Jersey Shore, PA


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Jersey Shore, 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

Jersey Shore Housing Market Information

With a population of 4,279, 1,551 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $119,878, house prices in Jersey Shore are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Jersey Shore, accounting for 62.25% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Jersey Shore include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 17.60%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 10.65%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 7.93%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Jersey Shore are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The borough has a mixture of owners and renters, with 52.98% owning and 47.02% renting.

The housing in Jersey Shore was primarily built before 1939 ( 47.19%), making the housing stock in Jersey Shore some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Jersey Shore. The next most important housing age is between 1940-1969 ( 35.55%), followed by between 1970-1999 ( 12.16%). There's also some housing in Jersey Shore built between 2000 and later ( 5.10%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Jersey Shore. Fully 10.19% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Jersey Shore homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Jersey Shore 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.

Jersey Shore Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Jersey Shore have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 5.93%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Jersey Shore house appreciation rate of 0.58%.

Over the last year, Jersey Shore appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Jersey Shore's appreciation rate has been -3.05%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Jersey Shore were at -4.78%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -17.78%.

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

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Jersey Shore, PA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,015,000 0.4
$761,001 - $1,015,000 0.0
$507,001 - $761,000 1.0
$406,001 - $507,000 0.0
$304,001 - $406,000 1.0
$203,001 - $304,000 10.7
$101,001 - $203,000 46.6
$51,001 - $101,000 34.8
$0 - $51,000 5.6

Low for PA
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
65.4195476385796 62.3671497584541

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Jersey Shore 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
36.30% 1.81% 3 4
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$833 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 52.98
Renters 47.02
Vacant 10.19

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Jersey Shore HOMES
2000 or Newer 5.1
1970 - 1999 12.2
1940 - 1969 35.6
1939 or Older 47.2

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Jersey Shore HOMES
Single-Family 62.2
Townhomes 7.9
Small Apt. Buildings 10.7
Apt. Complexes 17.6
Mobile Homes 1.6
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Jersey Shore HOMES
No Bedroom 2.78
1 Bedroom 10.13
2 Bedrooms 28.37
3 Bedrooms 43.83
4 Bedrooms 13.49
5 or more bedrooms 1.39

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