Schertz is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 42,042 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Schertz is the 95th largest community in Texas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Schertz, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Schertz, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Schertz’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Schertz does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $87,059.00.
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.
Schertz is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Schertz is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Schertz who work in sales jobs (12.22%), management occupations (11.85%), and office and administrative support (10.95%).
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.
In Schertz, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.35 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The citizens of Schertz are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 36.64% of adults in Schertz have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Schertz in 2018 was $35,778, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $143,112 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 31.44% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Schertz include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Schertz is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.