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 people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
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.