Living Here

Recognized as one of the Best Places to Live by Money Magazine, The City of Schertz is a city that embraces its past while continuing to look to its future. Schertz offers safe and beautiful neighborhoods, parks, premier school districts, healthcare, and recreational amenities for all ages.

Cost of Living

Schertz offers exceptional housing and lifestyle at an affordable cost. Our proximity of San Antonio offers nearby amenities and lifestyle. Workers within the San Antonio region experience a cost of living that ranks among the lowest in the United States for large metropolitan areas. San Antonio’s cost of living is 12.7 percentage points below the national average allowing employees paychecks to go further.


Single Family Homes

Schertz offers a variety of neighborhood selections that fit within a variety of family’s budgets. Throughout the City you and your family will find truly livable homes in vibrant communities with distinguished schools and amenities that complement any lifestyle. Recognized as being a premier community, Schertz attracts longstanding national home-builders that offer a beautiful array and styles of homes and master planned communities. 

One of Schertz’ newest communities, located in south Schertz is The Crossvine (pictured right) is a master planned community. The Crossvine is a 500+ acre community with unique neighborhoods that are designed to attract people in all stages of life  – professionals, young families, empty-nesters and retirees. Residential development at the Crossvine will include traditional single family homes, garden homes, town-homes, multifamily clusters, and independent and assisted living facilities. The project will integrate commercial areas comprised of neighborhood services, retail, municipal, and  medical uses.


Schertz’s offers a variety of 1, 2 & 3 bedroom pet friendly apartment homes. Many offer convenient amenities that include washer/dryer connections, ceiling fans, private patio/balcony, cable ready, vaulted ceilings, extra storage, large walk in closets, resort style pools, gyms, and more.  A typical one bedroom apartment costs around $750 per month to $900 per month. 

Military Community

Randolph Air Force Base located adjacent to Schertz serves as headquarters of the Air Education and Training Command (AETC) as well as the Air Force Personnel Center (AFPC) and is known as “the Showplace of the Air Force” because of the Spanish Colonial Revival Style architecture in which all structures including hangars were constructed. Schertz proudly recognizes  the importance and the service our military provides. This has lead to Schertz being ranked fifth on the’s list of best cities for retired military. Veterans, who make up about 22 percent of Schertz’s population, have access to services throughout the region.