Mount Pleasant, PA


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Mount Pleasant, 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

Mount Pleasant Housing Market Information

With a population of 4,363, 2,022 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $122,695, house prices in Mount Pleasant are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Mount Pleasant, accounting for 69.01% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Mount Pleasant include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 14.13%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 8.97%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 6.28%).

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

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. Mount Pleasant's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 40.36% of the borough's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Mount Pleasant include homes built before 1939 ( 38.79%) and housing constructed between 1970-1999 ( 18.65%). There's also some housing in Mount Pleasant built between 2000 and later ( 2.20%).

Mount Pleasant Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Mount Pleasant have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 3.07%, which ranks in the top 50% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Mount Pleasant house appreciation rate of 0.30%.

Over the last year, Mount Pleasant appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Mount Pleasant's appreciation rate has been -0.33%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Mount Pleasant were at -0.41%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -1.65%.

Relative to Pennsylvania, our data show that Mount Pleasant's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 80% 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 Mount Pleasant differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Mount Pleasant - 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 Mount Pleasant real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Mount Pleasant, PA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,039,000 0.0
$779,001 - $1,039,000 0.0
$519,001 - $779,000 0.0
$416,001 - $519,000 0.0
$312,001 - $416,000 1.4
$208,001 - $312,000 0.7
$104,001 - $208,000 49.9
$52,001 - $104,000 42.2
$0 - $52,000 5.8

Low for PA
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
63.9458572600492 60.4830917874396

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Mount Pleasant 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
18.23% 0.98% 1 2
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$730 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 57.10
Renters 42.90
Vacant 9.33

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Mount Pleasant HOMES
2000 or Newer 2.2
1970 - 1999 18.7
1940 - 1969 40.4
1939 or Older 38.8

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Mount Pleasant HOMES
Single-Family 69.0
Townhomes 6.3
Small Apt. Buildings 14.1
Apt. Complexes 9.0
Mobile Homes 1.6
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Mount Pleasant HOMES
No Bedroom 0.22
1 Bedroom 12.29
2 Bedrooms 38.25
3 Bedrooms 40.31
4 Bedrooms 6.55
5 or more bedrooms 2.38