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As of 2008-2012, median price of a house in Philadelphia County is $142,300, which is lower than the state average of $164,900 and is lower than the national average of $181,400. The Philadelphia County median house value has grown by 138.36% 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 51.67%. The median year that a house in Philadelphia County was built is 1946, which is older than the median year for a house built in the state which is 1960 and is older than the median year for a house built in the USA which is 1975.

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 314,076 Owner Occupied Houses in Philadelphia County, #27
Philadelphia County
142,300 USD
Pennsylvania
164,900 USD
U.S.
181,400 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2000, #1
Philadelphia County
138.36%
Pennsylvania
70.00%
U.S.
51.67%
Ranks: $50K or Less, $50-100K, $100-150K, $150-200K, $200-300K, $300-500K, $500-1M, $1M or More

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical house value data.

Housing Occupancy

 Philadelphia County%PennsylvaniaU.S.
Total Housing Units670,171, see rank100%5,567,315131,704,730
Occupied Housing Units599,73689.49%, see rank90.15%88.62%
Owner Occupied324,53648.43%, see rank62.72%57.69%
Renter Occupied275,20041.06%, see rank27.43%30.93%
Vacant Housing Units70,43510.51%, see rank9.85%11.38%
For Rent27,0934.04%, see rank2.43%3.14%
For Sale Only7,1571.07%, see rank1.16%1.44%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied4,9830.74%, see rank0.53%0.48%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use2,2280.33%, see rank2.90%3.53%
For Migrant Workers90.00%, see rank0.01%0.02%
Other Vacant28,9654.32%, see rank2.82%2.77%

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

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #65
Philadelphia CountyPennsylvaniaU.S.
194619601975

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

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical year structure built data.

Mortgage Status

 Philadelphia County%PennsylvaniaU.S.
Owner-Occupied Units314,076100%3,478,60275,484,661
With a Mortgage188,16159.91%, see rank62.86%67.13%
Without a Mortgage125,91540.09%, see rank37.14%32.87%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical mortgage status data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Philadelphia County
1,243 USD
Pennsylvania
1,447 USD
U.S.
1,559 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsPhiladelphia County%PennsylvaniaU.S.
$299 or Less2970.16%, see rank0.14%0.18%
$300 to $4994,7542.53%, see rank1.68%1.59%
$500 to $69913,9677.42%, see rank5.53%4.89%
$700 to $99939,49620.99%, see rank15.69%13.71%
$1,000 to $1,49964,75134.41%, see rank29.99%26.97%
$1,500 to $1,99935,12518.67%, see rank20.84%20.33%
$2,000 to $2,99921,38511.37%, see rank18.15%20.10%
$3,000 or More8,3864.46%, see rank7.98%12.24%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Philadelphia County
25.50% of the Total Income
Pennsylvania
23.50% of the Total Income
U.S.
24.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Philadelphia County%PennsylvaniaU.S.
10% or Less10,2705.46%, see rank5.62%5.04%
10% to 20%52,51827.91%, see rank32.47%29.70%
20% to 30%48,27225.65%, see rank29.21%28.18%
30% to 40%26,69014.18%, see rank14.02%14.80%
40% or More48,01025.52%, see rank18.29%21.80%

*Based on 2008-2012 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
429 USD
Pennsylvania
486 USD
U.S.
449 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsPhiladelphia County%PennsylvaniaU.S.
$199 or Less8,5826.82%, see rank3.98%7.99%
$200 to $29919,99815.88%, see rank11.17%15.31%
$300 to $49952,50241.70%, see rank37.66%35.02%
$500 to $69927,91022.17%, see rank26.29%20.88%
$700 or More16,92313.44%, see rank20.90%20.80%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Philadelphia County
15.80% of the Total Income
Pennsylvania
13.80% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.60% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Philadelphia County%PennsylvaniaU.S.
10% or Less37,33529.65%, see rank34.15%39.10%
10% to 20%37,54029.81%, see rank33.66%31.88%
20% to 30%20,52216.30%, see rank14.57%12.59%
30% to 40%9,3527.43%, see rank6.72%5.84%
40% or More18,28114.52%, see rank9.96%9.41%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units without a mortgage data.

Units in Structure

 Philadelphia County%PennsylvaniaU.S.
Total Housing Units669,244100%5,563,832131,642,457
1-unit, Detached56,4308.43%, see rank57.06%61.70%
1-unit, Attached388,83958.10%, see rank18.19%5.79%
2 Units59,6198.91%, see rank4.75%3.80%
3 or 4 Units41,6406.22%, see rank4.22%4.44%
5 to 9 Units27,3244.08%, see rank3.39%4.78%
10 or More Units94,07314.06%, see rank8.21%12.89%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.1,3190.20%, see rank4.19%6.60%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical units in structure data.

Rooms

 Philadelphia County%PennsylvaniaU.S.
Total Housing Units669,244100%5,563,832131,642,457
1 Room24,7483.70%, see rank1.68%1.95%
2 Rooms22,0963.30%, see rank1.69%2.36%
3 Rooms82,71512.36%, see rank7.15%8.97%
4 Rooms92,69713.85%, see rank12.46%16.57%
5 Rooms96,91814.48%, see rank16.43%20.41%
6 Rooms180,39426.95%, see rank21.86%18.25%
7 Rooms91,33413.65%, see rank14.93%12.38%
8 Rooms40,3366.03%, see rank10.77%8.59%
9 Rooms or More38,0065.68%, see rank13.03%10.52%
Median Rooms5.60, see rank-6.005.50

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical rooms data.

Bedrooms

 Philadelphia County%PennsylvaniaU.S.
Total Housing Units669,244100%5,563,832131,642,457
No Bedroom27,5214.11%, see rank1.86%2.16%
1 Bedroom112,00216.74%, see rank10.53%11.12%
2 Bedrooms146,75221.93%, see rank23.38%26.85%
3 Bedrooms304,60045.51%, see rank42.98%39.76%
4 Bedrooms57,1548.54%, see rank17.02%15.95%
5 or More Bedrooms21,2153.17%, see rank4.22%4.16%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical bedrooms data.

House Heating Fuel

 Philadelphia County%PennsylvaniaU.S.
Total Housing Units580,509100%4,959,633115,226,802
Utility Gas454,04378.21%, see rank51.16%49.42%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas5,0230.87%, see rank3.64%5.03%
Electricity81,23613.99%, see rank20.12%35.51%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.36,0846.22%, see rank20.21%6.46%
Coal or Coke3160.05%, see rank1.35%0.12%
Wood4860.08%, see rank2.71%2.08%
Solar Energy830.01%, see rank0.02%0.04%
Other Fuel1,0660.18%, see rank0.56%0.43%
No Fuel Used2,1720.37%, see rank0.24%0.90%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical house heating fuel data.

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalPhiladelphia County%PennsylvaniaU.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent254,441100%1,389,26437,562,111
$199 or Less7,5742.98%, see rank2.38%1.76%
$200 to $29910,2564.03%, see rank4.39%3.29%
$300 to $49917,6946.95%, see rank10.69%8.20%
$500 to $69938,95015.31%, see rank21.57%17.39%
$700 to $99990,00335.37%, see rank32.16%29.40%
$1,000 to $1,49965,67425.81%, see rank21.06%25.73%
$1,500 to $1,99916,0236.30%, see rank5.02%8.92%
$2,000 or More8,2673.25%, see rank2.74%5.30%
Median$872, see rank-$794$889

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical gross rent data.

Vehicle Available

 Philadelphia County%PennsylvaniaU.S.
Occupied Housing Units580,509100%4,959,633115,226,802
No Vehicles Available195,88833.74%, see rank11.60%9.03%
1 Vehicles Available247,76042.68%, see rank34.04%33.67%
2 Vehicles Available109,46018.86%, see rank36.68%37.64%
3 or More Vehicles Available27,4014.72%, see rank17.68%19.66%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical vehicle available data.


 
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