Pottsville, PA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 7,343 housing units in Pottsville. This represents a 0.5% growth from 7,306 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 7,343 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Pottsville is about 61.6%. Pottsville's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 12.7%. Average household size is 2.28 people.

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


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.90%
One Bedroom16.50%
Two Bedrooms22.60%
Three Bedrooms37.30%
Four Bedrooms14%
Five Bedrooms or more6.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.52
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$57,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$25,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.9
Median year structure was built1939
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$333

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.60%
Second Mortgage5.80%
Home Equity Loan7.10%
Simple Mortgage40%
Debt Free46.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.5%