Chambersburg demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,97127791
Median age35.940.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%56%55%
Speak English84%89%79%
Speak Spanish13%5%13%
Chambersburg, PA has a population of 20,576 and is the 2,107th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,971 per sq mi which is 972% higher than the Pennsylvania average and 3180% higher than the national average. The median age in Chambersburg is 36 which is approximately 12% lower than the Pennsylvania average of 41. In Chambersburg, 50% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 84% speak English and 13% speak Spanish. 63% of Chambersburg residents were born in Pennsylvania, 26% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 8% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Chambersburg is 972% higher than Pennsylvania.
  • The median age in Chambersburg is 12% lower than Pennsylvania.
  • In Chambersburg 82.82% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Chambersburg 9.20% of the population is African American.
  • In Chambersburg 1.79% of the population is Asian.

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Chambersburg population breakdown by race

African American9.20%11.03%12.63%
American Indian0.72%0.20%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.09%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race3.05%2.24%3.06%
Other race2.34%1.98%4.75%
In Chambersburg, 15.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Chambersburg, PA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).