Fox Chapel is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,383 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". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Fox Chapel is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Fox Chapel 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, Fox Chapel has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Fox Chapel’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Fox Chapel is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.