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Overview of Royersford

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the population of Royersford, Pa., was 4,752 in 2010. This borough is located about 30 miles northwest of Philadelphia, and offers a pleasant lifestyle and a fun yet family-friendly way of life. The easy lifestyle offered in the area will undoubtedly attract those searching for Royersford apartments for rent: The population of the borough increased by almost 12 percent between 2000 and 2010.

Incorporated in 1879, Royersford offers a quaint downtown, winding neighborhoods and a peaceful way of life. After it was first settled, Royersford grew into a regional farming community. However, because of rail presence and an increasing population, Royersford grew ripe for industry. Eventually the borough became a small iron and manufacturing center for regional industries. After World War II, Royersford transformed from a sleepy industrial town to a suburban area. Royersford continues to thrive in the same way to this day.

Living in Royersford, PA

Because of its small-town vibe, Royersford doesn't offer as many amenities as some larger cities. However it is located right off the Pottstown Expressway and Benjamin Franklin Highway, Route 422, which leads motorists to the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The area's transportation accessibility gives residents the opportunity to shop in larger towns, though they don't need to travel outside of Royersford to have fun: Numerous shops and restaurants are located in the borough's central downtown area.

When residents want to socialize and take their children to play, they head to the borough's two main parks: Victory Park and Chestnut Street Park. These two well-maintained parks provide options for picnicking, playing and event hosting. Victory Park's pavilion is available for reservation. Royersford residents enjoy the parks for their clean and well-maintained facilities, sense of community and recreational opportunities.

Royersford Work and Study

Royersford is not home to any major college or university. However, numerous institutes of higher learning are located within commutable distance of Royersford. Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania, Eastern University, Montgomery County Community College, Villanova University, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, Delaware County Community College and St. Joseph's University are all located within about 20 miles of Royersford.

Royersford serves primarily as a bedroom community, so many residents commute to Philadelphia or other nearby cities for work. According to City-Data, the mean commute time for Royersford residents is 25.9 minutes. Within Montgomery County, some of the top employers include Mainline Health Systems, Abington Health,  Lockheed Martin, Holy Redeemer Health Systems, ACTS Retirement-Life Communities, Aetna Inc., Prudential and SunGard. However, this list does not include employers in Philadelphia, as the city is located in Philadelphia County.

Rentals in Royersford, PA and Cost of Living

According to City-Data, the cost of living index in Royersford is 104.5, which is 4.5 percent higher than the U.S. average. This is on par with the cost of living in the Philadelphia metro area. Those searching for Royersford apartments will be happy to note that 49.9 percent of the borough's homes are renter-occupied units. The median gross rent in Royersford is just $840 per month.

Royersford Attractions and Special Events

Because of its small-town nature, Royersford's main attraction is its historic downtown area, which is closely linked to the borough of Spring City. The two cities reside on opposite sides of the Schuylkill River and share many close ties, businesses and special events. When residents feel like a taste of big-city life, they are just a short trip from exciting and historic Philadelphia.

To find your next rental apartment or house in Royersford, take a look at our listings on Rent.com®.

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The Pointe At River Glen

Royersford, PA 19468

$1,245+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

The Pointe At River Glen

Royersford, PA


$1,245+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
Chestnut Pointe

Royersford, PA 19468

$1,310+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

9 Units Available

Chestnut Pointe

Royersford, PA


$1,310+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
9 Units Available
23
Lakeview Park
5

Royersford, PA 19468

$1,170+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Lakeview Park

Royersford, PA

(5)

$1,170+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
25
Royersford Gardens

Royersford, PA 19468

$860+

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath

2 Units Available

Royersford Gardens

Royersford, PA


$860+

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath
2 Units Available
Madison Providence

Collegeville, PA 19426

$1,395+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

Madison Providence

Collegeville, PA


$1,395+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
Walnut Crossing

Limerick, PA 19468

$1,125+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Walnut Crossing

Limerick, PA


$1,125+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
Westridge Gardens Luxury Rental Apartments
4

Phoenixville, PA 19460

$1,660+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

2 Units Available

Westridge Gardens Luxury Rental Apartments

Phoenixville, PA

(4)

$1,660+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
2 Units Available
32
Riverworks

Phoenixville, PA 19460

$1,320+

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

Riverworks

Phoenixville, PA


$1,320+

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
30
Phoenix Village Apartments

Phoenixville, PA 19460

$1,280+

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

Phoenix Village Apartments

Phoenixville, PA


$1,280+

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
Eagle Stream Apartments
10

Eagleville, PA 19403

$950+

1-2 Beds1 Bath

1 Unit Available

Eagle Stream Apartments

Eagleville, PA

(10)

$950+

1-2 Beds1 Bath
1 Unit Available
43
Haven At Atwater

Malvern, PA 19355

$1,500+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

Haven At Atwater

Malvern, PA


$1,500+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
The Lofts At Valley Forge
103

Eagleville, PA 19403

$1,490+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

The Lofts At Valley Forge

Eagleville, PA

(103)

$1,490+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
The Lafayette At Valley Forge
114

King of Prussia, PA 19406

$947+

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

The Lafayette At Valley Forge

King of Prussia, PA

(114)

$947+

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
Westover Club Apartments
7

Audubon, PA 19403

$880+

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

7 Units Available

Westover Club Apartments

Audubon, PA

(7)

$880+

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
7 Units Available
9
AVE King of Prussia

King of Prussia, PA 19406

$1,600+

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

AVE King of Prussia

King of Prussia, PA


$1,600+

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
25
Hanover Valley Forge

King of Prussia, PA 19406

$1,464+

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

Hanover Valley Forge

King of Prussia, PA


$1,464+

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
Westfield 41 Apartment Homes and Townhomes
55

Limerick, PA 19468

$1,299+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

5 Units Available

Westfield 41 Apartment Homes and Townhomes

Limerick, PA

(55)

$1,299+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
5 Units Available
22
Westside Apartments & Shopping

Phoenixville, PA 19460

$1,379+

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

Westside Apartments & Shopping

Phoenixville, PA


$1,379+

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
Springhouse Apartments
2

Trappe, PA 19426

$1,495+

2 Beds2 Baths

Springhouse Apartments

Trappe, PA

(2)

$1,495+

2 Beds2 Baths
33
Fox Ridge At Lakeside
4

Limerick, PA 19468

$1,170+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

3 Units Available

Fox Ridge At Lakeside

Limerick, PA

(4)

$1,170+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
3 Units Available