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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 West Chester University  campus.

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., Synthes 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 Food 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, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services 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

1000 OLD HAWTHORNE DR
$998,440 
1000 OLD HAWTHORNE DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

5 Beds, 3/2 Baths
4,390 sqft
Courtesy of R. Kit Anstey, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
633 EDGEWATER LN
$950,000 
633 EDGEWATER LN
WEST CHESTER, PA

6 Beds, 5/1 Baths
5,946 sqft
Courtesy of Collis Townsend, BHHS Fox & Roach-Kennett Square
1741 TOWNE DR
$750,000 
1741 TOWNE DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 3/1 Baths
5,372 sqft
Courtesy of Christine Dick, BHHS Fox & Roach-Malvern
223 CHESHIRE CIR
$679,900 
223 CHESHIRE CIR
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
3,178 sqft
Courtesy of Ginny Nagle, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
832 FOUR STREAMS DR
$625,000 
832 FOUR STREAMS DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of Susan Manners, BHHS Fox & Roach-Chadds Ford
1339-06 BURKE RD
$619,900 
1339-06 BURKE RD
WEST CHESTER, PA

5 Beds, 3/1 Baths
3,000 sqft
Courtesy of Ralph Iacovino, BHHS Fox & Roach-Malvern
1557 TATTERSALL WAY
$610,000 
1557 TATTERSALL WAY
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 3/1 Baths
4,982 sqft
Courtesy of Ginny Nagle, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
129 SIDE SADDLE PL
$580,000 
129 SIDE SADDLE PL
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 3/1 Baths
3,852 sqft
Courtesy of Lisa Morgan, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
1539 TANGLEWOOD DR
$575,000 
1539 TANGLEWOOD DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 2/2 Baths
3,783 sqft
Courtesy of Anna Abbatemarco, BHHS Fox & Roach-Exton
837 JONES LN
$439,000 
837 JONES LN
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 4/0 Baths
1,752 sqft
Courtesy of Holly Gross, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
833 JEFFERSON WAY
$435,000 
833 JEFFERSON WAY
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
2,332 sqft
Courtesy of Deborah Dorsey, BHHS Fox & Roach-Rosemont
1621 CHRISTINE LN
$415,000 
1621 CHRISTINE LN
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,758 sqft
Courtesy of Renee DiValerio, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bryn Mawr
600 KING RD
$379,500 
600 KING RD
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,980 sqft
Courtesy of Angela Niven, BHHS Fox & Roach-Chadds Ford
741 MCCARDLE DR
$360,000 
741 MCCARDLE DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,792 sqft
Courtesy of Elizabeth Rafferty, BHHS Fox & Roach-Malvern
1269 ESTATE DR
$330,000 
1269 ESTATE DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,980 sqft
Courtesy of Karen M. Waters, BHHS Fox & Roach-Exton
439 HARTFORD SQ
$240,000 
439 HARTFORD SQ
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,913 sqft
Courtesy of Anita Robbins, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
1518 MANLEY RD #A36
$119,500 
1518 MANLEY RD #A36
WEST CHESTER, PA

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
1,034 sqft
Courtesy of Ryan Estrada, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
1518 HONEYSUCKLE CT #70
Courtesy of Dottie Buterbaugh, BHHS Fox & Roach-Kennett Square
135 WEEDON CT
$1,950 Price reduced from $2,100 (-$150)
135 WEEDON CT
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,400 sqft
Courtesy of Beth Ann Angelos, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
1409 WEST CHESTER PIKE #COTTAG
Courtesy of R. Kit Anstey, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester

West Chester, Pa Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JUL-SEP 2017 381 $398,894 $367,750

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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