Real Estate Market Update for Media, PA
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Welcome to September's Market Update,. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of September. The number of active listings was up 28% from one year earlier, and up 6% 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 under 410-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 15%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 330-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 38% year-over-year, and decreased 39% 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.
Map Information for Media, PA
Area Information for Media, PA
  • Population: 5,330
  • Median Age: 39.25 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 23.36 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 5
  • Sales Tax: 6%
  • Population Density: 7,020/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: -2.77%
  • Closest Airport: Philadelphia International
  • Closest College: Swarthmore College
  • Closest Jr. College: Pennsylvania Institute Of Technology
  • Median Household Income: $56,150
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 22.37%
  • Median Years in Residence: 2.88 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $257,250
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Eagles
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 32%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Media, PA
Median Age: 39.25 Married: 25% Number of Households: 2,803 Households with Children: 473
Community:
    • 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 Media, PA

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Media El School 0.6 mi Public K-5 5 4
      Wallingford El School 0.8 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Media-providence Friends School 0.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      The School In Rose Valley 1.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-6 0 5
      Strath Haven Middle School 1.2 mi Public 6-8 5 5
      Strath Haven High School 1.2 mi Public 9-12 5 4
      The Walden School 1.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Rose Tree El School 1.5 mi Public K-5 5 5
      Indian Lane El School 1.6 mi Public K-5 4-5 5
      Davidson School Elwyn Inc 1.6 mi Private UNGRADE-UNGRADE 0 0
      Rose Tree Day School 1.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Nether Providence El School 2.1 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Springfield Literacy Center 2.2 mi Public K-1 0 5
      Sabold El School 2.2 mi Public 2-5 4-5 4
      Richardson Middle School 2.3 mi Public 6-8 4-5 3
      Middletown Montessori School 2.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Springfield High School 2.4 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Springton Lake Middle School 2.5 mi Public 6-8 5 4
      The Children's Academy 2.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Benchmark School 2.6 mi Private 1-8 0 4
      St Francis Of Assisi School 2.7 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Penncrest High School 3.0 mi Public 9-12 5 4
      St Mary Magdalen School 3.0 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Glenwood El School 3.2 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Cardinal O'hara High School 3.3 mi Catholic 9-12 0 4
      Scenic Hills El School 3.5 mi Public 2-5 5 5
      Holy Cross School 3.8 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 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: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2014
      Local Weather for Media, PA
        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.