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West Chester, PA Real Estate

 

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

158 HARVEY RD
$1,025,000 
158 HARVEY RD
WEST CHESTER, PA

5 Beds, 3/1 Baths
4,481 sqft
Courtesy of Craig Wakefield, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bryn Mawr
726 PEACH TREE DR
$749,000 
726 PEACH TREE DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 3/1 Baths
3,884 sqft
Courtesy of Susan Jurgensen, BHHS Fox & Roach-Malvern
1312 FARREN LN
$699,000 
1312 FARREN LN
WEST CHESTER, PA

5 Beds, 4/1 Baths
5,980 sqft
Courtesy of Barbara Richardson, BHHS Fox & Roach-Devon
996 RIFLERY DR
$689,900 
996 RIFLERY DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of R. Kit Anstey, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
1051 CEDAR MILL LN
$689,900 
1051 CEDAR MILL LN
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 3/1 Baths
Courtesy of R. Kit Anstey, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
903 ROUNDELAY LN
$627,500 
903 ROUNDELAY LN
WEST CHESTER, PA

5 Beds, 5/1 Baths
4,500 sqft
Courtesy of Adam Dyer, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
1653 YARDLEY CT
$500,000 
1653 YARDLEY CT
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 3/0 Baths
2,940 sqft
Courtesy of Ralph Iacovino, BHHS Fox & Roach-Malvern
1556 SHADYSIDE RD
$450,000 
1556 SHADYSIDE RD
WEST CHESTER, PA

5 Beds, 4/0 Baths
3,138 sqft
Courtesy of Anna Abbatemarco, BHHS Fox & Roach-Exton
6 KATIE WAY
$399,999 
6 KATIE WAY
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of Sarah DiSands, BHHS Fox & Roach-Malvern
821 HUBER PL
$396,000 
821 HUBER PL
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 3/1 Baths
1,855 sqft
Courtesy of Cherrie Green, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newtown Square
510 N VERONICA RD
$360,000 Price reduced from $400,000 (-$40,000)
510 N VERONICA RD
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of Catherine Rock, BHHS Fox & Roach-Kennett Square
240 CHATHAM WAY
$329,000 
240 CHATHAM WAY
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,088 sqft
Courtesy of Patricia Harvey, BHHS Fox & Roach-Malvern
1312 SHERWOOD DR
$299,000 
1312 SHERWOOD DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,872 sqft
Courtesy of Kay Pierce, BHHS Fox & Roach-Malvern
456 HARTFORD SQ
$285,000 
456 HARTFORD SQ
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,909 sqft
Courtesy of Robert Davis, BHHS Fox & Roach-Devon
1237 MORSTEIN RD
$282,500 
1237 MORSTEIN RD
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of R. Kit Anstey, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
1061 E BOOT RD
$274,900 
1061 E BOOT RD
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,520 sqft
Courtesy of Leonard J Iacono, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
807 BRETTINGHAM CT #802B
$265,000 
807 BRETTINGHAM CT #802B
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 3/0 Baths
1,656 sqft
Courtesy of Robin Martin, BHHS Fox & Roach-Exton
810 AMBER LN
$231,900 Price reduced from $234,900 (-$3,000)
810 AMBER LN
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,738 sqft
Courtesy of Maribeth McConnell, BHHS Fox & Roach-Malvern
160 WEEDON CT
$175,000 
160 WEEDON CT
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
900 sqft
Courtesy of Maria McGinn, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
1244 WEST CHESTER PIKE #405
Courtesy of R. Kit Anstey, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester

West Chester, Pa Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JAN-MAR 2017 139 $375,972 $324,625

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: 19,274
Households: 6,612
Median Age: 27

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