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As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in Philadelphia County is $143,200, which is lower than the state average of $164,900 and is lower than the national average of $175,700. The Philadelphia County median house value has grown by 139.87% since 2000. The growth rate for the price of a house in Philadelphia County is much higher than the state average rate of 70.00% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. The median year that a house in Philadelphia County was built is 1947, 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 306,823 Owner Occupied Houses in Philadelphia County, #29
Philadelphia County
143,200 USD
Pennsylvania
164,900 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2000, #1
Philadelphia County
139.87%
Pennsylvania
70.00%
U.S.
46.91%
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

 Philadelphia CountyPennsylvaniaU.S.
Total Housing Units669,642, see rank, 100%5,578,393132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units580,297, 86.66%, see rank88.87%87.55%
Owner Occupied306,823, 45.82%, see rank61.78%56.34%
Renter Occupied273,474, 40.84%, see rank27.10%31.21%
Vacant Housing Units89,345, 13.34%, see rank11.13%12.45%
For Rent22,171, 3.31%, see rank1.77%2.34%
For Sale Only8,747, 1.31%, see rank1.08%1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied8,346, 1.25%, see rank0.87%0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use2,786, 0.42%, see rank3.08%3.97%
For Migrant Workers14, 0.00%, see rank0.01%0.03%
Other Vacant47,281, 7.06%, see rank4.31%4.00%

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

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #65
Philadelphia CountyPennsylvaniaU.S.
194719611976

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

 Philadelphia County%PennsylvaniaU.S.
Owner-Occupied Units306,823100%3,446,23074,787,460
With a Mortgage184,24760.05%, see rank61.86%65.58%
Without a Mortgage122,57639.95%, 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
Philadelphia County
1,248 USD
Pennsylvania
1,443 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsPhiladelphia County%PennsylvaniaU.S.
$299 or Less2810.15%, see rank0.14%0.20%
$300 to $4994,7102.56%, see rank1.71%1.59%
$500 to $69914,2777.75%, see rank5.59%5.01%
$700 to $99937,49420.35%, see rank15.72%14.32%
$1,000 to $1,49964,33434.92%, see rank30.12%27.90%
$1,500 to $1,99934,05018.48%, see rank21.20%20.35%
$2,000 to $2,99921,37111.60%, see rank18.03%19.52%
$3,000 or More7,7304.20%, see rank7.50%11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Philadelphia County
25.00% 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
 Philadelphia County%PennsylvaniaU.S.
10% or Less10,7395.83%, see rank6.45%5.86%
10% to 20%54,04529.33%, see rank34.37%31.95%
20% to 30%45,46324.68%, see rank28.10%27.64%
30% to 40%25,35313.76%, see rank12.95%13.74%
40% or More46,18325.07%, 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
Philadelphia County
438 USD
Pennsylvania
495 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsPhiladelphia County%PennsylvaniaU.S.
$199 or Less7,3726.01%, see rank3.93%7.76%
$200 to $29919,13815.61%, see rank10.62%14.70%
$300 to $49950,41841.13%, see rank36.51%34.63%
$500 to $69929,04323.69%, see rank26.66%21.16%
$700 or More16,60513.55%, see rank22.28%21.75%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Philadelphia County
15.30% 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
 Philadelphia County%PennsylvaniaU.S.
10% or Less38,10331.09%, see rank35.42%40.19%
10% to 20%36,62329.88%, see rank33.18%31.47%
20% to 30%18,63815.21%, see rank14.06%12.24%
30% to 40%9,3467.62%, see rank6.58%5.64%
40% or More17,14813.99%, 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

 Philadelphia CountyPennsylvaniaU.S.
Total Housing Units669,642, 100%5,578,393132,741,033
1-unit, Detached54,848, 8.19%, see rank57.06%61.65%
1-unit, Attached392,258, 58.58%, see rank18.34%5.82%
2 Units58,778, 8.78%, see rank4.68%3.75%
3 or 4 Units43,006, 6.42%, see rank4.14%4.43%
5 to 9 Units25,159, 3.76%, see rank3.34%4.78%
10 or More Units94,124, 14.06%, see rank8.30%13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.1,469, 0.22%, see rank4.13%6.49%

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

Rooms

 Philadelphia CountyPennsylvaniaU.S.
Total Housing Units669,642, 100%5,578,393132,741,033
1 Room23,032, 3.44%, see rank1.73%1.95%
2 Rooms22,859, 3.41%, see rank1.73%2.48%
3 Rooms83,658, 12.49%, see rank7.21%9.13%
4 Rooms93,137, 13.91%, see rank12.40%16.60%
5 Rooms94,928, 14.18%, see rank16.40%20.41%
6 Rooms180,109, 26.90%, see rank21.82%18.06%
7 Rooms91,466, 13.66%, see rank14.82%12.27%
8 Rooms42,953, 6.41%, see rank10.70%8.48%
9 Rooms or More37,500, 5.60%, see rank13.18%10.60%
Median Rooms5.60, see rank6.005.50

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

Bedrooms

 Philadelphia CountyPennsylvaniaU.S.
Total Housing Units669,642, 100%5,578,393132,741,033
No Bedroom25,786, 3.85%, see rank1.91%2.17%
1 Bedroom110,878, 16.56%, see rank10.50%11.16%
2 Bedrooms145,879, 21.78%, see rank23.23%26.69%
3 Bedrooms308,626, 46.09%, see rank43.09%39.70%
4 Bedrooms56,996, 8.51%, see rank17.04%16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms21,477, 3.21%, see rank4.22%4.22%

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

House Heating Fuel

 Philadelphia CountyPennsylvaniaU.S.
Total Housing Units580,297, 100%4,957,736116,211,092
Utility Gas447,975, 77.20%, see rank51.01%48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas5,219, 0.90%, see rank3.81%4.86%
Electricity91,446, 15.76%, see rank21.18%36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.31,033, 5.35%, see rank18.77%5.86%
Coal or Coke294, 0.05%, see rank1.37%0.12%
Wood551, 0.09%, see rank2.87%2.12%
Solar Energy61, 0.01%, see rank0.03%0.05%
Other Fuel1,098, 0.19%, see rank0.65%0.47%
No Fuel Used2,620, 0.45%, see rank0.30%1.00%

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

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalPhiladelphia CountyPennsylvaniaU.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent261,060, 100%1,418,30239,201,928
$199 or Less6,083, 2.33%, see rank1.98%1.50%
$200 to $29911,418, 4.37%, see rank4.36%3.18%
$300 to $49916,998, 6.51%, see rank9.44%7.37%
$500 to $69934,280, 13.13%, see rank19.30%16.01%
$700 to $99987,319, 33.45%, see rank32.15%29.17%
$1,000 to $1,49975,559, 28.94%, see rank23.68%26.88%
$1,500 to $1,99918,481, 7.08%, see rank5.77%9.79%
$2,000 or More10,922, 4.18%, see rank3.33%6.10%
Median$915, see rank$832$920

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

Vehicle Available

 Philadelphia CountyPennsylvaniaU.S.
Occupied Housing Units580,297, 100%4,957,736116,211,092
No Vehicles Available190,161, 32.77%, see rank11.52%9.12%
1 Vehicles Available251,529, 43.34%, see rank34.19%33.80%
2 Vehicles Available110,609, 19.06%, see rank36.47%37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available27,998, 4.82%, see rank17.82%19.61%

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


 
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