West Chester, Pennsylvania 

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Population

19,698

+6.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.2%

Median Income

$48,779

Median Home Price

$406,100

Best Places to Live in West Chester, Pennsylvania

Large city - Extreme southeastern Pennsylvania along the Delaware River at the New Jersey border
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Education
-Historic interest
Cons
-Low economic growth
-Some urban decay
-Violent crime

Local Listings in West Chester
 $470,000 
1260 Knollwood Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2559 SqFt
 $749,000 
287 Dressage Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 5 | 7231 SqFt
 $429,900 
631 S Chester Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2444 SqFt

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QUICK FACTS

City: West Chester
Zip Codes: 19383
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 28 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in West Chester is 3.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. West Chester jobs have increased by 0.29%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, West Chester's cost of living is 40.30% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare West Chester's Cost of Living

VOTING
Chester county voted Republican in three of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008 and 2016. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
West Chester's population is 19,698 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.30%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in West Chester is $406,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.20%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
West Chester public schools spend $18,073 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.3 students per teacher in West Chester. More Education


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Housing Market in West Chester

It's a good time to buy in West Chester. Home Appreciation is up 3.6% in the last 12 months. Browse West Chester Real Estate

The median home price in West Chester is $406,100. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for West Chester   13 Reviews
Where's the nice, charming part of town? Is the p - 6/4/2012
There seems to be 2 different profiles for West Chester, PA. One says it's a town of <20K and another says it's more like a small city at over 40K. I was kind of... Read More

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West Chester pa - 3/5/2012
Good that you live in Allentown, because you sure aren't seeing the real West Chester. We're from CA, and we couldn't afford to buy a home there. WC has grown into a... Read More

INCOMPETENCE RUNS RAMPANT - 7/23/2011
I am dying inside living here. It is so polluted. Filled with people that cannot add two plus two but drive $100,000+ cars. It NEVER EVER FAILS if I want to go ANYWHERE... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN WEST CHESTER
$470,000
1260 Knollwood Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$749,000
287 Dressage Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$429,900
631 S Chester Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$2,000,000
1130 Samuel Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 6

$499,900
1611 E Strasburg Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 5

$825,000
1009 Edgemill Way
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$780,000
1409 Bramble Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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