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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

$320,117

AVERAGE PRICE OF 344 HOMES

$79,500

AVERAGE PRICE OF 2 DISTRESSED HOMES

$1,850,612

AVERAGE PRICE OF 13 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$291,616

AVERAGE PRICE OF 89 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$684,350

AVERAGE PRICE OF 28 HOMES WITH A POOL

$317,645

AVERAGE PRICE OF 81 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $320,117
Avg Bedrooms 2.44 beds
Avg Bathrooms 1.81 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

1 bedroom $85,000
2 bedrooms $144,230
3 bedrooms $309,255
4 bedrooms $332,766
5 bedrooms $490,700
Belton Home Price Trends
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Total Listings 339 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Average Price $327,518 n/a n/a n/a n/a
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Median Price $234,907 n/a n/a n/a n/a
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Avg Bedrooms 2.45 beds n/a n/a n/a n/a
Avg Bathrooms 1.83 baths n/a n/a n/a n/a
Home Price by High School
School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Market
Belton 16 $531,320 35 days
Belton High School 98 $285,899 34 days
Harker Heights High Schoo 7 $392,685 35 days
Salado High School 4 $746,250 37 days
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Market
All Homes 344 $320,117 33 days
Distressed Homes 2 $79,500 22 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 13 $1,850,612 40 days
Newly Built Homes 89 $291,616 32 days
Homes with a Pool 28 $684,350 34 days
Reduced Price Homes 81 $317,645 38 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