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San Antonio, 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 Q2 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

San Antonio, TX Housing Market Trends

With 1,434,625 people, 509,550 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $226,452, San Antonio 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 San Antonio, accounting for 61.38% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in San Antonio include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 27.39%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.30%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 2.42%).

The most prevalent building size and type in San Antonio are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 53.00% owning and 47.00% renting.

There is a lot of housing in San Antonio 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 San Antonio built between 1940-1969 ( 26.14%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 23.84%). There's also some housing in San Antonio built before 1939 ( 5.44%).

San Antonio Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, San Antonio has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. San Antonio real estate appreciated 108.17% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 7.61%, putting San Antonio in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, San Antonio 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 San Antonio that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, San Antonio real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, San Antonio appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 22.12%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 89.75% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in San Antonio. San Antonio appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 4.32%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 18.42%.

Importantly, this makes San Antonio 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 San Antonio'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 San Antonio differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in San Antonio - 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 San Antonio real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$226,452

San Antonio, TX HOME PRICES

> $1,467,000
$1,100,001 - $1,467,000
$734,001 - $1,100,000
$587,001 - $734,000
$440,001 - $587,000
$293,001 - $440,000
$147,001 - $293,000
$73,001 - $147,000
$0 - $73,000
0.6%
0.6%
0.8%
0.8%
2.1%
2.1%
3.1%
3.1%
7.5%
7.5%
18.6%
18.6%
38.0%
38.0%
22.9%
22.9%
6.4%
6.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

Average for Nation

Average for TX

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
509,550

San Antonio Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
TX*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2022 Q1 - 2022 Q2
Last 12 Months:
2021 Q2 - 2022 Q2
Last 2 Years:
2020 Q2 - 2022 Q2
Last 5 Years:
2017 Q2 - 2022 Q2
Last 10 Years:
2012 Q2 - 2022 Q2
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2022 Q2
201.31% 5.02%
8
10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$1,745 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
Renters
Vacant
53.0%
53.0%
47.0%
47.0%
8.2%
8.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
1970 - 1999
1940 - 1969
1939 or Older
23.8%
23.8%
44.6%
44.6%
26.1%
26.1%
5.4%
5.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
Townhomes
Small Apt. Buildings
Apt. Complexes
Mobile Homes
Other
61.4%
61.4%
2.4%
2.4%
7.3%
7.3%
27.4%
27.4%
1.5%
1.5%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
1 Bedroom
2 Bedrooms
3 Bedrooms
4 Bedrooms
5 or more bedrooms
3.3%
3.3%
17.1%
17.1%
24.3%
24.3%
37.9%
37.9%
15.0%
15.0%
2.4%
2.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES