Schertz is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 39,453 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 office and administrative support (13.24%), management occupations (11.95%), and sales jobs (11.21%).
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.
Schertz is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Schertz’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Schertz is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Schertz area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
In terms of college education, Schertz is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.27% of adults in Schertz have a college degree.
The per capita income in Schertz in 2010 was $32,090, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,360 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 28.62% 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 Tagalog.