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Chalfont, PA
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Living in Chalfont

Chalfont is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,142 people and four associated neighborhoods, Chalfont is the 359th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Chalfont real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Chalfont house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Also of interest is that Chalfont has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Chalfont telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 19.57% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Chalfont is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Chalfont’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Chalfont, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.21 minutes every day commuting to work.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Chalfont. 63.02% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Chalfont in 2022 was $54,337, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $217,348 for a family of four. However, Chalfont contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Chalfont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chalfont residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Chalfont include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Chalfont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Urdu and Spanish.