West Chester, Pennsylvania 

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Population

20,048

+6.3% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.7%

Median Income

$48,779

Median Home Price

$484,800

Median Age

23.8

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.8 / 5.4

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in West Chester, Pennsylvania

Large city - Extreme southeastern Pennsylvania along the Delaware River at the New Jersey border. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in West Chester, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

West Chester, PA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Arts and culture
Education
Historic interest
Cons
Low economic growth
Some urban decay
Violent crime


What Bert Has To Say About Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Metro Area

The “City of Brotherly Love,” a direct translation of its name from the Greek language, is one of the ten largest metropolitan areas in the United States. Philadelphia served as the nation’s first capital and cultural center before being replaced in these roles by Washington, D.C., and New York City, respectively. Since the Industrial Revolution, the city has prospered as an important port and manufacturing center. Today, it’s part of an economic corridor of large cities stretching down the East Coast from Boston to Washington, D.C.


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 4.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. West Chester jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, West Chester's cost of living is 29.1% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare West Chester's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Chester county remained very strongly Democratic, 57.8% to 40.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
West Chester's population is 20,048 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 6.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in West Chester is Real Estate: $484,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.0%.

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 11.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in West Chester is $484,800.

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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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ZIP CODES IN WEST CHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA
19383

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