Pennsylvania Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Pennsylvania

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Pennsylvania has 5,567,315 total housing units. This is an increase of 317,565 units since the year 2000 when it had 5,249,750 total home units. It's an increase of 629,175 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,938,140 total units. There was an increase of 311,610 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 5,567,315 total housing units, 90.15% are occupied home units, and 9.85% are vacant housing units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 5,018,904 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 241,901 units since the year 2000 when it had 4,777,003 occupied units. It's an increase of 522,938 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,495,966 occupied home units. Pennsylvania saw an increase of 281,037 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 5,018,904 occupied housing units, 45.2% are occupied with a loan or mortgage homes, 30.43% are renter occupied homes, and 24.37% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 1,527,182 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 156,516 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,370,666 renter occupied units. It's an increase of 207,337 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,319,845 renter occupied housing units. There was an increase of 50,821 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Pennsylvania has 2,268,674 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 1,223,048 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 548,411 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 75,664 units since the year 2000 when it had 472,747 vacant homes. It's an increase of 106,237 units since the year 1990 when it had 442,174 vacant housing units. Pennsylvania saw an increase of 30,573 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 548,411 vacant housing units, 24.66% are for rent home units, 1.71% are rented - but not occupied homes, 11.82% are for sale units, 3.67% are sold - but not occupied home units, 29.46% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units, 0.7% are for migrant workers housing units, and 28.6% are listed as vacant other homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 135,262 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 29,677 units since the year 2000 when it had 105,585 for rent home units. It's an increase of 32,488 units since the year 1990 when it had 102,774 for rent housing units. There was an increase of 2,811 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Pennsylvania has 9,386 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -28,108 units since the year 2000 when it had 37,494 rented - but not occupied home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 64,818 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 8,927 units since the year 2000 when it had 55,891 for sale housing units. It's an increase of 16,055 units since the year 1990 when it had 48,763 for sale home units. There was an increase of 7,128 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 20,131 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Pennsylvania has 161,582 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 13,352 units since the year 2000 when it had 148,230 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. It's an increase of 17,223 units since the year 1990 when it had 144,359 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. There was an increase of 3,871 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Pennsylvania has 411 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 25 units since the year 2000 when it had 386 for migrant workers homes. It's an increase of 199 units since the year 1990 when it had 212 for migrant workers home units. Pennsylvania saw an increase of 174 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 156,821 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 31,660 units since the year 2000 when it had 125,161 listed as vacant other housing units. It's an increase of 54,502 units since the year 1990 when it had 102,319 listed as vacant other home units. Pennsylvania saw an increase of 22,842 units between 1990 and 2000.