Bechtelsville (zip 19505), Pennsylvania 

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Population

3,182

-1.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.5%

Median Income

$61,731

Median Home Price

$199,100

United States / Pennsylvania / Reading Metro Area / Berks County / No City / Bechtelsville (zip 19505)
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Best Places to Live in Bechtelsville (zip 19505), Pennsylvania

Small city - East-central Pennsylvania, 60 miles northwest of Philadelphia. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the 19505 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Bechtelsville, 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
Historic interest
Attractive setting
Strategic location
Cons
Economy
Entertainment
Low educational attainment

What Bert Has To Say About Reading Metro Area

Reading is a declining industrial center in southwest Pennsylvania originally built on heavy industry, textiles, and anthracite coal. The heavy industry and Victorian wealth have left an imprint on the town, which has done a good job preserving its historic heritage. The city reached its nadir in the early 1970’s, first with industrial and downtown commercial closures and then with flooding from Hurricane Agnes in 1972. Among the first steps in recovery was the creation of a large outlet mall, supposedly among the first in the country, for which the area is well known today.


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QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Pennsylvania
County: Berks County
Metro Area: Reading Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: No City
Zip Codes: Bechtelsville (zip 19505)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 260 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Bechtelsville (zip 19505) is 4.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bechtelsville (zip 19505) jobs have increased by 0.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Bechtelsville (zip 19505)'s cost of living is 2.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Bechtelsville (zip 19505)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Berks county voted Republican in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Bechtelsville (zip 19505)'s population is 3,182 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Bechtelsville (zip 19505) is Real Estate: $199,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.1%.

SCHOOLS
Bechtelsville (zip 19505) public schools spend $12,385 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Bechtelsville (zip 19505). More Education



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The median home price in Bechtelsville is $199,100.

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