Rosenberg, TX Real Estate Market

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 Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Rosenberg, TX Housing Market Trends

With a population of 38,307, 12,059 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $179,284, Rosenberg real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Rosenberg, accounting for 61.40% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Rosenberg include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 22.96%), mobile homes or trailers ( 7.76%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.77%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Rosenberg are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 48.06% owning and 51.94% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Rosenberg 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 Rosenberg built between 2000 and later ( 31.95%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 23.20%). There's also some housing in Rosenberg built before 1939 ( 2.54%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Rosenberg. Fully 11.16% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Rosenberg homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Rosenberg 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.

Rosenberg Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Rosenberg has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Rosenberg real estate appreciated 55.24% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 4.50%, putting Rosenberg in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Rosenberg definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Over the last year, Rosenberg appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Rosenberg's appreciation rate has been 3.91%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Rosenberg were at 0.49%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 1.99%.

Notably, Rosenberg's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Texas, our data show that Rosenberg's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 80% 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 Rosenberg differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Rosenberg - 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 Rosenberg real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values

 
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Median Home Value:
$179,284

Rosenberg, TX HOME PRICES

> $1,168,000
0.0%
0.0%
$876,001 - $1,168,000
0.0%
0.0%
$584,001 - $876,000
0.8%
0.8%
$467,001 - $584,000
0.9%
0.9%
$350,001 - $467,000
4.9%
4.9%
$234,001 - $350,000
17.8%
17.8%
$117,001 - $234,000
42.6%
42.6%
$59,001 - $117,000
21.7%
21.7%
$0 - $59,000
11.3%
11.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

Average for Nation

High for TX

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
12,059

Rosenberg Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
TX*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q3 - 2020 Q4
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q4
107.65% 3.54%
5
8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 
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Average Market Rent:
$1,264 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
48.1%
48.1%
Renters
51.9%
51.9%
Vacant
11.2%
11.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 
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Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
32.0%
32.0%
1970 - 1999
42.3%
42.3%
1940 - 1969
23.2%
23.2%
1939 or Older
2.5%
2.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
61.4%
61.4%
Townhomes
3.1%
3.1%
Small Apt. Buildings
4.8%
4.8%
Apt. Complexes
23.0%
23.0%
Mobile Homes
7.8%
7.8%
Other
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
2.9%
2.9%
1 Bedroom
13.1%
13.1%
2 Bedrooms
24.1%
24.1%
3 Bedrooms
42.5%
42.5%
4 Bedrooms
15.3%
15.3%
5 or more bedrooms
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES