The Hottest Zip Code in the Country Is in Tarrant County

5504 Greenview Ct in 76148 is listed for $415,000.

Realtor.com released its list of the hottest zip codes in America today, and for the second year in a row, the zip code of 76148 in Watauga was named No. 1.

“Millennials are the largest generation in U.S. history and they are flexing their muscle when it comes to the housing market,” said Danielle Hale, chief economist for realtor.com®. “Increasingly, the hottest housing markets are the ones that appeal to millennial preferences, and right now the standouts are relatively affordable suburbs with local ‘it’ factors such as hiking trails, great restaurants, and nightlife,”

Enter Fort Worth and all of its offerings just 20 miles south. 

To create the list, Realtor.com analyzed 32,000 ZIP codes based on the time it takes properties to sell and how frequently home listings are viewed.

Here’s how the numbers shake out.

Average home listing views in 76148 are up 28 percent over last year, with homes receiving five times more views than those in the rest of the country. Homes in Watauga sell in 18 days, 5 percent slower than last year, with a median list price of $160,441, up 12.4 percent over last year. Tarrant County is expected to add 28,000 jobs this year, an increase of 3 percent.

Watauga was the only Texas zip code in the top 10. Others rounding out the top were in Livonia, Michigan, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Medford, Massachusetts and Littleton, Colorado. San Antonio and Austin were numbers 19 and 24 on the list.