Chester Springs, PA


Highest Appreciating Chester Springs Neighborhoods Since 2000

Chester Springs, 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

Chester Springs Housing Market Information

With a population of 17,441, 2,141 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $513,432, Chester Springs house prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, Chester Springs real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Chester Springs is a town of large, single-family homes. In fact, there is a higher proportion of four, five or more bedroom homes in Chester Springs 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 Chester Springs. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 88.18% of Chester Springs's homes, and 80.48% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

Chester Springs homes and real estate are some of the newest in America. 44.11% of Chester Springs's housing was built since 2000, making the town have a very new look and feel. If you like the amenities of newer homes and subdivisions, then you will probably like what the Chester Springs real estate market has to offer. Quite a bit of the housing here was also built between 1970-1999 ( 37.51%), and before 1939 ( 11.44%). There's also some housing in Chester Springs built between 1940-1969 ( 6.94%).

Chester Springs Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Chester Springs's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.27% during the period.

Over the last year, Chester Springs appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Chester Springs's appreciation rate has been 0.78%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Chester Springs were at 0.08%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 0.32%.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Chester Springs, PA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,070,000 5.9
$802,001 - $1,070,000 5.4
$535,001 - $802,000 27.1
$428,001 - $535,000 24.8
$321,001 - $428,000 21.5
$214,001 - $321,000 10.7
$107,001 - $214,000 2.2
$54,001 - $107,000 1.4
$0 - $54,000 1.0

Very High for PA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
5.61350052736435 1.06280193236715

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Chester Springs 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
52.51% 2.48% 7 6
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,828 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 88.18
Renters 11.82
Vacant 1.41

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Chester Springs HOMES
2000 or Newer 44.1
1970 - 1999 37.5
1940 - 1969 6.9
1939 or Older 11.4

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Chester Springs HOMES
Single-Family 79.4
Townhomes 15.8
Small Apt. Buildings 2.1
Apt. Complexes 2.5
Mobile Homes 0.2
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Chester Springs HOMES
No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 2.37
2 Bedrooms 5.53
3 Bedrooms 31.24
4 Bedrooms 49.24
5 or more bedrooms 11.62