Phoenixville, PA

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Phoenixville, 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 2018. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

Phoenixville Housing Market Information

With 16,885 people, 7,444 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $236,486, Phoenixville real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Row houses and other attached homes are the single most common housing type in Phoenixville, accounting for 37.51% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Phoenixville include single-family detached homes ( 29.72%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 20.18%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 12.43%). 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 Phoenixville 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 52.67% owning and 47.33% renting.

The housing in Phoenixville was primarily built before 1939 ( 37.59%), making the housing stock in Phoenixville some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Phoenixville. The next most important housing age is between 1970-1999 ( 27.48%), followed by between 1940-1969 ( 25.92%). There's also some housing in Phoenixville built between 2000 and later ( 9.02%).

Phoenixville Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Phoenixville have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 14.34%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Phoenixville house appreciation rate of 1.35%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Phoenixville that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Phoenixville real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Phoenixville appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.60%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 72.16% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Phoenixville. Phoenixville appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.67%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 6.86%.

Relative to Pennsylvania, our data show that Phoenixville's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% 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 Phoenixville differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Phoenixville - 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 Phoenixville real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Phoenixville, PA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,184,000 0.0
$888,001 - $1,184,000 0.3
$592,001 - $888,000 1.7
$474,001 - $592,000 3.2
$355,001 - $474,000 11.2
$237,001 - $355,000 40.8
$118,001 - $237,000 37.8
$59,001 - $118,000 3.1
$0 - $59,000 1.9

Very High for PA
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
27.7956204379562 16.1196911196911

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Phoenixville Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2018 Q1 - 2018 Q2
Last 12 Months:
2017 Q2 - 2018 Q2
Last 2 Years:
2016 Q2 - 2018 Q2
Last 5 Years:
2013 Q2 - 2018 Q2
Last 10 Years:
2008 Q2 - 2018 Q2
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2018 Q2
89.90% 3.53%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,465 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 52.67
Renters 47.33
Vacant 5.57

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Phoenixville HOMES
2000 or Newer 9.0
1970 - 1999 27.5
1940 - 1969 25.9
1939 or Older 37.6

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Phoenixville HOMES
Single-Family 29.7
Townhomes 37.5
Small Apt. Buildings 12.4
Apt. Complexes 20.2
Mobile Homes 0.2
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Phoenixville HOMES
No Bedroom 3.15
1 Bedroom 17.59
2 Bedrooms 23.63
3 Bedrooms 38.91
4 Bedrooms 12.71
5 or more bedrooms 4.01