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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

LOT #2 W STREET RD
$759,900 
LOT #2 W STREET RD
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 3/2 Baths
Courtesy of Steven Christie, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
894 ROUNDELAY LN
$729,000 Price reduced from $774,000 (-$45,000)
894 ROUNDELAY LN
WEST CHESTER, PA

5 Beds, 4/1 Baths
4,562 sqft
Courtesy of Marilee Wolf, BHHS Fox & Roach-Bryn Mawr
1022 CEDAR MILL LN
$725,000 
1022 CEDAR MILL LN
WEST CHESTER, PA

5 Beds, 3/1 Baths
Courtesy of Katherine Matson, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
621 MECHANICS ALY
$499,900 
621 MECHANICS ALY
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,400 sqft
Courtesy of R. Kit Anstey, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
636 S MATLACK ST
$499,900 
636 S MATLACK ST
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,200 sqft
Courtesy of R. Kit Anstey, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
640 S MATLACK ST
$499,900 
640 S MATLACK ST
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,200 sqft
Courtesy of R. Kit Anstey, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
263 TORREY PINE CT
$495,000 
263 TORREY PINE CT
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,874 sqft
Courtesy of Patty Panichelli, BHHS Fox & Roach-Malvern
1471 QUAKER RIDGE
$489,900 
1471 QUAKER RIDGE
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Courtesy of R. Kit Anstey, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
638 S MATLACK ST
$479,900 
638 S MATLACK ST
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,200 sqft
Courtesy of R. Kit Anstey, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
1333 GREENHILL RD
$475,000 
1333 GREENHILL RD
WEST CHESTER, PA

5 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,861 sqft
Courtesy of Eve Marberger, BHHS Fox & Roach-Exton
1 W VIRGINIA AVE
$449,900 
1 W VIRGINIA AVE
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of R. Kit Anstey, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
725 W MINER ST
$375,000 
725 W MINER ST
WEST CHESTER, PA

1,632 sqft
Courtesy of Ginny Nagle, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
715 W MINER ST
$350,000 
715 W MINER ST
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,797 sqft
Courtesy of Ginny Nagle, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
312 DOUGLAS DR
$335,000 
312 DOUGLAS DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,143 sqft
Courtesy of Nancy Geisel, BHHS Fox & Roach-Media
1367 OLD PHOENIXVILLE PIKE
$315,000 
1367 OLD PHOENIXVILLE PIKE
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,773 sqft
Courtesy of Ginny Nagle, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
135 CHANDLER DR
$269,900 
135 CHANDLER DR
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,513 sqft
Courtesy of Karen Dougherty, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
209 FOUR IN HAND CT
$3,295 
209 FOUR IN HAND CT
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 3/1 Baths
3,378 sqft
Courtesy of Patricia Dunn, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester
97 N BRADFORD AVE
$2,995 
97 N BRADFORD AVE
WEST CHESTER, PA

4 Beds, 3/1 Baths
2,328 sqft
Courtesy of Myles Kellam, BHHS Fox & Roach-Wayne
527 WINDY HILL RD
$2,900 
527 WINDY HILL RD
WEST CHESTER, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of Susan Manners, BHHS Fox & Roach-Chadds Ford
1316 WEST CHESTER PIKE #G6
$1,100 
1316 WEST CHESTER PIKE #G6
WEST CHESTER, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,050 sqft
Courtesy of Jeanette Zarelli, BHHS Fox & Roach-West Chester

West Chester, Pa Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JUL-SEP 2017 54 $365,987 $351,000

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: 19,349
Households: 6,639
Median Age: 27

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