Housing

Household Units and Size

The total number of housing units in 2000 in Williamson County according the Census was 86,766 with an average household size of 2.8 persons. The average household size for Texas was 2.7 persons for the same period. Home ownership rates for this area was 74.2 percent compared to Texas statewide which had a rate of 63.8 percent. While in Texas statewide the percent of households with persons under 18 years of age in 2000 was 40.9 percent (this study area had a percent of 46.5). The percent of households with persons 65 years of age or older was 19.9 percent in Texas statewide while 14.1 percent of Williamson County had households with individuals 65 years of age and older.

The total number of housing units in 2010 was 3,755 representing a 145% increase since 2000, and a continued future increase of 31% is projected by 2015.

Housing Units by Occupancy Status and Tenure Census 2000 2010 2015
Total Housing Units 1,536 100.0% 3,755 100.% 4,915 100.0%
Occupied 1,435 93.4% 3,504 93.3% 4,560 92.8%
Owner 1,244 81.0% 3,061 81.5% 3,984 81.1%
Renter 191 12.4% 443 11.8% 576 11.7%
Vacant 101 6.6% 252 6.7% 355 7.2%

Owner Occupied Housing Units by Value Census 2000 2010 2015
Median Value $119,207 $253,917 $310,173
Average Value $144,111 $272,169 $328,600

Source: ESRI BAO

According to the 2000 Census, the median monthly owner costs for housing units with mortgage was $1,094, while the median monthly rent for the area was $530

Census 2000 Specified Owner Occupied Housing Units by Selected Monthly Owner Costs
Median Monthly Owner Costs for Units with Mortgage $1,094
Average Monthly Owner Costs for Units with Mortgage $1,262

Census 2000 Specified Renter Occupied Housing Units by Contract Rent
Median Rent $530
Average Rent $572
Average Gross Rent (with Utilities) $714

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2000 Census of Population and Housing.