Schertz, Texas

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Population in 2017: 40,092 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +114.5%
Males: 19,669  (49.1%)
Females: 20,423  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

36.5 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78154.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $83,440 (it was $55,156 in 2000)
Schertz:

$83,440
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,025 (it was $21,938 in 2000)

Schertz city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $243,034 (it was $105,400 in 2000)
Schertz:

$243,034
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $194,200; detached houses: $192,567; townhouses or other attached units: $82,410; mobile homes: $60,496

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,285.

March 2019 cost of living index in Schertz: 88.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.4%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.7% for Black residents, 10.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 4.9% for other race residents, 4.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Schertz, TX (2017)
    • 20,75550.9%White alone
    • 11,99829.4%Hispanic
    • 4,83011.9%Black alone
    • 1,7954.4%Two or more races
    • 1,3003.2%Asian alone
    • 1970.5%Other race alone
    • 370.09%American Indian alone

Races in Schertz detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Schertz, Texas as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Schertz is 1,723 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Schertz by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.7)
2
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(47.3)
17
(62.0)
8
(27.1)
20
(65.3)
17
(53.2)
17
(50.8)
9
(28.0)
8
(24.3)
12
(33.4)
13
(35.2)
12
(31.4)
19
(48.4)
20
(49.0)
23
(55.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
11
(43.3)
8
(29.2)
6
(20.3)
15
(49.0)
11
(34.4)
9
(26.9)
4
(12.5)
4
(12.1)
10
(27.9)
12
(32.5)
11
(28.8)
6
(15.3)
15
(36.7)
13
(31.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(51.2)
N/A44
(149.1)
46
(150.3)
56
(175.1)
45
(134.5)
71
(221.0)
52
(157.7)
46
(128.2)
39
(105.5)
41
(107.3)
60
(153.0)
64
(156.7)
58
(140.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
89
(350.6)
133
(485.0)
91
(308.3)
90
(294.0)
103
(322.0)
120
(358.7)
70
(217.9)
100
(303.4)
81
(225.7)
105
(284.1)
93
(243.4)
105
(267.7)
115
(281.7)
117
(282.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
394
(1,552)
458
(1,670)
512
(1,734)
529
(1,728)
486
(1,520)
462
(1,381)
524
(1,631)
504
(1,529)
483
(1,346)
515
(1,393)
488
(1,277)
570
(1,453)
523
(1,281)
517
(1,249)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
31
(122.1)
31
(113.0)
23
(77.9)
42
(137.2)
41
(128.2)
26
(77.7)
32
(99.6)
38
(115.3)
23
(64.1)
34
(92.0)
34
(89.0)
54
(137.7)
57
(139.6)
36
(87.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(7.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.3)
6
(17.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.4)
1
(2.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)157.4177.6168.3197.7193.9162.2158.8146.2135.5147.4141.0161.8163.7163.5

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City-data.com crime index in Schertz, TX

Crime rate in Schertz detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 83 (56 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Texas average:

1.55
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Schertz, TX City Guides:

Ancestries: German (9.2%), Irish (6.0%), American (5.7%), English (5.4%), Italian (2.6%), French (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 24.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,621 people per square mile   (low).

Schertz, Texas map

2,793 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 0.9% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

This city:

6.9%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,520 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,844 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Antonio, TX (16.9 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Cibolo, TX (1.3 miles ),
Universal City, TX (1.6 miles ),
Randolph AFB, TX (1.6 miles ),
Selma, TX (1.8 miles ),
Northcliff, TX (2.1 miles ),
Converse, TX (2.1 miles ),
Live Oak, TX (2.1 miles ),
Garden Ridge, TX (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 29.57 N, Longitude: 98.26 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,327 (-10.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,578 (19.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Schertz, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Schertz, TX in 2017
Schertz satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 538 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 1998: 524 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 1999: 491 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2000: 332 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2001: 262 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2002: 328 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 2003: 561 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 2004: 446 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2005: 535 buildings, average cost: $164,300
  • 2006: 455 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2007: 371 buildings, average cost: $159,900
  • 2008: 463 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2009: 350 buildings, average cost: $198,200
  • 2010: 446 buildings, average cost: $179,500
  • 2011: 298 buildings, average cost: $222,400
  • 2012: 265 buildings, average cost: $236,200
  • 2013: 268 buildings, average cost: $248,700
  • 2014: 299 buildings, average cost: $267,900
  • 2015: 575 buildings, average cost: $239,200
  • 2016: 264 buildings, average cost: $250,600
  • 2017: 433 buildings, average cost: $255,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Schertz, TX residents
Average permit cost in Schertz, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Schertz, TX
Historical housing units in Schertz, TX
Most common industries in Schertz, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (13.4%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (14.7%)
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Health care (3.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Public administration (12.1%)
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Schertz, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
  • Computer specialists (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Computer specialists (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)

Average climate in Schertz, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Schertz, Texas average temperatures Schertz, Texas average precipitation Schertz, Texas humidity Schertz, Texas wind speed Schertz, Texas snowfall Schertz, Texas sunshine Schertz, Texas clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 82.8. This is about average.

City:

82.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.175. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.175
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.86
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.185. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.185
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.02. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.02
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Schertz-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.2 miles away from the Schertz city center killed 2 people and injured 15 people.

On 9/20/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Schertz-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 309.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 53.0 miles away from Schertz center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 281.5 miles away from Schertz center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.9 miles away from Schertz center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 47.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 344.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Guadalupe County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Fires: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 2, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Schertz topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Schertz:

  • AUTUMN WINDS RETIREMENT LODGE (3301 FM 3009)
  • SILVER TREE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (930 ROY RICHARD DR)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Schertz:

  • COUNCIL OAKS AT PHOENIX (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SELMA, TX)
  • COUNCIL OAKS AT SHALLOW CREEK (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SAN ANTONIO, TX)
  • COUNCIL OAKS AT SHALLOW RIDGE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SAN ANTONIO, TX)
  • FMC - VILLAGE OAKS KIDNEY DISEASE CLINC (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; LIVE OAK, TX)
  • SPRUCE RIDGE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CONVERSE, TX)
  • NORTHEAST METHODIST HOSP TR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SAN ANTONIO, TX)
  • COUNCIL OAKS AT CHERRY GLADE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CONVERSE, TX)

Amtrak station near Schertz:

  • 17 miles: SAN ANTONIO (224 HOEFGEN ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Schertz:

  • University of the Incarnate Word (about 15 miles; San Antonio, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,875)
  • Trinity University (about 15 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,467)
  • St Philip's College (about 16 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,970)
  • San Antonio College (about 17 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 15,182)
  • Our Lady of the Lake University (about 20 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (about 22 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 25,503)
  • Palo Alto College (about 24 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,055)

Public high schools in Schertz:

Public elementary/middle schools in Schertz:

See full list of schools located in Schertz

Library in Schertz:

  • SCHERTZ PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $486,276; Location: 608 SCHERTZ PKWY; 56,086 books; 2,114 audio materials; 4,747 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 104 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Churches - add Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Live Oak Road, Schertz
  • New high school: Byron Steele New elementaries: Watts, Paschal, Green Valley
  • There are missing schools. For elementary, there is Watts Elementary, Green Valley Elementary,and Pascal Elementary. Also Wiederstein Elementary, Jordan Intermediate, and Dobie Jr. Hi (in \"Cibolo\", but people living in Schertz attend these schools, it is all the same district)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Schertz: Schertz Fire and Rescue Station 1 (A), Metro Ambulance (B), Schertz Emergency Medical Services (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Schertz include: Greater Randolph Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Resurrection Baptist Church (B), Church of Christ Schertz (C), Faith Apostolic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Schneider Memorial Cemetery (1), Seller Cemetery (2), Kempin Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Soil Conservation Service Site 6-A Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Schertz include: Cut Off Park (1), Pickrell Park (2), Thulemeyer Park (3), Clemens Stadium (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Diamond J'S Amusement Center - No 3 (500 Schertz Parkway) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Atrium Inn (17401 Ih 35 North) (1), Apartment & Relocation Center (11818 Wurzbach Lockhill) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Guadalupe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

77.7%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.4%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
188 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
89 people in nursing homes in 2000
10 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with most branches in Schertz (2011 data):

  • Schertz Bank & Trust: Ih 35 Branch at 16852 Ih 35 North, branch established on 1998/03/06; at 519 Main Street, branch established on 1913/08/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $189.6 mil, Deposits: $167.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Schertz Bancshares Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Schertz Banking Center Branch at 6026 Fm 3009, branch established on 2006/12/19. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Schertz Wal-Mart Branch at 6102 Fm 3009, branch established on 2005/03/23. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Capital One, National Association: Schertz Branch at 6019 Fm 3009, branch established on 2007/01/08. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • International Bank of Commerce: Schertz Branch at 3800 Fm-3009, branch established on 2005/11/21. Info updated 2007/03/28: Bank assets: $9,621.9 mil, Deposits: $6,548.8 mil, headquarters in Laredo, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 197 total offices, Holding Company: International Bancshares Corporation
  • Broadway National Bank: Schertz Branch at 5557 Fm 3009, branch established on 2004/01/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,465.8 mil, Deposits: $2,085.7 mil, headquarters in San Antonio, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Broadway Bancshares, Inc.
  • American Bank of Texas, National Association: Schertz Branch at 4917 Fm 3009, branch established on 1996/12/11. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $775.5 mil, Deposits: $648.0 mil, headquarters in Marble Falls, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: North American Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Schertz Banking Store Branch at 17460 I-35 North, Suite 300, branch established on 2003/09/30. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • The Frost National Bank: Schertz Branch at 16895 Interstate Highway 35 North, branch established on 2009/09/23. Info updated 2006/12/21: Bank assets: $20,372.1 mil, Deposits: $16,846.8 mil, headquarters in San Antonio, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 133 total offices, Holding Company: Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Schertz:

Marital status in Schertz, TX
  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

For population 25 years and over in Schertz:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Schertz
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Schertz, TX (based on Guadalupe County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,41482
Catholic15,0944
Mainline Protestant7,14814
Other8482
Black Protestant1903
None86,839-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
This county:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Guadalupe County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
This county:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Guadalupe County:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Guadalupe County:

28.6%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Guadalupe County:

15.1%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.8%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.3%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.4%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.3%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.5%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

57.0%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.3%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Schertz, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 51$248,421$58,4520$0
Health 42$205,650$58,75716$19,654
Other and Unallocable 35$137,060$46,9923$4,752
Firefighters 33$189,680$68,9750$0
Other Government Administration 24$106,095$53,0480$0
Water Supply 23$90,677$47,3100$0
Police - Other 22$82,876$45,20513$3,282
Financial Administration 20$83,545$50,1270$0
Judicial and Legal 10$42,399$50,8790$0
Streets and Highways 10$27,980$33,5760$0
Parks and Recreation 9$29,399$39,1990$0
Local Libraries 8$29,257$43,88612$12,114
Natural Resources 5$11,762$28,2290$0
Fire - Other 2$12,976$77,8560$0
Solid Waste Management 2$5,226$31,3560$0
Welfare 1$7,586$91,0320$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 297$1,310,589$52,95344$39,802

Schertz government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,503,000 ($37.49)
    Water Utilities: $1,154,000 ($28.78)
    Central Staff Services: $1,019,000 ($25.42)
    Police Protection: $35,000 ($0.87)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $7,896,000 ($196.95)
    Police Protection: $4,436,000 ($110.65)
    Health - Other: $3,844,000 ($95.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,114,000 ($77.67)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,672,000 ($66.65)
    Sewerage: $2,219,000 ($55.35)
    General - Other: $1,992,000 ($49.69)
    Central Staff Services: $1,715,000 ($42.78)
    Financial Administration: $1,551,000 ($38.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,246,000 ($31.08)
    General Public Buildings: $1,081,000 ($26.96)
    Libraries: $832,000 ($20.75)
    Regular Highways: $752,000 ($18.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $720,000 ($17.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $377,000 ($9.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,078,000 ($51.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $154,000 ($3.84)
    Water Utilities: $132,000 ($3.29)
    Health - Other: $71,000 ($1.77)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $46,000 ($1.15)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($0.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,992,000 ($324.05)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $244,000 ($6.09)

Schertz government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $5,738,000 ($143.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,505,000 ($87.42)
    Sewerage: $2,855,000 ($71.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $336,000 ($8.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $456,000 ($11.37)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,483,000 ($36.99)
    General Revenue - Other: $360,000 ($8.98)
    Rents: $218,000 ($5.44)
    Donations From Private Sources: $167,000 ($4.17)
    Interest Earnings: $86,000 ($2.15)
    Sale of Property: $29,000 ($0.72)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,265,000 ($206.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $593,000 ($14.79)
    Water Utilities: $220,000 ($5.49)
    General Local Government Support: $34,000 ($0.85)
  • Tax - Property: $10,677,000 ($266.31)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,057,000 ($176.02)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,542,000 ($38.46)
    Other License: $1,539,000 ($38.39)
    Other Selective Sales: $391,000 ($9.75)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $106,000 ($2.64)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000 ($0.15)

Schertz government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $73,893,000 ($1843.09)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $63,292,000 ($1578.67)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,804,000 ($344.31)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,203,000 ($79.89)

Schertz government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,373,000 ($283.67)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,556,000 ($388.01)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $100,000 ($2.49)

11.78% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,198 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.78%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.19% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,240 average AGI)
Guadalupe County:

0.19%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bexar County, TX  3.70% ($56,472 average AGI)
from Comal County, TX  1.73% ($56,033)
from Hays County, TX  0.61% ($40,684)


9.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,174 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.61%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($856 average AGI)
Guadalupe County:

0.12%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bexar County, TX  2.88% ($48,725 average AGI)
to Comal County, TX  1.60% ($66,065)
to Hays County, TX  0.49% ($36,123)
Businesses in Schertz, TX
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1New Balance1
AutoZone1Panda Express1
Baskin-Robbins1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Payless1
CVS1Pizza Hut2
Cricket Wireless1Quiznos2
Curves1RadioShack1
Dennys1SAS Shoes1
FedEx3SONIC Drive-In2
GameStop1Sprint Nextel1
H&R Block1Starbucks1
IHOP1Subway1
Jack In The Box1T-Mobile1
KFC1Taco Bell1
La Quinta1U-Haul1
Little Caesars Pizza1UPS5
Lowe's1Walgreens1
Marriott1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Wendy's1
McDonald's2YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Schertz:

  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KDRY (1100 AM; 11 kW; ALAMO HEIGHTS, TX; Owner: KDRY RADIO, INC.)
  • KTSA (550 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KLUP (930 AM; 5 kW; TERRELL HILLS, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSLR (630 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KONO (860 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KXTN (1310 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX)
  • KEDA (1540 AM; 5 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: D & E BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KGNB (1420 AM; 1 kW; NEW BRAUNFELS, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Schertz:

  • KYFS (90.9 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KXTN-FM (107.5 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KXXM (96.1 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KROM (92.9 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KSMG (105.3 FM; SEGUIN, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KISS-FM (99.5 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCYY (100.3 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KONO-FM (101.1 FM; HELOTES, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KQXT-FM (101.9 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTFM (102.7 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • KAJA (97.3 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZEP-FM (104.5 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TEXAS LOTUS LTD.)
  • KSTX (89.1 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TEXAS PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KTSW (89.9 FM; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: SOUTHWEST TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KCJZ (106.7 FM; TERRELL HILLS, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KEYI-FM (103.5 FM; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KNBT (92.1 FM; NEW BRAUNFELS, TX; Owner: NEW BRAUNFELS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K237AS (95.3 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPAC (88.3 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TEXAS PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K279AB (103.7 FM; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: WILDCATTER WIRELESS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Schertz:

  • KENS-TV (Channel 5; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KVDA (Channel 60; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KABB (Channel 29; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KABB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTM-LP (Channel 21; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: HUMBERTO LOPEZ)
  • KWEX-TV (Channel 41; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KWEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • WOAI-TV (Channel 4; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLRN (Channel 9; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: ALAMO PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • KSAA-LP (Channel 28; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KSAT-TV (Channel 12; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, SAN ANTONIO, LP)
  • KEVI-LP (Channel 25; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KEVIN ORTIZ)
  • KJLF-LP (Channel 7; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: B COMMUNICATIONS JOINT VENTURE)
  • KRRT (Channel 35; KERRVILLE, TX; Owner: SAN ANTONIO (KRRT-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KHCE (Channel 23; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: SAN ANTONIO COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KTDF-LP (Channel 18; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: JOSEPH W. SHAFFER)
  • KMHZ-LP (Channel 65; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: LOUIS MARTINEZ FAMILY GROUP, LLC)
  • KFTO-CA (Channel 67; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA PARTNERSHIP OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • K45FJ (Channel 45; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KQVE-LP (Channel 46; La VERNIA, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KNIC-CA (Channel 17; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA PARTNERSHIP OF SAN ANTONIO)
  • K52EA (Channel 52; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: ORTIZ BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K45DX (Channel 45; FLORESVILLE, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA PARTNERSHIP OF FLORESVILLE)
  • K31EX (Channel 31; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KGMM-CA (Channel 58; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KBNB-LP (Channel 10; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: B COMMUNICATIONS JOINT VENTURE)
  • KNTA-LP (Channel 62; NEW BRAUNFELS, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Schertz fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 44Number of bridges
  • 453ft / 138mTotal length
  • $4,425,000Total costs
  • 1,413,384Total average daily traffic
  • 185,681Total average daily truck traffic
  • 949,218Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Schertz, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 111960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 102010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Schertz, TX
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED381$172,904123$140,428400$151,31638$35,98733$116,4093$97,017
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED33$163,30516$77,24157$134,83010$21,8173$119,6877$43,191
APPLICATIONS DENIED63$159,61019$101,783111$147,30435$25,3288$101,2185$46,802
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN67$167,48123$161,40389$153,0486$48,8306$161,5801$77,090
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$151,8004$103,96018$159,9813$73,8433$52,3230$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1316.01 , 2107.01, 2107.03, 2107.05, 2107.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$179,77319$197,7711$143,130
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$141,1433$217,1870$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$176,6301$218,5401$97,620
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$133,7552$266,2100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1316.01 , 2107.01, 2107.03, 2107.05, 2107.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Schertz, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Schertz, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 102. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 138 took place in 2008, and the least - 68 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Schertz, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (41.2%), and Structure Fires (38.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Schertz, TX
    • 71841.2%Outside Fires
    • 66538.2%Structure Fires
    • 30517.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 533.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Schertz, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Schertz, Texas:

  • Best Western Plus, 17401 Ih-35 N, Schertz, Texas 78154 , Phone: (210) 651-4100, Fax: (210) 651-4220
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 17650 Four Oaks Ln, Schertz, Texas 78154 , Phone: (210) 655-2700, Fax: (210) 655-5700
  • Hampton Inn & Suites-Schertz, 17702 Ih 35 N, Schertz, Texas 78154 , Phone: (210) 566-6110, Fax: (210) 659-4552
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites San Antonio NE/Schertz, 5008 Corridor Loop Rd, Schertz, Texas 78154 , Phone: (210) 658-1466, Fax: (210) 658-1468
  • Staybridge Suites Schertz, 5601 Schertz Pkwy, Schertz, Texas 78154 , Phone: (210) 469-0550, Fax: (210) 469-0880
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Schertz, Texas
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Schertz, TX
  • 89.2%Electricity
  • 9.7%Utility gas
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Schertz, TX
  • 93.5%Electricity
  • 5.2%Utility gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used


Schertz compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Schertz on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards, hospices, and schools for the handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in long-term care (population 1,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in noninstitutionalized settings (population 1,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in on base quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #81 (78154) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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