other: $127,000 ($6.08)
    Highways: $24,000 ($1.15)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $14,740,000 ($706.01)
    Fines and Forfeits: $175,000 ($8.38)
    Interest Earnings: $137,000 ($6.56)
    General Revenue - Other: $67,000 ($3.21)
    Rents: $19,000 ($0.91)
    Sale of Property: $11,000 ($0.53)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $30,281,000 ($1450.38)
    Gas Utilities: $6,285,000 ($301.03)
    Water Utilities: $3,158,000 ($151.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,311,000 ($62.79)
    Highways: $773,000 ($37.02)
    Housing and Community Development: $62,000 ($2.97)
    General Local Government Support: $18,000 ($0.86)
  • Tax - Property: $4,568,000 ($218.79)
    Individual Income: $1,933,000 ($92.59)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $789,000 ($37.79)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $779,000 ($37.31)
    Public Utility License: $306,000 ($14.66)

Chambersburg government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,329,000 ($973.70)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,647,000 ($941.04)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,568,000 ($75.10)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $886,000 ($42.44)

Chambersburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,946,000 ($236.90)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $3,664,000 ($175.50)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,209,000 ($1542.72)

4.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,825 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.25%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($493 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cumberland County, PA  0.64% ($36,797 average AGI)
from Washington County, MD  0.61% ($44,228)
from Adams County, PA  0.23% ($41,477)


4.66% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,649 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.60% of residents moved to foreign countries ($5,112 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.60%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cumberland County, PA  0.69% ($42,517 average AGI)
to Washington County, MD  0.42% ($43,941)
to Adams County, PA  0.20% ($47,748)
Businesses in Chambersburg, PA
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Lane Furniture1
AT&T3Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1Marriott1
Aeropostale1MasterBrand Cabinets14
American Eagle Outfitters1Maurices1
Applebee's1McDonald's3
Arby's2Nike6
AutoZone1Nissan1
Baskin-Robbins1Pac Sun1
Bath & Body Works1Panera Bread1
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King3PetSmart1
Burlington Coat Factory1Pizza Hut2
CVS2Popeyes1
Carson Pirie Scott1Quality1
Chevrolet1Quiznos1
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
Ford1Staples1
GNC2Starbucks2
GameStop2Subway5
Giant1T.G.I. Driday's1
Goodwill3Taco Bell1
H&R Block4Target1
Hardee's1Toyota1
Hilton1Travelodge1
Hobby Lobby1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Hyundai1UPS10
JCPenney1Vans1
Jones New York2Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Victoria's Secret1
Kincaid2Waffle House1
Kmart1Walgreens1
Kohl's1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's3
La Quinta1YMCA1
La-Z-Boy1

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
See more detailed statistics of Chambersburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 55Number of bridges
  • 279ft / 84.9mTotal length
  • $15,523,000Total costs
  • 539,378Total average daily traffic
  • 127,951Total average daily truck traffic
  • 360,923Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Chambersburg, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 31900-1909
  • 21910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 51930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 241960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Chambersburg, PA

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 238. The highest number of fires - 446 took place in 2007, and the least - 30 in 2003. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Chambersburg, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (67.7%), and Outside Fires (19.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Chambersburg, PA
    • 2,73867.7%Structure Fires
    • 80519.9%Outside Fires
    • 3568.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1483.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chambersburg, PA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania:

  • Quality Inn & Suites, 1095 Wayne Ave, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201 , Phone: (717) 263-3400, Fax: (717) 263-8386
  • Comfort Inn Chambersburg, 3301 Black Gap Rd, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201 , Phone: (717) 263-6655, Fax: (717) 263-6655
  • Hampton Inn, 955 Lesher Rd, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201 , Phone: (717) 261-9185, Fax: (717) 261-1984
  • Sleep Inn & Suites, 1435 Doron Dr, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201 , Phone: (717) 263-0596, Fax: (717) 263-0454
  • Country Inn & Suites, 399 Bedington Blvd, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201 , Phone: (717) 261-0900, Fax: (717) 261-1212
  • Econo Lodge, 1110 Sheller Ave, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201 , Phone: (717) 264-8005, Fax: (717) 263-7720
  • Red Carpet Inn, 1175 Wayne Ave, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17202 , Phone: (717) 267-2323, Fax: (717) 267-2302
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites,Chambersburg,Pa, 199 Walker Rd, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201 , Phone: (717) 446-0770, Fax: (717) 446-0720
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chambersburg, PA
  • 46.0%Utility gas
  • 32.2%Electricity
  • 17.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chambersburg, PA
  • 53.5%Electricity
  • 39.1%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used


Chambersburg compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Chambersburg on our top lists:

  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 (17201) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most beauty salons in 2005"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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