Pennsylvania Real Estate Statistics

Real Estate and Home Statistics for Pennsylvania

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Housing Units by Status

DateOccupiedVacantTotal
2010
+5.06%
+241,901
5,018,904
+16.01%
+75,664
548,411
+6.05%
+317,565
5,567,315
2000
+6.25%
+281,037
4,777,003
+6.91%
+30,573
472,747
+6.31%
+311,610
5,249,750
1990
4,495,966
442,174
4,938,140

Occupied Housing Units

As of 2010, Pennsylvania has 5,018,904 occupied housing units. This is a 5.06% (241,901) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 11.63% (522,938) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Vacant Housing Units

As of 2010, Pennsylvania has 548,411 vacant housing units. This is a 16.01% (75,664) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 24.03% (106,237) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Occupied Housing Unit Breakout

DateOwned with a mortgage or a loanOwned free and clearRenter occupiedTotal
2010
2,268,674
1,223,048
+11.42%
+156,516
1,527,182
+266.17%
+3,648,238
5,018,904
2000
0
0
+3.85%
+50,821
1,370,666
+3.85%
+50,821
1,370,666
1990
0
0
1,319,845
1,319,845

Owned with a Mortgage or Loan

As of 2010, Pennsylvania has 2,268,674 housing units owned with a mortgage or loan.

Owned Free and Clear

As of 2010, Pennsylvania has 1,223,048 housing units owned free and clear.

Renter Occupied Units

As of 2010, Pennsylvania has 1,527,182 renter occupied housing units. This is a 11.42% (156,516) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 15.71% (207,337) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Vacant Housing Unit Breakout

DateFor RentRented, not occupiedFor sale onlySold, not occupiedFor seasonal, recreational, or occasional useFor migrant workersOtherTotal
2010
+2048.67%
+2,163,089
2,268,674
-74.97%
-28,108
9,386
+15.97%
+8,927
64,818
-46.31%
-17,363
20,131
+9.01%
+13,352
161,582
+6.48%
+25
411
+25.3%
+31,660
156,821
+425.6%
+2,171,582
2,681,823
2000
+2.74%
+2,811
105,585
37,494
+14.62%
+7,128
55,891
37,494
+2.68%
+3,871
148,230
+82.08%
+174
386
+22.32%
+22,842
125,161
+28.06%
+111,814
510,241
1990
102,774
0
48,763
0
144,359
212
102,319
398,427

For Rent

As of 2010, Pennsylvania has 2,268,674 housing units for rent. This is a 2048.67% (2,163,089) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 2107.44% (2,165,900) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Rented, not occupied

As of 2010, Pennsylvania has 9,386 rented, not occupied, housing units for rent. This is a -74.97% (-28,108) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000)

For sale only

As of 2010, Pennsylvania has 64,818 for sale housing units for rent. This is a 15.97% (8,927) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 32.92% (16,055) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Sold, not occupied

As of 2010, Pennsylvania has 20,131 sold, not occupied, housing units for rent. This is a -46.31% (-17,363) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000)

For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use

As of 2010, Pennsylvania has 161,582 housing units for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use. This is a 9.01% (13,352) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 11.93% (17,223) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

For migrant workers

As of 2010, Pennsylvania has 411 housing units for migrant workers. This is a 6.48% (25) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 93.87% (199) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Other

As of 2010, Pennsylvania has 156,821 other vacant housing units. This is a 25.3% (31,660) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 53.27% (54,502) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

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