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The borough of Sewickley — Native American for “sweet water” — is situated along the Ohio River about 10 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, PA, which is easily accessible via I-79. The 2010 census recorded 3,827 living in its 1 square mile of land. The other 0.1 square mile within the borough is the Ohio River, which residents traverse using the Sewickley Bridge.
In 2000 (with a population of 3,902) there were 1,891 households and 1,000 families; 22.1% of households had children under the age of 18 and 39.8% were occupied by married couples. The median household income, according to the 200 census, was $39,598, a median family income of $48,988, and a per capita income of $30,571. In 2009, the estimated median price of a house or condo in the borough was $246,169, up from $121,400 in 2000.
The Quaker Valley School District provides public education for residents of Sewickley. It child-centered approach to education has earned it the reputation as one of the best public school districts in Pennsylvania. Each of its four schools were selected for National Blue Ribbon Awards of Excellence. The Pittsburgh Business Times Guide to Western Pennsylvania Schools ranked Quaker Valley 24th of 498 school districts in 2012. In the same year, Newsweek magazine recognized Quaker Valley as one of the 1,000 best public school districts in the country. Apple Corporation has recognized Quaker Valley High School as “An Apple Distinguished School” for its integration of state-of-the-art technologies in an innovative educational vision; only three other schools in the state can claim such an honor. Besides exemplary public schools, residents of a new home in Sewickley may take advantage of its several private academic institutions: Sewickley Academy, St. James School, Eden Christian Academy and the Montessori Children's Community.
Residents of new homes in Sewickley can walk it tree-lined streets to the business district, which contains many unique boutiques, eateries and services. Various civic and community organizations operate in Sewickley to enhance the residential and commercial life of the borough. A public library, a YMCA, the Sewickley Community Center and the Sweetwater Center for the Arts gel together to complete an enviable small town atmosphere just minutes from all the benefits of a large city. With violent and property crime rates well below the state and national rates, residents of new homes in Sewickley can enjoy peaceful suburban living with world-class amenities.It is no wonder that, with its convenient and scenic location, rich culture, and high standard of living, Sewickley has become one of the most prestigious residential neighborhoods in the region.