Bryn Mawr

Thriving part of the Main Line with a touch of the country.

Overview for Bryn Mawr, PA

1,561 people live in Bryn Mawr, where the median age is 26 and the average individual income is $95,581. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

1,561

Total Population

26 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$95,581

Average individual Income

Welcome to Bryn Mawr

Thriving part of the Main Line with a touch of the country.

A prominent part of the Main Line just west of Philadelphia, Bryn Mawr’s roots are rich in Welsch decent. The words “Bryn Mawr” translate to “big hill” in the language. Over the years, Bryn Mawr has established itself as one of the most prestigious towns in Pennsylvania, flourishing in local businesses, restaurants and offering first-class amenities to all of its residents and visitors.

A prominent, prestigious town on the Main Line that has a multitude of happenings, trendy spots that grab your attention and an appeal that keeps new residents shuffling in.
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What To Expect

Eye catching building compositions and gorgeous estate homes.

Bryn Mawr is known for its extravagant properties and well-developed communities, including Bryn Mawr College. This distinguished, women’s college is located on a residential campus just outside the major metropolitan area and is known for its wide selection of studies and holding education to the highest standard.
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History

Discover the history & heritage of Bryn Mawr, PA

​​​​​​​Bryn Mawr, PA, transformed from a colonial farming community to a cosmopolitan suburb. Its history starts with a land charter to William Penn in 1681, leading to peaceful settlements with the Lenape Indians. Originally part of a larger tract bought by Quakers, it became notable for agricultural development and leadership during the Revolutionary War. The town's growth accelerated with railroad expansion in the 19th century, becoming a fashionable summer resort and eventually a prominent suburban community rich in services and cultural institutions​.

The Lifestyle

Elite experiences in dining, shopping and entertainment.

The Bryn Mawr Village shopping center has put this town on the map as chic restaurants, upscale boutiques and trendy coffee houses continue to pop up. Brokers have deemed this swanky area to be a perfect mix of service-retail offerings and coined the term “lifestyling” to describe the customer experience, giving them good reason for repeat visits.
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Unexpected Appeal

Charming town feel without the hustle and bustle of the city.

Residents get the best of both worlds being able to enjoy the tranquility of this beautiful town, but also having a long list of things to do, including trips to the Bryn Mawr Film Institute, attending twilight concerts, visiting multiple parks, elite shopping options and more.
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Culture

What makes Bryn Mawr special is its culture.

The culture in Bryn Mawr, particularly on the campus of Bryn Mawr College, is deeply intertwined with the arts, fostering an environment of appreciation, learning, and creation. This vibrant and diverse community sees the arts as a bridge to the wider world, encouraging intellectual and social growth among its members. Opportunities for artistic expression are abundant, with students actively participating in studio spaces, workshops, concerts, and performances that are supported by the college's facilities and faculty.

Restaurants

Indulge in what Bryn Mawr has to offer

Bryn Mawr, PA, offers a diverse dining scene ranging from pizzerias and Asian cuisine to modern European and Mexican grills. Some of the highly rated spots include Johnny's Pizza Bryn Mawr, known for its cheesesteak and garlic knots, The Choice for its modern European dishes, and Don Mezcal Mexican Grill, celebrated for its authentic Mexican fare. For those craving Asian flavors, Tao One is a go-to for sushi and pad thai. Each restaurant boasts unique customer favorites and high reviews, making Bryn Mawr a rich culinary destination.​​​​​​​

The Market

Growing demand and well-heeled price points.

A lot of people put Bryn Mawr at the top of their list when considering a house in the suburbs. There may be high-price points and cost of living, but the housing demand continues to rise.
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You'll Fall In Love With

The town has a little bit of everything.

The beautiful architecture, scenic charm and established society of Bryn Mawr have made it more than a desirable place to live, but also to visit. There’s much the town already offers in things to do, but being a short distance to the city, make the options for adventure endless.
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Demographics and Employment Data for Bryn Mawr, PA

Bryn Mawr has 231 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Bryn Mawr do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,561 people call Bryn Mawr home. The population density is 14,872.924 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

1,561

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

26

Median Age

36.13 / 63.87%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
231

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$95,581

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Bryn Mawr, PA

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The following schools are within or nearby Bryn Mawr. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
The Shipley School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Phebe Annn Throne Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available

Around Bryn Mawr, PA

There's plenty to do around Bryn Mawr, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

63
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
45
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including D'Innocenzo's Bakery, Mangos & More, and Four Birds Distilling.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.75 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.24 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.86 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.86 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.06 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.78 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

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