Plymouth, PA


Highest Appreciating Plymouth Neighborhoods Since 2000

Plymouth, 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

Plymouth Housing Market Information

With a population of 5,832, 2,575 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $82,719, house prices in Plymouth 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 Plymouth, accounting for 43.96% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Plymouth include row houses and other attached homes ( 29.40%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 17.69%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 7.48%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Plymouth are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The borough has a mixture of owners and renters, with 53.64% owning and 46.36% renting.

The housing in Plymouth was primarily built before 1939 ( 57.76%), making the housing stock in Plymouth some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Plymouth. The next most important housing age is between 1940-1969 ( 28.93%), followed by between 1970-1999 ( 12.55%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Plymouth. Fully 19.38% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Plymouth homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Plymouth 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.

Plymouth Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Plymouth's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging 0.02% during the period.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Plymouth that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Plymouth real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Plymouth appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 10.21%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 94.37% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Plymouth. Plymouth appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.13%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.80%.

Importantly, this makes Plymouth one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the borough's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Pennsylvania, our data show that Plymouth's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% of the other cities and towns in Pennsylvania.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,058,000 0.0
$793,001 - $1,058,000 0.3
$529,001 - $793,000 0.0
$423,001 - $529,000 0.0
$317,001 - $423,000 0.7
$212,001 - $317,000 3.1
$106,001 - $212,000 21.4
$53,001 - $106,000 53.6
$0 - $53,000 20.9

Very Low for PA
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
88.7495605297082 87.7294685990338

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Plymouth 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
37.23% 1.85% 3 4
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$897 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 53.64
Renters 46.36
Vacant 19.38

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 0.8
1970 - 1999 12.6
1940 - 1969 28.9
1939 or Older 57.8

Types of Homes

Single-Family 44.0
Townhomes 29.4
Small Apt. Buildings 17.7
Apt. Complexes 7.5
Mobile Homes 1.5
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.50
1 Bedroom 7.26
2 Bedrooms 27.58
3 Bedrooms 48.94
4 Bedrooms 12.30
5 or more bedrooms 2.41