Philadelphia, PA Homes and Housing

Philadelphia Housing Overview

The median owner costs (including mortgage) in Philadelphia, PA is lower than the state average. Compared to the national average home age homes here are older. Homes have on average 6 rooms in Philadelphia, PA.

City State USA
Median Owner Costs
$1,201
Very High
$1,395
High
$1,524
National Median
Median Rent
$656
High
$593
Near Average
$699
National Median
Median Built Year
1946
1959
1975
Median Rooms
6
6
6

Philadelphia Housing Occupancy

The table below shows housing occupancy numbers for Philadelphia, PA. There are more owner occupied homes here than the national average. The percentage of homes being rented is below the national average.

Type City State USA
Owner Occupied
47.5%
317,755 Homes
63.4%
3,508,612 Homes
58.5%
76,089,650 Homes
Renter Occupied
38.4%
256,733 Homes
25.9%
1,431,969 Homes
29.3%
38,146,346 Homes
For Rent
4.0%
26,705 Homes
2.0%
108,119 Homes
2.5%
3,286,932 Homes
For Sale
1.5%
9,859 Homes
1.2%
64,296 Homes
1.5%
1,886,522 Homes
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use
0.6%
4,098 Homes
2.9%
162,776 Homes
3.6%
4,683,380 Homes
Total Occupied
85.9%
574,488 Homes
89.2%
4,940,581 Homes
87.8%
114,235,996 Homes
Total Vacant
14.1%
94,456 Homes
10.8%
596,727 Homes
12.2%
15,802,084 Homes
Total Housing
668,944
5,537,308
130,038,080

Philadelphia Mortgage Status

The following table represents the mortgage status of homes in Philadelphia, PA. 28.7% of homes in Philadelphia, PA have a mortgage on them.

Type City State USA
Has a Mortgage
28.7%
191,854 Homes
40.0%
2,213,280 Homes
39.8%
51,696,841 Homes
No Mortgage
18.8%
125,901 Homes
23.4%
1,295,332 Homes
18.8%
24,392,809 Homes

Philadelphia Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Homes with a Mortgage

The information below represents average costs, including mortgage, for home owners in Philadelphia, PA. $1,201 is the average cost for home owners.

Monthly Mortgage City State USA
< $500
2.9%
5,641 Homes
2.2%
48,753 Homes
2.1%
1,067,631 Homes
$500 - $999
31.5%
60,433 Homes
23.2%
514,185 Homes
19.8%
10,235,704 Homes
$1,000 - $1,499
34.2%
65,524 Homes
30.6%
676,571 Homes
27.1%
13,998,238 Homes
$1,500 - $1,999
17.2%
32,952 Homes
20.2%
446,861 Homes
19.9%
10,309,611 Homes
$2,000 - $2,999
10.5%
20,190 Homes
16.7%
369,057 Homes
19.4%
10,022,149 Homes
> $3,000
3.7%
7,114 Homes
7.1%
157,853 Homes
11.7%
6,063,508 Homes

Philadelphia Rental Prices

The table below represents average rental prices in Philadelphia, PA. Rentals on a monthly average are $656.

Monthly Rent City State USA
< $300
10.2%
26,148 Homes
11.0%
157,877 Homes
9.0%
3,437,912 Homes
$300 - $499
15.0%
38,430 Homes
23.1%
331,204 Homes
16.3%
6,217,643 Homes
$500 - $699
28.4%
72,996 Homes
25.8%
369,673 Homes
21.9%
8,360,532 Homes
$700 - $999
27.8%
71,313 Homes
21.8%
311,658 Homes
24.0%
9,150,071 Homes
$1,000- $1,499
9.1%
23,237 Homes
8.4%
119,863 Homes
15.3%
5,825,969 Homes
$1,500 - $1,999
3.6%
9,196 Homes
2.2%
30,841 Homes
5.0%
1,898,263 Homes
> $2,000
1.4%
3,642 Homes
1.4%
19,999 Homes
2.8%
1,078,925 Homes
Notes
  • City rating based on comparing Philadelphia to other Pennsylvania cities.
  • State rating based on comparing Pennsylvania to other U.S. states.
  • All ratings are segmented into quintiles (very low, low, average, high, very high).
  • Data provided by the 2010 U.S. Census.
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