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Raw data sources: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
Methodology: NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more
With 6,030 people, 2,920 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $76,286, house prices in Clearfield are some of the most affordable in Pennsylvania as well as the nation.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Clearfield, accounting for 56.68% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Clearfield include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 21.14%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 17.90%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 2.42%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Clearfield are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The borough has a mixture of owners and renters, with 54.37% owning and 45.63% renting.
The housing in Clearfield was primarily built before 1939 ( 53.87%), making the housing stock in Clearfield some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Clearfield. The next most important housing age is between 1940-1969 ( 29.24%), followed by between 1970-1999 ( 15.51%). There's also some housing in Clearfield built between 2000 and later ( 1.38%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Clearfield. Fully 10.68% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Clearfield homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Clearfield 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.
Appreciation rates for homes in Clearfield have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 12.21%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Clearfield house appreciation rate of 1.16%.
Over the last year, Clearfield appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Clearfield's appreciation rate has been 1.47%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Clearfield were at -1.59%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -6.20%.
Notably, Clearfield's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.
Relative to Pennsylvania, our data show that Clearfield's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% of the other cities and towns in Pennsylvania.
|$763,001 - $1,018,000||0.0|
|$509,001 - $763,000||0.0|
|$407,001 - $509,000||0.0|
|$306,001 - $407,000||0.4|
|$204,001 - $306,000||2.1|
|$102,001 - $204,000||23.2|
|$51,001 - $102,000||57.6|
|$0 - $51,000||16.8|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
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
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Clearfield HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||1.4|
|1970 - 1999||15.5|
|1940 - 1969||29.2|
|1939 or Older||53.9|
|TYPE OF Clearfield HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||21.1|
|SIZE OF Clearfield HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||5.29|