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Boyertown, PA Real Estate and Homes for Sale

Boyertown Overview

Purchasing a home for sale in Boyertown, Pennsylvania is buying a slice of Americana real estate. With its revitalized Main Street and downtown shops, Boyertown is a southeastern Pennsylvania borough located in Berks County. Boyertown, a 45-minute drive from employment hubs such as Philadelphia, Allentown and Reading, is perfect for commuters.

Contact a Prudential Homesale Services Group real estate agent to help you find a Boyertown home for sale and real estate.

Read more about living in Boyertown, Pennsylvania.

Boyertown PA Real Estate Information


Schools

The Boyertown real estate area is served by the Boyertown Area School District, a district also including the townships of Colebrookdale, Douglas, Earl and Washington and the boroughs of Bally and Bechtelsville in Berks County and Douglas, New Hanover and Upper Frederick in neighboring Montgomery County. The district has ten modern school buildings serving a school district population of 37,265. Each school has health room coverage, school counseling services and handles the majority of special education students in-house, according to the Boyertown Area School District.

History

Boyertown has a rich history dating back to 1720 when John Salter and other early settlers including Jonathan Rhoads, Henry Baer, the Shaners, the Schaeffers and the Henry Boyer family. Henry Boyer purchased a farm in what is today near the town center. He built a hotel where the “Philadelphia and Reading” roads intersected.

Demographics

Today, Boyertown, Pennsylvania has a population of 4,055, according to the U.S. Census. This is almost a 3 percent increase in population since the 2000 census. The median income for a household in the Boyertown real estate area is $39,232. The median income for a family is $52,943.

Employment and Economy

Many home buyers in Boyertown are employed in nearby King of Prussia and Exton. Boyertown, Pennsylvania real estate has easy access to Route 422, a major thoroughfare into the Philadelphia area. Boyertown is home to Cabot Corporation, a specialty chemicals and performance materials company headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The company manufactures everything from inkjet colorants to table salt.

Business and Commercial

Small businesses find corporate homes in Boyertown too. Building a Better Boyertown is a non-profit organization which receives funds from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and private donors to focus on downtown revitalization. The group provides technical assistance to property owners in the Main Street District to make façade improvements to enhance the town’s Victorian architecture. The vibrant downtown district added six new businesses in 2012. Boyertown is responsible for many of the fire regulations we have in place in the United States today. Due to a fire at Boyertown’s famed Rhoads Opera House in 1908, legislation was adopted which set standards for marked fire exits, fire extinguishers, lighting, landings, doors and aisles.

Boyertown, Pennsylvania is a borough of rich history and revitalization, perfect for a small business owner and a real estate buying family to call home.

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Berks County Demographic Information

Population
2010 to 2012 Changeup 0.5%
2010 Count411,442
2012 Estimate413,491
2010 Estimate411,447
Age Distribution (Years Old)
0 to 46.0%
5 to 1723.3%
18 to 6455.6%
65 and Older15.1%
Gender
Male49.1%
Female50.9%
Ethnicity
White89.3%
White (not Hispanic)75.6%
Black6.4%
Native American0.7%
Asian1.5%
Native Hawaiian0.1%
Multi-Racial2.0%
Hispanic17.5%
Place of Birth
Foreign6.3%
US93.7%
Education
High School Graduate, Age 25+83.8%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Age 25+22.1%
Language
English is Second Language, Age 5+16.4%
English is First Language, Age 5+83.6%
Veterans
Veterans31,100
Income
Per Capita Income$26,332
Median Household Income$54,823
People in Poverty13.1%
Commute
Average Work Commute Time24 minutes
Housing
Total Housing Units165,269
Households153,780
Average Household Size2.58
Owner-Occupied72.9%
Multi-Family18.2%
Owner-Occupied Median Value$174,000
Building Permits
New Private Housing Issued 2012289
Years at Residence
1 Year or More85.9%
Less Than 1 Year14.1%
Business and Employment
Private non-farm Establishments8,177
Private non-farm Employment144,686
Private non-farm Employment Growthup 1.5%
Nonemployer Establishments23,966
Number of Firms30,325
Business Ownership by Ethnicity and Gender
White89.4%
Black3.4%
Native American0.0%
Asian1.7%
Native Hawaiian0.0%
Hispanic5.5%
Female27.3%
Male72.7%
Business Production
Value of Shipments$8,461,848,000
Wholesale Trade$4,417,612,000
Retail Trade$4,953,210,000
Accommodation and Food Services$12,307
Sales Per Capita$445,993,000
Land
Land Area856.51 sq. miles
Population Per Square Mile481

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