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Altoona Metro Area Housing

 

As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in Altoona Area is $108,500, which is lower than the state average of $164,900 and is much lower than the national average of $175,700. The median year that a house in Altoona Area was built is 1957, which is older than the median year for a house built in the state which is 1961 and is older than the median year for a house built in the USA which is 1976.

Topics:House ValueHousing OccupancyYear Structure BuiltMortgage StatusMortgage Owner's CostsNone-Mortgage Owner's CostsUnits in StructureRoomsBedroomsHouse Heating FuelGross RentVehicle Available

House Value

Median Value of a Total of 36,708 Owner Occupied Houses in Altoona Area, #558
Altoona Area
108,500 USD
Pennsylvania
164,900 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2005-2009, see rank
Altoona Area
14.69%
Pennsylvania
70.00%
U.S.
46.91%

*The Altoona Area median house price growth rate is since 2005-2009. The Pennsylvania and U.S population growth rate is since 2000.
Ranks: $50K or Less, $50-100K, $100-150K, $150-200K, $200-300K, $300-500K, $500-1M, $1M or More

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house value data.

Housing Occupancy

 Altoona AreaPennsylvaniaU.S.
Total Housing Units56,211, see rank, 100%5,578,393132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units50,948, 90.64%, see rank88.87%87.55%
Owner Occupied36,708, 65.30%, see rank61.78%56.34%
Renter Occupied14,240, 25.33%, see rank27.10%31.21%
Vacant Housing Units5,263, 9.36%, see rank11.13%12.45%
For Rent799, 1.42%, see rank1.77%2.34%
For Sale Only435, 0.77%, see rank1.08%1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied189, 0.34%, see rank0.87%0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use765, 1.36%, see rank3.08%3.97%
For Migrant Workers7, 0.01%, see rank0.01%0.03%
Other Vacant3,068, 5.46%, see rank4.31%4.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical housing occupancy data.

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #822
Altoona AreaPennsylvaniaU.S.
195719611976

Ranks: 1995 or earlier, 1960-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1989, 1990-2000, 2000-2010

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical year structure built data.

Mortgage Status

 Altoona Area%PennsylvaniaU.S.
Owner-Occupied Units36,708100%3,446,23074,787,460
With a Mortgage19,68653.63%, see rank61.86%65.58%
Without a Mortgage17,02246.37%, see rank38.14%34.42%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical mortgage status data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Altoona Area
1,042 USD
Pennsylvania
1,443 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsAltoona Area%PennsylvaniaU.S.
$299 or Less540.27%, see rank0.14%0.20%
$300 to $4996963.54%, see rank1.71%1.59%
$500 to $6992,75213.98%, see rank5.59%5.01%
$700 to $9995,71829.05%, see rank15.72%14.32%
$1,000 to $1,4996,15031.24%, see rank30.12%27.90%
$1,500 to $1,9992,60413.23%, see rank21.20%20.35%
$2,000 to $2,9991,2966.58%, see rank18.03%19.52%
$3,000 or More4162.11%, see rank7.50%11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Altoona Area
20.10% of the Total Income
Pennsylvania
22.70% of the Total Income
U.S.
23.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Altoona Area%PennsylvaniaU.S.
10% or Less1,5858.05%, see rank6.45%5.86%
10% to 20%8,17841.54%, see rank34.37%31.95%
20% to 30%4,88824.83%, see rank28.10%27.64%
30% to 40%2,01110.22%, see rank12.95%13.74%
40% or More2,94414.95%, see rank17.70%20.29%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units with a mortgage data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units without a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Altoona Area
396 USD
Pennsylvania
495 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsAltoona Area%PennsylvaniaU.S.
$199 or Less6593.87%, see rank3.93%7.76%
$200 to $2993,18318.70%, see rank10.62%14.70%
$300 to $4998,68851.04%, see rank36.51%34.63%
$500 to $6993,26419.18%, see rank26.66%21.16%
$700 or More1,2287.21%, see rank22.28%21.75%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Altoona Area
12.50% of the Total Income
Pennsylvania
13.50% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.30% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Altoona Area%PennsylvaniaU.S.
10% or Less6,63939.00%, see rank35.42%40.19%
10% to 20%6,01435.33%, see rank33.18%31.47%
20% to 30%2,27813.38%, see rank14.06%12.24%
30% to 40%6994.11%, see rank6.58%5.64%
40% or More1,2637.42%, see rank9.77%9.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units without a mortgage data.

Units in Structure

 Altoona AreaPennsylvaniaU.S.
Total Housing Units56,211, 100%5,578,393132,741,033
1-unit, Detached39,827, 70.85%, see rank57.06%61.65%
1-unit, Attached2,469, 4.39%, see rank18.34%5.82%
2 Units2,348, 4.18%, see rank4.68%3.75%
3 or 4 Units2,128, 3.79%, see rank4.14%4.43%
5 to 9 Units1,954, 3.48%, see rank3.34%4.78%
10 or More Units3,752, 6.67%, see rank8.30%13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.3,733, 6.64%, see rank4.13%6.49%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical units in structure data.

Rooms

 Altoona AreaPennsylvaniaU.S.
Total Housing Units56,211, 100%5,578,393132,741,033
1 Room809, 1.44%, see rank1.73%1.95%
2 Rooms687, 1.22%, see rank1.73%2.48%
3 Rooms3,212, 5.71%, see rank7.21%9.13%
4 Rooms6,461, 11.49%, see rank12.40%16.60%
5 Rooms9,707, 17.27%, see rank16.40%20.41%
6 Rooms12,529, 22.29%, see rank21.82%18.06%
7 Rooms9,003, 16.02%, see rank14.82%12.27%
8 Rooms6,331, 11.26%, see rank10.70%8.48%
9 Rooms or More7,472, 13.29%, see rank13.18%10.60%
Median Rooms6.10, see rank6.005.50

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical rooms data.

Bedrooms

 Altoona AreaPennsylvaniaU.S.
Total Housing Units56,211, 100%5,578,393132,741,033
No Bedroom951, 1.69%, see rank1.91%2.17%
1 Bedroom5,080, 9.04%, see rank10.50%11.16%
2 Bedrooms13,588, 24.17%, see rank23.23%26.69%
3 Bedrooms25,350, 45.10%, see rank43.09%39.70%
4 Bedrooms9,413, 16.75%, see rank17.04%16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms1,829, 3.25%, see rank4.22%4.22%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical bedrooms data.

House Heating Fuel

 Altoona AreaPennsylvaniaU.S.
Total Housing Units50,948, 100%4,957,736116,211,092
Utility Gas29,277, 57.46%, see rank51.01%48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas663, 1.30%, see rank3.81%4.86%
Electricity6,033, 11.84%, see rank21.18%36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.11,902, 23.36%, see rank18.77%5.86%
Coal or Coke692, 1.36%, see rank1.37%0.12%
Wood1,728, 3.39%, see rank2.87%2.12%
Solar Energy14, 0.03%, see rank0.03%0.05%
Other Fuel427, 0.84%, see rank0.65%0.47%
No Fuel Used212, 0.42%, see rank0.30%1.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house heating fuel data.

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalAltoona AreaPennsylvaniaU.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent13,282, 100%1,418,30239,201,928
$199 or Less362, 2.73%, see rank1.98%1.50%
$200 to $2991,077, 8.11%, see rank4.36%3.18%
$300 to $4992,118, 15.95%, see rank9.44%7.37%
$500 to $6994,382, 32.99%, see rank19.30%16.01%
$700 to $9994,071, 30.65%, see rank32.15%29.17%
$1,000 to $1,4991,082, 8.15%, see rank23.68%26.88%
$1,500 to $1,99934, 0.26%, see rank5.77%9.79%
$2,000 or More156, 1.17%, see rank3.33%6.10%
Median$630, see rank$832$920

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gross rent data.

Vehicle Available

 Altoona AreaPennsylvaniaU.S.
Occupied Housing Units50,948, 100%4,957,736116,211,092
No Vehicles Available4,737, 9.30%, see rank11.52%9.12%
1 Vehicles Available17,894, 35.12%, see rank34.19%33.80%
2 Vehicles Available18,540, 36.39%, see rank36.47%37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available9,777, 19.19%, see rank17.82%19.61%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical vehicle available data.


 
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