Schertz, TX

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Schertz, TX Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2018. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Schertz Housing Market Information

With a population of 39,453, 12,782 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $246,801, Schertz real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Schertz home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Schertz, accounting for 82.38% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Schertz include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 8.86%), mobile homes or trailers ( 6.42%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 1.58%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Schertz. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 73.83% of Schertz's homes, and 79.32% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Schertz built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Schertz built between 2000 and later ( 44.07%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 7.25%). There's also some housing in Schertz built before 1939 ( 1.02%).

Schertz Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Schertz has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Schertz real estate appreciated 34.56% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 3.01%, putting Schertz in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Schertz definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Over the last year, Schertz appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Schertz's appreciation rate has been 4.73%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Schertz were at 1.22%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.96%.

Relative to Texas, our data show that Schertz's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 80% of the other cities and towns in Texas.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Schertz differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Schertz - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Schertz real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,260,000 0.1
$945,001 - $1,260,000 0.3
$630,001 - $945,000 0.6
$504,001 - $630,000 1.4
$378,001 - $504,000 7.7
$252,001 - $378,000 30.4
$126,001 - $252,000 45.0
$63,001 - $126,000 10.1
$0 - $63,000 4.5

Very High for TX
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
26.9021897810219 12.9970902036857

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Schertz Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2018 Q2 - 2018 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2017 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2016 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2013 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2008 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2018 Q3
83.14% 3.28%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$2,156 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 73.83
Renters 26.17
Vacant 5.07

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 44.1
1970 - 1999 47.7
1940 - 1969 7.2
1939 or Older 1.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 82.4
Townhomes 0.6
Small Apt. Buildings 1.6
Apt. Complexes 8.9
Mobile Homes 6.4
Other 0.1

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.57
1 Bedroom 4.31
2 Bedrooms 10.78
3 Bedrooms 46.62
4 Bedrooms 32.71
5 or more bedrooms 5.01