Schertz has the 809th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 19.3% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Schertz is part of the San Antonio metro area. Unemployment in the San Antonio area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. San Antonio has the 35th largest local economy in the US, and a average cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Schertz is below average at $43,740, and the median cost of a home in Schertz is $168,300, which is the same as the national average. 31% of workers in Schertz hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 92% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Schertz. 82% of Schertz workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 11% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Schertz spend an average of 25 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.