Vidor, TX


Highest Appreciating Vidor Neighborhoods Since 2000

Vidor, TX Real Estate Data

Vidor Housing Market Information

With a population of 10,945, 4,121 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $98,596, house prices in Vidor are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Vidor, accounting for 70.46% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Vidor include mobile homes or trailers ( 19.55%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 4.84%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 4.65%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Vidor. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 72.12% of Vidor's homes, and 67.73% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Vidor 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 Vidor built between 1940-1969 ( 41.07%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 15.65%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Vidor. Fully 13.30% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Vidor homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Vidor 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.

Vidor Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Vidor has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Vidor real estate appreciated 41.92% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 3.56%, putting Vidor in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Vidor 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 Vidor that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Vidor real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Vidor appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 7.39%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 87.79% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Vidor. Vidor appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.34%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 5.46%.

Relative to Texas, our data show that Vidor'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
> $1,207,000 0.0
$905,001 - $1,207,000 0.0
$603,001 - $905,000 0.3
$483,001 - $603,000 0.5
$362,001 - $483,000 1.1
$241,001 - $362,000 5.7
$121,001 - $241,000 25.9
$60,001 - $121,000 39.3
$0 - $60,000 27.0

Low for TX
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
79.732974175792 67.6699029126214

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$834 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 72.12
Renters 27.88
Vacant 13.30

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 15.7
1970 - 1999 42.3
1940 - 1969 41.1
1939 or Older 1.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 70.5
Townhomes 0.5
Small Apt. Buildings 4.6
Apt. Complexes 4.8
Mobile Homes 19.5
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.27
1 Bedroom 7.45
2 Bedrooms 23.73
3 Bedrooms 56.07
4 Bedrooms 11.66
5 or more bedrooms 0.82

Vidor 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
75.26% 3.36% 6 9
* 10 is highest