Temple, TX


Highest Appreciating Temple Neighborhoods Since 2000

Temple, 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 Q2 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

Temple Housing Market Information

With 72,277 people, 25,204 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $133,598, house prices in Temple are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Temple, accounting for 64.26% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Temple include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 22.69%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.14%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 3.06%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Temple are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 54.17% owning and 45.83% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Temple 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 Temple built between 1940-1969 ( 26.50%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 24.16%). There's also some housing in Temple built before 1939 ( 4.44%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Temple. Fully 15.09% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Temple homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Temple 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.

Temple Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Temple have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 13.56%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Temple house appreciation rate of 1.28%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Temple's appreciation rate, at 5.54%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Temple's appreciation rate has been 1.73%, which annualizes to a rate of 7.10%.

Relative to Texas, our data show that Temple's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% 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 Temple differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Temple - 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 Temple real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,118,000 0.2
$838,001 - $1,118,000 0.1
$559,001 - $838,000 1.2
$447,001 - $559,000 1.2
$335,001 - $447,000 2.6
$223,001 - $335,000 9.2
$112,001 - $223,000 43.8
$56,001 - $112,000 32.3
$0 - $56,000 9.5

Average for TX
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
59.3594472744306 43.2879377431907

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Temple Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2017 Q1 - 2017 Q2
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q2
46.40% 2.20% 1 5
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$985 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 54.17
Renters 45.83
Vacant 15.09

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 24.2
1970 - 1999 44.9
1940 - 1969 26.5
1939 or Older 4.4

Types of Homes

Single-Family 64.3
Townhomes 1.7
Small Apt. Buildings 8.1
Apt. Complexes 22.7
Mobile Homes 3.1
Other 0.1

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.96
1 Bedroom 13.64
2 Bedrooms 24.64
3 Bedrooms 44.96
4 Bedrooms 13.18
5 or more bedrooms 1.62