Ambler, PA 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 Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Ambler Housing Market Information

With 6,491 people, 2,657 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $374,943, Ambler house prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, Ambler real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Ambler, accounting for 35.82% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Ambler include row houses and other attached homes ( 26.19%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 20.92%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 16.74%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Ambler are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The borough has a mixture of owners and renters, with 50.88% owning and 49.12% renting.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. Ambler's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 45.71% of the borough's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Ambler include homes built before 1939 ( 38.02%) and housing constructed between 1970-1999 ( 11.43%). There's also some housing in Ambler built between 2000 and later ( 4.84%).

Ambler Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Ambler's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging 2.25% during the period.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Ambler's appreciation rate, at 4.13%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Ambler's appreciation rate has been 1.34%, which annualizes to a rate of 5.47%.

Relative to Pennsylvania, our data show that Ambler's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% of the other cities and towns in Pennsylvania.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the borough. Individual neighborhoods within Ambler differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Ambler - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Ambler real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values

 
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Median Home Value:
$374,943

Ambler, PA HOME PRICES

> $1,168,000
0.0%
0.0%
$876,001 - $1,168,000
0.7%
0.7%
$584,001 - $876,000
1.8%
1.8%
$467,001 - $584,000
10.7%
10.7%
$351,001 - $467,000
28.9%
28.9%
$233,001 - $351,000
36.6%
36.6%
$117,001 - $233,000
19.4%
19.4%
$58,001 - $117,000
0.0%
0.0%
$0 - $58,000
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

Very High for Nation

Very High for PA

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
2,657

Ambler Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
PA*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q2 - 2020 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q3
98.81% 3.37%
10
8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 
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Average Market Rent:
$1,434 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
50.9%
50.9%
Renters
49.1%
49.1%
Vacant
2.7%
2.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 
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Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
4.8%
4.8%
1970 - 1999
11.4%
11.4%
1940 - 1969
45.7%
45.7%
1939 or Older
38.0%
38.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
35.8%
35.8%
Townhomes
26.2%
26.2%
Small Apt. Buildings
20.9%
20.9%
Apt. Complexes
16.7%
16.7%
Mobile Homes
0.3%
0.3%
Other
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
2.6%
2.6%
1 Bedroom
15.8%
15.8%
2 Bedrooms
20.4%
20.4%
3 Bedrooms
41.5%
41.5%
4 Bedrooms
12.6%
12.6%
5 or more bedrooms
7.2%
7.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES