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Belton

Why you'd want to live in Belton

Bell County, Texas is home to the City of Belton, located in the heart of Central Texas. Belton, established in 1850, boasts the famous Chisholm Trail. This route established economic regrowth after the Civil War and originally ran through the center of downtown. The City of Belton is proud to offer its residents one of the finest park systems in Texas with 145 acres devoted to family recreation. The City of Belton's park system includes 8.5 acres within neighborhoods and 11.2 acres for special uses such as athletic fields. The city has divided the use of devoted park acreage into three categories: Community Parks offer full amenities to the entire city. Heritage Park, Chisholm Trail Park, Yettie Polk Park, and Confederate Park are all designed to offer year-round recreational opportunities to the residents of the City of Belton. Neighborhood Parks are typically used for those residents of a particular neighborhood, usually under five acres and within walking distance from homes. The four neighborhood parks in the City of Belton providing hours of leisure time are Beall Park, South Wall and Quail Meadows Park. Special Purpose Parks are generally used for sporting activities, and the City of Belton has provided four complexes for area residents. They are Continental Field, Lions Field, Griggs Field and Jaycee Field. The real estate market in the City of Belton is surrounded by activities to fill your days. There is an abundance of restaurants, especially good ole Texas barbecue, shopping centers packed with antiques and the oldest family-owned department store in Texas. Rodeos, concerts and sporting events are always available to entertain local residents. Belton is home to the Bell County Expo Center (an amazing event center featuring concerts, rodeo, motorcross, and more), the Central Texas State Fair a wonderful museum, and a local library. For a truly relaxing day here, you may find yourself playing a round of golf or fishing away the day at Belton Lake.

Belton Market Report

$301,442

AVERAGE PRICE OF 321 HOMES

$127,333

AVERAGE PRICE OF 3 DISTRESSED HOMES

$2,209,195

AVERAGE PRICE OF 10 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$256,133

AVERAGE PRICE OF 61 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$633,552

AVERAGE PRICE OF 26 HOMES WITH A POOL

$280,133

AVERAGE PRICE OF 6 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $301,442
Avg Bedrooms 1.97 beds
Avg Bathrooms 1.42 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

1 bedroom $138,749
2 bedrooms $73,966
3 bedrooms $308,031
4 bedrooms $307,729
5 bedrooms $625,393
Belton Home Price Trends
  12/2018 11/2018 10/2018 9/2018 8/2018
Total Listings 328 333 335 331 341
Average Price $294,779 $315,953 $333,002 $322,628 $325,505
Avg Price Change -7.18% -5.40% +3.22% -0.89% -0.06%
Median Price $196,227 $212,195 $228,012 $228,750 $229,581
Med Price Change -8.14% -7.45% -0.32% -0.36% -1.26%
Avg Bedrooms 1.97 beds 2.14 beds 2.33 beds 2.25 beds 2.35 beds
Avg Bathrooms 1.41 baths 1.54 baths 1.68 baths 1.67 baths 1.77 baths
Home Price by High School
School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
Belton 20 $378,498 109 days
Belton High School 89 $253,299 89 days
Harker Heights High Schoo 6 $332,716 151 days
Salado High School 7 $532,041 112 days
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
All Homes 321 $301,442 110 days
Distressed Homes 3 $127,333 24 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 10 $2,209,195 212 days
Newly Built Homes 61 $256,133 115 days
Homes with a Pool 26 $633,552 82 days
Reduced Price Homes 6 $280,133 93 days

School Data

Highly Rated Belton Schools

9

LAKEWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

9

SPARTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

8

BELTON MIDDLE SCHOOL CLOSED
Middle School
Public

8

LAKE BELTON MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

8

SALADO J HIGH SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

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