Ephrata, PA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,668 housing units in Ephrata. This represents a 12.3% growth from 5,047 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,668 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Ephrata is about 61.1%. Ephrata's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.5%. Average household size is 2.38 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Ephrata were built after 1959.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.80%
One Bedroom14.20%
Two Bedrooms26%
Three Bedrooms48.20%
Four Bedrooms9.70%
Five Bedrooms or more1%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.68
Median year structure was built1962
Median Value of occupied units$99,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$85,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.91
Median year structure was built1954
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$463

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage7.50%
Home Equity Loan11.80%
Simple Mortgage50.40%
Debt Free30.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20%