Schertz is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 42,622 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Schertz is the 84th largest community in Texas. Schertz has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Schertz, where the median household income is $87,492.00.
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.
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.22% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Schertz is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Schertz a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Schertz has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Schertz’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Schertz is a decent-sized city, yet no one gets to work using public transit, because the city has no real transit system.
The education level of Schertz citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.29% of adults in Schertz have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Schertz in 2018 was $39,021, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $156,084 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 32.85% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Schertz include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Schertz is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.