Alvin, TX Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 8,501 housing units in Alvin. This represents a 6.3% growth from 7,996 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 8,305 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 196 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Alvin is about 55.1%. Alvin's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7%. Average household size is 2.72 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Alvin were built after 1974.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4.20%
One Bedroom16.90%
Two Bedrooms27.80%
Three Bedrooms42.30%
Four Bedrooms8%
Five Bedrooms or more0.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.95
Median year structure was built1973
Median Value of occupied units$77,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$58,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.43
Median year structure was built1976
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$461

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage2.80%
Home Equity Loan3.40%
Simple Mortgage52.30%
Debt Free41.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.8%