Sewickley

The city exudes a peaceful and serene lifestyle while still conveniently located near Pittsburgh’s excitement.

Welcome to Sewickley

An adorable neighborhood full of history and old-world charm
 
Sewickley is a quaint, upscale Pennsylvania borough just 15 miles north of Pittsburgh. This prestigious city dates back to the 1700s and has since become a premier destination for those seeking a small-town feel with easy access to the amenities of a big city. The architecture of Sewickley is diverse, which is one of the reasons why the village has such a unique and charming character, with many of the houses dating back to the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The dense yet walkable suburban atmosphere in Sewickley is highly sought-after.
 

What to Love

  • Small-town charm and community-focused attitude 
  • Excellent schools and prestigious educational opportunities 
  • The picturesque setting along the Ohio River
  • Numerous dining and entertainment options 

Local Lifestyle

Sewickley is a tight-knit community that appeals to all ages. The city exudes a peaceful and serene lifestyle while still conveniently located near Pittsburgh’s excitement. Homes in Sewickley are large, luxurious, and well-maintained, with stunning views of the city's natural beauty. 
 
With so many great shops, restaurants, and parks within walking distance, residents of Sewickley are often spotted out and about in the highly walkable business district, known colloquially as “the village.” Here, it’s easy to enjoy time in the community.
 

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

Sewickley’s downtown village is a charming area to roam, studded with local shops and boutiques. Compass Real Estate is at the center of it all, working hard to find residents and newcomers the home of their dreams, and just down the road, you’ll find theaters, gyms, bookstores, and more. Sewickley also takes pride in its culinary offerings, and there’s something for everyone in this neighborhood, no matter what vibe you’re looking for.
 
Sidelines Beer House provides patrons exceptional service and unbeatable food in a fun, comfortable setting. Known as the wing and burger experts, this restaurant keeps Sewickley residents coming back time and again. For an approachable yet refined Parisian experience, Mediterra Cafe checks all the boxes. You might swing by to pick up a freshly baked loaf of bread and some French cheeses from the fromagerie or take your time in the adorable interior over a classic cocktail and an artisan salad. 
 
Sewickley’s various parks attract dog lovers who want to let their pets enjoy open spaces, and Three Dog Bakery is a dog owner’s dream. Aside from stocking dog toys and pet accessories, this bakery makes treats and cakes for your furry friend using healthy, all-natural ingredients. 
 

Things to Do

Sewickley is home to plenty of activities for residents and visitors. Locals love to stroll through Riverfront Park on Chadwick Street, which features amazing views of the Ohio River. When it comes to festivals and community gatherings, residents here are lucky to have options year-round. As fall turns to winter, residents come together for Light Up Night to celebrate winter with ice sculpting, fireworks, and food trucks. You can even catch a ride in a horse-drawn carriage. 
 
When summer rolls around in Sewickley, the Christmas in July Festival is a can’t-miss event featuring an artisan marker, a 5k fun run, and live music. There’s also the Sewickley Wine Walk, an exclusive event where you can sample fine wines while enjoying the charming streets of the village.
 

Schools

The Quaker Valley School District serves students and families in Sewickley.
 
 

Overview for Sewickley, PA

3,889 people live in Sewickley, where the median age is 38.9 and the average individual income is $61,670. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

3,889

Total Population

38.9 years

Median Age

High

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

$61,670

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Sewickley, PA

Sewickley has 1,702 households, with an average household size of 2.28. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Sewickley do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 3,889 people call Sewickley home. The population density is 3,891.4 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

3,889

Total Population

High

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

38.9

Median Age

46.34 / 53.66%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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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
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
1,702

Total Households

2.28

Average Household Size

$61,670

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Without Children:

Marital Status

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Single
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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

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

Schools in Sewickley, PA

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The following schools are within or nearby Sewickley. 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
Noah's Ark Preschool/Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Quaker Valley Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
St James Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available

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