Whitehall, PA


Highest Appreciating Whitehall Neighborhoods Since 2000

Whitehall, 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

Whitehall Housing Market Information

With 27,313 people, 1,883 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $214,599, Whitehall real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Whitehall, accounting for 47.14% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Whitehall include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 24.79%), row houses and other attached homes ( 21.15%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.91%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Whitehall are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The town has a mixture of owners and renters, with 60.05% owning and 39.95% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Whitehall built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Whitehall built between 1940-1969 ( 29.25%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 16.25%). There's also some housing in Whitehall built between 2000 and later ( 9.95%).

Whitehall Home Appreciation Rates

Whitehall's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Whitehall during the period has been just -1.20%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Whitehall that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Whitehall real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Whitehall appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 7.17%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 82.30% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Whitehall. Whitehall appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 0.88%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 3.57%.

Relative to Pennsylvania, our data show that Whitehall'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 town. Individual neighborhoods within Whitehall differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Whitehall - 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 Whitehall real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,060,000 0.0
$794,001 - $1,060,000 0.0
$530,001 - $794,000 0.5
$424,001 - $530,000 1.4
$318,001 - $424,000 8.5
$212,001 - $318,000 27.4
$106,001 - $212,000 55.2
$53,001 - $106,000 4.5
$0 - $53,000 2.6

Very High for PA
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
28.8058127270596 17.6811594202899

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Whitehall 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
47.56% 2.28% 6 6
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,217 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 60.05
Renters 39.95
Vacant 2.09

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Whitehall HOMES
2000 or Newer 10.0
1970 - 1999 44.5
1940 - 1969 29.3
1939 or Older 16.2

Types of Homes

Single-Family 47.1
Townhomes 21.1
Small Apt. Buildings 5.9
Apt. Complexes 24.8
Mobile Homes 1.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.71
1 Bedroom 12.94
2 Bedrooms 25.86
3 Bedrooms 44.07
4 Bedrooms 13.23
5 or more bedrooms 2.19