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Chalfont is a home rule municipality in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,977 at the 2000 census.

Chalfont is named after Chalfont St Giles in Buckinghamshire also known as Bucks County, England. Chalfont was the home of William Penn’s first wife, and William Penn is also buried at Jordans Quaker Meeting House near Chalfont St Giles. The Chalfont Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 4.3 km� (1.6 mi�), all land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 3,977 people, 1,382 households, and 1,039 families residing in the borough. The population density was 912.6/km� (2,365.8/mi�). There were 1,404 housing units at an average density of 328.5/km� (851.7/mi�). The racial makeup of the borough was 95.56% White, 1.15% African American, 0.08% Native American, 1.49% Asian, 0.05% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.25% of the population.

There were 1,382 households out of which 40.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.2% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.8% were non-families. 19.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.25.

In the borough the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 34.9% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 8.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 96.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $63,491, and the median income for a family was $70,592. Males had a median income of $51,139 versus $30,842 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $26,248. About 1.1% of families and 4.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.4% of those under age 18 and 3.2% of those age 65 or over.