Chambersburg, PA 17202 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 17202: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chambersburg, PA 17202

Acceptable Alternative
Guilford Township, PA 17202
Guilford Twp, PA 17202

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 598
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,945
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 124
  • County: Franklin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.942, Longitude -77.674
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Chambersburg, PA 17202 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 30,099
Population in Households 29,848
Population in Familes 25,205
Population in Group Qrtrs 251
Population Density1 253
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 11,621
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 8,467
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,243 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,099 (74.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,522 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 622 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $196,615
Average Home Value $219,942


Median Household Income $56,409
Average Household Income $71,752
Per Capita Income $27,749
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.4%
Households 0.36% 0.38%
Families 0.2% 0.28%
Median Household Income   3.74%
Per Capita Income   2.78%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Chambersburg, PA 17202 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17202 to the other 1,635 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 103 94th
Population Density1 # 820 50th
Diversity Index2 # 401 75th
Median Household Income # 521 68th
Per Capita Income # 547 67th

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