Lansdale, PA


Highest Appreciating Lansdale Neighborhoods Since 2000

Lansdale, 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

Lansdale Housing Market Information

With 16,512 people, 6,490 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $233,588, Lansdale real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Lansdale home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Row houses and other attached homes are the single most common housing type in Lansdale, accounting for 32.07% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Lansdale include single-family detached homes ( 27.96%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 24.19%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 15.69%). Boroughs with mostly row houses, apartments, and other high density housing types are relatively uncommon, and characteristic of compact boroughs that frequently have a downtown or other neighborhoods where amenities are within walking distance and a lot of street life can be seen.

The most prevalent building size and type in Lansdale are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in row houses and other attached homes. The borough has a mixture of owners and renters, with 53.11% owning and 46.89% 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. Lansdale's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 49.82% of the borough's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Lansdale include homes built before 1939 ( 29.22%) and housing constructed between 1970-1999 ( 18.91%). There's also some housing in Lansdale built between 2000 and later ( 2.05%).

Lansdale Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Lansdale's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.79% during the period.

Over the last year, Lansdale appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Lansdale's appreciation rate has been 0.97%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Lansdale were at 0.08%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 0.32%.

Relative to Pennsylvania, our data show that Lansdale's latest annual appreciation rate is lower 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 Lansdale differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Lansdale - 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 Lansdale real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,054,000 0.0
$791,001 - $1,054,000 0.0
$527,001 - $791,000 0.5
$422,001 - $527,000 3.6
$316,001 - $422,000 10.5
$211,001 - $316,000 46.0
$105,001 - $211,000 35.2
$53,001 - $105,000 1.3
$0 - $53,000 3.0

Very High for PA
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
25.1787179186687 14.6859903381643

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Lansdale 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
60.50% 2.78% 9 7
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,383 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 53.11
Renters 46.89
Vacant 7.01

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 2.0
1970 - 1999 18.9
1940 - 1969 49.8
1939 or Older 29.2

Types of Homes

Single-Family 28.0
Townhomes 32.1
Small Apt. Buildings 15.7
Apt. Complexes 24.2
Mobile Homes 0.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 4.27
1 Bedroom 17.31
2 Bedrooms 25.12
3 Bedrooms 38.96
4 Bedrooms 12.85
5 or more bedrooms 1.49