Palmerton, PA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,365 housing units in Palmerton. This represents a 4.9% growth from 2,254 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,365 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Palmerton is about 68.1%. Palmerton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.1%. Average household size is 2.36 people.

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


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.70%
One Bedroom7%
Two Bedrooms34%
Three Bedrooms42.90%
Four Bedrooms12.90%
Five Bedrooms or more2.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.53
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$72,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$63,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.01
Median year structure was built1939
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$391

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.80%
Second Mortgage3.80%
Home Equity Loan14.50%
Simple Mortgage40.20%
Debt Free40.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.3%