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Chambersburg
  • Town in Pennsylvania

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Chambersburg is a town in Pennsylvania with a population of 20,832. Chambersburg is in Franklin County. Living in Chambersburg offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Chambersburg and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Chambersburg are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$154,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$820
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    55%
  • Own
    45%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    160.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    18.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    42.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    56.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    241.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,030.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    52.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    national  12%

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