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See what Chambersburg, PA has to offer.

What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Chambersburg

There is a place called downtown to eat that is really delicious. I like how easy it is to walk around downtown.

Close to stores and restaurants. Close to high way and ease to walk to any place I would like to go.saves on gas money.

very friendly neighbors. polite children, no unruly crowds. only a few blocks from downtown area. nearby walking trail and close to the city park.

big back yard can relax and have cook outs we help each others when need to. we still have the old type of Restaurants from back in the 70's still some of your old bars with home style cooking

My family and I like to go to parks with our dogs. And restaurants whenever we can also local events

Who Lives Here

Chambersburg Demographics

Education

High School

36%

Associate's

15%

Bachelor's

10%

Master's

4%

Doctorate

35%

Family Size

2 people

43%

3 people

28%

4 people

13%

5 people

10%

6+ people

7%

Household Income

0-50k

51%

50-100k

34%

100-150k

8%

150-200k

4%

200k+

3%

Age

0-10

13%

10-20

14%

20-45

31%

45-65

22%

65+

19%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Chambersburg?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Nov '23-$840$1100$1795
Oct '23-$840$1150$1795
Sep '23-$840$1150$1795
Aug '23-$840$1150$1795
Jul '23-$840$1154$1895
Jun '23-$840$995$1895
May '23-$840$945$1920
Apr '23-$840$1054$1920
Mar '23-$840$1054$1920
Feb '23-$840$1054$1970
Jan '23-$840$1054$1922
Dec '22-$840$1054$1922
Nov '22-$840$1054$1922

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Chambersburg

Chambersburg Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

45%

15-30 Mins

31%

30-40 Mins

12%

40-60 Mins

6%

60+ Mins

6%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4444

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 5 of 9 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 6 of 9 renters

Percentage: 4949

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 6 of 9 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Nightlife, Restaurant

Things To Do In Chambersburg

Top Score

Grocery Stores

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Solid grocery game.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 91% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 83% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You've got a good shot at a great night out in Chambersburg.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 40% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 43% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Rest assured, you won't go hungry around here.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 77% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 50% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Filling stations in Chambersburg are at full-throttle!

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 87% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 76% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We'd be gym buddies with Chambersburg.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 87% fewer gyms than average
  3. 74% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There's fresh air to be had here.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 62% fewer parks than average
  3. 50% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's just about fine for fine art. An average score.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 50% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. Significantly more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Healthcare in Chambersburg doesn't tip the scales.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Chambersburg.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 100% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 100% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Chambersburg.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. 52% fewer shops than average
  3. Significantly more shops than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Chambersburg could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 75% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 11% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Chambersburg Features

Busy Streets

No

Say 8 of 9 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 8 of 9 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 8 of 9 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 8 of 9 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 7 of 9 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 7 of 9 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 7 of 9 renters

Near Downtown

Yes

Say 6 of 9 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 6 of 9 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 6 of 9 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 6 of 9 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 5 of 9 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 6 of 9 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 6 of 9 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 7 of 9 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 7 of 9 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 7 of 9 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 7 of 9 renters

Chambersburg Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Chambersburg

8/10

Fountaindale Elementary School

Grades PK-5 • Public

8/10
7/10

Paramount Elementary School

Grades PK-5 • Public

7/10

Cascade Elementary School

Grades PK-5 • Public

7/10

Old Forge Elementary School

Grades PK-5 • Public

7/10
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Living in Chambersburg, PA

Chambersburg, Pennsylvania is a small city with slightly less than 21,000 residents. Retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (18%) here than nationally (14%). With an average age of just under 39, the city's population skews younger than most cities in Pennsylvania. Homeowners tend to be in the minority in the area, and 56% of residents are renters. The city boasts a relatively affordable average rent of $811 per month, which is $107 less than the state average.

Chambersburg has a high number of residents over the age of 25 who possess a high school degree or GED (26%) compared to the national average. In addition, 16% possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. There are two primary industries in Chambersburg: healthcare and retail. Together, these industries make up 15% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 7% of residents work in sales, making it the top career path in the city. Chambersburg workers take home an average annual income of just over $56K, less than their peers elsewhere in Pennsylvania. The city's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345).

Averaging about 20 minutes, the commute time for Chambersburg residents outperforms the state average of about 28 minutes. Many residents (40%) drive to work, while public transportation isn't used much. Not many workers (2%) commute on foot, though the number is higher than the national average.