Real Estate Market Update for Downingtown, PA
Welcome to October's Market Update,. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of October. The number of active listings was up 11% from one year earlier, and up 2% from the previous month. This continued upward trend reflected a healthy inventory for buyers to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just over 310-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 14%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 290-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 33% year-over-year, and decreased 34% month-over-month. Fewer sales could indicate an opportunity for buyers to negotiate better terms. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Downingtown, PA
Area Information for Downingtown, PA
  • Population: 48,199
  • Median Age: 38.28 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 22.63 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 5
  • Sales Tax: 6%
  • Population Density: 1,133/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 18.7%
  • Closest Airport: Philadelphia International
  • Closest College: West Chester University Of Pennsylvania
  • Closest Jr. College: Itt Technical Institute
  • Median Household Income: $94,521
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 13.6%
  • Median Years in Residence: 4.49 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $302,735
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Reading Fightin Phils
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 31%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Downingtown, PA
Median Age: 38.28 Married: 41% Number of Households: 17,530 Households with Children: 6,725
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Downingtown, PA

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Copeland Run Academy 1.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Downington Middle School 1.0 mi Public 6-8 4-5 4
      Downingtown High School West Campus 1.2 mi Public 9-12 4-5 4
      Caln El School 1.3 mi Public K-5 2 3
      Beaver Creek El School 1.3 mi Public K-5 4 4
      St Joseph School 1.3 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Downingtown Stem Academy 1.3 mi Public - 0 0
      Step By Step Childrens House 1.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 5
      Mission For Educating Children With Autism 2.0 mi Private UNGRADE-UNGRADE 0 0
      Brandywine-wallace El School 2.1 mi Public K-5 4-5 5
      Bradford Hgts El School 2.3 mi Public K-5 5 4
      East Ward El School 2.3 mi Public K-5 4 4
      West Bradford El School 2.9 mi Public K-5 4 4
      Bishop Shanahan High School 2.9 mi Catholic 9-12 0 3
      Tchs Brandywine Campus 3.1 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Devereux Day School 3.3 mi Private 2-12 0 3
      Uwchlan Hills El School 3.5 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Shamona Creek El School 3.8 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Lionville El School 4.4 mi Public K-5 4 4
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: and Onboard Informatics © 2014
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.