MERION STATION – 19066
What sets this community apart?
Merion Station is a small community of just over 6,000 people in Lower Merion Township. With top-ranked public schools in Lower Merion School District and an easy commute to Center City Philadelphia and West Philadelphia by car or train, Merion Station has one of the hottest real estate markets on the Main Line. Adults in this area tend to be well-educated and most often work in education or health care fields. According to US Census data, the 19066 zip code is ranked third in the nation for the percentage of adults (61.2%) with graduate degrees.
Merion Station Geography
City Avenue runs along this community’s southwestern edge. St. Joseph’s University is situated along City Avenue, partially within Merion Station and partially in the Wynnefield neighborhood of Philadelphia. To the east lies Bala Cynwyd, to the west is Wynnewood, and to the north is Penn Valley. Merion Road and Montgomery Avenue are the main thoroughfares within this area, with Merion Road running north to south and Montgomery running east to west.
Schools in Merion Station
This area has several schools for children in preschool through 12th grade.
Public Schools in Merion Station
Merion Station is part of the Lower Merion School District. Public school students in this area attend either Merion Elementary or Cynwyd Elementary. See the Lower Merion elementary school boundaries on this map.
Middle school students in this area attend Bala Cynwyd Middle School, and high school students attend Lower Merion High School in Ardmore. See the Lower Merion middle school boundaries here, and the high school boundaries here.
Private & Parochial Schools in Merion Station
Kolohet Yeshiva High School is an Orthodox Jewish school for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. A small school of about 250 students, Kolohet Yeshiva is located at the corner of North Highland Avenue and Old Lancaster Avenue.
Merion Mercy Academy is an independent, college-preparatory Catholic school for girls in 9th through 12th grades.
Waldron Mercy Academy serves children from preschool through 8th grade on the same campus as Merion Mercy Academy, between Montgomery Avenue and Meeting House Lane. It is one of the few schools in the Philadelphia region to offer both Montessori and non-Montessori education at the preschool level, allowing families the opportunity to pick the style that works best for their children. Waldron Mercy also has an affiliated child care center on-site that serves infants and toddlers. While Merion Mercy is a girls-only school, Waldron Mercy is co-ed.
Merion Station Shopping & Entertainment
The intersection of Montgomery Avenue, Old Lancaster Avenue, and Levering Mill Road is this community’s prime location for retail and restaurants. This area, also known as the Merion-Cynwyd Commercial District, extends into Bala Cynwyd. Locals can find Doggy Style Pets, Babis Pharmacy, Long Stems, world-famous Hymie’s Delicatessen, a gas station, and a pizza shop all in this area.
Family-Friendly Things to Do in Merion Station
Merion Station’s most family-friendly activities can be found at its two parks – Merion Botanical Park and General Wayne Park. Merion Botanical Park features trees, grassy fields, a walking path, and a stream for exploration. General Wayne Park spans 18 acres and contains a children’s playground, basketball courts, baseball and softball fields, tennis courts, and a sledding hill.
Merion Station Real Estate
In this community, almost all homes are single-family detached houses, with just a handful of twins, townhomes, and condos. Single-family homes average around 2900 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 4 baths.
Single Family Homes In Merion Station
- 51 sold in 2021
- $860,000 sales price (Median)
- $300 price per square foot (Median)
- 5 days on market (Median)
- 101.2% Sold price/List price (Median)
Twins and Townhouses In Merion Station
- 6 sold in 2021
- $428,250 sales price (Median)
- $284 price per square foot (Median)
- 9 days on market (Median)
- 100.5% Sold price/List price (Median)
Condos In Merion Station
- 4 sold in 2021
- $290,000 sales price (Median)
- $198 price per square foot (Median)
- 9 days on market (Median)
- 99.6% Sold price/List price (Median)
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