Shepherd, TX Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 859 housing units in Shepherd. This represents a 8.6% growth from 791 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 859 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Shepherd is about 70.9%. Shepherd's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 13.7%. Average household size is 2.59 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Shepherd were built after 1977.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.70%
One Bedroom13%
Two Bedrooms36.80%
Three Bedrooms41.40%
Four Bedrooms6.30%
Five Bedrooms or more0.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.66
Median year structure was built1977
Median Value of occupied units$48,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$45,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.41
Median year structure was built1976
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$354

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage1.10%
Home Equity Loan4%
Simple Mortgage41.80%
Debt Free53.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.4%