Schertz, TX
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Schertz profile

Living in Schertz

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. Much of the housing stock in Schertz was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Schertz economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Schertz, where the median household income is $84,527.00.

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.

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 professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Schertz who work in office and administrative support (11.40%), sales jobs (10.90%), and management occupations (10.13%).

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.

One downside of living in Schertz is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Schertz, the average commute to work is 30.91 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The citizens of Schertz are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 37.15% of adults in Schertz have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Schertz in 2018 was $36,786, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $147,144 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 30.97% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Schertz include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Schertz is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.