Wimberley, TX


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Wimberley, 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

Wimberley Housing Market Information

With 2,670 people, 1,076 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $327,673, Wimberley house prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, Wimberley real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Wimberley, accounting for 79.78% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Wimberley include row houses and other attached homes ( 9.10%), mobile homes or trailers ( 6.57%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 3.36%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Wimberley. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 66.00% of Wimberley's homes, and 56.27% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Wimberley 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 Wimberley built between 2000 and later ( 23.88%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 18.13%). There's also some housing in Wimberley built before 1939 ( 2.39%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Wimberley. Fully 19.70% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Wimberley homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Wimberley 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.

Wimberley Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Wimberley has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Wimberley real estate appreciated 36.49% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 3.16%, putting Wimberley in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Wimberley 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 Wimberley that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Wimberley real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Wimberley appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 5.75%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 71.91% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Wimberley. Wimberley appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.68%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 6.88%.

Relative to Texas, our data show that Wimberley's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% of the other cities and towns in Texas.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,251,000 2.3
$939,001 - $1,251,000 1.3
$626,001 - $939,000 6.1
$500,001 - $626,000 8.8
$375,001 - $500,000 13.0
$251,001 - $375,000 28.8
$125,001 - $251,000 27.1
$63,001 - $125,000 8.0
$0 - $63,000 4.7

Very High for TX
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
13.9048400328138 5.54474708171206

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Wimberley 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
82.34% 3.54% 7 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,526 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 66.00
Renters 34.00
Vacant 19.70

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Wimberley HOMES
2000 or Newer 23.9
1970 - 1999 55.6
1940 - 1969 18.1
1939 or Older 2.4

Types of Homes

Single-Family 79.8
Townhomes 9.1
Small Apt. Buildings 3.4
Apt. Complexes 1.2
Mobile Homes 6.6
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.39
1 Bedroom 2.91
2 Bedrooms 38.21
3 Bedrooms 43.43
4 Bedrooms 12.84
5 or more bedrooms 0.22

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