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This rental market report examines the average rent in Pennsylvania for five of the most analyzed cities on Rentometer in Q3 2023.

Summary - Year-Over-Year Rent Change

This rental market report highlights the Q3 2023 average rent prices for three-bedroom (3-BR) single-family rentals (SFRs) in these five cities: Erie, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh.

According to our data, Erie had the largest year-over-year rent increase of 14%, while Philadelphia had the smallest increase of 2%.


  • Geography: This report considers rent changes in Rentometer’s five most analyzed SFR markets in Pennsylvania during Q3 2023.

  • Property Type: 3-BR SFRs with all bathroom counts.

  • Analysis: Rent data was analyzed year-over-year for each city.

  • Data: New rents collected at the beginning and end of each quarter are reported, excluding outliers below $500 and above $10,000.

Year-Over-Year Change in Average Rent: 3-BR SFRs

Rent prices in these five Pennsylvania cities experienced the following year-over-year rent increases in Q3 2023:

  • The average Erie rent price is $1,372 with a year-over-year rent price increase of 14%
  • The average Pittsburgh rent price is $1,806 with a year-over-year rent price increase of 9%
  • The average Lancaster rent price is $1,875 with a year-over-year rent price increase of 8%
  • The average Harrisburg rent price is $1,592 with a year-over-year rent price increase of 4%
  • The average Philadelphia rent price is $1,757 with a year-over-year rent price increase of 2%
City/State Q3 2022
Average Rent
Q3 2023
Average Rent
YoY %
Erie, PA $1,204 $1,372 14%
Pittsburgh, PA $1,651 $1,806 9%
Lancaster, PA $1,733 $1,875 8%
Harrisburg, PA $1,537 $1,592 4%
Philadelphia, PA $1,728 $1,757 2%




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Please note the research and data included in this report is aggregated from a variety of sources and many are third parties that are not affiliated with Rentometer, Inc. The information is believed to be accurate, but Rentometer, Inc. does not provide a warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied.