Penfield, NY


Highest Appreciating Penfield Neighborhoods Since 2000

Penfield, NY Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Penfield Housing Market Information

With a population of 20,163, 2,241 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $210,774, Penfield real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Penfield, accounting for 73.93% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Penfield include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 12.51%), row houses and other attached homes ( 8.81%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.41%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Penfield. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 81.79% of Penfield's homes, and 69.95% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Penfield built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Penfield built between 1940-1969 ( 27.75%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 9.22%). There's also some housing in Penfield built before 1939 ( 7.07%).

Penfield Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Penfield have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 7.81%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Penfield house appreciation rate of 0.75%.

Over the last year, Penfield appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Penfield's appreciation rate has been 2.64%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Penfield were at -0.57%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -2.26%.

Notably, Penfield's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to New York, our data show that Penfield's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% of the other cities and towns in New York.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,064,000 0.2
$798,001 - $1,064,000 0.0
$532,001 - $798,000 0.2
$426,001 - $532,000 0.7
$319,001 - $426,000 9.1
$213,001 - $319,000 26.8
$107,001 - $213,000 55.2
$53,001 - $107,000 4.4
$0 - $53,000 3.4

Average for NY
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
29.7140513301301 42.7609427609428

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Penfield Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
29.09% 1.49% 1 3
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,132 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 81.79
Renters 18.21
Vacant 3.54

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 9.2
1970 - 1999 56.0
1940 - 1969 27.8
1939 or Older 7.1

Types of Homes

Single-Family 73.9
Townhomes 8.8
Small Apt. Buildings 4.4
Apt. Complexes 12.5
Mobile Homes 0.3
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.97
1 Bedroom 4.29
2 Bedrooms 18.48
3 Bedrooms 36.89
4 Bedrooms 33.06
5 or more bedrooms 5.31