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Fox Chapel, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Fox Chapel had a population of 5,313 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Fox Chapel is located at latitude 40.526 and longitude -79.8889 in Allegheny County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Fox Chapel (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Allegheny County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 988 feet.

The Borough of Fox Chapel (GNIS ID: 2086659) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fox Chapel population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Fox Chapel, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,313
Daytime Population: Workers 802
Daytime Population: Residents 3,117
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,919
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 5,313
Population in Familes 4,736
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 675
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $198,119
Average Household Income $266,692
Per Capita Income $102,701


Total Housing Units 2,208 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,716 (77.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 330 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 162 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $607,054
Average Home Value $676,909


Total Households 2,046
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 1,550
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 -0.19% -0.09%
Households -0.11% -0.03%
Families -0.19% -0.09%
Median Household Income   0.19%
Per Capita Income   1.28%

Fox Chapel, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fox Chapel to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 244 86th
Population Density # 1264 28th
Diversity Index # 479 73rd
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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