Located just south of York, the borough of Shrewsbury, PA has beautiful homes and a family-friendly atmosphere. Full of rich history and amenities designed for the comfort of its residents, Shrewsbury is known for its bountiful farmer's markets, including many stocked by Amish farmers that live in and around the community. In the midst of the many farms surrounding the community, Shrewsbury offers a decidedly suburban atmosphere with a quiet, somewhat rural feel, yet a location close to the larger cities of York County.
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Shrewsbury is home to 3,842 people as of 2014, and the average age for its residents is 42.3 years old. The community draws a number of residents with higher-than-average incomes, and the median household income is $70,795, which is higher than Pennsylvania's state average. Get more demographic information about Shrewsbury.
The Shrewsbury real estate market is characterized by diverse home types. Here, you'll find historic colonials in the heart of downtown as well as newer single-family properties on the outskirts of town. Most of the properties are single-family homes, and home prices are more affordable than some of the larger communities nearby. The average sales price for homes here is $217,400. Browse the newest real estate listings in Shrewsbury, PA.
Students who live in Shrewsbury have a number of excellent educational opportunities available to them. Students attending public school have the option to attend Shrewsbury Elementary School, Southern Middle School and Susquehannock High School, which are all part of the Southern York County School District. After graduation, nearby colleges and university choices include Penn State Harrisburg, Loyola University and York College of Pennsylvania. Search homes for sale in Shrewsbury by school district.
Shrewsbury is a small community, but it has a number of retailers and dining establishments providing jobs for area residents. The larger York County community has a healthy economy with a diverse number of industries providing jobs for residents of Shrewsbury. Some of the largest area employers include York Hospital, the federal government, Wal-Mart, Giant Food Stores and the WellSpan Medical Group. Because of the central location enjoyed by Shrewsbury, the average commute is just 33 minutes.
Art galleries, antique shops, historic attractions and local dining options all keep Shrewsbury residents engaged and entertained. Some popular local attractions include the John Stevens Gallery and the Payne & Campbell Ltd. antique store. However, the Shrewsbury farmers markets are what really make it stand out. Its Amish market brings in guests from around York County who are looking for freshly grown produce and beautiful artisan products.
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