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Schertz, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Schertz had a population of 39,483 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Schertz, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 39,483
Daytime Population: Workers 15,408
Daytime Population: Residents 20,615
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 36,023
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 39,301
Population in Familes 34,565
Population in Group Qrtrs 182
Population Density2 1,243
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $76,968
Average Household Income $92,825
Per Capita Income $33,225


Total Housing Units 14,829 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,535 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,605 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 689 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $194,465
Average Home Value $214,573


Total Households 14,140
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 10,876
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.88% 2.66%
Households 2.73% 2.62%
Families 2.59% 2.52%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

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, 2017 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 Density # 581 67th
Diversity Index # 349 80th
Median Household Income # 193 89th
Per Capita Income # 287 84th

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