Chadds Ford, PA


Highest Appreciating Chadds Ford Neighborhoods Since 2000

Chadds Ford, 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

Chadds Ford Housing Market Information

With 7,433 people, 1,466 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $471,886, Chadds Ford house prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, Chadds Ford real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Chadds Ford is a town of large, single-family homes. In fact, there is a higher proportion of four, five or more bedroom homes in Chadds Ford than is found in 98% of the communities in America.

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Chadds Ford. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 83.37% of Chadds Ford's homes, and 53.14% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Chadds Ford 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 Chadds Ford built between 1940-1969 ( 16.26%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 10.83%). There's also some housing in Chadds Ford built before 1939 ( 6.66%).

Chadds Ford Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Chadds Ford's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.45% during the period.

Over the last year, Chadds Ford appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Chadds Ford's appreciation rate has been 0.43%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Chadds Ford were at 0.08%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 0.32%.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,059,000 6.8
$794,001 - $1,059,000 11.2
$529,001 - $794,000 30.6
$424,001 - $529,000 12.8
$318,001 - $424,000 12.9
$212,001 - $318,000 14.1
$106,001 - $212,000 9.7
$53,001 - $106,000 0.6
$0 - $53,000 1.2

Very High for PA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
6.70924645493965 1.54589371980676

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Chadds Ford 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
52.66% 2.48% 7 6
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$2,097 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 83.37
Renters 16.63
Vacant 1.61

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Chadds Ford HOMES
2000 or Newer 10.8
1970 - 1999 66.2
1940 - 1969 16.3
1939 or Older 6.7

Types of Homes

Single-Family 68.1
Townhomes 18.0
Small Apt. Buildings 5.6
Apt. Complexes 8.3
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.30
1 Bedroom 7.28
2 Bedrooms 21.96
3 Bedrooms 18.23
4 Bedrooms 34.91
5 or more bedrooms 17.33