Haverford, PA


Highest Appreciating Haverford Neighborhoods Since 2000

Haverford, 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

Haverford Housing Market Information

With 9,608 people, 1,217 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $108,789, house prices in Haverford are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Haverford, accounting for 55.18% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Haverford include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 26.33%), row houses and other attached homes ( 12.13%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 6.36%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Haverford are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The town has a mixture of owners and renters, with 57.03% owning and 42.97% renting.

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. Haverford's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 34.52% of the town's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Haverford include homes built before 1939 ( 34.49%) and housing constructed between 1970-1999 ( 24.37%). There's also some housing in Haverford built between 2000 and later ( 6.62%).

Haverford Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Haverford have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 13.77%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Haverford house appreciation rate of 1.30%.

Over the last year, Haverford appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Haverford's appreciation rate has been 2.59%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Haverford were at 0.99%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.00%.

Relative to Pennsylvania, our data show that Haverford's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% of the other cities and towns in Pennsylvania.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,089,000 0.1
$817,001 - $1,089,000 0.0
$545,001 - $817,000 0.4
$436,001 - $545,000 0.8
$327,001 - $436,000 4.0
$218,001 - $327,000 10.8
$109,001 - $218,000 40.3
$55,001 - $109,000 35.2
$0 - $55,000 8.4

Low for PA
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
72.0731278565569 69.6618357487923

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Haverford 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
40.94% 2.01% 5 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$721 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 57.03
Renters 42.97
Vacant 7.03

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Haverford HOMES
2000 or Newer 6.6
1970 - 1999 24.4
1940 - 1969 34.5
1939 or Older 34.5

Types of Homes

Single-Family 55.2
Townhomes 12.1
Small Apt. Buildings 6.4
Apt. Complexes 26.3
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 4.35
1 Bedroom 10.54
2 Bedrooms 23.29
3 Bedrooms 21.75
4 Bedrooms 22.13
5 or more bedrooms 17.93