Wilkinsburg, PA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 10,696 housing units in Wilkinsburg. This represents a 5.8% decline from 11,354 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 10,696 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Wilkinsburg is about 41.5%. Wilkinsburg's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 14.6%. Average household size is 2.06 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Wilkinsburg were built after 1949.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.90%
One Bedroom26%
Two Bedrooms33.30%
Three Bedrooms28%
Four Bedrooms6.60%
Five Bedrooms or more4.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.29
Median year structure was built1941
Median Value of occupied units$53,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$43,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.9
Median year structure was built1954
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$376

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.70%
Second Mortgage3.90%
Home Equity Loan10%
Simple Mortgage51.80%
Debt Free33.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.4%