El Campo, TX


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El Campo, 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

El Campo Housing Market Information

With a population of 11,604, 3,875 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $102,750, house prices in El Campo are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in El Campo, accounting for 77.47% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in El Campo include mobile homes or trailers ( 8.61%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 6.47%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 6.31%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in El Campo. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 65.31% of El Campo's homes, and 55.34% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. El Campo's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 43.11% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in El Campo include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 39.68%) and housing constructed between 2000 and later ( 9.37%). There's also some housing in El Campo built before 1939 ( 7.84%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in El Campo. Fully 10.09% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant El Campo homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding El Campo 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.

El Campo Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, El Campo has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. El Campo real estate appreciated 28.33% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 2.53%, putting El Campo in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, El Campo 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 El Campo that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, El Campo real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, El Campo appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 7.93%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 86.38% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in El Campo. El Campo appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 0.45%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 1.82%.

Relative to Texas, our data show that El Campo's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in Texas.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,185,000 0.3
$889,001 - $1,185,000 1.4
$592,001 - $889,000 0.0
$474,001 - $592,000 1.5
$356,001 - $474,000 3.4
$237,001 - $356,000 11.0
$118,001 - $237,000 36.4
$59,001 - $118,000 23.3
$0 - $59,000 22.8

Low for TX
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
75.7998359310911 62.7431906614786

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

El Campo 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
81.82% 3.53% 7 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$987 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 65.31
Renters 34.69
Vacant 10.09

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 9.4
1970 - 1999 39.7
1940 - 1969 43.1
1939 or Older 7.8

Types of Homes

Single-Family 77.5
Townhomes 1.1
Small Apt. Buildings 6.3
Apt. Complexes 6.5
Mobile Homes 8.6
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.11
1 Bedroom 5.96
2 Bedrooms 33.27
3 Bedrooms 44.27
4 Bedrooms 11.07
5 or more bedrooms 4.32

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