Merkel, TX Real Estate
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,200 housing units in Merkel.
This represents a 1.9% growth from 1,178 in 1990.
Of those housing units, 1,185 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 15 were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership rate in Merkel is about 69.9%.
Merkel's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 16.3%.
Average household size is 2.49 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Merkel were built after 1963.
|Housing Units by Size|
|Five Bedrooms or more||1.40%|
Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.57|
|Median year structure was built||1960|
|Median Value of occupied units||$34,300|
|Median Price asked for vacant units||$12,500|
Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.32|
|Median year structure was built||1966|
|Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units||$267|
Owners Finance Status
|Second Mortgage & Equity Loan||0%|
|Home Equity Loan||2.90%|
|Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs||15.6%|