Newtown & Bucks County

Newtown & Bucks County

Bucolic and historic charm amidst an affluent neighborhood that prides itself on culinary excellence.

Welcome to Newtown

 
Nestled in the heart of picturesque Bucks County and located just 30 miles northeast of Philadelphia, Newtown stands as a testament to the area’s rich historical tapestry while offering the comfort and vibrancy of modern suburban living. Recognized as one of the most charming neighborhoods in the region, Newtown effortlessly blends its colonial roots with a contemporary spirit that appeals to both residents and visitors alike.
 
Established in the late 1600s, Newtown's past is evident in its well-preserved architectural landmarks. From the stately brick homes reminiscent of the Georgian era to the intricate details of Federal-style buildings, history aficionados are transported to bygone days as they stroll through the town's scenic streets.
 
Despite its historical underpinnings, Newtown is anything but stuck in the past. The neighborhood boasts a thriving dining and entertainment scene. Bustling cafes, gourmet restaurants, and boutique stores line the main streets, ensuring a dynamic urban experience.
 
In Newtown, the past meets the present in the most harmonious of ways. The neighborhood's commitment to preserving its heritage, combined with its embrace of modern amenities and conveniences, makes it a unique and cherished gem in Bucks County. For those seeking a location that offers historical depth, community spirit, and contemporary amenities, Newtown beckons as an unmatched destination.
 
Those selling a home in Newtown should be knowledgeable about the local market, seek the advice of a local agent, implement a data-backed marketing strategy to increase buyer visibility and list their home competitively.
 

What to Love

  • An enclave of scenic beauty, with its rolling hills, preserved land, and lush trees, creating an environment that residents love to come home to
  • Under the jurisdiction of the Council Rock School District, known for its top-quality education and high rankings
  • Charming downtown brimming with unique shops and dining establishments
  • A warm and welcoming atmosphere where the sense of community is strong
  • Convenient location with major intersections like I-95 and Route 1 nearby, allowing quick commutes into and throughout New Jersey, Philadelphia, and New York — ideal for buyers

Local Lifestyle

The local lifestyle in Newtown is one of tranquility and community. Its bucolic setting, with historic charm and a quaint downtown, provides the backdrop for a high quality of life. Residents can enjoy the scenic landscapes, outdoor activities, parks, and a sense of belonging that comes with living in this idyllic community. It's a place where you can relax and unwind, savor culinary delights, and enjoy the company of friendly neighbors.
 

Dining and Entertainment

The town's thriving downtown is home to numerous restaurants, cafes, and eateries. Whether you're seeking international cuisine, farm-to-table dishes, or classic American fare, you'll find a plethora of options to satisfy your palate within the town and its surroundings.
 
One standout dining destination in Newtown is Rocco's, a renowned steakhouse restaurant known for its authentic flavors and warm ambiance. Harvest Seasonal Grill is another favorite, offering a farm-fresh and seasonal menu that caters to health-conscious diners. La Stalla is celebrated for its traditional Italian dishes and inviting atmosphere, making it a top choice for special occasions. If you're in the mood for wood-fired pizzas and modern Italian cuisine, Vecchia Osteria is a must-visit, combining rustic flavors with a contemporary twist. Meglio Pizzeria serves up delicious pizza and Italian specialties, making it a go-to spot for casual dining. For those seeking an upscale dining experience with a touch of elegance, The Grey Stone Fine Food & Spirits is an excellent choice, known for its fine cuisine and impeccable service.
 
Diving into the vibrant retail scene of Newtown, shoppers are spoiled for choice. Those with a keen eye for cutting-edge style should make a beeline for Lunachick. This boutique curates a selection of trendy, chic apparel and accessories that cater to the fashion-savvy individual. Whether you're looking for a statement piece or everyday wear with a contemporary twist, Lunachick promises a shopping experience that's both delightful and inspiring.
 
Anthropologie, another iconic name in the world of fashion, offers a mix of bohemian and classic styles. Celebrated for its eclectic blend of clothing, accessories, and home décor, Anthropologie feels like an exploration through a globally inspired collection.
 
When special occasions arise, or you're simply in search of a thoughtful token for someone dear, Adorn Me stands out as Newtown's treasured boutique. Offering a curated collection of gifts, jewelry, and unique artifacts, it's the kind of place where you're bound to discover something extraordinary.
 

Things to Do

Newtown offers a range of engaging activities and attractions to enjoy in this charming and historic town. One notable highlight is the historic and picturesque Newtown Theatre, which has been entertaining the community for over a century. This iconic venue hosts film screenings, live performances, and events that provide entertainment for all ages. It's a place where you can immerse yourself in the arts and culture of Newtown.
 
For outdoor enthusiasts, Tyler State Park is a scenic haven just a short drive away. This 1,711-acre park offers a vast array of recreational opportunities, from hiking and picnicking to boating and fishing. Its beautiful landscapes and peaceful trails are perfect for those looking to connect with nature.
 
In the heart of Newtown, you'll find the Newtown Historic Association, dedicated to preserving and celebrating the town's rich history. They offer walking tours and special events that provide insight into the area's past, making it a fascinating destination for history buffs.
 
Newtown's location in Bucks County also provides easy access to the region's wineries and vineyards. A short drive will take you to several charming wineries, such as Rose Bank Winery, where you can savor local wines and enjoy tastings in a scenic countryside setting.
 
Whether you're interested in cultural experiences, outdoor adventures, or historical exploration, Newtown offers a diverse range of activities and attractions that cater to various interests, ensuring there's always something enjoyable to do in this bucolic town.
 

Schools

Education remains a cornerstone of the Newtown community. Renowned schools, both public and private, offer quality educational experiences, making the neighborhood a top choice for families. One of Newtown's exceptional attributes is its top-ranking Council Rock School District. Known for its top-rated programs and instruction, the district excels at preparing students for a promising future.
 

Jamie's Exclusive Selections in Newtown

Curated by Jamie, Adored by Locals: Discover Newtown’s Pinnacle Dining and Shopping Below
 
NAME DISTANCE FROM
RITTENHOUSE SQUARE
WHAT JAMIE LOVES
ROCCO’S AT THE BRICK .1 Miles Honestly, the chicken ceasar. It’s incredible
HARVEST SEASONAL GRILL .2 Miles 100% farm to table
LA STALLA .0 Miles Family style tuscan in a converted barn.. Need I say more? 
ANTHROPOLOGIE .0 Miles The home & garden section 
LUNACHICK .0 Miles Cool pieces you won’t find anywhere else

 

SCHOOL GRADE LEVEL PUBLIC / PRIVATE
COUNCIL ROCK NORTH 9-12 Public
COUNCIL ROCK SOUTH 9-12 Public
THE GEORGE SCHOOL K-12 Private
 
 

 

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Overview for Newtown & Bucks County, PA

1,951 people live in Newtown & Bucks County, where the median age is 50 and the average individual income is $78,717.56. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

1,951

Total Population

50 years

Median Age

High

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

$78,717.56

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Newtown & Bucks County, PA

Newtown & Bucks County has 917 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Newtown & Bucks County do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,951 people call Newtown & Bucks County home. The population density is 3,511.29 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

1,951

Total Population

High

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

50

Median Age

50.28 / 49.72%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

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
917

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$78,717.56

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

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

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