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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Chalfont demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bucks County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Philadelphia area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 18914 ZIP code.
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.
39% of Chalfont residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Chalfont, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $632. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,369.
Bucks County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chalfont political report.
The average commute time for Chalfont workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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