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Site of two state correctional facilities
Chesterfield is a township in Burlington County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The latitude of Chesterfield is 40.115N. The longitude is -74.639W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 72 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,955.
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13% of Chesterfield residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chesterfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chesterfield was $17,193, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Chesterfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Chesterfield include Crosswicks, Recklesstown ... View historic districts
Median rent in Chesterfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $620. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,668.
Libraries in Chesterfield include Crosswicks Public Library ... View libraries
Burlington County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chesterfield political report.
The average commute time for Chesterfield workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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