Silsbee, TX


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Silsbee, 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

Silsbee Housing Market Information

With a population of 6,688, 2,787 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $113,547, house prices in Silsbee are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Silsbee, accounting for 76.02% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Silsbee include mobile homes or trailers ( 9.92%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 8.96%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.45%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Silsbee. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 66.31% of Silsbee's homes, and 60.66% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. Silsbee's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 41.39% of the city's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in Silsbee include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 36.97%) and housing constructed between 2000 and later ( 16.49%). There's also some housing in Silsbee built before 1939 ( 5.15%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Silsbee. Fully 10.79% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Silsbee homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Silsbee real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Silsbee Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Silsbee has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Silsbee real estate appreciated 27.42% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 2.45%, putting Silsbee in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Silsbee definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Silsbee that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Silsbee real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Silsbee appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.80%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 79.97% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Silsbee. Silsbee appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at -1.13%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -4.46%.

Notably, Silsbee's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Texas, our data show that Silsbee's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% of the other cities and towns in Texas.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,184,000 0.0
$888,001 - $1,184,000 0.0
$592,001 - $888,000 0.7
$474,001 - $592,000 0.0
$355,001 - $474,000 1.8
$237,001 - $355,000 7.9
$118,001 - $237,000 32.1
$59,001 - $118,000 41.3
$0 - $59,000 16.1

Average for TX
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
69.2312199695301 53.0155642023346

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Silsbee 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
74.08% 3.27% 6 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$879 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 66.31
Renters 33.69
Vacant 10.79

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 16.5
1970 - 1999 37.0
1940 - 1969 41.4
1939 or Older 5.2

Types of Homes

Single-Family 76.0
Townhomes 0.4
Small Apt. Buildings 4.4
Apt. Complexes 9.0
Mobile Homes 9.9
Other 0.3

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.70
1 Bedroom 7.91
2 Bedrooms 28.46
3 Bedrooms 48.05
4 Bedrooms 12.61
5 or more bedrooms 1.28

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