Building Departments in Pennsylvania

There are 167 Building Departments in Pennsylvania, serving a population of 12,790,505 people in an area of 44,732 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 76,589 people, and 1 Building Department per 267 square miles.

The state of Pennsylvania is ranked 38th in Building Departments per capita, and 13th in Building Departments per square mile.

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Pennsylvania Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Pennsylvania Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Pennsylvania Residential Housing Units
 PennsylvaniaUnited States
Total Housing Units5,653,599135,393,564
Occupied Housing Units5,007,442 (88.6%)118,825,921 (87.8%)
Pennsylvania Occupied Residential Buildings
 PennsylvaniaUnited States
Single-Family Detached Homes2,910,882 (58.1%)74,725,744 (62.9%)
Single-Family Attached Homes933,591 (18.6%)7,108,474 (6.0%)
2 Apartments207,226 (4.1%)4,163,223 (3.5%)
3 or 4 Apartments190,805 (3.8%)5,096,643 (4.3%)
5 to 9 Apartments159,785 (3.2%)5,539,054 (4.7%)
10 or More Apartments422,754 (8.4%)15,360,749 (12.9%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing182,399 (3.6%)6,832,034 (5.7%)
Pennsylvania Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 PennsylvaniaUnited States
2014 or Later23,054 (0.5%)1,027,503 (0.9%)
2010 to 201373,388 (1.5%)2,888,604 (2.4%)
2000 to 2009431,138 (8.6%)17,290,715 (14.6%)
1980 to 1999972,066 (19.4%)32,923,618 (27.7%)
1960 to 19791,144,234 (22.9%)31,190,223 (26.2%)
1940 to 19591,092,699 (21.8%)18,692,139 (15.7%)
1939 or Earlier1,270,863 (25.4%)14,813,119 (12.5%)
Pennsylvania Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 PennsylvaniaUnited States
1 Room79,744 (1.6%)2,205,033 (1.9%)
2 or 3 Rooms415,968 (8.3%)12,973,069 (10.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms1,361,699 (27.2%)41,694,651 (35.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms1,839,557 (36.7%)36,818,298 (31.0%)
8 or More Rooms1,310,474 (26.2%)25,134,870 (21.2%)
Pennsylvania Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 PennsylvaniaUnited States
No Bedroom88,789 (1.8%)2,479,583 (2.1%)
1 Bedroom482,893 (9.6%)12,375,686 (10.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms3,302,266 (65.9%)77,772,411 (65.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,133,494 (22.6%)26,198,241 (22.0%)
Pennsylvania Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 PennsylvaniaUnited States
With Complete Plumbing Facilities4,987,908 (99.6%)118,355,147 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities4,959,656 (99.0%)117,845,683 (99.2%)