Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania

Chambersburg: Borough in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States

About

Chambersburg is a city located in the county of Franklin in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 20,268 and a population density of 2,929 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 21,231 inhabitants.

The city was created 288 years ago in 1733.

Quick Facts about Chambersburg

Population : 21,231 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Franklin County
Area : 6.92 km2
Altitude : 630 feet / 192 meters
Capital city : Chambersburg is capital of Franklin County
Establishment : January 01, 1734 (288 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 09:47:23 (3rd December 2022)
Postal code : 17201
Density : 3,068 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.54% (2010-2020)
Chambersburg locator map
Location of Chambersburg on Pennsylvania map.
Memorial Square Chambersburg image
Memorial Square Chambersburg
Memorial Square Chambersburg image

Geography

Chambersburg is located at 39°56'15"N 77°39'40"W (39.9375900, -77.6611000).

Chambersburg map

Demographics

The population of Chambersburg increased by 4.54% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 20,268 - census
2011 20,258 -0.05% estimation process
2012 20,354 0.47% estimation process
2013 20,394 0.2% estimation process
2014 20,501 0.52% estimation process
2015 20,571 0.34% estimation process
2016 20,625 0.26% estimation process
2017 20,872 1.18% estimation process
2018 20,984 0.53% estimation process
2019 21,143 0.75% estimation process
2020 21,231 0.41% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 25,158
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 25,316
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -0.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 24,765
April 1, 2010 Population : 25,487
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.5%
People over 65 (%) : 17.6%
Female persons, % : 53.1%
White only, percent : 83.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 7.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 0.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 6.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 83.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,709
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.9%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 42.8%

Chambersburg zip code is 17201. County name: Franklin, County fips: 42055

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 42.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $79,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $900
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $365
2015-2019 median gross rent : $718
2015-2019 Households : 10,636
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.32
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 76.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 81.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 74.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 83.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 15.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 103,009
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 554,993
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 430,818
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 751,909
2012 total retail sales per capita : $29,590
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $30,345
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $19,073
Percentage of people living in poverty : 30.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,753
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 984
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 437
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 192
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,377
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 118
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,358
2010 population per square mile : 2,165.8
2010 land area in square miles : 11.77

People born in Chambersburg (50)

People born in Chambersburg, including politician Thomas R. Bard, academic Henry Burchard Fine, artist Daniel Ridgway Knight, .

List

Schools in Chambersburg

College & universities near Chambersburg, PA

Code Name City ZIP
446996 Chambersburg Beauty School Chambersburg (PA) 17201

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Chambersburg, PA

Code Name Address Type
HAG Hagerstown, MD 123 West Franklin Street BUS
HNK Hancock, MD 434 East Main Street BUS
MRB Martinsburg station 229 East Martin St. RAIL
FRC Frederick, MD 100 South East Street RAIL
FRR Frederick Airport, MD 1341 Hughes Ford Road BUS

Post offices near Chambersburg

Post Office Name City ZIP
Chambersburg Post Office Chambersburg (PA) 17201

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Franklin County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Franklin County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Waynesboro 10,906 Borough in Pennsylvania
Old Forge 7,838 City in Pennsylvania, United States of America
Salem 6,367 Township in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Charlestown 6,328 Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Saint Thomas 6,039 Township in Franklin County, Pennsylvania
Quincy 5,451 City in Pennsylvania, United States
Greencastle 3,989 Borough of Pennsylvania
Wayne Heights 2,545 Census designated place
Mount Union 2,312 Borough of Pennsylvania
Brownsville 2,203 Borough in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States
Lurgan 2,173 City in United States of America
Metal 1,857 Township in Franklin County, Pennsylvania
Mont Alto 1,729 Borough of Pennsylvania
Mercersburg 1,527 Borough of Pennsylvania
Marion 1,269 Census-designated place in Pennsylvania, United States
Concord 1,268 Human settlement in Pennsylvania, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Chambersburg distances to largest Pennsylvania cities