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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: 9,048 (8,405 occupied: 3,769 owner occupied, 4,751 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

56%
State:

31%

Housing density: 1,318 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $88,504.

Median contract rent in 2016: $365 (lower quartile is $285, upper quartile is $450)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $433


Median gross rent in Chambersburg, PA in 2016: $433

Housing units in Chambersburg with a mortgage: 2,341 (74 second mortgage, 178 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,424

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $63,889

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $52,420

Median monthly housing costs: $808


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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $156,970 (it was $86,500 in 2000)
Chambersburg:

$156,970
Pennsylvania:

$174,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $122,914 - $204,588
Median year house/condo built: 1960

Median year apartment built: 1972

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,730
  • In family households: 15,619 (2,153 male householders, 2,720 female householders)
    3,092 spouses, 5,925 children (5,435 natural, 109 adopted, 342 stepchildren), 149 grandchildren, 202 brothers or sisters, 239 parents, 245 other relatives, 916 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,489 (1,782 male householders (1,364 living alone)), 1,851 female householders (1,572 living alone)), 844 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 700

Size of family households: 2,257 2-persons, 1,101 3-persons, 704 4-persons, 564 5-persons, 154 6-persons, 34 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,949 1-person, 696 2-persons, 25 3-persons, 15 6-persons.

2,224 married couples with children.
2,351 single-parent households (400 men, 1,951 women).

83.4% of residents of Chambersburg speak English at home.
14.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 17% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (64% speak English very well, 36% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 1,597 (7.7%)
(25.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 4no bedroom
  • 581 bedroom
  • 1,0112 bedrooms
  • 1,9983 bedrooms
  • 6404 bedrooms
  • 915+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Chambersburg population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania:

  • 128no bedroom
  • 1,5081 bedroom
  • 1,4232 bedrooms
  • 1,6903 bedrooms
  • 624 bedrooms
  • 225+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Chambersburg population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 173no vehicle
  • 1,1401 vehicle
  • 1,6852 vehicles
  • 5563 vehicles
  • 1614 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Chambersburg population

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

  • 1,170no vehicle
  • 2,1181 vehicle
  • 1,3512 vehicles
  • 1583 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Chambersburg population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania:

  • 51 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1133 rooms
  • 2994 rooms
  • 6735 rooms
  • 1,2046 rooms
  • 5467 rooms
  • 3278 rooms
  • 6639+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Chambersburg population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania:

  • 841 room
  • 3652 rooms
  • 8973 rooms
  • 9194 rooms
  • 8475 rooms
  • 8406 rooms
  • 5427 rooms
  • 1578 rooms
  • 909+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Chambersburg population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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
  • 673Less than $10,000
  • 452$10,000 to $14,999
  • 361$15,000 to $19,999
  • 397$20,000 to $24,999
  • 463$25,000 to $29,999
  • 780$30,000 to $34,999
  • 289$35,000 to $39,999
  • 504$40,000 to $44,999
  • 532$45,000 to $49,999
  • 772$50,000 to $59,999
  • 887$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,087$75,000 to $99,999
  • 363$100,000 to $124,999
  • 177$125,000 to $149,999
  • 247$150,000 to $199,999
  • 137$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Chambersburg, PA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Chambersburg, PA
  • 14Less than $10,000
  • 28$10,000 to $14,999
  • 40$15,000 to $19,999
  • 10$40,000 to $49,999
  • 29$50,000 to $59,999
  • 89$60,000 to $69,999
  • 166$70,000 to $79,999
  • 23$80,000 to $89,999
  • 151$90,000 to $99,999
  • 467$100,000 to $124,999
  • 744$125,000 to $149,999
  • 734$150,000 to $174,999
  • 418$175,000 to $199,999
  • 305$200,000 to $249,999
  • 321$250,000 to $299,999
  • 163$300,000 to $399,999
  • 50$400,000 to $499,999
  • 15$500,000 to $749,999
  • 10$750,000 to $999,999
  • 21$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 35$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Chambersburg, PA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Chambersburg, PA
  • 44Less than $100
  • 63$100 to $149
  • 101$150 to $199
  • 142$200 to $249
  • 17$250 to $299
  • 105$300 to $349
  • 74$350 to $399
  • 421$400 to $449
  • 151$450 to $499
  • 222$500 to $549
  • 372$550 to $599
  • 576$600 to $649
  • 372$650 to $699
  • 544$700 to $749
  • 280$750 to $799
  • 329$800 to $899
  • 325$900 to $999
  • 447$1,000 to $1,249
  • 16$1,250 to $1,499
  • 28$1,500 to $1,999
  • 10$2,000 to $2,499
  • 46$2,500 to $2,999
  • 98No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 4232010 or later
  • 6622000 to 2009
  • 2071990 to 1999
  • 1981980 to 1989
  • 521970 to 1979
  • 159Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Chambersburg population
Chambersburg commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 495
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,399
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,495
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,439
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,080
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 328
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 660
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 121
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 102
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 473
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 171
  • 90 or more minutes: 234
Chambersburg, PA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 78.1%
Number of people working at home: 287 (3.3% of all workers)

Chambersburg mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 15,757 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 1,416 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 17 (0%)
  • Taxi: 150 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 111 (1%)
  • Walked: 444 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 287 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 2,246
 American: 1,287
 English: 571
 Irish: 463
 Italian: 271
 Haitian: 211
 Polish: 178
 Scotch-Irish: 144
 European: 118
 Jamaican: 76
 Welsh: 55
 Slavic: 54
 Scottish: 48
 Russian: 47
 Dutch: 45
 Cajun: 43
 Nigerian: 36
 Swiss: 35
 British: 34
 French (except Basque): 31
 Slovene: 27
 Ukrainian: 22
 Finnish: 22
 Hungarian: 18
 Celtic: 14
 Swedish: 14
 Armenian: 13
 African: 12
 Danish: 12
 Norwegian: 8
 Pennsylvania German: 8
 Ghanaian: 8
 Greek: 7
 Slovak: 6
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 6

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

  • 31%Guatemala
  • 20%Mexico
  • 6%Haiti
  • 5%Honduras
  • 5%Peru
  • 4%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 4%Dominican Republic

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

  • This state: 12,789
  • Other state: 5,622
  • Northeast: 938
  • Midwest: 645
  • South: 3,324
  • West: 696

82% of Chambersburg residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Pennsylvania.

Chambersburg:

81.8%
State average:

87.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 45
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 137
  • 5th and 6th grade: 79
  • 7th and 8th grade: 128
  • 9th grade: 49
  • 10th grade: 135
  • 11th grade: 146
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 107
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,448
  • Less than 1 year of college: 300
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 722
  • Associate degree: 528
  • Bachelor's degree: 733
  • Master's degree: 452
  • Professional school degree: 133
  • Doctorate degree: 54

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 68
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 66
  • 5th and 6th grade: 55
  • 7th and 8th grade: 278
  • 9th grade: 232
  • 10th grade: 76
  • 11th grade: 320
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 28
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,850
  • Less than 1 year of college: 253
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 748
  • Associate degree: 587
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,179
  • Master's degree: 475
  • Professional school degree: 71
  • Doctorate degree: 11

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.8%Males
  • 4.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 15.8%Males
  • 15.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 3.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 5.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 14.6%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 10.6%Males
  • 16.5%Females
Chambersburg marital status for males
Chambersburg marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,466
  • One, attached: 2,812
  • Two: 822
  • 3 or 4: 998
  • 5 to 9: 806
  • 10 to 19: 277
  • 20 to 49: 114
  • 50 or more: 144
  • Mobile homes: 6
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 33

Median worth of mobile homes: $68,591

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Chambersburg:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Chambersburg
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (53.5%)
  • Electricity (31.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17.4%)
  • Other fuel (1.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Wood (0.4%)
  • Coal or coke (0.1%)
  • Electricity (61.9%)
  • Utility gas (29.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.7%)
  • Other fuel (1.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 191
Here:

8.5%
Pennsylvania:

15.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 47
Here:

5.7%
Pennsylvania:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 178
Here:

25.5%
Pennsylvania:

37.6%

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)