Real Estate Market Update for Hays County, TX
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Welcome to May's Market Update,. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of May. The number of active listings was down 20% from one year earlier, and down 2% from the previous month. This smaller inventory means that buyers who waited to buy may have had a smaller selection to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 290-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 22%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 220-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 10% year-over-year, and increased 23% month-over-month. These figures may indicate that buyers have been taking advantage of opportunities in this market. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
Map Information for Hays County, TX
Area Information for Hays County, TX
  • Population: 174,015
  • Median Age: 30.16 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 23.33 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 6.75%
  • Population Density: 257/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 78.31%
  • Closest Airport: Austin-bergstrom International
  • Closest College: Texas State University-san Marcos
  • Closest Jr. College: Southwest Institute Of Technology
  • Median Household Income: $58,309
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 24.53%
  • Median Years in Residence: 2.47 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $179,846
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Round Rock Express
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 29%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Hays County, TX
Median Age: 30.16 Married: 31% Number of Households: 61,381 Households with Children: 21,627
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Hays County, TX

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      St. Stephen's Episcopal School 2.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-6 0 4
      Jack C Hays High School 6.4 mi Public 9-12 3 3
      Carpenter Hill Elementary School 6.5 mi Public K-5 4 5
      R C Barton Middle School 6.5 mi Public 6-8 3 4
      Live Oak Academy 6.5 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      S T A R Elementary School Disciplinary Alternative Education Program (deap) 6.7 mi Public 3-5 0 0
      Alternative Impact Center 6.7 mi Public 6-12 0 0
      Ralph Pfluger Elementary School 6.8 mi Public K-5 2-5 5
      Eric Dahlstrom Middle School 7.1 mi Public 6-8 4 3
      Laura B Negley Elementary School 7.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3-5 4
      Elm Grove Elementary School 7.4 mi Public K-5 4 4
      Parkside Community School Hill Country 7.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-7 0 0
      Laura B Wallace Middle School 7.7 mi Public 6-8 2-5 4
      Katherine Anne Porter School 7.8 mi Public 9-12 2-5 4
      Pathfinder Camp 7.8 mi Public 7-11 0 0
      Danforth Junior High School 8.1 mi Public 6-8 5 5
      Kyle Elementary School 8.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2-5 3
      Wimberley High School 8.2 mi Public 9-12 4-5 4
      Scudder Primary School 8.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-1 0 4
      Susie Fuentes Elementary School 8.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2-5 4
      Buda Elementary (grades K 2) 8.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      Buda Elementary School 9.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 4
      Jacob's Well Elementary School 9.4 mi Public 2-5 4-5 4
      Lehman High School 9.4 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Rooster Springs Elementary School 9.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4-5 4
      Olympic Hills 9.5 mi Public 2-11 4-5 0
      Science Hall Elementary School 9.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 3
      Tobias Elementary School 9.6 mi Public K-5 2 3
      Blanco Vista Elementary School 9.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 3
      Santa Cruz Catholic School 9.8 mi Catholic - 0 0
      Armando Chapa Middle School 9.8 mi Public 6-8 2 3
      Tom Green Elementary School 10.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 5
      San Marcos Baptist Academy 10.8 mi Private 7-12 0 3
      Wonderland School 10.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-6 0 5
      Walnut Springs Elementary School 11.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4-5 4
      Dripping Springs High School 11.5 mi Public 9-12 4-5 4
      San Marcos Adventist Junior Aca 11.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-10 0 5
      John H Wood Junior Charter School At Huebner Road 11.8 mi Public K-12 0 5
      Travis Elementary School 11.9 mi Public K-5 2-5 4
      Crockett Elementary School 12.0 mi Public K-5 3-5 4
      Dripping Springs Elementary School 12.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4-5 5
      Dripping Springs Middle School 12.4 mi Public 6-8 5 4
      Hemphill Elementary School 12.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 2
      Hemphill Elementary School 12.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 4
      Hill Country Christian School 12.6 mi Private K-12 0 4
      D J Red Simon Middle School 12.6 mi Public 6-8 2-5 0
      Texas Preparatory School 13.0 mi Public K-6 4-5 4
      Austin Waldorf School 13.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Hernandez Elementary School 13.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3-5 2
      Miller Middle School 13.7 mi Public 6-8 2-5 4
      Mendez Elementary School 14.0 mi Public K-5 2-5 3
      San Marcos High School 14.0 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Goodnight Middle School 14.2 mi Public 6-8 3 4
      Dezavala Elementary School 14.2 mi Public K-5 2-5 4
      Camino Real Elementary School 14.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 5
      Creedmoor Elementary School 16.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 3
      The Master S School 16.5 mi Private K-8 0 5
      Bowie Elementary School 16.6 mi Public K-5 3 4
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2014
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.