Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Population 20,330

Chambersburg is located in Franklin County, PA. The population is 20,330, making Chambersburg the largest city in Franklin County.

There are 16 public schools in Chambersburg with an average Homefacts rating of C. The total crime rate for Chambersburg is high , and there are 14 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Chambersburg is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Chambersburg property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Chambersburg include Guilford, Hamilton Township and Guilford Township.

Chambersburg Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 17%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 61.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 21.1%

Crime Rate

4.3% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 52
  • Violent Crimes: 279
  • Robbery: 57
  • Burglary: 241
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

56.31% Lower than national avg.
  • 14 offenders in Chambersburg
  • 6.89 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

128 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 8
  • Superfunds: 5
  • Tanks & Spills: 115


Moderate 3.9%
  • Pennsylvania unemployment average: 4.8%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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16 Public Schools view public schools

There are 16 K-12 public schools in Chambersburg, PA and 8 private schools. Homefacts rates Chambersburg's schools as Average, with an overall C rating.

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14 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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46 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Chambersburg, PA issued 46 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 46 permits, 2 were issued for single family homes and 44 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Chambersburg, PA issued 51 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 51 permits, 8 were issued for single family homes and 43 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $765
  • 1 Bedroom: $765
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,010
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,365
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,415

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Environmental Hazards

128 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (385/400)
    Chambersburg, PA has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Chambersburg, PA is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.32 Average
    Chambersburg, PA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 32.15°
  • February 34.85°
  • March 45.1°
  • April 55.48°
  • May 64.4°
  • June 73.61°
  • July 78°
  • August 75.42°
  • September 67.43°
  • October 54.93°
  • November 45.28°
  • December 35.22°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Chambersburg, PA

Chambersburg, PA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Chambersburg, PA has no risk of hurricanes.
Chambersburg, PA has a low risk of hail storms.
Chambersburg, PA has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Chambersburg, PA: $42,432


Unemployment in Chambersburg is 3.9%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 4.8% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 49.66%
White Collar - 50.34%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Tom Wolf
  • Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr.
  • Sen. Patrick J. Toomey

City Representatives

  • Bill Shuster

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

19 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

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