Stephenville, TX


Highest Appreciating Stephenville Neighborhoods Since 2000

Stephenville, TX Real Estate Data

Stephenville Housing Market Information

With 20,120 people, 6,678 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $134,557, house prices in Stephenville are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Stephenville, accounting for 61.39% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Stephenville include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 23.21%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 7.95%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 4.18%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Stephenville are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 38.63% owning and 61.37% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Stephenville 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 Stephenville built between 1940-1969 ( 27.06%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 16.97%). There's also some housing in Stephenville built before 1939 ( 5.20%).

Stephenville Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Stephenville has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Stephenville real estate appreciated 35.68% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 3.10%, putting Stephenville in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Stephenville 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 Stephenville that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Stephenville real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Stephenville appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 7.71%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 89.87% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Stephenville. Stephenville appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.87%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 11.99%.

Importantly, this makes Stephenville one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the city's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Texas, our data show that Stephenville's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% 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 Stephenville differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Stephenville - 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 Stephenville real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Stephenville, TX HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,192,000 0.1
$894,001 - $1,192,000 0.1
$596,001 - $894,000 0.5
$477,001 - $596,000 0.2
$358,001 - $477,000 1.9
$238,001 - $358,000 8.8
$119,001 - $238,000 43.3
$60,001 - $119,000 29.4
$0 - $60,000 15.6

Average for TX
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
58.4294665339345 41.2621359223301

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$929 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 38.63
Renters 61.37
Vacant 9.98

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Stephenville HOMES
2000 or Newer 17.0
1970 - 1999 50.8
1940 - 1969 27.1
1939 or Older 5.2

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Stephenville HOMES
Single-Family 61.4
Townhomes 3.0
Small Apt. Buildings 8.0
Apt. Complexes 23.2
Mobile Homes 4.2
Other 0.2

Home Size

SIZE OF Stephenville HOMES
No Bedroom 1.20
1 Bedroom 16.59
2 Bedrooms 30.97
3 Bedrooms 42.56
4 Bedrooms 7.39
5 or more bedrooms 1.29

Stephenville Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q2 - 2016 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2015 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2011 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2006 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2016 Q3
73.78% 3.30% 6 9
* 10 is highest

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