Jenkintown, PA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,085 housing units in Jenkintown. This represents a 0.6% growth from 2,072 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,085 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Jenkintown is about 64.9%. Jenkintown's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.4%. Average household size is 2.19 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Jenkintown were built after 1939.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4%
One Bedroom24%
Two Bedrooms21.30%
Three Bedrooms20.10%
Four Bedrooms14.80%
Five Bedrooms or more15.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.56
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$168,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$112,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.52
Median year structure was built1949
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$741

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage7.20%
Home Equity Loan18.70%
Simple Mortgage49%
Debt Free25.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21%