Sweetwater, Texas

Current Temperature ° Population 10,824

Homefacts City Report

Sweetwater is located in Nolan County, TX. The population is 10,824, making Sweetwater the largest city in Nolan County.

There are 7 public schools in Sweetwater with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Sweetwater is moderate, and there are 1 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Sweetwater is low and the median home sales price is $0.

Cities near Sweetwater include Roscoe, Trent and Loraine.

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: NR
  • High School Graduate or Higher: NR
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: NR

Crime Rate

40.69% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 236
  • Violent Crimes: 773
  • Robbery: 94
  • Burglary: 1
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

93.57% Lower than national avg.
  • 1 offender in Sweetwater
  • 0.92 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $106,750
  • Median Sales Price: $0
  • Foreclosures: 1
  • Homes For Sale: 91
  • Homes For Rent: 0

Environmental Hazards

119 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 5
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 113

Unemployment

Low 4.1%
  • Texas unemployment average: 4.6%
  • National unemployment average: 5.3%

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7 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 7 K-12 public schools in Sweetwater, TX and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Sweetwater's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

1 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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1 Registered Offender search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Sweetwater, TX

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$106,750 compared to December 1969
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    19.1%
  • Rented
    30.4%
  • Owned
    50.5%

91 Homes For Sale View All

$41,500
1305 Hiawatha
Sweetwater, TX 79556
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$169,000
132 Cr 246
Sweetwater, TX 79556
2 Beds | 2 Baths
$55,000
303 E Louisiana
Sweetwater, TX 79556
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$49,000
611 W Broadway
Sweetwater, TX 79556
-- Beds | -- Baths

1 Foreclosure View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$72,574
E Louisiana Ave
Sweetwater, TX 79556
-- Beds | -- Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

1 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2012, the city of Sweetwater, TX issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2011, the city of Sweetwater, TX issued 0 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Sweetwater, TX
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $455
  • 1 Bedroom: $542
  • 2 Bedrooms: $643
  • 3 Bedrooms: $948
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,139

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Environmental Hazards

119 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (274/277)
    Sweetwater, TX has 98.92% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Sweetwater, TX is a green zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.27 Average
    Sweetwater, TX is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 44.33°
  • February 46.05°
  • March 57.05°
  • April 66.75°
  • May 72.73°
  • June 82.6°
  • July 84.02°
  • August 84.6°
  • September 75.8°
  • October 63.77°
  • November 53.97°
  • December 44.57°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Sweetwater, TX

Earthquakes
Sweetwater, TX has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Sweetwater, TX has a very low risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Sweetwater, TX has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Sweetwater, TX has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Sweetwater, TX: $34,879

Median Cost Of Living

Cost of Living index National Average is 100. Values under are lower cost and values over are higher cost.

Unemployment

Unemployment in Sweetwater is 4.1%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.6% and 5.3% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 54.02%
White Collar - 45.98%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Greg Abbott
  • Sen. John Cornyn
  • Sen. Ted Cruz

City Representatives

  • K Michael Conaway
  • Randy Neugebauer

Neighborhood Info

3 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

18 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all