Birdsboro, PA


Highest Appreciating Birdsboro Neighborhoods Since 2000

Birdsboro, 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

Birdsboro Housing Market Information

With 5,159 people, 1,987 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $168,093, Birdsboro real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Birdsboro, accounting for 55.24% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Birdsboro include row houses and other attached homes ( 31.46%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 6.65%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 6.65%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Birdsboro. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 81.28% of Birdsboro's homes, and 67.77% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Birdsboro 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 Birdsboro built before 1939 ( 34.81%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 22.77%). There's also some housing in Birdsboro built between 2000 and later ( 4.13%).

Birdsboro Home Appreciation Rates

Birdsboro's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Birdsboro during the period has been just -1.14%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Birdsboro that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Birdsboro real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Birdsboro appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 5.76%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 71.96% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Birdsboro. Birdsboro appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.28%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 5.21%.

Relative to Pennsylvania, our data show that Birdsboro's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 80% of the other cities and towns in Pennsylvania.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,072,000 0.0
$804,001 - $1,072,000 0.0
$536,001 - $804,000 0.0
$429,001 - $536,000 0.0
$322,001 - $429,000 2.0
$214,001 - $322,000 22.5
$107,001 - $214,000 56.2
$54,001 - $107,000 18.0
$0 - $54,000 1.3

High for PA
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
42.3707957342084 33.9130434782609

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Birdsboro 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
36.84% 1.83% 3 4
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,153 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 81.28
Renters 18.72
Vacant 3.54

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Birdsboro HOMES
2000 or Newer 4.1
1970 - 1999 38.3
1940 - 1969 22.8
1939 or Older 34.8

Types of Homes

Single-Family 55.2
Townhomes 31.5
Small Apt. Buildings 6.7
Apt. Complexes 6.7
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 7.77
2 Bedrooms 21.07
3 Bedrooms 47.38
4 Bedrooms 20.39
5 or more bedrooms 3.40