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    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-
Berwyn is a suburb of Philadelphia with a population of 3,405. Berwyn is in Chester County and is one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania. Living in Berwyn offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Berwyn there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Berwyn and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Berwyn are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$445,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$578
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Berwyn Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    37%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    14%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Berwyn

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$100,857
National
$55,322
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Berwyn Reviews

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I've lived in Berwyn my whole live, as did my mother, father, and their parents. The community is amazing and unlike anything I've seen - everyone is so welcoming and warm, they all want to be inclusive! The special events throughout the year make the town especially unique - the Turkey Raffle, the Tree Lighting, the Fourth of July parade, they all bring a close-knit community even closer. No matter where life takes me, I hope to always end up back in Berwyn.
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I really liked growing up in Berwyn. My favorite things about my town is it is local to literally anything and everything : shopping, great restaurants, unique leisure activities, including a School of Rock, indoor rock climbing and iFly. Best thing is our school district. The Tredyffrin-Easttown School District is ranked #1 for public schools in the state, and Conestoga High School is the top public high school.
The only thing I would change is our particular neighborhood does not have sidewalks. That is frustrating for me when I walk my dogs.
I grew up in Berwyn and went to elementary and middle school in Berwyn. I left the town when I turned 20 years old, moving to a nearby small town with lower rent prices. When I became financially stable again, I moved back, because living anywhere else wasn't comfortable for me. Great town, shuts down early (nothing is open after 10 pm) but safe and quiet.