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Temple

Why you'd want to live in Temple

Temple, Texas was named after Bernard Moore Temple, the chief engineer behind the Bell County railroad system. This city embraces residents with a down-home rural Texan feel, surrounded by all the arts and culture of a true cosmopolitan city. With roots beginning in 1881, this beautiful land is surrounded by wildflowers blooming on the Blackland Prairie and boasts moderate year-round weather. This is a community worth calling home. Temple underwent many name changes in its vibrant history including Mudville, Tanglefoot, and Ratsville. Three more names that did not stick, but that do justice to the current surroundings today are Progressive Temple, Prairie Queen and City of Trees. The neighborhoods and subdivisions in Temple truly offer every amenity available in home ownership today. Whether you are looking for a modest starter home or your family is ready to expand onto a sprawling ranch estate, Temple has it all. There is an abundance of subdivisions lined with older homes and surrounded by lush, mature landscaping. New homes featuring massive lots, in-ground pools and the latest in modern conveniences are also available. The real estate market in Temple is filled with affordable single family homes all the way to luxury million-dollar estates. Temple is absolutely packed with recreational choices for all residents. There are numerous sport complexes that are unsurpassed in the region with their excellent facilities and support staff. The Temple Lake Park offers day use to one of the most abundant sources of recreation in the entire region, Lake Belton. This park offers 62 picnic spots to enjoy the scenic lake, along with a swimming beach, a children’s playground, boat ramps, and more. The region of Temple is proud to be home to the first official state park in Texas, Mother Neff State Park, featuring great opportunities for camping, hiking, and fishing. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy miles of trails winding through the scenic landscape and historic landmarks of the area.

Temple Market Report

$224,447

AVERAGE PRICE OF 568 HOMES

$149,345

AVERAGE PRICE OF 10 DISTRESSED HOMES

$2,606,961

AVERAGE PRICE OF 7 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$251,983

AVERAGE PRICE OF 152 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$292,944

AVERAGE PRICE OF 19 HOMES WITH A POOL

$229,250

AVERAGE PRICE OF 8 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $224,447
Avg Bedrooms 2.29 beds
Avg Bathrooms 1.54 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

1 bedroom $129,900
2 bedrooms $121,447
3 bedrooms $189,704
4 bedrooms $268,824
5 bedrooms $290,407
Temple Home Price Trends
  11/2019 10/2019 9/2019 8/2019 7/2019
Total Listings 563 575 613 644 656
Average Price $223,648 $212,392 $211,224 $211,991 $213,636
Avg Price Change +5.30% +0.55% -0.36% -0.78% -0.71%
Median Price $176,152 $178,989 $179,870 $180,740 $180,474
Med Price Change -1.61% -0.49% -0.48% +0.15% +0.07%
Avg Bedrooms 2.32 beds 2.32 beds 2.38 beds 2.48 beds 2.56 beds
Avg Bathrooms 1.58 baths 1.58 baths 1.61 baths 1.7 baths 1.77 baths
Home Price by High School
School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
Academy High School 12 $302,329 104 days
Belton 11 $209,440 129 days
Belton High School 94 $163,038 214 days
Rosebud-Lott High 2 $447,000 95 days
Temple High School 69 $207,923 96 days
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
All Homes 568 $224,447 154 days
Distressed Homes 10 $149,345 100 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 7 $2,606,961 176 days
Newly Built Homes 152 $251,983 83 days
Homes with a Pool 19 $292,944 66 days
Reduced Price Homes 8 $229,250 79 days

School Data

Highly Rated Temple Schools

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LAKE BELTON MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public