Blue Bell

Welcome to Blue Bell

A peaceful community with spacious homes and lots
The quaint suburb of Blue Bell sits just 18 miles northwest of downtown Philadelphia, but with its small-town charm, it seems a world away. The town got its name from the Blue Bell Inn, famous for hosting such notable guests as George Washington. Blue Bell is filled with lovely green spaces and homes ranging from majestic mansions to historic colonials and modern homes.

What to Love

  • Peaceful
  • Large homes with spacious yards
  • Rich history
  • Abundant green spaces
  • Proximity to downtown Philadelphia and Ambler

Local Lifestyle

Blue Bell is the perfect community for those who appreciate nature and the importance of history. Blue Bell residents enjoy many parks and green spaces with natural beauty, and many dining and entertainment options also use nature as a stunning backdrop. Residents love Blue Bell’s proximity to downtown Philly, just minutes away via train.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

The history of Blue Bell also comes through in some of the dining and entertainment options. The Blue Bell Inn started serving delicious meals in 1743, with George Washington as one of their most famous clients and diners. The Blue Bell Inn continues to serve American cuisine in extraordinary ways.

The Farmer's Daughter Bar & Restaurant is inside the Normandy Farm Hotel. This unique culinary concept focuses on modern farm cooking, and the comfortable space described as farm-chic uses heirlooms and native ingredients to create edible masterpieces. If you love Italian food, try Panache Woodfire Grill for authentic pasta or a wood-fired pie.
And, if you're craving a good hoagie, there's no better place than We're on a Roll.

Plenty of shopping exists in Blue Bell. You find shopping centers like The Shoppes at Village Square and specialty shops like Norman's Hallmark Shop.

Things to Do

In addition to the ample parks and green spaces, the town of Blue Bell also offers several country clubs where members enjoy golf, swimming, tennis, and other activities. The Blue Bell Country Club is known for its lavish grounds and friendly staff.

Wentz Run Park provides activities like tennis, basketball, and exercise trails. There are also lovely spots for picnics and relaxing.

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Overview for Blue Bell, PA

6,421 people live in Blue Bell, where the median age is 44 and the average individual income is $78,006. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

44 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Blue Bell, PA

Blue Bell has 2,407 households, with an average household size of 2.66. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Blue Bell do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,421 people call Blue Bell home. The population density is 1,191.41 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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51.91 / 48.09%

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Schools in Blue Bell, PA

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The following schools are within or nearby Blue Bell. 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.
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Blue Bell Elementary School
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