Shepherdstown, WV Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 447 housing units in Shepherdstown. This represents a 12.6% growth from 397 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 447 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Shepherdstown is about 56.3%. Shepherdstown's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.8%. Average household size is 1.98 people.

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


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.80%
One Bedroom14.10%
Two Bedrooms31.80%
Three Bedrooms31.50%
Four Bedrooms16.10%
Five Bedrooms or more4.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.19
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$158,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$225,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.69
Median year structure was built1939
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$575

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage2.50%
Home Equity Loan11.70%
Simple Mortgage40.60%
Debt Free45.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs14.6%