Chester, PA Real Estate
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 14,976 housing units in Chester.
This represents a 9.3% decline from 16,512 in 1990.
Of those housing units, 14,976 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership rate in Chester is about 47.7%.
Chester's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 14.4%.
Average household size is 2.65 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Chester were built after 1948.
|Housing Units by Size|
|Five Bedrooms or more||3%|
Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.71|
|Median year structure was built||1943|
|Median Value of occupied units||$43,100|
|Median Price asked for vacant units||$33,800|
Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.58|
|Median year structure was built||1955|
|Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units||$432|
Owners Finance Status
|Second Mortgage & Equity Loan||0.10%|
|Home Equity Loan||5.20%|
|Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs||20.7%|