Pottstown, PA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 9,996 housing units in Pottstown. This represents a 3.1% growth from 9,700 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 9,996 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Pottstown is about 55.7%. Pottstown's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.4%. Average household size is 2.35 people.

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


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.90%
One Bedroom17.70%
Two Bedrooms24.20%
Three Bedrooms39.90%
Four Bedrooms11.50%
Five Bedrooms or more2.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.61
Median year structure was built1944
Median Value of occupied units$87,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$80,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.02
Median year structure was built1944
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$507

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage9.50%
Home Equity Loan9.30%
Simple Mortgage45.90%
Debt Free34.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.9%