Bernville, PA


Highest Appreciating Bernville Neighborhoods Since 2000

Bernville, 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

Bernville Housing Market Information

With 951 people, 328 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $201,522, Bernville real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Bernville, accounting for 59.84% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Bernville include row houses and other attached homes ( 19.42%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 17.06%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 3.67%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Bernville. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 68.90% of Bernville's homes, and 57.22% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

The housing in Bernville was primarily built before 1939 ( 38.58%), making the housing stock in Bernville some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Bernville. The next most important housing age is between 1940-1969 ( 28.87%), followed by between 1970-1999 ( 25.98%). There's also some housing in Bernville built between 2000 and later ( 6.56%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Bernville. Fully 13.91% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Bernville homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Bernville real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Bernville Home Appreciation Rates

Bernville's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Bernville during the period has been just -0.95%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Bernville's appreciation rate, at 3.77%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Bernville's appreciation rate has been 1.28%, which annualizes to a rate of 5.21%.

Relative to Pennsylvania, our data show that Bernville's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in Pennsylvania.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,039,000 1.9
$779,001 - $1,039,000 0.0
$520,001 - $779,000 2.5
$416,001 - $520,000 3.8
$312,001 - $416,000 4.5
$208,001 - $312,000 34.9
$104,001 - $208,000 40.1
$52,001 - $104,000 10.1
$0 - $52,000 2.2

High for PA
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
31.8879643736083 20.4830917874396

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Bernville 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
35.61% 1.78% 3 4
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,104 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 68.90
Renters 31.10
Vacant 13.91

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Bernville HOMES
2000 or Newer 6.6
1970 - 1999 26.0
1940 - 1969 28.9
1939 or Older 38.6

Types of Homes

Single-Family 59.8
Townhomes 19.4
Small Apt. Buildings 17.1
Apt. Complexes 3.7
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 12.86
2 Bedrooms 27.56
3 Bedrooms 49.34
4 Bedrooms 7.87
5 or more bedrooms 2.36