Swissvale, PA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,097 housing units in Swissvale. This represents a 3.5% decline from 5,284 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,097 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Swissvale is about 53.9%. Swissvale's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.2%. Average household size is 2.06 people.

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


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.20%
One Bedroom19.60%
Two Bedrooms36.40%
Three Bedrooms31.90%
Four Bedrooms7.50%
Five Bedrooms or more4.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.29
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$54,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$39,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.79
Median year structure was built1949
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$369

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage3.80%
Home Equity Loan8.40%
Simple Mortgage47.60%
Debt Free39.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.4%