Balch Springs, TX Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 6,492 housing units in Balch Springs. This represents a 4% growth from 6,244 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 6,492 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Balch Springs is about 58.8%. Balch Springs's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.1%. Average household size is 3.14 people.

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


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.50%
One Bedroom11.80%
Two Bedrooms27.40%
Three Bedrooms48.60%
Four Bedrooms7.80%
Five Bedrooms or more0.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.4
Median year structure was built1971
Median Value of occupied units$57,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$43,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.78
Median year structure was built1977
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$487

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage2%
Home Equity Loan2.20%
Simple Mortgage69.40%
Debt Free26.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.1%