Duquesne, PA


Highest Appreciating Duquesne Neighborhoods Since 2000

Duquesne, 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

Duquesne Housing Market Information

With a population of 5,535, 2,311 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $36,435, house prices in Duquesne 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 Duquesne, accounting for 64.22% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Duquesne include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 19.41%), row houses and other attached homes ( 8.80%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.56%).

People in Duquesne primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Duquesne has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

The housing in Duquesne was primarily built before 1939 ( 48.49%), making the housing stock in Duquesne some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Duquesne. The next most important housing age is between 1940-1969 ( 39.83%), followed by between 1970-1999 ( 10.48%). There's also some housing in Duquesne built between 2000 and later ( 1.20%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Duquesne. Fully 22.66% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Duquesne homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Duquesne 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.

Duquesne Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Duquesne have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 11.54%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Duquesne house appreciation rate of 1.10%.

Over the last year, Duquesne appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Duquesne's appreciation rate has been 1.09%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Duquesne were at -0.41%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -1.65%.

Relative to Pennsylvania, our data show that Duquesne'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
> $1,077,000 0.0
$808,001 - $1,077,000 0.0
$538,001 - $808,000 0.0
$431,001 - $538,000 0.0
$323,001 - $431,000 0.0
$215,001 - $323,000 2.2
$108,001 - $215,000 3.8
$54,001 - $108,000 33.6
$0 - $54,000 60.3

Very Low for PA
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
99.9121059416383 99.6135265700483

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Duquesne 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
44.00% 2.14% 5 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$879 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 43.45
Renters 56.55
Vacant 22.66

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 1.2
1970 - 1999 10.5
1940 - 1969 39.8
1939 or Older 48.5

Types of Homes

Single-Family 64.2
Townhomes 8.8
Small Apt. Buildings 7.6
Apt. Complexes 19.4
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 5.42
1 Bedroom 13.76
2 Bedrooms 30.32
3 Bedrooms 39.16
4 Bedrooms 8.47
5 or more bedrooms 2.88