Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 670,171 total housing units. This is an increase of 8,213 units since the year 2000 when it had 661,958 total units. It's a decrease of -4,728 units since the year 1990 when it had 674,899 total housing units. Philadelphia County saw a decrease of -12,941 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Philadelphia County's 670,171 total housing units, 89.49% are occupied home units, and 10.51% are vacant home units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

Philadelphia County has 599,736 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 9,665 units since the year 2000 when it had 590,071 occupied homes. It's a decrease of -3,339 units since the year 1990 when it had 603,075 occupied home units. Philadelphia County saw a decrease of -13,004 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Philadelphia County's 599,736 occupied housing units, 35.3% are occupied with a loan or mortgage homes, 45.89% are renter occupied housing units, and 18.81% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage homes.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Philadelphia County has 275,200 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 34,762 units since the year 2000 when it had 240,438 renter occupied homes. It's an increase of 45,726 units since the year 1990 when it had 229,474 renter occupied home units. There was an increase of 10,964 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Philadelphia County has 211,730 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 112,806 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 70,435 vacant housing units. This is a decrease of -1,452 units since the year 2000 when it had 71,887 vacant units. It's a decrease of -1,389 units since the year 1990 when it had 71,824 vacant units. Philadelphia County saw an increase of 63 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 70,435 vacant housing units, 38.47% are for rent housing units, 3.17% are rented - but not occupied home units, 10.16% are for sale units, 3.9% are sold - but not occupied housing units, 3.16% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units, 0.1% are for migrant workers housing units, and 41.12% are listed as vacant other housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Philadelphia County has 27,093 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 8,992 units since the year 2000 when it had 18,101 for rent home units. It's an increase of 2,571 units since the year 1990 when it had 24,522 for rent housing units. There was a decrease of -6,421 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Philadelphia County has 2,234 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -5,398 units since the year 2000 when it had 7,632 rented - but not occupied home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 7,157 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 389 units since the year 2000 when it had 6,768 for sale housing units. It's a decrease of -1,137 units since the year 1990 when it had 8,294 for sale housing units. There was a decrease of -1,526 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 2,749 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 2,228 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 438 units since the year 2000 when it had 1,790 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. It's an increase of 1,352 units since the year 1990 when it had 876 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use home units. There was an increase of 914 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

There are 9 for migrant workers housing units. This is a decrease of -79 units since the year 2000 when it had 88 for migrant workers housing units. It's a decrease of -40 units since the year 1990 when it had 49 for migrant workers homes. Philadelphia County saw an increase of 39 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 28,965 listed as vacant other housing units. This is a decrease of -8,543 units since the year 2000 when it had 37,508 listed as vacant other home units. It's an increase of 2,126 units since the year 1990 when it had 26,839 listed as vacant other housing units. There was an increase of 10,669 units between 1990 and 2000.