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Chadds Ford is a township in Delaware County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The community was named for John Chadds, settler who began operating a ferry here in 1737.
The latitude of Chadds Ford is 39.871N. The longitude is -75.591W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 315 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,170.
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17% of Chadds Ford residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chadds Ford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chadds Ford was $52,974, compared with $21,587 nationally.
57% of Chadds Ford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Chadds Ford include Chadds Ford Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Chadds Ford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $908. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,911.
Delaware County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chadds Ford political report.
The average commute time for Chadds Ford workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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