Sealy, TX


Highest Appreciating Sealy Neighborhoods Since 2000

Sealy, 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 Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

Sealy Housing Market Information

With a population of 6,403, 2,263 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $176,741, Sealy real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Sealy, accounting for 69.30% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Sealy include mobile homes or trailers ( 11.73%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 10.58%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 7.00%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Sealy are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 58.98% owning and 41.02% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Sealy 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 Sealy built between 2000 and later ( 19.96%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 18.85%). There's also some housing in Sealy built before 1939 ( 8.02%).

Sealy Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Sealy has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Sealy real estate appreciated 16.54% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 1.54%, putting Sealy in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Sealy 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, Sealy appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Sealy's appreciation rate has been 0.07%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Sealy were at -0.09%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -0.38%.

Relative to Texas, our data show that Sealy's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in Texas.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,124,000 0.5
$843,001 - $1,124,000 1.4
$562,001 - $843,000 2.6
$450,001 - $562,000 2.9
$337,001 - $450,000 10.9
$225,001 - $337,000 19.3
$112,001 - $225,000 29.7
$56,001 - $112,000 17.8
$0 - $56,000 15.0

High for TX
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
39.3091527012774 23.0544747081712

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Sealy Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
55.54% 2.59% 3 7
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$890 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 58.98
Renters 41.02
Vacant 6.87

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 20.0
1970 - 1999 53.2
1940 - 1969 18.8
1939 or Older 8.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 69.3
Townhomes 1.4
Small Apt. Buildings 10.6
Apt. Complexes 7.0
Mobile Homes 11.7
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.48
1 Bedroom 10.62
2 Bedrooms 25.27
3 Bedrooms 49.59
4 Bedrooms 12.43
5 or more bedrooms 0.62

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