Schertz, TX Profile: Facts & Data

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Schertz, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Schertz had a population of 41,948 as of July 1, 2019. 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 29.5522 and longitude -98.2697 in Guadalupe County. The formal boundaries for the City of Schertz 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.


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Schertz, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Schertz, TX Housing Affordability Index is 170
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Schertz, TX Wealth Index is 102
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 41,948
Population in Households 41,764
Population in Familes 36,786
Population in Group Qrtrs 184
Population Density 1,311
Diversity Index1 69
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $78,846
Average Household Income $94,397
Per Capita Income $33,432
Wealth Index3 102

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 15,556 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,996 (77.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,948 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 611 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $214,382
Housing Affordability Index2 170
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 14,945
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 11,518
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 2.92% 2.76%
Households 2.75% 2.69%
Families 2.66% 2.63%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

Schertz, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Schertz to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 86 95th
Population Density # 545 69th
Diversity Index # 331 81st
Median Household Income # 229 87th
Per Capita Income # 356 80th

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