Chalfont, PA

Chalfont profile

Living in Chalfont

Chalfont is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,269 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Chalfont is the 370th 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.

Chalfont is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 86.24% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Chalfont is a borough of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chalfont who work in management occupations (15.19%), business and financial occupations (14.31%), and office and administrative support (13.12%).

Because of many things, Chalfont is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Chalfont a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Chalfont has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Chalfont’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in Chalfont is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Chalfont, the average commute to work is 32.38 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

If knowledge is power, Chalfont is a pretty powerful place. 50.97% of the adults in Chalfont have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Chalfont in 2018 was $49,712, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $198,848 for a family of four.

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.