Sweetwater, TX Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,225 housing units in Sweetwater. This represents a 1.1% decline from 5,282 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,087 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 138 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Sweetwater is about 62.3%. Sweetwater's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 12.9%. Average household size is 2.45 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Sweetwater were built after 1958.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.90%
One Bedroom13.90%
Two Bedrooms38%
Three Bedrooms38.30%
Four Bedrooms6%
Five Bedrooms or more0.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.46
Median year structure was built1955
Median Value of occupied units$33,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$13,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.45
Median year structure was built1966
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$265

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage1.50%
Home Equity Loan0.40%
Simple Mortgage32.20%
Debt Free65.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs14%