Northampton, PA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,023 housing units in Northampton. This represents a 12.5% growth from 3,575 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,023 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Northampton is about 73.9%. Northampton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.8%. Average household size is 2.4 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Northampton were built after 1945.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.90%
One Bedroom10.70%
Two Bedrooms19.50%
Three Bedrooms55.10%
Four Bedrooms12.60%
Five Bedrooms or more1.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.66
Median year structure was built1947
Median Value of occupied units$94,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$25,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.64
Median year structure was built1939
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$433

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage5.10%
Home Equity Loan14.30%
Simple Mortgage42.10%
Debt Free37.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.6%