Leechburg, PA


Highest Appreciating Leechburg Neighborhoods Since 2000

Leechburg, 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

Leechburg Housing Market Information

With 2,069 people, 989 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $77,653, house prices in Leechburg 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 Leechburg, accounting for 71.61% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Leechburg include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 11.86%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.98%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 7.28%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Leechburg are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The borough has a mixture of owners and renters, with 61.68% owning and 38.32% renting.

The housing in Leechburg was primarily built before 1939 ( 56.33%), making the housing stock in Leechburg some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Leechburg. The next most important housing age is between 1940-1969 ( 29.74%), followed by between 1970-1999 ( 12.04%). There's also some housing in Leechburg built between 2000 and later ( 1.89%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Leechburg. Fully 11.14% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Leechburg homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Leechburg 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.

Leechburg Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Leechburg have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 5.42%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Leechburg house appreciation rate of 0.53%.

Over the last year, Leechburg appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Leechburg's appreciation rate has been 1.67%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Leechburg were at -0.41%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -1.65%.

Relative to Pennsylvania, our data show that Leechburg's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% of the other cities and towns in Pennsylvania.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,071,000 0.0
$803,001 - $1,071,000 0.0
$536,001 - $803,000 0.0
$428,001 - $536,000 0.0
$321,001 - $428,000 0.0
$214,001 - $321,000 5.4
$107,001 - $214,000 17.6
$54,001 - $107,000 57.8
$0 - $54,000 19.2

Very Low for PA
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
91.8610101957108 89.6618357487923

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Leechburg 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
21.97% 1.16% 1 2
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$690 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 61.68
Renters 38.32
Vacant 11.14

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Leechburg HOMES
2000 or Newer 1.9
1970 - 1999 12.0
1940 - 1969 29.7
1939 or Older 56.3

Types of Homes

Single-Family 71.6
Townhomes 7.3
Small Apt. Buildings 9.0
Apt. Complexes 11.9
Mobile Homes 0.3
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 7.10
1 Bedroom 8.81
2 Bedrooms 28.75
3 Bedrooms 46.27
4 Bedrooms 7.10
5 or more bedrooms 1.98