Schertz, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Schertz, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Schertz had a population of 38,268 as of July 1, 2016. Schertz ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Schertz is located at latitude 29.5634 and longitude -98.2512 in Guadalupe County. The formal boundaries for the City of Schertz (see map below) encompass a land area of 31.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Guadalupe County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 712 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Schertz are located in Guadalupe County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Bexar County, and Comal County.

The City of Schertz (GNIS ID: 2411838) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Schertz is located within Schertz-Cibolo Division of Guadalupe County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Schertz population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Schertz, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 38,268
Population in Households 38,089
Population in Familes 33,518
Population in Group Qrtrs 179
Population Density1 1,204
Diversity Index2 67
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 13,721
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 10,550
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 14,456 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,195 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,525 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 735 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $190,571
Average Home Value $206,252
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $76,245
Average Household Income $89,624
Per Capita Income $32,100
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.83% 2.88%
Households 2.68% 2.8%
Families 2.51% 2.69%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   1.16%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Schertz, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Schertz to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 87 95th
Population Density1 # 589 66th
Diversity Index2 # 359 79th
Median Household Income # 175 90th
Per Capita Income # 257 85th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.