Collingdale, PA


Highest Appreciating Collingdale Neighborhoods Since 2000

Collingdale, 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

Collingdale Housing Market Information

With 8,792 people, 3,226 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $102,581, house prices in Collingdale are solidly below the national average.

Row houses and other attached homes are the single most common housing type in Collingdale, accounting for 54.86% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Collingdale include single-family detached homes ( 21.09%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 18.62%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 5.43%). Boroughs with mostly row houses, apartments, and other high density housing types are relatively uncommon, and characteristic of compact boroughs that frequently have a downtown or other neighborhoods where amenities are within walking distance and a lot of street life can be seen.

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in row houses and other attached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Collingdale. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 65.87% of Collingdale's homes, and 69.88% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. Collingdale's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 50.26% of the borough's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Collingdale include homes built before 1939 ( 39.43%) and housing constructed between 1970-1999 ( 8.62%). There's also some housing in Collingdale built between 2000 and later ( 1.69%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Collingdale. Fully 10.61% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Collingdale homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Collingdale 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.

Collingdale Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Collingdale over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 30.00% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Collingdale home appreciation rates at 0.08%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 0.32%.

Over the last year, Collingdale appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Collingdale's appreciation rate has been -5.38%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Collingdale were at 0.08%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 0.32%.

Relative to Pennsylvania, our data show that Collingdale's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in Pennsylvania.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Collingdale, PA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $873,000 1.2
$655,001 - $873,000 1.4
$436,001 - $655,000 0.9
$349,001 - $436,000 0.0
$262,001 - $349,000 0.3
$175,001 - $262,000 6.4
$87,001 - $175,000 57.7
$44,001 - $87,000 28.4
$0 - $44,000 3.7

Low for PA
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
75.9170280089066 74.2028985507246

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Collingdale 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
18.11% 0.97% 1 2
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,255 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 65.87
Renters 34.13
Vacant 10.61

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Collingdale HOMES
2000 or Newer 1.7
1970 - 1999 8.6
1940 - 1969 50.3
1939 or Older 39.4

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Collingdale HOMES
Single-Family 21.1
Townhomes 54.9
Small Apt. Buildings 18.6
Apt. Complexes 5.4
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Collingdale HOMES
No Bedroom 0.19
1 Bedroom 11.00
2 Bedrooms 17.21
3 Bedrooms 58.83
4 Bedrooms 11.06
5 or more bedrooms 1.72