Norristown, PA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 13,523 housing units in Norristown. This represents a 3.4% growth from 13,080 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 13,523 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Norristown is about 48.1%. Norristown's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 11%. Average household size is 2.52 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Norristown were built after 1944.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.50%
One Bedroom20.70%
Two Bedrooms22.60%
Three Bedrooms36.10%
Four Bedrooms11.30%
Five Bedrooms or more5.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.73
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$85,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$83,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.32
Median year structure was built1947
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$490

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.50%
Home Equity Loan7.70%
Simple Mortgage50.60%
Debt Free35.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.9%