Statewide Claims to Fame

Chambersburg is 10th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Chambersburg is 14th in Pennsylvania out of 187 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Chambersburg is 14th in Pennsylvania out of 256 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Chambersburg Rank Pennsylvania US
Current population (2012) 20,360 26th 12,763,536 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6.9 38th 44,742.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,926.8 164th 283.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Chambersburg Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents younger than 5 7.4% 28th 5.6% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.3% 62nd 21.5% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 18.0% 78th 16.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Chambersburg Rank Pennsylvania US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 78.2% 246th 87.9% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 19.8% 156th 26.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Chambersburg Rank Pennsylvania US
Race - White 77.0% 214th 83.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 9.2% 63rd 11.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 28th 0.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.4% 117th 3.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 10th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.9% 25th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 15.7% 14th 6.1% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 71.3% 219th 78.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Chambersburg Rank Pennsylvania US
Female residents 53.4% 49th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 10.6% 30th 5.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Chambersburg Rank Pennsylvania US
Housing units 9,086 34th 5,579,275 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 40.3% 29th 20.5% 25.9%
Households 8,351 32nd 4,952,566 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 47.5% 221st 70.6% 66.1%
Home median value $157,700 105th $163,200 $186,200
People per household 2.3 149th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Chambersburg Rank Pennsylvania US
Income per capita $20,750 185th $27,824 $27,915
Income per household $36,586 185th $51,651 $52,762
Income below poverty line 19.8% 68th 12.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Chambersburg Rank Pennsylvania US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,516 39th 981,501 27,092,908
Retail sales $439,393 22nd $166,842,778 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $24,472 36th $13,323 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $65,611 14th $19,625,449 $613,795,732

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