Blairsville, PA


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Blairsville, 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

Blairsville Housing Market Information

With 3,321 people, 1,448 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $102,765, house prices in Blairsville are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Blairsville, accounting for 63.85% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Blairsville include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 19.17%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 15.74%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Blairsville. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 67.54% of Blairsville's homes, and 51.18% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

The housing in Blairsville was primarily built before 1939 ( 38.93%), making the housing stock in Blairsville some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Blairsville. The next most important housing age is between 1940-1969 ( 36.27%), followed by between 1970-1999 ( 21.24%). There's also some housing in Blairsville built between 2000 and later ( 3.55%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Blairsville. Fully 14.32% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Blairsville homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Blairsville 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.

Blairsville Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Blairsville have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 13.64%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Blairsville house appreciation rate of 1.29%.

Over the last year, Blairsville appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Blairsville's appreciation rate has been 1.87%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Blairsville were at -1.59%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -6.20%.

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

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Blairsville, PA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,043,000 0.0
$782,001 - $1,043,000 0.0
$521,001 - $782,000 0.0
$417,001 - $521,000 0.0
$313,001 - $417,000 1.4
$209,001 - $313,000 5.0
$104,001 - $209,000 39.9
$52,001 - $104,000 43.7
$0 - $52,000 10.0

Low for PA
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
75.7881167233095 74.0096618357488

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Blairsville 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
58.68% 2.71% 8 7
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$692 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 67.54
Renters 32.46
Vacant 14.32

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Blairsville HOMES
2000 or Newer 3.6
1970 - 1999 21.2
1940 - 1969 36.3
1939 or Older 38.9

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Blairsville HOMES
Single-Family 63.8
Townhomes 0.8
Small Apt. Buildings 19.2
Apt. Complexes 15.7
Mobile Homes 0.4
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Blairsville HOMES
No Bedroom 1.89
1 Bedroom 15.80
2 Bedrooms 29.17
3 Bedrooms 38.40
4 Bedrooms 12.78
5 or more bedrooms 1.95

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