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Best Places To Live In Northwest, Houston, TX

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  • Northwest, Houston, TX
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 138,832
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • Cinco Ranch, TX
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,605
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  • Sugar Land, TX
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 85,681
  • The city heavily regulates building and business codes, making it more difficult to open, and expensive to maintain, a business. The police are quite active with stopping people for radar, and using red
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  • West University Place, TX
  • 9.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,318
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  • West University, Houston, TX
  • 9.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 34,360
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  • Rice Military, Houston, TX
  • 6.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 23,452
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  • Downtown, Houston, TX
  • 8.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,089
84
  • Montrose, Houston, TX
  • 8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 35,723
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  • Greater Heights, Houston, TX
  • 5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 57,943
  • The Greater Heights area in Houston used to be an amalgam of warehouses and small neighborhoods that dotted the northwest corner of downtown. Originally it went from, Washington Avenue north to
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  • Midtown, Houston, TX
  • 8.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,409
83
  • Bellaire, TX
  • 10.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,140
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  • Galleria-Uptown, Houston, TX
  • 7.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 67,996
  • I lived in the Galleria-Uptown Houston area from February 2007 to July 2009. Both the neighborhood and surrounding areas were considered upscale communities. Both residential and commercial real estate
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  • Meadows Place, TX
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,721
  • I grew up in Meadows Place and my parents still live there to this day. It is completely suburban, but not cookie cutter. The housing is reasonably priced and it is definitely a middle/working class
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  • Rice, Houston, TX
  • 10 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 16,664
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  • River Oaks, Houston, TX
  • 7.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 31,337
81
  • Brookside Village, TX
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,706
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  • New Territory, TX
  • 23 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,843
80
  • Piney Point Village, TX
  • 7.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,312
80
  • Southside Place, TX
  • 10 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,746
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  • Hilshire Village, TX
  • 4.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 852
78
  • Medical, Houston, TX
  • 10.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 44,356
78
  • Jersey Village, TX
  • 7.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,871
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  • West Houston, Houston, TX
  • 11.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 139,738
  • If you love a partially tropical climate where the sun shines most of the time you are going to love the neighborhood of Nottingham Forest VIII in Houston, Texas. In October of 2000 my family and I moved
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  • Southwest, Houston, TX
  • 15.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 108,921
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  • Tomball, TX
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,353
77
  • Far North, Houston, TX
  • 6.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 59,742
77
  • Spring Valley Village, TX
  • 5.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,098
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  • Richmond, TX
  • 26.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,939
  • If you live on the North side of the tracks, the area is treated like a step child. Money has been spent foolishly on stuff that most of the home owners wont use or need. My opinion, we need new blood in
77
  • Hunters Creek Village, TX
  • 6.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,688
76
  • Southeast, Houston, TX
  • 15.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 261,757
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  • Bunker Hill Village, TX
  • 7.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,909
76
  • Missouri City, TX
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • Population: 71,732
  • Having lived in Missouri City, TX for the past several years, I have come to find the city quite accommodating. Growing up in a much larger area, I have enjoyed the unique features this smaller community
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  • Pecan Grove, TX
  • 23.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,037
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  • Greater Memorial, Houston, TX
  • 7.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 35,799
76
  • Stafford, TX
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,026
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  • Spring, TX
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 58,608
  • A lovely town, but please be careful if you decide to move into the Thicket at Cypresswood Community of Spring, TX. They have an HOA association with no common sense and a few busybody neighbors with
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  • Northeast, Houston, TX
  • 11.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 129,659
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  • Four Corners, TX
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,385
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  • Pasadena, TX
  • 18.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 153,286
  • I moved to the area nine years ago. The bad things about Pasadena, TX include the extremely high crime, lack of police support, traffic, bad drivers, uninsured drivers, road rage, flooding, and the air
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  • South Houston, TX
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,474
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  • Jacinto City, TX
  • 13.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,753
73
  • Atascocita, TX
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 72,713
  • Atascocita was once a very small community located right outside of the west side of Houston. However, with the exponential growth in the Houston area, Atascocita has kind of gotten lost in the sprawl. I
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  • Westchase, Houston, TX
  • 9.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 71,050
  • I returned here after 30 years of being away. I am appalled at what has happened to Westchase. It is not that is has gone from being soft, developed with the hope of goodness to all black, but that the
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  • Hedwig Village, TX
  • 6.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,655
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  • Meyerland, Houston, TX
  • 13 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 69,368
  • I live in Meyerland, Houston Texas. Meyerland was once the quintessential upper middle class neighborhood. With Houston getting so large and the American demographic aging, the neighborhood has really
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  • North, Houston, TX
  • 4.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 119,685
  • I've lived in North Houston for five years now, and I love every moment of it. Hailing from Los Angeles, I've swapped one big city for another, gaining in the process. Residing in the Woodlands has given
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  • Far Northeast, Houston, TX
  • 16.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 90,207
  • I moved to Houston from East Texas, East Texas is a name for, of course, the east section of Texas. It is capitalized because it is its own place, culture and style. Houston is basically the dividing
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  • Cloverleaf, TX
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,505
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  • Mission Bend, TX
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • Population: 37,334
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  • Houston, TX
  • 6.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,240,582
  • Overall, the area is highly congested, fairly boring, and usually hot/humid. It has a reasonable cost of living due to most people not wanting to live there in the first place. However, if your looking
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  • Galena Park, TX
  • 14.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,119

Listed above are the best places to live in Northwest, Houston, TX for 2018. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Northwest, Houston, TX, followed by the best places to live near Northwest, Houston, TX, sorted by Livability Score.

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