Chester County, Pennsylvania Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Chester County, Pennsylvania

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 192,462 total housing units. This is an increase of 28,689 units since the year 2000 when it had 163,773 total housing units. It's an increase of 52,865 units since the year 1990 when it had 139,597 total home units. Chester County saw an increase of 24,176 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 192,462 total housing units, 95.3% are occupied units, and 4.97% are vacant units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 182,900 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 24,995 units since the year 2000 when it had 157,905 occupied housing units. It's an increase of 49,643 units since the year 1990 when it had 133,257 occupied homes. There was an increase of 24,648 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Chester County's 182,900 occupied housing units, 57.71% are occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units, 23.82% are renter occupied homes, and 18.47% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 43,572 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 6,095 units since the year 2000 when it had 37,477 renter occupied housing units. It's an increase of 9,648 units since the year 1990 when it had 33,924 renter occupied housing units. There was an increase of 3,553 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 105,549 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Chester County has 33,779 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

Chester County has 9,562 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 3,694 units since the year 2000 when it had 5,868 vacant units. It's an increase of 3,222 units since the year 1990 when it had 6,340 vacant units. There was a decrease of -472 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 9,562 vacant housing units, 38.4% are for rent homes, 2.34% are rented - but not occupied housing units, 21.82% are for sale homes, 5.3% are sold - but not occupied units, 11.13% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units, 0.13% are for migrant workers home units, and 20.88% are listed as vacant other homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Chester County has 3,672 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 1,767 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,905 for rent housing units. It's an increase of 1,665 units since the year 1990 when it had 2,007 for rent housing units. Chester County saw a decrease of -102 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Chester County has 224 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -450 units since the year 2000 when it had 674 rented - but not occupied homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 2,086 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 862 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,224 for sale units. It's an increase of 172 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,914 for sale home units. Chester County saw a decrease of -690 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Chester County has 507 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 1,064 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 493 units since the year 2000 when it had 571 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. It's an increase of 699 units since the year 1990 when it had 365 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. There was an increase of 206 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Chester County has 12 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -8 units since the year 2000 when it had 20 for migrant workers housing units. It's a decrease of -8 units since the year 1990 when it had 20 for migrant workers home units. Chester County saw a decrease of 0 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 1,997 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 523 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,474 listed as vacant other home units. It's an increase of 892 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,105 listed as vacant other homes. There was an increase of 369 units between 1990 and 2000.