Round Rock, TX


Highest Appreciating Round Rock Neighborhoods Since 2000

Round Rock, 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

Round Rock Housing Market Information

With a population of 115,997, 35,580 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $213,284, Round Rock real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Round Rock home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Round Rock, accounting for 69.38% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Round Rock include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 22.20%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.85%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 2.22%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Round Rock are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 60.68% owning and 39.32% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Round Rock 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 Round Rock built between 2000 and later ( 42.99%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 2.38%).

Round Rock Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Round Rock has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Round Rock real estate appreciated 43.35% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 3.67%, putting Round Rock in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Round Rock 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 Round Rock that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Round Rock real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Round Rock appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 8.76%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 89.87% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Round Rock. Round Rock appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.68%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 6.88%.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,341,000 0.3
$1,005,001 - $1,341,000 0.2
$671,001 - $1,005,000 1.0
$537,001 - $671,000 2.6
$403,001 - $537,000 7.9
$268,001 - $403,000 23.9
$134,001 - $268,000 57.1
$67,001 - $134,000 4.2
$0 - $67,000 2.7

Very High for TX
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
29.1339505449432 14.2996108949416

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Round Rock 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
63.23% 2.88% 4 8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,403 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 60.68
Renters 39.32
Vacant 5.43

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 43.0
1970 - 1999 54.3
1940 - 1969 2.4
1939 or Older 0.3

Types of Homes

Single-Family 69.4
Townhomes 2.2
Small Apt. Buildings 5.9
Apt. Complexes 22.2
Mobile Homes 0.3
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.04
1 Bedroom 13.31
2 Bedrooms 15.12
3 Bedrooms 39.75
4 Bedrooms 25.29
5 or more bedrooms 5.49