Ambler, PA
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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 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

Ambler Housing Market Information

With 6,505 people, 2,641 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $328,024, 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 34.98% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Ambler include row houses and other attached homes ( 26.75%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 20.60%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 17.67%).

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 50.20% owning and 49.80% renting.

The housing in Ambler was primarily built before 1939 ( 41.16%), making the housing stock in Ambler some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Ambler. The next most important housing age is between 1940-1969 ( 40.76%), followed by between 1970-1999 ( 12.48%). There's also some housing in Ambler built between 2000 and later ( 5.60%).

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 -0.10% during the period.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Ambler's appreciation rate, at 3.80%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Ambler's appreciation rate has been 0.08%, which annualizes to a rate of 0.32%.

Relative to Pennsylvania, our data show that Ambler's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% 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

 

Median Home Value:
$328,024

Ambler, PA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,088,000 0.0
$816,001 - $1,088,000 0.0
$544,001 - $816,000 1.3
$435,001 - $544,000 8.4
$326,001 - $435,000 19.9
$218,001 - $326,000 42.8
$109,001 - $218,000 25.6
$54,001 - $109,000 0.9
$0 - $54,000 1.2

Very High for PA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
13.8755420133599 5.89371980676328

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
2,641

Ambler Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
PA*
Compared To
America*
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
68.91% 3.09% 10 8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$1,339 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Homeownership
Owners 50.20
Renters 49.80
Vacant 3.37

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

AGE OF Ambler HOMES
2000 or Newer 5.6
1970 - 1999 12.5
1940 - 1969 40.8
1939 or Older 41.2

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Ambler HOMES
Single-Family 35.0
Townhomes 26.7
Small Apt. Buildings 20.6
Apt. Complexes 17.7
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Ambler HOMES
No Bedroom 6.26
1 Bedroom 15.00
2 Bedrooms 22.25
3 Bedrooms 35.64
4 Bedrooms 15.29
5 or more bedrooms 5.56