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Myerstown, PA (Pennsylvania) Houses and Residents

Myerstown,PA index of house prices

Total population: 3,122 (All urban)

Houses: 1,334 (1,173 occupied: 652 owner occupied, 521 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

44%
State:

31%

Housing density: 1,497 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $686,787.

Median contract rent in 2016: $405 (lower quartile is $331, upper quartile is $501)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,819


Median gross rent in Myerstown, PA in 2016: $499

Housing units in Myerstown with a mortgage: 485 (0 second mortgage, 35 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 162

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $64,660

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $43,576

Median monthly housing costs: $858


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Myerstown, Pennsylvania Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $149,187 (it was $84,400 in 2000)
Myerstown:

$149,187
Pennsylvania:

$174,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $118,193 - $170,616

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $160,671
Here:

$160,671
State:

$238,147

Townhouses or other attached units: $100,404
Here:

$100,404
State:

$174,860
Median year house/condo built: 1941

Median year apartment built: 1947

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,187
  • In family households: 2,554 (398 male householders, 404 female householders)
    577 spouses, 996 children (815 natural, 3 adopted, 202 stepchildren), 23 grandchildren, 6 brothers or sisters, 27 parents, 9 other relatives, 120 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 504 (189 male householders (121 living alone)), 187 female householders (174 living alone)), 133 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 131

Size of family households: 366 2-persons, 252 3-persons, 89 4-persons, 38 5-persons, 39 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 297 1-person, 65 2-persons, 7 3-persons.

418 married couples with children.
288 single-parent households (199 men, 89 women).

97.6% of residents of Myerstown speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 38 (1.2%)
(55.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.6
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Myerstown, Pennsylvania:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 81 bedroom
  • 1382 bedrooms
  • 3673 bedrooms
  • 1294 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Myerstown population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Myerstown, Pennsylvania:

  • 33no bedroom
  • 971 bedroom
  • 2272 bedrooms
  • 1703 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Myerstown population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Myerstown in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 0no vehicle
  • 1721 vehicle
  • 2902 vehicles
  • 1603 vehicles
  • 224 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Myerstown population

Cars and other vehicles available in Myerstown in renter-occupied apartments

  • 49no vehicle
  • 2651 vehicle
  • 1812 vehicles
  • 323 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Myerstown population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Myerstown, Pennsylvania:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 33 rooms
  • 184 rooms
  • 1145 rooms
  • 1616 rooms
  • 1297 rooms
  • 198 rooms
  • 1899+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Myerstown population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Myerstown, Pennsylvania:

  • 341 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 543 rooms
  • 1334 rooms
  • 1545 rooms
  • 456 rooms
  • 857 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 299+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Myerstown population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Myerstown, PA household income distribution

  • Myerstown, PA household income distribution
  • 35Less than $10,000
  • 44$10,000 to $14,999
  • 68$15,000 to $19,999
  • 19$20,000 to $24,999
  • 17$25,000 to $29,999
  • 60$30,000 to $34,999
  • 96$35,000 to $39,999
  • 135$40,000 to $44,999
  • 76$45,000 to $49,999
  • 198$50,000 to $59,999
  • 118$60,000 to $74,999
  • 136$75,000 to $99,999
  • 116$100,000 to $124,999
  • 8$125,000 to $149,999
  • 6$150,000 to $199,999
  • 8$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Myerstown, PA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Myerstown, PA
  • 5$10,000 to $14,999
  • 22$15,000 to $19,999
  • 25$20,000 to $24,999
  • 5$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2$60,000 to $69,999
  • 10$70,000 to $79,999
  • 17$80,000 to $89,999
  • 123$100,000 to $124,999
  • 125$125,000 to $149,999
  • 224$150,000 to $174,999
  • 33$175,000 to $199,999
  • 9$200,000 to $249,999
  • 36$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Myerstown, PA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Myerstown, PA
  • 11$100 to $149
  • 19$150 to $199
  • 23$300 to $349
  • 4$350 to $399
  • 9$400 to $449
  • 5$450 to $499
  • 79$500 to $549
  • 61$550 to $599
  • 35$600 to $649
  • 66$650 to $699
  • 34$700 to $749
  • 32$750 to $799
  • 70$800 to $899
  • 23No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 212000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 111980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 18Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Myerstown population
Myerstown commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 63
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 191
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 178
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 237
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 227
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 70
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 73
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 65
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 81
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 224
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 83
  • 90 or more minutes: 17
Myerstown, PA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 59.6%
Number of people working at home: 18 (1.2% of all workers)

Myerstown mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,550 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 137 (8%)
  • Taxi: 7 (0%)
  • Walked: 42 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 18 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 891
 American: 102
 Pennsylvania German: 61
 Italian: 36
 English: 35
 Polish: 29
 Dutch: 24
 Irish: 8
 British: 7
 French (except Basque): 6

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 56%Dominican Republic
  • 44%Philippines
  • 0%England
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,873
  • Other state: 236
  • Northeast: 112
  • Midwest: 19
  • South: 84
  • West: 24

89% of Myerstown residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Pennsylvania.

Myerstown:

89.5%
State average:

87.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 2
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 31
  • 11th grade: 13
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 10
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 650
  • Less than 1 year of college: 39
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 55
  • Associate degree: 56
  • Bachelor's degree: 68
  • Master's degree: 10
  • Professional school degree: 12
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 10
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 8
  • 9th grade: 1
  • 10th grade: 86
  • 11th grade: 23
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 657
  • Less than 1 year of college: 85
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 86
  • Associate degree: 85
  • Bachelor's degree: 37
  • Master's degree: 55
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 2

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.0%Males
  • 13.0%Females
Myerstown marital status for males
Myerstown marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 613
  • One, attached: 378
  • Two: 170
  • 3 or 4: 100
  • 5 to 9: 22
  • 10 to 19: 4
  • 20 to 49: 21
  • 50 or more: 6
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 5.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 4.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Myerstown:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Myerstown
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (50.9%)
  • Utility gas (33.6%)
  • Wood (4.3%)
  • Electricity (3.8%)
  • Utility gas (42.4%)
  • Electricity (28.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24.6%)
  • No fuel used (2.9%)
  • Coal or coke (1.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

15.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 31
Here:

43.7%
Pennsylvania:

37.6%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)