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Let downtown be the home of your business.

Your business can
benefit from locating
in Downtown Chambersburg - the center of activity in Franklin County.

Located in the County seat, downtown Chambersburg is an economic center. A diverse mix of restaurants, retail shops, ethnic grocery stores and services are offered downtown.

 

Market Information

 

Trade Area

 

Total population:

  • 62,374 within 15 minute drive-shed

  • 448,641 within 45 minute drive-shed

  • 1,711,259 within 75 minute drive-shed

 

Number of households:

  • 24,826 within 15 minute drive-shed

  • 172,445 within 45 minute drive-shed

  • 664,480 within 75 minute drive-shed

 

Median household income:

  • $49,343 within 15 minute drive-shed

  • $53,259 within 45 minute drive-shed

  • $59,630 within 75 minute drive-shed

 

Consumer Spending Patterns

 

Market leakage:

Within a 15 minute drive of Memorial Square, 62,000 consumers are spending in the following retail categories and offer opportunities for increased market share by small businesses who locate in the downtown:

  • Lawn and garden: $2,160,429

  • Beer, wine and liquor: $5,551,200

  • Health and personal: $15,264,045

  • Clothing: $12,342,008

  • Special food service: $2,407,538

 

Market surplus:

Within the same 15 minute drive of the square, the following retail categories indicate a surplus of consumer spending in the immediate area. This is money being drawn into the region from those living beyond the 15 minute drive-shed. New businesses can be aligned to strategically meet these demands.

  • Building materials/supplies: $19,233,011

  • Grocery stores: $44,618,348

  • Specialty food stores: $5,355,688

  • Jewelry, luggage, leather: $4,170,969

  • Sporting goods, hobby, books, music: $4,487,658

  • General merchandise: $252,494,122

  • Full service restaurants: $13,393,430

 

For more information about starting a business in downtown, call Downtown Chambersburg Inc. at 717-264-7101, email dci@chambersburg.org or visit us at 100 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, PA.

Downtown Chambersburg Inc. © 2018

717-264-7101          100 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, PA 17201

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