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Chartiers township, PA map Land area: 24.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 7,154 (57% urban, 43% rural)
Males: 3,436  (48.0%)
Females: 3,718  (52.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 6,884 (5,996 owner occupied, 888 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

13%
State:

29%


Races in Chartiers township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 95.1%
  • Black: 3.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.0%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.4%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 43.5
Median age of females: 45.2

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Average household size: 2.45

Chartiers township:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.93

Estimated median household income in 2009: $48,163 ($37,679 in 1999)
This township:

$48,163
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $592 (lower quartile is $491, upper quartile is $649)
Here:

$592
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $135,519 (it was $89,300 in 2000)
Chartiers township:

$135,519
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $96,654 - $197,560

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $199,968
Here:

$199,968
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $171,641
Here:

$171,641
State:

$164,518

In 2-unit structures: $321,876
Here:

$321,876
State:

$166,566

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $702,432
Here:

$702,432
State:

$223,507

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $308,985
Here:

$308,985
State:

$225,726

Mobile homes: $30,216
Here:

$30,216
State:

$35,442
Population density: 292 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

6.9%
Whole state:

11.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

2.5%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: McGovern.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Chartiers township: Welch (A), Arden Fairgrounds (B), Arden Trolley Museum (C), Washington County Home (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Chartiers township: Crossroads Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Spring Cemetery (1), Polish Cemetery (2), Chartiers Cemetery (3), Saint Patricks Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

 

Number of foreign born residents: 115 (83% naturalized citizens)

Chartiers township:  1.6%
State:  4.1%

73% of Chartiers township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 70% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Pennsylvania.

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

  • This state: 6361
  • Northeast: 100
  • Midwest: 184
  • South: 258
  • West: 95

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $40,000

Chartiers township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

235 people in nursing homes
34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,404
  • One, attached: 76
  • Two: 109
  • 3 or 4: 59
  • 5 to 9: 42
  • Mobile homes: 248

Median worth of mobile homes: $16,500


Housing units in Chartiers township with a mortgage: 1,025 (135 second mortgage, 210 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,009

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 80
  • 1995 to 1998: 126
  • 1990 to 1994: 121
  • 1980 to 1989: 249
  • 1970 to 1979: 485
  • 1960 to 1969: 426
  • 1950 to 1959: 559
  • 1940 to 1949: 307
  • 1939 or earlier: 585

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chartiers township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 49
  • 4 rooms: 241
  • 5 rooms: 631
  • 6 rooms: 689
  • 7 rooms: 460
  • 8 rooms: 200
  • 9 or more rooms: 135

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chartiers township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 35
  • 4 rooms: 141
  • 5 rooms: 143
  • 6 rooms: 36
  • 7 rooms: 32
  • 8 rooms: 15
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Chartiers township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 44
  • 2 bedrooms: 730
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,335
  • 4 bedrooms: 289
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 7

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chartiers township:

  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 51
  • 2 bedrooms: 253
  • 3 bedrooms: 83
  • 4 bedrooms: 15
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 116
  • 1 vehicle: 796
  • 2 vehicles: 1,029
  • 3 vehicles: 350
  • 4 vehicles: 94
  • 5 or more vehicles: 20

Cars and other vehicles available in Chartiers township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 42
  • 1 vehicle: 222
  • 2 vehicles: 135
  • 3 vehicles: 10
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Construction (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Electricians (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Chartiers township:

  • Italian (20.6%)
  • German (16.3%)
  • Polish (11.4%)
  • Irish (9.7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (6.5%)
  • English (5.6%)
  • United States or American (5.1%)

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

  • Germany (33%)
  • Italy (25%)
  • Canada (16%)
  • Mexico (9%)
  • Africa, n.e.c. (8%)
  • Ireland (5%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,541 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 264 (9%)
  • Walked: 71 (2%)
  • Other means: 16 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 46 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

235 people in nursing homes
34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

95.7% of residents of Chartiers township speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,885
  • In family households: 5,959 (1,681 male householders, 324 female householders)
    1,697 spouses, 1,875 children (1,790 natural, 7 adopted, 78 stepchildren), 152 grandchildren, 25 brothers or sisters, 65 parents, 67 other relatives, 73 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 926 (278 male householders (224 living alone)), 534 female householders (484 living alone)), 114 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 269 (224 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 915 2-persons, 486 3-persons, 402 4-persons, 141 5-persons, 57 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 708 1-person, 96 2-persons, 8 5-persons,

1,110 married couples with children.
224 single-parent households (64 men, 160 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 111
Here:

15.6%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

1.5%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 90
Here:

56.3%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


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 (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Chartiers township:

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