Pelham, AL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,880 housing units in Pelham. This represents a 56.5% growth from 3,758 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,896 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 984 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Pelham is about 87.8%. Pelham's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.9%. Average household size is 2.51 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Pelham were built after 1989.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.10%
One Bedroom2.30%
Two Bedrooms24.10%
Three Bedrooms50.60%
Four Bedrooms20.10%
Five Bedrooms or more2.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.56
Median year structure was built1990
Median Value of occupied units$127,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$96,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.16
Median year structure was built1985
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$475

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage8.50%
Home Equity Loan12.80%
Simple Mortgage63.30%
Debt Free15.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.9%