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Villanova, PA Real Estate Market

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Villanova, PA Housing Market Trends

With a population of 8,213, 763 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $987,013, Villanova house prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, Villanova real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Villanova is a town of large, single-family homes. In fact, there is a higher proportion of four, five or more bedroom homes in Villanova than is found in 98% of the communities in America.

Large homes primarily occupied by renters? Yes. That is what you'll find in Villanova, which is a very remarkable trait of Villanova real estate.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. Villanova's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 61.86% of the town's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Villanova include homes built before 1939 ( 22.80%) and housing constructed between 1970-1999 ( 13.24%). There's also some housing in Villanova built between 2000 and later ( 2.10%).

Villanova Home Appreciation Rates

Villanova's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Villanova during the period has been just 4.42%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.

Over the last year, Villanova appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Villanova's appreciation rate has been 9.78%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Villanova were at 3.24%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 13.59%.

Notably, Villanova's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Pennsylvania, our data show that Villanova's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% of the other cities and towns in Pennsylvania.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$987,013

Villanova, PA HOME PRICES

> $1,313,000
$984,001 - $1,313,000
$656,001 - $984,000
$525,001 - $656,000
$394,001 - $525,000
$263,001 - $394,000
$131,001 - $263,000
$65,001 - $131,000
$0 - $65,000
13.6%
13.6%
21.7%
21.7%
35.7%
35.7%
16.0%
16.0%
4.8%
4.8%
4.0%
4.0%
2.5%
2.5%
1.1%
1.1%
0.6%
0.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

Very High for Nation

Very High for PA

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
763

Villanova Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
PA*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2022 Q2 - 2022 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2021 Q3 - 2022 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2020 Q3 - 2022 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2017 Q3 - 2022 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2012 Q3 - 2022 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2022 Q3
130.73% 3.74%
8
6
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$3,171 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
Renters
Vacant
31.3%
31.3%
68.7%
68.7%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
1970 - 1999
1940 - 1969
1939 or Older
2.1%
2.1%
13.2%
13.2%
61.9%
61.9%
22.8%
22.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
Townhomes
Small Apt. Buildings
Apt. Complexes
Mobile Homes
Other
93.3%
93.3%
6.7%
6.7%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
1 Bedroom
2 Bedrooms
3 Bedrooms
4 Bedrooms
5 or more bedrooms
0.0%
0.0%
1.2%
1.2%
4.8%
4.8%
13.1%
13.1%
43.6%
43.6%
37.2%
37.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES