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Schertz is a city in Guadalupe County, in the San Antonio metro area. (The community straddles Guadalupe, Bexar and Comal counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The latitude of Schertz is 29.551N. The longitude is -98.269W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 712 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 23,690.


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Median household income
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$55,156
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Schertz demographic reports
Schertz is on Cibolo Creek
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 28. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 1.3 per 1,000 people.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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19% of Schertz residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Schertz ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Schertz was $21,938, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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27% of Schertz residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Schertz, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $524.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,127.


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Libraries in Schertz include Schertz Public Library ... View libraries

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Guadalupe County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Schertz political report.

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The average commute time for Schertz workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Schertz between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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