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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

438 GROUND HOG COLLEGE RD
$1,795,000 
438 GROUND HOG COLLEGE RD
WEST CHESTER, PA

5 Beds, 4/2 Baths
9,487 sqft
Courtesy of Holly Gross, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
8 PENN DR
$1,000,000 
8 PENN DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

5 Beds, 4/1 Baths
6,299 sqft
Courtesy of Holly Gross, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
14 PEALE DR
$944,900 Price reduced from $949,900 (-$5,000)
14 PEALE DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

6 Beds, 4/1 Baths
6,871 sqft
Courtesy of Patricia Dunn, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
905 KENMARA DR
$739,900 
905 KENMARA DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

5 Beds, 3/2 Baths
4,990 sqft
Courtesy of R. Kit Anstey, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
1418 E STRASBURG RD #LOT #2
Courtesy of Cynthia Thompson, BHHS Fox & Roach-Malvern
671 HIGHPOINT DR
$675,000 
671 HIGHPOINT DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

5 Beds, 3/2 Baths
4,548 sqft
Courtesy of Katherine Matson, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
1192 KILLARNEY LN
$644,900 
1192 KILLARNEY LN
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 2/2 Baths
3,568 sqft
Courtesy of Bill McCormick, BHHS Fox & Roach-Exton
762 BRINTONS BRIDGE RD
$625,000 
762 BRINTONS BRIDGE RD
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 3/0 Baths
3,100 sqft
Courtesy of Helene Donohue, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
526 W GAY ST
$579,900 
526 W GAY ST
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
3,416 sqft
Courtesy of Gail Tatum, BHHS Fox & Roach-Malvern
1226 S WESTTOWN RD
$529,900 Price reduced from $539,900 (-$10,000)
1226 S WESTTOWN RD
WEST CHESTER, PA

5 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,408 sqft
Courtesy of Meghan Chorin, BHHS Fox & Roach-Devon
315 W UNION ST
$499,000 
315 W UNION ST
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 1/1 Bath
2,232 sqft
Courtesy of Veronica M Montgomery, BHHS Fox & Roach-Rosemont
215 S DARLINGTON ST
$359,900 
215 S DARLINGTON ST
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
Courtesy of R. Kit Anstey, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
130 MOUNTAIN VIEW DR
$359,900 
130 MOUNTAIN VIEW DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 3/1 Baths
2,305 sqft
Courtesy of Maria McGinn, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
2407 WINTERBRIDGE LN
$269,900 
2407 WINTERBRIDGE LN
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,608 sqft
Courtesy of Elaine Maria Subbio, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newtown Square
510 EATON WAY
$264,900 
510 EATON WAY
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,155 sqft
Courtesy of Deborah Dorsey, BHHS Fox & Roach-Rosemont
1330 N TULIP DR
$4,000 
1330 N TULIP DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

5 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,520 sqft
Courtesy of Andrew Talone, BHHS Fox & Roach-Devon
116 MAPLE LN
$2,300 
116 MAPLE LN
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of R. Kit Anstey, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
2103 VALLEY DR
$1,600 
2103 VALLEY DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,048 sqft
Courtesy of Barbara Baker, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newtown Square
148 W GAY ST
$1,425 Price reduced from $1,450 (-$25)
148 W GAY ST
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,100 sqft
Courtesy of Adam Dyer, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
1921 VALLEY DR
$1,300 
1921 VALLEY DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
900 sqft
Courtesy of Andrew Talone, BHHS Fox & Roach-Devon

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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