Located in Lancaster County, the borough of Manheim offers historic ambiance and a welcoming population. Like most of the towns in Lancaster County, Manheim has its share of historic architecture with log cabins from the 1800s sitting alongside Victorian-era properties in the picturesque Main Street. This beautiful community has much to offer those in the market for a new home.
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Manheim is home to an estimated 4,869 people, making it a small community in the midst of Lancaster County, but large enough to enjoy plenty of amenities and real estate options. The average age for a resident of Manheim is 42.1 years, slightly higher than the 40.6 years in the state as a whole. Get more demographic information about Manheim.
One of the benefits of looking for a home in Manheim is the slightly lower-than-average house prices. While the area has seen a substantial increase in prices in recent years, the median home price us still lower than the state averages. Homes here include a number of historic properties that have been carefully preserved. New developments are also becoming an important part of the real estate scene in Manheim, providing a pleasing mix for home buyers. Browse the newest real estate listings in Manheim, PA.
The Manheim Central School District provides educational services to students in the borough of Manheim as well as Penn Township and Rapho Township. It has three elementary schools as well as Manheim Central Middle School and Manheim Central High School. Manheim has no colleges of its own, but within 10 miles students can attend a number of schools, including Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster Bible College, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design and the Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology. Find homes for sale in Manheim by school district.
Manheim does not have many large employers, and a number of residents will commute to nearby Lancaster to find their work opportunities. The Manheim Central School District is the largest area employer, and Manheim is home to a number of family or locally-owned companies that provide occasional jobs for area residents, as well as retail and dining establishments that bring stability to the economy of the small town.
Manheim's location in Lancaster County makes it an ideal place to live for history buffs, and residents can often be found exploring the historic communities along the Rivertowns and Western Villages Trail. Agri-tourism is popular in the area, with Kreider Farms and the Waltz Vineyards offering farm tours and shopping. Spooky Nook Sports provides indoor facilities for most sports, and it stands as the largest indoor sports complex in the country.
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