Rowlett, TX


Highest Appreciating Rowlett Neighborhoods Since 2000

Rowlett, 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

Rowlett Housing Market Information

With 60,236 people, 18,733 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $226,737, Rowlett real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Rowlett home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Rowlett, accounting for 93.22% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Rowlett include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 2.76%), row houses and other attached homes ( 2.19%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 1.33%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Rowlett. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 84.85% of Rowlett's homes, and 84.16% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Rowlett 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 Rowlett built between 2000 and later ( 25.49%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 3.06%).

Rowlett Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Rowlett has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Rowlett real estate appreciated 36.88% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 3.19%, putting Rowlett in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Rowlett 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 Rowlett that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Rowlett real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Rowlett appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 10.47%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 95.06% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Rowlett. Rowlett appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.35%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 9.75%.

Importantly, this makes Rowlett 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 Rowlett's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% 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 Rowlett differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Rowlett - 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 Rowlett real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,350,000 0.1
$1,013,001 - $1,350,000 0.5
$675,001 - $1,013,000 0.6
$540,001 - $675,000 1.1
$405,001 - $540,000 3.2
$270,001 - $405,000 24.2
$135,001 - $270,000 61.8
$67,001 - $135,000 5.9
$0 - $67,000 2.6

Very High for TX
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
26.4150943396226 11.8677042801556

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rowlett 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
54.40% 2.55% 3 7
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,946 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 84.85
Renters 15.15
Vacant 4.38

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 25.5
1970 - 1999 71.3
1940 - 1969 3.1
1939 or Older 0.1

Types of Homes

Single-Family 93.2
Townhomes 2.2
Small Apt. Buildings 0.5
Apt. Complexes 2.8
Mobile Homes 1.3
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.37
1 Bedroom 1.39
2 Bedrooms 6.57
3 Bedrooms 47.46
4 Bedrooms 36.70
5 or more bedrooms 7.50