Here are some metro areas in Texas with the highest concentration of expensive homes, based on various sources:

Top Metro Areas by Average Home Value:

  1. Austin-Round Rock, TX: This vibrant tech hub boasts several suburbs with luxury homes and stunning scenery, contributing to an average home value of $724,193.
  2. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX: This economic powerhouse features affluent suburbs like Highland Park, University Park, and Westlake Hills, pushing its average home value to $601,276.
  3. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX: This growing metro offers a blend of city amenities and Hill Country charm, attracting affluent residents who drive up the average home value to $470,160.
  4. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX: This energy capital features established and up-and-coming affluent communities like Bellaire, River Oaks, and The Woodlands, contributing to an average home value of $462,690.
  5. El Paso, TX: While not typically associated with luxury, El Paso’s Westside features sprawling estates and affluent residents, boosting the average home value to $423,742.

Top Metro Areas by Zillow Home Values Index (October 2023):

  1. Austin-Round Rock, TX: With a Zillow Home Values Index of $720,518, Austin continues to dominate the list, driven by high demand and limited inventory.
  2. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX: This metro retains its second place with a Zillow Home Values Index of $595,651, fueled by its diverse economy and affluent communities.
  3. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX: Closing the gap slightly, San Antonio-New Braunfels comes in third with a Zillow Home Values Index of $465,187, reflecting its growing appeal.
  4. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX: Houston holds its fourth position with a Zillow Home Values Index of $454,421, showcasing its established wealth and burgeoning luxury markets.
  5. Corpus Christi-Kingsville, TX: This coastal metro area surprisingly makes an appearance with a Zillow Home Values Index of $433,304, likely due to rising demand for waterfront properties.


  • These rankings are based on current data and can change over time.
  • Metro areas can encompass diverse neighborhoods with varying price ranges.
  • Individual cities within these metro areas may have even higher concentrations of expensive homes.

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