Caldwell, TX


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Caldwell, TX Real Estate Data

Caldwell Housing Market Information

With 4,283 people, 1,505 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $100,676, house prices in Caldwell are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Caldwell, accounting for 77.91% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Caldwell include mobile homes or trailers ( 11.10%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.65%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 3.34%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Caldwell. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 66.32% of Caldwell's homes, and 52.27% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Caldwell built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Caldwell built between 1940-1969 ( 28.92%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 10.83%). There's also some housing in Caldwell built before 1939 ( 7.98%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Caldwell. Fully 17.71% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Caldwell homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Caldwell real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Caldwell Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Caldwell has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Caldwell real estate appreciated 36.37% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 3.15%, putting Caldwell in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Caldwell definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Caldwell that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Caldwell real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Caldwell appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 8.29%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 92.93% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Caldwell. Caldwell appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 3.64%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 15.39%.

Importantly, this makes Caldwell one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the city's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Texas, our data show that Caldwell's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 80% of the other cities and towns in Texas.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,251,000 0.0
$938,001 - $1,251,000 0.0
$626,001 - $938,000 1.2
$501,001 - $626,000 0.0
$375,001 - $501,000 0.7
$250,001 - $375,000 9.0
$125,001 - $250,000 24.6
$63,001 - $125,000 46.8
$0 - $63,000 17.8

Low for TX
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
78.4505475200562 66.0194174757282

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$677 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 66.32
Renters 33.68
Vacant 17.71

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 10.8
1970 - 1999 52.3
1940 - 1969 28.9
1939 or Older 8.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 77.9
Townhomes 0.0
Small Apt. Buildings 7.7
Apt. Complexes 3.3
Mobile Homes 11.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.82
1 Bedroom 8.53
2 Bedrooms 36.25
3 Bedrooms 41.06
4 Bedrooms 11.21
5 or more bedrooms 2.13

Caldwell Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q2 - 2016 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2015 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2011 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2006 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2016 Q3
80.68% 3.54% 7 9
* 10 is highest

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