Live Oak, TX


Highest Appreciating Live Oak Neighborhoods Since 2000

Live Oak, 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

Live Oak Housing Market Information

With a population of 15,346, 5,689 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $131,082, house prices in Live Oak are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Live Oak, accounting for 66.25% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Live Oak include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 28.80%), row houses and other attached homes ( 2.82%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 2.13%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Live Oak are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 58.03% owning and 41.97% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Live Oak 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 Live Oak built between 2000 and later ( 36.51%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 12.74%).

Live Oak Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Live Oak has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Live Oak real estate appreciated 23.29% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 2.12%, putting Live Oak in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Live Oak 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 Live Oak that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Live Oak real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Live Oak appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.68%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 79.15% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Live Oak. Live Oak appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 0.94%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 3.83%.

Relative to Texas, our data show that Live Oak's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% of the other cities and towns in Texas.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,229,000 0.4
$922,001 - $1,229,000 0.0
$614,001 - $922,000 0.8
$492,001 - $614,000 0.0
$369,001 - $492,000 0.4
$246,001 - $369,000 4.8
$123,001 - $246,000 66.4
$62,001 - $123,000 25.1
$0 - $62,000 2.0

Average for TX
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
59.2874721668815 42.704280155642

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Live Oak 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
67.56% 3.04% 5 8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,249 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 58.03
Renters 41.97
Vacant 7.28

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 36.5
1970 - 1999 50.3
1940 - 1969 12.7
1939 or Older 0.5

Types of Homes

Single-Family 66.2
Townhomes 2.8
Small Apt. Buildings 2.1
Apt. Complexes 28.8
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 4.25
1 Bedroom 10.77
2 Bedrooms 17.63
3 Bedrooms 46.25
4 Bedrooms 19.05
5 or more bedrooms 2.04