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Chambersburg, PA (Pennsylvania) Houses and Residents

Chambersburg,PA index of house prices

Total population: 20,602 (Urban population: 17,862 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 0)

Houses: 8,305 (7,722 occupied: 3,899 owner occupied, 4,217 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

52%
State:

31%

Housing density: 1,209 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $53,946.

Median contract rent in 2015: $365 (lower quartile is $285, upper quartile is $450)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $340


Median gross rent in Chambersburg, PA in 2015: $433

Housing units in Chambersburg with a mortgage: 1,901 (180 second mortgage, 351 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,594

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $65,970

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $46,144

Median monthly housing costs: $801


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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $158,933 (it was $86,500 in 2000)
Chambersburg:

$158,933
Pennsylvania:

$170,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $115,923 - $204,639
Median year house/condo built: 1952

Median year apartment built: 1964

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,697
  • In family households: 12,812 (3,176 male householders, 1,212 female householders)
    3,309 spouses, 4,122 children (3,767 natural, 93 adopted, 262 stepchildren), 275 grandchildren, 101 brothers or sisters, 98 parents, 98 other relatives, 421 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,885 (1,210 male householders (1,016 living alone)), 2,107 female householders (1,867 living alone)), 568 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,165 (753 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,240 2-persons, 922 3-persons, 750 4-persons, 327 5-persons, 106 6-persons, 43 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,883 1-person, 363 2-persons, 38 3-persons, 29 4-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

2,082 married couples with children.
1,223 single-parent households (251 men, 972 women).

91.7% of residents of Chambersburg speak English at home.
5.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (41% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 30% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (27% speak English very well, 41% speak English well, 32% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 1,057 (5.9%)
(25.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania:

  • 11no bedroom
  • 1181 bedroom
  • 1,0312 bedrooms
  • 1,9493 bedrooms
  • 6364 bedrooms
  • 1495+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Chambersburg population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania:

  • 120no bedroom
  • 1,2251 bedroom
  • 1,2782 bedrooms
  • 1,0283 bedrooms
  • 1464 bedrooms
  • 315+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Chambersburg population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Chambersburg in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 182no vehicle
  • 1,3621 vehicle
  • 1,7292 vehicles
  • 4273 vehicles
  • 1444 vehicles
  • 505+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Chambersburg population

Cars and other vehicles available in Chambersburg in renter-occupied apartments

  • 861no vehicle
  • 1,9581 vehicle
  • 8542 vehicles
  • 1353 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Chambersburg population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania:

  • 111 room
  • 252 rooms
  • 973 rooms
  • 3454 rooms
  • 7475 rooms
  • 1,0966 rooms
  • 5697 rooms
  • 5358 rooms
  • 4699+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Chambersburg population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania:

  • 1141 room
  • 2252 rooms
  • 7873 rooms
  • 9464 rooms
  • 6555 rooms
  • 7266 rooms
  • 1977 rooms
  • 948 rooms
  • 849+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Chambersburg population

Year house built

Median 2015 house/condo value by year built ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Chambersburg, PA household income distribution

  • Chambersburg, PA household income distribution
  • 917Less than $10,000
  • 604$10,000 to $14,999
  • 614$15,000 to $19,999
  • 699$20,000 to $24,999
  • 755$25,000 to $29,999
  • 605$30,000 to $34,999
  • 483$35,000 to $39,999
  • 447$40,000 to $44,999
  • 473$45,000 to $49,999
  • 513$50,000 to $59,999
  • 558$60,000 to $74,999
  • 626$75,000 to $99,999
  • 177$100,000 to $124,999
  • 75$125,000 to $149,999
  • 57$150,000 to $199,999
  • 102$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Chambersburg, PA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Chambersburg, PA
  • 18Less than $10,000
  • 25$10,000 to $14,999
  • 31$15,000 to $19,999
  • 9$25,000 to $29,999
  • 14$40,000 to $49,999
  • 32$50,000 to $59,999
  • 103$60,000 to $69,999
  • 29$70,000 to $79,999
  • 117$80,000 to $89,999
  • 212$90,000 to $99,999
  • 657$100,000 to $124,999
  • 697$125,000 to $149,999
  • 593$150,000 to $174,999
  • 458$175,000 to $199,999
  • 335$200,000 to $249,999
  • 264$250,000 to $299,999
  • 193$300,000 to $399,999
  • 37$400,000 to $499,999
  • 16$500,000 to $749,999
  • 12$750,000 to $999,999
  • 71$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 52$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Chambersburg, PA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Chambersburg, PA
  • 71Less than $100
  • 37$100 to $149
  • 190$150 to $199
  • 22$200 to $249
  • 232$250 to $299
  • 88$300 to $349
  • 229$350 to $399
  • 128$400 to $449
  • 182$450 to $499
  • 270$500 to $549
  • 294$550 to $599
  • 360$600 to $649
  • 317$650 to $699
  • 469$700 to $749
  • 151$750 to $799
  • 427$800 to $899
  • 332$900 to $999
  • 136$1,000 to $1,249
  • 33$1,250 to $1,499
  • 15$1,500 to $1,999
  • 17$2,000 to $2,499
  • 14$2,500 to $2,999
  • 100No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 5251995 to March 2000
  • 1231990 to 1994
  • 1501985 to 1989
  • 481980 to 1984
  • 371975 to 1979
  • 151970 to 1974
  • 321965 to 1969
  • 127Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Chambersburg population
Chambersburg commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 526
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,712
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,632
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,099
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 804
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 286
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 648
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 115
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 113
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 238
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 314
  • 90 or more minutes: 220
Chambersburg, PA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 79.6%
Number of people working at home: 177 (2.2% of all workers)

Chambersburg mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,851 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 1,184 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 33 (0%)
  • Taxi: 6 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 62 (1%)
  • Walked: 532 (7%)
  • Other means: 39 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 177 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 4,537
 Other groups: 2,463
 United States or American: 1,936
 Irish: 903
 English: 729
 Italian: 557
 Scotch-Irish: 384
 Scottish: 196
 French (except Basque): 102
 Polish: 99
 Welsh: 86
 Dutch: 85
 Swedish: 80
 Greek: 74
 Slovak: 74
 Swiss: 67
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 66
 Subsaharan African:: 55
 Ukrainian: 47
 Jamaican: 47
 French Canadian: 46
 Austrian: 46
 European: 45
 Pennsylvania German: 43
 African: 42
 Norwegian: 37
 Hungarian: 29
 Lithuanian: 26
 Scandinavian: 19
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 19
 British: 18
 Czechoslovakian: 14
 Other Subsaharan African: 13
 Canadian: 10
 Croatian: 7
 Slovene: 6
 Latvian: 6
 Belgian: 6
 Australian: 6
 Russian: 5

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 42%Mexico
  • 6%Guatemala
  • 5%Germany
  • 4%Vietnam
  • 4%Greece
  • 4%Panama
  • 4%Japan

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 12,949
  • Northeast: 842
  • Midwest: 641
  • South: 1,837
  • West: 375

52% of Chambersburg residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 43% lived in Pennsylvania.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 35
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 53
  • 5th and 6th grade: 99
  • 7th and 8th grade: 317
  • 9th grade: 248
  • 10th grade: 250
  • 11th grade: 198
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 172
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,135
  • Less than 1 year of college: 278
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 507
  • Associate degree: 196
  • Bachelor's degree: 632
  • Master's degree: 304
  • Professional school degree: 69
  • Doctorate degree: 52

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 43
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 27
  • 5th and 6th grade: 74
  • 7th and 8th grade: 344
  • 9th grade: 144
  • 10th grade: 274
  • 11th grade: 461
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 216
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,817
  • Less than 1 year of college: 292
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 814
  • Associate degree: 258
  • Bachelor's degree: 721
  • Master's degree: 366
  • Professional school degree: 83
  • Doctorate degree: 11

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.4%Males
  • 7.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 9.9%Males
  • 18.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 21.2%Males
  • 22.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 30.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 15.3%Males
  • 13.9%Females
Chambersburg marital status for males
Chambersburg marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,513
  • One, attached: 1,793
  • Two: 797
  • 3 or 4: 1,044
  • 5 to 9: 481
  • 10 to 19: 186
  • 20 to 49: 75
  • 50 or more: 328
  • Mobile homes: 88

Median worth of mobile homes: $52,632

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Chambersburg:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 42.1%Utility gas
  • 31.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 24.4%Electricity
  • 0.6%Coal or coke
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 43.1%Utility gas
  • 38.8%Electricity
  • 14.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 152
Here:

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 25
Here:

3.2%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 380
Here:

57.6%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)