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Cheltenham is a township in Montgomery County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The community was named after a town in England.
The latitude of Cheltenham is 40.060N. The longitude is -75.094W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 157 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 36,875.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cheltenham demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Montgomery County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Philadelphia area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 19012 ZIP code.
11% of Cheltenham residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cheltenham ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cheltenham was $31,424, compared with $21,587 nationally.
49% of Cheltenham residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Cheltenham, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $660. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,576.
Libraries in Cheltenham include East Cheltenham Free Library ... View libraries
Montgomery County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cheltenham political report.
The average commute time for Cheltenham workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Cheltenham between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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