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West Chester PA

 

West Chester is one of Pennsylvania’s top up and coming boroughs, showing over 3% growth since 2010. This small town community is home to more than 18,000 and has produced an astonishing number of successful musicians and actors considering its size. Rapper Asher Roth, pro skateboarder Bam Margera, and baseball pitcher Cole Hamels, among others, all call West Chester home. West Chester real estate continues to become more valuable as the neighborhood gains notoriety across the country, both as a hotbed of celebrity talent and a wholesome place to raise a family.

West Chester may be a small community, but it still offers plenty of fun activities that help drive national appeal for any available West Chester homes for sale. The Herr’s Potato Chip Factory, for example, offers educational tours, while borough organizers produce a host of music and food festivals. Homebuyers interested in West Chester area real estate can visit a farmers market, go horseback riding, or tour the Haverford College Arboretum.

A surprising factor that affects West Chester real estate listings is the strength of the local economy. Many towns of a similar size to West Chester often lack the presence of large companies that create high quantities of jobs. Notable corporate entities within or near West Chester include Lasko Products, Inc., Commodore Business Machines, and QVC. Homebuyers from all over the country are drawn to West Chester real estate not only for the city’s small-town feel and strong sense of community, but for its wealth of employment opportunities.

Owning a piece of West Chester real estate gives buyers access to safe neighborhoods and high quality schooling options. The Pennsylvania borough boasts a low violent crime index as well as above-average proficiencies in math, science, and reading. Nearby West Chester University gives residents a local option for continued education, while West Chester Henderson High School and The Goddard School draw rave national reviews. West Chester officials have worked hard to establish their town as one of the very best places in the country to raise a family.

It’s easy to see the appeal of West Chester, Pennsylvania to homebuyers and those seeking a wholesome place to settle down. A low population and small-town vibe help the borough thrive as a close-knit community, while the presence of large, national corporations ensures plenty of high quality jobs and a healthy economy. Residents stay entertained year-round through community festivals and local tourism venues. West Chester has something for everyone, and its continued growth bodes well for its real estate and homes for sale.

A surge in popularity also means that available West Chester houses for sale may be scooped up quickly. To help you get in the game before it’s too late, Prudential Fox & Roach offers real estate listings by city to help you find the home you’re looking for in a city you’ll love.

For more information about West Chester real estate and homes for sale, please contact a BHHS Fox & Roach agent today!

 
 

Most Recent Homes for Sale in West Chester, Pa

1075 CREEK RD
Courtesy of R. Kit Anstey, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
LOT 1 COLONIAL DR
$995,000 
LOT 1 COLONIAL DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 3/1 Baths
3,700 sqft
Courtesy of Gary Scheivert, BHHS Fox & Roach-Media
LOT #6 OLD HAWTHORNE DR
$994,455 
LOT #6 OLD HAWTHORNE DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

5 Beds, 3/2 Baths
4,390 sqft
Courtesy of Steven Christie, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
1010 LAMBOURNE RD
$925,000 
1010 LAMBOURNE RD
WEST CHESTER, PA

5 Beds, 3/2 Baths
5,699 sqft
Courtesy of Suzette Webb, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
1339-08 BURKE RD
$750,000 
1339-08 BURKE RD
WEST CHESTER, PA

5 Beds, 4/1 Baths
3,300 sqft
Courtesy of Ralph Iacovino, BHHS Fox & Roach-Malvern
LOT #1 W STREET RD
$749,900 
LOT #1 W STREET RD
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 3/2 Baths
Courtesy of Steven Christie, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
1339-02 BURKE RD
$675,000 
1339-02 BURKE RD
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 3/1 Baths
3,300 sqft
Courtesy of Ralph Iacovino, BHHS Fox & Roach-Malvern
1339-05 BURKE RD
$634,900 
1339-05 BURKE RD
WEST CHESTER, PA

5 Beds, 3/1 Baths
3,300 sqft
Courtesy of Ralph Iacovino, BHHS Fox & Roach-Malvern
1229 HAMILTON DR
$600,000 
1229 HAMILTON DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 3/1 Baths
2,719 sqft
Courtesy of Adam Dyer, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
817 CUB HUNT LN
$599,999 
817 CUB HUNT LN
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
3,171 sqft
Courtesy of Bill McCormick, BHHS Fox & Roach-Exton
1100 LINCOLN DR
$550,000 
1100 LINCOLN DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 3/0 Baths
2,310 sqft
Courtesy of Susan Medford, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
922 W STRASBURG RD
$469,900 
922 W STRASBURG RD
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of R. Kit Anstey, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
1246 SURREY RD
$449,000 
1246 SURREY RD
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 3/1 Baths
2,649 sqft
Courtesy of Ryan Estrada, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
1 GREENBANK AVE
$424,900 
1 GREENBANK AVE
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
2,670 sqft
Courtesy of Adam Dyer, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
1324 WEST CHESTER PIKE #212
$235,000 
1324 WEST CHESTER PIKE #212
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,293 sqft
Courtesy of Jane Kalbitzer, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
750 E MARSHALL ST #710
$185,000 
750 E MARSHALL ST #710
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,015 sqft
Courtesy of Anna Abbatemarco, BHHS Fox & Roach-Exton
139 E MARSHALL ST #2ND &
$2,000 
139 E MARSHALL ST #2ND &
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
3,859 sqft
Courtesy of R. Kit Anstey, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
545 W MARSHALL ST
$2,000 
545 W MARSHALL ST
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,868 sqft
Courtesy of Maria Gumas, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newtown Square
942 RAILWAY SQ #11
$1,700 
942 RAILWAY SQ #11
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,112 sqft
Courtesy of Patricia Dunn, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
316 WALNUT ST ##3
$1,400 
316 WALNUT ST ##3
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of R. Kit Anstey, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester

West Chester, Pa Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
APR-JUN 2017 345 $376,661 $349,625

West Chester, Pa School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA K-12 19103 No Rating
CHESTER COUNTY FAMILY ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL K-6, K-8 19382 No Rating
PENNSYLVANIA LEADERSHIP CHARTER SCHOOL K-12 19380 No Rating
UNIONVILLE-CHADDS FORD K-12 19348 5
WEST CHESTER AREA K-12 19380 5

West Chester, Pa School Rankings (FAQ)

SchoolDigger Performance Ratings provide an overview of a school's test performance. Based on a scale of 0-5.

WEST CHESTER 4 out of 5
PENNSYLVANIA 2 out of 5

West Chester, Pa School Parent Ratings (FAQ)

Niche Review Ratings are the overall ratings that are provided by either a Parent/Guardian, Teacher, Staff, Administrator, Student or Former Student. Based on a scale of 1-5.

WEST CHESTER
PENNSYLVANIA
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West Chester, Pa Population

Population, household and median age statistics are based primarily on the 2010 US Census data projected forward to the present day.

Population: 19,349
Households: 6,639
Median Age: 27

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