Vandergrift, PA


Highest Appreciating Vandergrift Neighborhoods Since 2000

Vandergrift, 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

Vandergrift Housing Market Information

With 5,032 people, 2,249 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $76,130, house prices in Vandergrift 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 Vandergrift, accounting for 71.55% of the borough's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Vandergrift include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 15.43%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 9.16%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 3.64%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Vandergrift are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The borough has a mixture of owners and renters, with 58.24% owning and 41.76% renting.

The housing in Vandergrift was primarily built before 1939 ( 58.82%), making the housing stock in Vandergrift some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Vandergrift. The next most important housing age is between 1940-1969 ( 32.02%), followed by between 1970-1999 ( 6.08%). There's also some housing in Vandergrift built between 2000 and later ( 3.08%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Vandergrift. Fully 15.58% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Vandergrift homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Vandergrift 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.

Vandergrift Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Vandergrift have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 14.36%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Vandergrift house appreciation rate of 1.35%.

Over the last year, Vandergrift appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Vandergrift's appreciation rate has been 1.70%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Vandergrift were at -0.41%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -1.65%.

Relative to Pennsylvania, our data show that Vandergrift's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% of the other cities and towns in Pennsylvania.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Vandergrift, PA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,090,000 0.0
$818,001 - $1,090,000 0.0
$545,001 - $818,000 0.0
$436,001 - $545,000 0.0
$327,001 - $436,000 0.3
$218,001 - $327,000 0.8
$109,001 - $218,000 12.2
$55,001 - $109,000 57.8
$0 - $55,000 29.0

Very Low for PA
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
92.6461971170749 90.8212560386473

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Vandergrift 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
51.45% 2.44% 7 6
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$759 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 58.24
Renters 41.76
Vacant 15.58

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Vandergrift HOMES
2000 or Newer 3.1
1970 - 1999 6.1
1940 - 1969 32.0
1939 or Older 58.8

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Vandergrift HOMES
Single-Family 71.5
Townhomes 3.6
Small Apt. Buildings 15.4
Apt. Complexes 9.2
Mobile Homes 0.2
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Vandergrift HOMES
No Bedroom 1.88
1 Bedroom 14.60
2 Bedrooms 31.49
3 Bedrooms 40.92
4 Bedrooms 9.27
5 or more bedrooms 1.84