January's First-Time Homebuyer Report for 78749 Zip Code

With 35,354 residents, 78749 is a larger than average zip code in Texas. Also, with a 30.4% increase over the last 10 years, its population is growing faster than other parts of the state. The 78749 zip code is an area where most people own their homes, with an ownership ratio of 59.9%. The best schools in the zip code are Casis Elementary School, Hill Country Middle School, and Westlake High School.


If you're interested in the nightlife, one of the most popular places to get a drink in 78749, according to Foursquare, is 400 Rabbits. A good place to get a cup of coffee is Starbucks. You could also check out the popular Costco Wholesale, Whole Foods Market, and H-E-B to do some shopping.

Price Range

Homes in the 78749 zip code are generally more expensive than others in the state with a median home value of $229,400 and an average list price of $356,778. The 78749 zip code market remained sluggish this week as sales fell 25.8% to land at 23 homes sold over the last 30 days.

Wonder which homes are generating the most buzz? Here are the most viewed listings in the 78749 zip code:

$199K   $355K   $372K  

Typical Dwelling

A three-bedroom detached home valued around $326,909 is considered a typical dwelling in the 78749 zip code. If a buyer was looking for a similar home, they would need good credit and a $65,382 cash down payment to get a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate. The monthly payments would be $1,917 and the property tax rate is $18.26 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

Get started right now by checking out 78749 homes for sale or reviewing 78749 real estate trends.

Data reported through 1/12/2017


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