Forest Hills, PA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,203 housing units in Forest Hills. This represents a 1.4% growth from 3,159 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 3,203 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Forest Hills is about 81.1%. Forest Hills's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.8%. Average household size is 2.24 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Forest Hills were built after 1951.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom8%
Two Bedrooms20.60%
Three Bedrooms55%
Four Bedrooms14.60%
Five Bedrooms or more1.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.31
Median year structure was built1949
Median Value of occupied units$86,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$79,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.95
Median year structure was built1955
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$617

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.60%
Second Mortgage3.50%
Home Equity Loan12.40%
Simple Mortgage45.30%
Debt Free38.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.6%