Fox Chapel is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,401 people and just one neighborhood, Fox Chapel is the 266th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Real Estate Prices
Fox Chapel home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Fox Chapel real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Fox Chapel is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 99.22% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fox Chapel is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fox Chapel who work in healthcare (20.45%), sales jobs (16.71%) and management occupations (15.84%).
Also of interest is that Fox Chapel has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Fox Chapel is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Fox Chapel is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Fox Chapel really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Fox Chapel perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
As is often the case in a small borough, Fox Chapel doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.