Schertz is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 37,938 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Schertz is the 95th largest community in Texas.
Schertz real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Schertz house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Schertz is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Schertz is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Schertz who work in management occupations (13.08%), office and administrative support (12.96%), and sales jobs (11.06%).
Also of interest is that Schertz has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Schertz is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Schertz really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Schertz perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The education level of Schertz citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.96% of adults in Schertz have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Schertz in 2010 was $30,980, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,920 for a family of four. However, Schertz contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Schertz is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Schertz home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Schertz residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Schertz also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.76% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Schertz include Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Schertz is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.