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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

120 S WAWASET RD
$1,050,000 
120 S WAWASET RD
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 3/1 Baths
3,015 sqft
Courtesy of Holly Gross, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
830 BAINBRIDGE DR
$998,000 
830 BAINBRIDGE DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 4/1 Baths
6,664 sqft
Courtesy of Ralph Bernardine, BHHS Fox & Roach-Malvern
1716 HIBBERD LN
$815,000 
1716 HIBBERD LN
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 3/1 Baths
5,496 sqft
Courtesy of Maribeth McConnell, BHHS Fox & Roach-Malvern
LOT #2 OAKWOODS LANE
$799,900 
LOT #2 OAKWOODS LANE
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 3/2 Baths
Courtesy of Steven Christie, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
LOT #1 OAKWOODS LANE
$699,900 
LOT #1 OAKWOODS LANE
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
3,000 sqft
Courtesy of Steven Christie, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
1065 LYME CT
$625,000 
1065 LYME CT
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 3/0 Baths
Courtesy of R. Kit Anstey, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
1130 S CHESTER RD
$589,900 
1130 S CHESTER RD
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of Steven Christie, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
17 OLD BARN DR
$565,000 
17 OLD BARN DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
3,909 sqft
Courtesy of Ralph Bernardine, BHHS Fox & Roach-Malvern
1696 YARDLEY DR
$489,900 
1696 YARDLEY DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 3/0 Baths
3,208 sqft
Courtesy of KayC Pierce, BHHS Fox & Roach-Malvern
251 TORREY PINE CT
$459,000 
251 TORREY PINE CT
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 3/1 Baths
3,448 sqft
Courtesy of Jennifer Kendall, BHHS Fox & Roach-Devon
1807 WISTERIA LN #80
$450,000 
1807 WISTERIA LN #80
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,148 sqft
Courtesy of Bernadette Forster, BHHS Fox & Roach-Wayne
1203 NOTTINGHAM DR
$429,900 
1203 NOTTINGHAM DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,856 sqft
Courtesy of Deirdre Conwell, BHHS Fox & Roach-Malvern
1203 PRINCETON LN
$425,000 
1203 PRINCETON LN
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 3/0 Baths
2,427 sqft
Courtesy of Anna Abbatemarco, BHHS Fox & Roach-Exton
605 JAEGER CIR
$420,000 
605 JAEGER CIR
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,353 sqft
Courtesy of Timothy Hoffman, BHHS Fox & Roach-Chadds Ford
246 CHATHAM WAY
$349,500 
246 CHATHAM WAY
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
2,096 sqft
Courtesy of Heather Jones Rajotte, BHHS Fox & Roach-Devon
683 HEATHERTON LN
$315,000 
683 HEATHERTON LN
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,490 sqft
Courtesy of Ady McGowan, BHHS Fox & Roach-Wayne
779 BRADFORD TER
$290,000 
779 BRADFORD TER
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,020 sqft
Courtesy of Adam Dyer, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
310 HUNTINGTON CT
$259,000 
310 HUNTINGTON CT
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,230 sqft
Courtesy of Thomas Moretti, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
921 RAILWAY SQ #32
$174,500 
921 RAILWAY SQ #32
WEST CHESTER, PA

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
828 sqft
Courtesy of Kim Lastrina, BHHS Fox & Roach-Exton
207 WALNUT HILL RD #C15
$172,000 
207 WALNUT HILL RD #C15
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,288 sqft
Courtesy of Ashley Murray, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester

West Chester, Pa Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JUL-SEP 2017 476 $409,983 $382,625

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 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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