Exton is a census-designated place (CDP) in West Whiteland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. The Exton Square Mall and Main Street at Exton are both located within Exton along with several other shopping centers, making Exton the major shopping district in Chester County. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.2 square miles (8.3 km), all of it land. In the late 1940s, Exton became home to the Newcomer Society of the United States. The campus of the learned society was built overlooking farmland on Newcomer Road, and featured offices, a printing shop, library and museum, guest houses, a chapel and a belltower with a carillon. The Newcomen Society sold the property in the late 1990s, but its campus remains an Exton landmark serving as the headquarters of another business. Exton real estate history is very much enriched.
Exton population was 4,842 at the2010 census. There were 2,053 households, and 1,096 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,341.6 people per square mile (518.1/km²). There were 2,128 housing units at an average density of 669.1/sq mi (258.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 88.07% White, 4.05% African American, 0.14% Native American, 6.05% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.54% from other races, and 1.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race was 1.87% of the population. Exton real estate is capable of serving all the population.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $68,240, and the median income for a family was $81,499. Males had a median income of $65,789 versus $42,778 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $38,589. About 1.5% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line. The unemployment rate is 6.4% here. The economy is helpful for Exton real estate and increase the number of Exton homes for sale.
Exton is served by two public school districts, Downingtown Area School District and West Chester Area School District. Downingtown Area School District's Downingtown High School East Campus and Lionville Middle School, as well as West Chester School District's Exton Elementary, are located in Exton. Other schools in Exton are the Catholic parish school Saints Philip and James and the Church Farm School. Troy University has a learning site in Exton. Exton is home to the offices of 21st Century Cyber Charter School, a statewide cyber school that is known for being the only cyber school to make Pennsylvania's AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress) benchmark 5 years in a row. The education system also accelerates the growth of Exton real estate.