Kittanning, PA


Highest Appreciating Kittanning Neighborhoods Since 2000

Kittanning, 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

Kittanning Housing Market Information

With 3,885 people, 2,021 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $77,228, house prices in Kittanning 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 Kittanning, accounting for 43.56% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Kittanning include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 25.42%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 15.01%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 14.09%).

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

The housing in Kittanning was primarily built before 1939 ( 52.38%), making the housing stock in Kittanning some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Kittanning. The next most important housing age is between 1940-1969 ( 29.85%), followed by between 1970-1999 ( 15.68%). There's also some housing in Kittanning built between 2000 and later ( 2.09%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Kittanning. Fully 15.51% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Kittanning homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Kittanning 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.

Kittanning Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Kittanning have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 4.42%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Kittanning house appreciation rate of 0.43%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Kittanning that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Kittanning real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Kittanning appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 8.43%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 88.65% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Kittanning. Kittanning appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at -0.41%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -1.65%.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Kittanning, PA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,143,000 0.0
$857,001 - $1,143,000 0.0
$571,001 - $857,000 0.0
$457,001 - $571,000 0.0
$343,001 - $457,000 0.0
$229,001 - $343,000 0.1
$114,001 - $229,000 26.7
$57,001 - $114,000 45.0
$0 - $57,000 28.3

Very Low for PA
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
92.1364115785773 89.7584541062802

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Kittanning 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
40.38% 1.99% 4 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$716 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 41.04
Renters 58.96
Vacant 15.51

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Kittanning HOMES
2000 or Newer 2.1
1970 - 1999 15.7
1940 - 1969 29.8
1939 or Older 52.4

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Kittanning HOMES
Single-Family 43.6
Townhomes 14.1
Small Apt. Buildings 15.0
Apt. Complexes 25.4
Mobile Homes 1.9
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Kittanning HOMES
No Bedroom 10.33
1 Bedroom 15.38
2 Bedrooms 30.39
3 Bedrooms 32.69
4 Bedrooms 8.90
5 or more bedrooms 2.30