Irving, TX


Highest Appreciating Irving Neighborhoods Since 2000

Irving, 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

Irving Housing Market Information

With a population of 236,607, 83,649 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $170,794, Irving real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.

Large apartment complexes or high rise apartments are the single most common housing type in Irving, accounting for 46.40% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Irving include single-family detached homes ( 39.63%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.76%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 4.33%). Cities with mostly row houses, apartments, and other high density housing types are relatively uncommon, and characteristic of compact cities that frequently have a downtown or other neighborhoods where amenities are within walking distance and a lot of street life can be seen.

People in Irving primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) units, chiefly found in large apartment complexes or high rise apartments. Irving has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

There is a lot of housing in Irving 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 Irving built between 1940-1969 ( 25.80%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 16.16%).

Irving Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Irving has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Irving real estate appreciated 25.70% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 2.31%, putting Irving in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Irving 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 Irving that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Irving real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Irving appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 7.51%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 84.19% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Irving. Irving appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.35%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 9.75%.

Importantly, this makes Irving 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 Irving's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in Texas.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Irving differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Irving - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Irving real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,291,000 0.7
$968,001 - $1,291,000 0.5
$645,001 - $968,000 2.3
$516,001 - $645,000 3.9
$387,001 - $516,000 7.0
$258,001 - $387,000 15.4
$129,001 - $258,000 43.0
$65,001 - $129,000 20.7
$0 - $65,000 6.5

High for TX
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
41.3629438649947 25.0

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Irving 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
50.61% 2.40% 2 6
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,120 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 37.74
Renters 62.26
Vacant 7.49

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 16.2
1970 - 1999 57.3
1940 - 1969 25.8
1939 or Older 0.7

Types of Homes

Single-Family 39.6
Townhomes 4.3
Small Apt. Buildings 7.8
Apt. Complexes 46.4
Mobile Homes 1.8
Other 0.1

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.96
1 Bedroom 28.32
2 Bedrooms 29.25
3 Bedrooms 27.86
4 Bedrooms 10.54
5 or more bedrooms 2.05