Sour Lake, TX Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 749 housing units in Sour Lake. This represents a 8.7% growth from 689 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 749 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Sour Lake is about 77.3%. Sour Lake's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 10.4%. Average household size is 2.45 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Sour Lake were built after 1968.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom8.50%
Two Bedrooms33.50%
Three Bedrooms47.40%
Four Bedrooms10%
Five Bedrooms or more0.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.55
Median year structure was built1966
Median Value of occupied units$48,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$42,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.13
Median year structure was built1976
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$411

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage0%
Home Equity Loan1%
Simple Mortgage36.90%
Debt Free62.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15%