West Hazleton, PA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,840 housing units in West Hazleton. This represents a 8% decline from 1,999 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,840 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in West Hazleton is about 60.7%. West Hazleton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 10.4%. Average household size is 2.11 people.

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


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom10.90%
Two Bedrooms29.50%
Three Bedrooms49%
Four Bedrooms8.80%
Five Bedrooms or more1.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.15
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$56,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$40,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.04
Median year structure was built1939
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$338

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.70%
Second Mortgage1.60%
Home Equity Loan5.90%
Simple Mortgage33.30%
Debt Free58.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.3%