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Raw data sources: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
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With a population of 9,990, 4,510 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $93,772, house prices in Uniontown are solidly below the national average.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Uniontown, accounting for 60.86% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Uniontown include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 18.68%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 17.58%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 2.46%).
People in Uniontown primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Uniontown has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.
The housing in Uniontown was primarily built before 1939 ( 49.13%), making the housing stock in Uniontown some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Uniontown. The next most important housing age is between 1940-1969 ( 34.78%), followed by between 1970-1999 ( 13.25%). There's also some housing in Uniontown built between 2000 and later ( 2.84%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Uniontown. Fully 17.23% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Uniontown homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Uniontown 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.
In the last 10 years, Uniontown has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Uniontown real estate appreciated 15.72% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 1.47%, putting Uniontown in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Uniontown definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.
Over the last year, Uniontown appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Uniontown's appreciation rate has been 2.08%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Uniontown were at -0.41%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -1.65%.
Relative to Pennsylvania, our data show that Uniontown's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% 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 city. Individual neighborhoods within Uniontown differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Uniontown - 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 Uniontown real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$810,001 - $1,080,000||0.0|
|$540,001 - $810,000||0.0|
|$432,001 - $540,000||1.0|
|$324,001 - $432,000||0.4|
|$216,001 - $324,000||4.1|
|$108,001 - $216,000||22.2|
|$54,001 - $108,000||47.3|
|$0 - $54,000||23.7|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
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
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Uniontown HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||2.8|
|1970 - 1999||13.3|
|1940 - 1969||34.8|
|1939 or Older||49.1|
|TYPE OF Uniontown HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||18.7|
|SIZE OF Uniontown HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||2.37|