About the Chambersburg, PA Area
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As of the census of 2000, there were 1,101 people, 443 households, and 299 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,725.3 people per square mile (664.2/km²). There were 460 housing units at an average density of 720.8 per square mile (277.5/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 93.55% White, 0.82% African American, 0.18% Asian, 3.91% from other races, and 1.54% from two or more races.
There were 443 households, out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.0% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.3% were non-families. 25.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.00.
In the borough the population was spread out, with 24.7% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 103.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.6 males.
The median income for a household in the borough was $39,861, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $30,813 versus $22,938 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $18,142. About 7.9% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under age 18 and 20.6% of those age 65 or over.
The population within the borough limits was 10,568 at the 2010 census. When combined with the surrounding Washington and Quincy Townships, the population of greater Waynesboro is 28,285. The Waynesboro Area School District serves a resident population of 32,386, according to 2010 federal census data.
The community is named after the colonial Fort Loudoun, built in 1756 during the French and Indian War. A replica of the fort, built in 1993, stands at the corner of US 30 and Brooklyn Road North, at the southeast corner of the CDP.
A post office called Loudon was established in 1814, and the name was changed to Fort Loudon in 1883