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West Chester, PA Real Estate

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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

122 HIDDEN POND WAY
$750,000 
122 HIDDEN POND WAY
WEST CHESTER, PA

5 Beds, 4/1 Baths
5,023 sqft
Courtesy of Mary Janine Chiles, BHHS Fox & Roach-Devon
300 E MINER ST
$700,000 
300 E MINER ST
WEST CHESTER, PA

9 Beds, 4/0 Baths
3,772 sqft
Courtesy of Justin Kane, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
1724 YARDLEY DR
$439,900 
1724 YARDLEY DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
2,298 sqft
Courtesy of Deborah Dorsey, BHHS Fox & Roach-Rosemont
114 E BARNARD ST
$425,000 
114 E BARNARD ST
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,642 sqft
Courtesy of Patty Panichelli, BHHS Fox & Roach-Malvern
151 LYDIA LN
$425,000 Price reduced from $445,000 (-$20,000)
151 LYDIA LN
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,510 sqft
Courtesy of Vanessa Horne, BHHS Fox & Roach-Chadds Ford
853 HINCHLEY RUN
$418,000 
853 HINCHLEY RUN
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,001 sqft
Courtesy of Suzette Webb, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
1177 PRINCETON LN
$397,000 
1177 PRINCETON LN
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 3/1 Baths
2,314 sqft
Courtesy of Elizabeth Rafferty, BHHS Fox & Roach-Malvern
507 CORK CIR
$329,000 
507 CORK CIR
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,808 sqft
Courtesy of Adam Dyer, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
304 E MINER ST
$325,000 
304 E MINER ST
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,692 sqft
Courtesy of Justin Kane, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
750 E MARSHALL ST #602
$255,000 
750 E MARSHALL ST #602
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,232 sqft
Courtesy of Gail Rader, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
483 CASSATT CT
$250,000 
483 CASSATT CT
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,573 sqft
Courtesy of Aimee Gallagher, BHHS Fox & Roach-Wayne
212 W LAFAYETTE ST
$249,900 
212 W LAFAYETTE ST
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
910 sqft
Courtesy of Adam Dyer, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
307 E MINER ST
$248,000 
307 E MINER ST
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,504 sqft
Courtesy of Justin Kane, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut
195 STIRLING CT
$215,000 
195 STIRLING CT
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,260 sqft
Courtesy of Xiaomin Lu, BHHS Fox & Roach-Exton
750 E MARSHALL ST #703
$199,900 
750 E MARSHALL ST #703
WEST CHESTER, PA

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
846 sqft
Courtesy of Bobbie Zimmerman Surrick, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
579 SUMMIT HOUSE
$180,000 
579 SUMMIT HOUSE
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,064 sqft
Courtesy of Mary Dwyer, BHHS Fox & Roach-Yardley
216 DEBAPTISTE LN
$2,150 
216 DEBAPTISTE LN
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,901 sqft
Courtesy of Joyce Polselli-Hamid, BHHS Fox & Roach-Malvern
316 S WALNUT ST
$1,800 
316 S WALNUT ST
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of R. Kit Anstey, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
610 VALLEY DR
$1,545 Price reduced from $1,575 (-$30)
610 VALLEY DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 1/1 Bath
Courtesy of R. Kit Anstey, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
339 W UNION ST #2ND FL
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 2018 160 $429,283 $371,250

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 19341 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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