Gettysburg, 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 Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Gettysburg Housing Market Information

With 7,724 people, 2,338 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $271,759, Gettysburg real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Gettysburg home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Gettysburg, accounting for 35.71% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Gettysburg include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 27.18%), row houses and other attached homes ( 18.50%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 17.68%).

Gettysburg is dominated by renter-occupied one, two, or no bedrooms apartments. 78.45% of Gettysburg's dwellings are rentals.

The housing in Gettysburg was primarily built before 1939 ( 58.45%), making the housing stock in Gettysburg some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Gettysburg. The next most important housing age is between 1940-1969 ( 26.09%), followed by between 1970-1999 ( 13.71%). There's also some housing in Gettysburg built between 2000 and later ( 1.75%).

Gettysburg Home Appreciation Rates

Gettysburg's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Gettysburg during the period has been just 1.62%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Gettysburg that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Gettysburg real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Gettysburg appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 5.11%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 73.71% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Gettysburg. Gettysburg appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.22%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.97%.

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

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the borough. Individual neighborhoods within Gettysburg differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Gettysburg - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Gettysburg real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values

 
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Median Home Value:
$271,759

Gettysburg, PA HOME PRICES

> $1,201,000
0.0%
0.0%
$901,001 - $1,201,000
0.0%
0.0%
$600,001 - $901,000
0.0%
0.0%
$481,001 - $600,000
3.6%
3.6%
$360,001 - $481,000
20.2%
20.2%
$240,001 - $360,000
40.7%
40.7%
$120,001 - $240,000
26.8%
26.8%
$60,001 - $120,000
6.2%
6.2%
$0 - $60,000
2.6%
2.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

High for Nation

Very High for PA

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
2,338

Gettysburg Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
PA*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q2 - 2020 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q3
74.97% 2.73%
7
6
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 
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Average Market Rent:
$1,087 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
21.5%
21.5%
Renters
78.5%
78.5%
Vacant
9.0%
9.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 
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Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
1.8%
1.8%
1970 - 1999
13.7%
13.7%
1940 - 1969
26.1%
26.1%
1939 or Older
58.5%
58.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
35.7%
35.7%
Townhomes
18.5%
18.5%
Small Apt. Buildings
27.2%
27.2%
Apt. Complexes
17.7%
17.7%
Mobile Homes
0.9%
0.9%
Other
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
5.6%
5.6%
1 Bedroom
22.3%
22.3%
2 Bedrooms
26.2%
26.2%
3 Bedrooms
30.5%
30.5%
4 Bedrooms
10.3%
10.3%
5 or more bedrooms
5.1%
5.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES