Malvern, PA

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Malvern, 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 Q2 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Malvern Housing Market Information

With 3,441 people, 1,629 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $423,850, Malvern house prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, Malvern real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Malvern, accounting for 34.21% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Malvern include row houses and other attached homes ( 31.95%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 27.44%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 6.40%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Malvern are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The borough has a mixture of owners and renters, with 58.53% owning and 41.47% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Malvern built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Malvern built between 1940-1969 ( 25.98%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 22.74%). There's also some housing in Malvern built between 2000 and later ( 11.28%).

Malvern Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Malvern have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 22.89%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Malvern house appreciation rate of 2.08%.

Over the last year, Malvern appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Malvern'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 Malvern were at 1.12%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.55%.

Relative to Pennsylvania, our data show that Malvern's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% 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 Malvern differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Malvern - 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 Malvern real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,138,000 1.8
$853,001 - $1,138,000 1.9
$569,001 - $853,000 29.3
$455,001 - $569,000 13.2
$342,001 - $455,000 10.0
$228,001 - $342,000 22.2
$114,001 - $228,000 20.6
$57,001 - $114,000 0.0
$0 - $57,000 0.9

Very High for PA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
10.1313868613139 2.7992277992278

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Malvern Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2019 Q1 - 2019 Q2
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q2
82.41% 3.13%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$2,173 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 58.53
Renters 41.47
Vacant 0.67

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 11.3
1970 - 1999 40.0
1940 - 1969 26.0
1939 or Older 22.7

Types of Homes

Single-Family 34.2
Townhomes 32.0
Small Apt. Buildings 6.4
Apt. Complexes 27.4
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 12.50
2 Bedrooms 27.26
3 Bedrooms 37.20
4 Bedrooms 20.85
5 or more bedrooms 2.20