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: 585
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,029
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 128
  • 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, 2017)


Total Population 31,166
Daytime Population: Workers 12,730
Daytime Population: Residents 15,924
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 28,654
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 30,913
Population in Familes 26,103
Population in Group Qrtrs 253
Population Density2 260
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $61,175
Average Household Income $78,591
Per Capita Income $30,202


Total Housing Units 12,513 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,373 (74.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,533 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 607 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $204,544
Average Home Value $241,222


Total Households 11,906
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 8,706
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.46% 0.46%
Households 0.42% 0.42%
Families 0.33% 0.36%
Median Household Income   3.27%
Per Capita Income   3.0%

Chambersburg, PA 17202 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17202 to the other 1,663 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 96 94th
Population Density # 825 50th
Diversity Index # 420 75th
Median Household Income # 415 75th
Per Capita Income # 509 69th

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