Caldwell, TX


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Caldwell, TX Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Caldwell Housing Market Information

With a population of 4,283, 1,502 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $105,181, 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 79.67% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Caldwell include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 10.90%), mobile homes or trailers ( 7.90%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 1.53%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Caldwell are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 61.74% owning and 38.26% renting.

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 ( 31.70%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 15.85%). There's also some housing in Caldwell built before 1939 ( 7.66%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Caldwell. Fully 11.49% 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 39.27% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 3.37%, 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.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Caldwell's appreciation rate, at 5.30%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Caldwell's appreciation rate has been 0.76%, which annualizes to a rate of 3.07%.

Relative to Texas, our data show that Caldwell's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% of the other cities and towns in Texas.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,210,000 0.8
$907,001 - $1,210,000 0.0
$605,001 - $907,000 1.0
$484,001 - $605,000 0.0
$363,001 - $484,000 0.9
$242,001 - $363,000 9.8
$121,001 - $242,000 27.9
$61,001 - $121,000 40.3
$0 - $61,000 19.3

Low for TX
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
74.2236024844721 60.6031128404669

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Caldwell Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
90.92% 3.82% 8 10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$932 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 61.74
Renters 38.26
Vacant 11.49

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 15.9
1970 - 1999 44.8
1940 - 1969 31.7
1939 or Older 7.7

Types of Homes

Single-Family 79.7
Townhomes 0.0
Small Apt. Buildings 10.9
Apt. Complexes 1.5
Mobile Homes 7.9
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 8.31
2 Bedrooms 34.30
3 Bedrooms 37.60
4 Bedrooms 17.03
5 or more bedrooms 2.77

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