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Chalfont is a borough in Bucks County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.

The community was named after Chalfont St. Giles, an English parish.

The latitude of Chalfont is 40.288N. The longitude is -75.209W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 285 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,061.


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$63,491
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Chalfont demographic reports
Chalfont is on Neshaminy Creek.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks

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21% of Chalfont residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chalfont ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chalfont was $26,248, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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39% of Chalfont residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Chalfont, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $632.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,369.


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Bucks County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chalfont political report.

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The average commute time for Chalfont workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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