Whitney, TX


Highest Appreciating Whitney Neighborhoods Since 2000

Whitney, 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

Whitney Housing Market Information

With a population of 2,101, 776 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $70,612, house prices in Whitney are some of the most affordable in Texas as well as the nation.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Whitney, accounting for 71.65% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Whitney include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 10.12%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 9.27%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 5.69%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Whitney are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The town has a mixture of owners and renters, with 54.44% owning and 45.56% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Whitney 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 Whitney built between 1940-1969 ( 31.19%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 19.60%). There's also some housing in Whitney built before 1939 ( 9.27%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Whitney. Fully 18.23% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Whitney homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Whitney 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.

Whitney Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Whitney have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 13.25%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Whitney house appreciation rate of 1.25%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Whitney's appreciation rate, at 4.52%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Whitney's appreciation rate has been 0.45%, which annualizes to a rate of 1.82%.

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

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,107,000 0.0
$830,001 - $1,107,000 0.0
$553,001 - $830,000 0.7
$443,001 - $553,000 0.4
$332,001 - $443,000 0.7
$221,001 - $332,000 4.0
$111,001 - $221,000 25.7
$55,001 - $111,000 36.1
$0 - $55,000 32.5

Very Low for TX
Very Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
95.0251962967303 89.7859922178988

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Whitney 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
57.49% 2.67% 3 7
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$839 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 54.44
Renters 45.56
Vacant 18.23

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 19.6
1970 - 1999 39.9
1940 - 1969 31.2
1939 or Older 9.3

Types of Homes

Single-Family 71.7
Townhomes 3.3
Small Apt. Buildings 9.3
Apt. Complexes 10.1
Mobile Homes 5.7
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.11
1 Bedroom 9.80
2 Bedrooms 33.72
3 Bedrooms 46.26
4 Bedrooms 7.80
5 or more bedrooms 0.32

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Zip Codes in Whitney, TX