Duncannon, PA


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Duncannon, 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

Duncannon Housing Market Information

With a population of 1,487, 688 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $163,474, Duncannon real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Duncannon, accounting for 55.14% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Duncannon include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 16.97%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 13.88%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 13.62%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Duncannon are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The borough has a mixture of owners and renters, with 58.72% owning and 41.28% renting.

The housing in Duncannon was primarily built before 1939 ( 65.55%), making the housing stock in Duncannon some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Duncannon. The next most important housing age is between 1940-1969 ( 17.61%), followed by between 1970-1999 ( 12.21%). There's also some housing in Duncannon built between 2000 and later ( 4.63%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Duncannon. Fully 11.57% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Duncannon homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Duncannon 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.

Duncannon Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Duncannon have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 5.95%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Duncannon house appreciation rate of 0.58%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Duncannon that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Duncannon real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Duncannon appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.42%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 77.34% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Duncannon. Duncannon appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at -0.92%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -3.65%.

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

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,096,000 0.6
$822,001 - $1,096,000 0.0
$548,001 - $822,000 1.3
$438,001 - $548,000 0.0
$329,001 - $438,000 3.4
$219,001 - $329,000 17.9
$110,001 - $219,000 52.1
$55,001 - $110,000 20.7
$0 - $55,000 4.0

High for PA
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
44.2751669987109 37.3913043478261

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Duncannon 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
40.57% 1.99% 4 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$946 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 58.72
Renters 41.28
Vacant 11.57

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Duncannon HOMES
2000 or Newer 4.6
1970 - 1999 12.2
1940 - 1969 17.6
1939 or Older 65.6

Types of Homes

Single-Family 55.1
Townhomes 13.6
Small Apt. Buildings 13.9
Apt. Complexes 17.0
Mobile Homes 0.4
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.57
1 Bedroom 18.25
2 Bedrooms 25.84
3 Bedrooms 37.66
4 Bedrooms 12.60
5 or more bedrooms 3.08

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